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Maine Bishop Openly Engages in Politics

Posted August 31, 2009 by Tommi Avicolli-Mecca

Bishop Richard Malone of Portland, Maine is on a crusade against gay marriage in the northeastern most state in the country. He’s donated $100,000 to help fund a campaign to repeal Maine’s recently enacted gay marriage law. His spokesman, Marc
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North Beach Library Fiasco: Part III

Posted August 31, 2009 by Sue Cauthen

The proposed demolition of the historic North Beach library has ignited a firestorm of protest. Opponents include several powerful neighborhood groups, including Telegraph Hill Dwellers, and a host of preservation and good government associations throughout San Francisco. The respected architectural
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SF Chronicle and LA Times Spread Phony Tax Hysteria

Posted August 28, 2009 by Paul Hogarth

In a shocking display of yellow journalism that would make William Randolph Hearst blush, the San Francisco Chronicle and Los Angeles Times both slapped on their front pages yesterday a complete non-story in California tax law. Our state is in
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Bill Bruford’s “The Autobiography”

Posted August 28, 2009 by E. "Doc" Smith

Bill Bruford is no doubt one of the most influential percussionists England has ever produced. His work with the progressive rock groups Yes, King Crimson, Genesis and Gong are the stuff of legend. His love of jazz and his admirable
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