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Does San Francisco Need an Amusement Park?

Posted November 27, 2013 by Randy Shaw

New York City has Coney Island, Chicago has Navy Pier, Los Angeles has Universal Studios and nearby Disneyland, and San Francisco has….well, until 1972 the city had Playland at the Beach. Playland was demolished to make way for new condominiums,
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Holiday Shopping Goes Local, Independent

Posted November 27, 2013 by Jeff Milchen

For those suffering from too much quality time with their families, the chain stores are poised to offer an escape by opening Thanksgiving Day. Before your dinner is digested, you can flee the table to vie for pole position at
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To the Editor…

Posted November 27, 2013 by

Editor, RE. “President Kennedy’s False Legacy” by Randy Shaw‚ BeyondChron, November 21‚ 2013: The author’s assertion that President Kennedy “did little to help the burgeoning Civil Rights movement” is not well founded. The historical evidence does not support it. Leaders
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Progressives Have No Reason for Pessimism

Posted November 26, 2013 by Randy Shaw

Despite strong progressive gains in the low-turnout, off year November election and the breaking of the Senate filibuster, many progressives are feeling down. They see the Obamacare website snafu as akin to the failure of health care reform, and believe
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How to Support Walmart Workers This Holiday Season

Posted November 26, 2013 by Aiha Nguyen

This Thanksgiving, Walmart decided to show its workers that it’s concerned for their families. First, the retailer required that employees work not only on Black Friday, but also Thanksgiving night this year as, once more, it plans to start its
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