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Happy Holidays!!

Posted December 22, 2010 by

Beyond Chron is going on a two-week hiatus, and will resume normal publication on Monday, January 3rd. We wish all our readers a Happy Holiday season, and best wishes for the New Year. Hopefully, 2011 will offer a renewed promise
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The Ten Most Memorable Events of 2010

Posted December 21, 2010 by Randy Shaw

For those supporting greater social and economic fairness in the United States, 2010 holds few positive memories. Those able to divert their focus from politics to sports are still basking in the San Francisco Giants first local World Series win,
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Best Films of 2010

Posted December 21, 2010 by Peter Wong

This retrospective of the 2010 films that most impressed this reviewer does not pretend to be a definitive assessment. Any such list that was not built on considering such highly praised films as “The Social Network,” “The White Ribbon,” “Casino
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The DREAM Shall Never Die

Posted December 21, 2010 by Mario Lopez

Headlines claiming that Republicans blocked the DREAM Act this weekend give the party more credit than it deserves. Yes, Republicans overwhelmingly opposed the legislation from the get-go, but a handful of Democratic Senators are equally guilty of slamming the door
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DREAM Act and Don’t Ask Don’t Tell …

DREAM Act and Don’t Ask Don’t Tell …

Posted December 21, 2010 by

To the Editor: Kudos to Nancy Pelosi for pushing the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” through the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 250-175 in the dying days of the 111th Congress. Separated from the defense bill
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Hennessey or Harrington On Track to Replace Newsom

Posted December 20, 2010 by Randy Shaw

There is growing consensus that the San Francisco Board of Supervisors will pick a caretaker Mayor, with the choice between longtime Sheriff Mike Hennessey or SFPUC head and former Controller, Ed Harrington. Both are popular choices that would offend no
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Senate Votes to Repeal DADT, But Kills the DREAM Act

Posted December 20, 2010 by Paul Hogarth

Progressives looking for hope got some good news this weekend, when the U.S. Senate voted to repeal Don’t Ask Don’t Tell (DADT). But it’s pathetic it took two years to pass in a lame-duck session, when every Democrat running for
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