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Timeless Relevance: “Turn, Turn, Turn” at 50

Posted August 29, 2014 by Frank Fear

The year was 1965 and the Viet Nam War lingered. Unsettled Americans (youth especially) sought a clarion call. In October they got it. A new rock-folk group, “The Byrds” released a song, an anthem for peace that also became the nation’s
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The 2014 Sinquefield Cup

Posted August 29, 2014 by

The 2014 Sinquefield Cup is the highest-rated tournament in the history of chess, bringing six of the world’s top-nine Grandmasters together at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. Last year, the inaugural super-tournament thrilled spectators as the
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Speaking Out for a Living Wage

Posted August 29, 2014 by Khanh Weinberg

One by one, they lined up and waited for their turn at the microphone.   Santa Clara County is weighing what it can do to help lift the working class of Silicon Valley out of poverty wages and these people had
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MOVIE BUZZ: A FIVE STAR LIFE

Posted August 29, 2014 by

IRENE HAS A SEEMINGLY PERFECT LIFE. She travels on First class air travel in fantastic luxurious hotels. Her life may look dazzling, but she is a lonely soul. Irene is pretty, but sad. Looking for satisfaction with other peoples boyfriends,
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To the Editor…

Posted August 28, 2014 by

Subject: SF Cuts Homeless Outreach The cutback dates include the Thanksgiving holiday and weekend, traditionally a time of increased concern for the homeless and those without housing. It is also a period when increased stress results in additional needs for
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SF Cuts Homeless Outreach

Posted August 28, 2014 by

The San Francisco Health Department announced this week that it was cutting back on services provided by its Homeless Outreach Team through the end of November. The action comes despite the Board of Supervisors sharply increasing homeless outreach funding to
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Uber’s War Against Lyft Gets Ugly

Posted August 28, 2014 by The Verge

Uber is arming teams of independent contractors with burner phones and credit cards as part of its sophisticated effort to undermine Lyft and other competitors. Interviews with current and former contractors, along with internal documents obtained by The Verge, outline
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142,000 Workers to Benefit from SF Minimum Wage Hike

Posted August 28, 2014 by Cecille Isidro

A new report released on August 27 by economists from the University of California, Berkeley, finds that an upcoming San Francisco ballot measure to raise the minimum wage would significantly benefit workers in the city and strengthen the local economy.
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