History Comes Alive at Tenderloin “Lost Landmarks”

Posted April 26, 2012 by Sarah Wilson

What do Jerry Garcia, Miles Davis, Anton Refregier and Sally Rand all have in common? All directly impacted the dynamic, diverse, largely forgotten history of San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood, now remembered on nine new sidewalk plaques dotting the Uptown Tenderloin
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Drip, Drip, Drip: The US Disaster in Afghanistan

Posted April 26, 2012 by Tom Engelhardt

Call it a mantra, a litany, or a to-don’t list, but the drip, drip, drip of Afghan disaster and the gross-out acts accompanying it have already resulted in one of those classic fill-you-in paragraphs that reporters hang onto for whenever
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Even the New Yorker Makes Mistakes

Posted April 26, 2012 by Randy Shaw

The New Yorker Magazine is the gold standard for fact checking. Stories abound of staffers spending countless hours confirming the spelling of obscure names whose misspelling few would have noticed. Yet in the April 23, 2012 issue, the lead Talk
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France’s Le Pen No More “Extreme” Than Mitt Romney

Posted April 25, 2012 by Randy Shaw

According to the U.S. media, the real story in the first round of the French election was the surprising strength of the “far-right” and “extremist” candidate Marine Le Pen. Le Pen promoted anti-immigration and law-and-order themes, and questioned France’s involvement
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Wells Fargo Denies Access to Shareholders at Annual Meeting

Posted April 25, 2012 by Maurice Weeks

Unprecedented move denies legal right of hundreds of shareholders to attend meeting, suggests Wells Fargo executives unwilling to deal with face-to-face criticism; Protests part of new wave of 99% activism holding big corporations accountable over CEO pay, tax dodging SAN
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“I Heard That:” Lionel Hornsby Day in San Francisco …

Posted April 25, 2012 by Rochelle Metcalfe

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Proclaimed, Saturday, March 31, 2012, LIONEL HORNSBY DAY in San Francisco! WOW! What a marvelous surprise when read by CAROL TATUM at The FRIENDS of Lionel Hornsby Celebration held at Sinbad Restaurant on the Embarcadero!
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Ross Mirkarmi Saga; Leon Chow & Labor …

Ross Mirkarmi Saga; Leon Chow & Labor …

Posted April 25, 2012 by

To the Editor: San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White got away with breaking a beer bottle over her husband’s head, causing injury. They were having a Bar-b=Que at their house and the cops were summoned. The whole trashy incident was
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