The Rise and Fall of Leland Yee

Posted August 29, 2011 by Randy Shaw

Leland Yee has never lost an election. And until Ed Lee entered the San Francisco Mayor’s race, Yee was favored to keep his winning streak intact. The former member of the San Francisco School Board, Board of Supervisors, State Assembly
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Why Music Needs to Get Political Again

Posted August 26, 2011 by Billy Bragg

How ironic that The Clash should be on the cover of the NME in the week that London was burning, that their faces should be staring out from the shelves as newsagents were ransacked and robbed by looters intent on
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School Beat: With Plans In Hand, It’s Time to BUILD!

Posted August 25, 2011 by Crystal Brown

Public schools in California are in a state of crisis and our students are suffering the consequences. Our children deserve and require more attention, resources and support. While there has been no shortage of plans and policies for what our
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Film Review: “Shut Up, Little Man! An Audio Misadventure”

Posted August 25, 2011 by Peter Wong

Matthew Bate’s “Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure” transcends dismissal as an only-in-San Francisco documentary. It entertainingly immerses the viewer in a cult phenomenon that’s the profane love child of Samuel Beckett and South Park. Bates’ film is also
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