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Reverend Billy comes to Bernal and the Castro Theater

Reverend Billy comes to Bernal and the Castro Theater

Posted April 11, 2004 by

Reverend Billy in CaliforniaTHE NEIGHBORHOOD AND TOWN REVIVAL TOUREast LA, Fresno, Santa Cruz, Arcata, Sebastopol, Cotati, Berkeley, Bernal Heights,The Castro and various impromptu points in between! Reverend Billy and the Stop Big Boxes Gospel Choir sing and preach from LA
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Chronicle’s Homelessness Hoax Exposed

Chronicle’s Homelessness Hoax Exposed

Posted April 10, 2004 by Randy Shaw

On April 2, the San Francisco Chronicle ran a brief,four paragraph story titled “City getting $900,000 in U.S. homeless aid.” The article noted that 64 communities applied for the grants, and that San Francisco ranked among the top five based
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Cool mail Part 2

Posted April 9, 2004 by Henry Norr

Elegance and flexibilityWhile its spam-handling capabilities are what make Mailblocks unique, it also has many other virtues. Compared to Hotmail, Yahoo, and AOL, with their cluttered, often garish, screens, its Web user interface is a model of intelligent design and
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Solving The City’s Budget Crisis

Posted April 9, 2004 by Margaret Brodkin

San Francisco’s Controller estimates that the city faces a $300 million deficit for the coming budget year. Here’s what that means: If the city continues to do business-as-usual, we will need $300 million more than we will actually have. Underlying
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Chronicle hypocrisy on Brown, Newsom

Chronicle hypocrisy on Brown, Newsom

Posted April 9, 2004 by Randy Shaw

Since Mayor Newsom’s election, the San Francisco Chronicle has played an ongoing game of “good cop, bad cop” between Willie Brown and the new mayor. Whereas the Chronicle sees Newsom as doing everything right, it sees Brown as having done
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Local Master Draws Former World Chess Champion

Posted April 8, 2004 by E. "Doc" Smith

Mechanics Institute Chess director and International Master John Donaldson regailed the gathering at the Mechanics Institute’s Wednesday night chess lecture series, with tales of his draw with the former World Chess Champion Anatoly Karpov, at the 3rd Annual Little Sweden
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Cool mail

Posted April 7, 2004 by Henry Norr

Just over a year ago – on March 21, 2003, to be precise – I sat down at what was then my desk at the Chronicle to bang out a column about Mailblocks, a spam-blocking e-mail service that was set
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