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Should Schools Dump Hot Dogs?

Posted November 3, 2015 by

Hot dogs, pepperoni and other processed meats are back in the news again as the World Health Organization issued a report linking consumption of these school lunch staples to increased risk of cancer. The study by WHO’s International Agency for
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted August 5, 2015 by

Subject: Randy Shaw’s ‘Who Will Be Dems VP Nominee?’ Two interesting alternative choices would Xavier Becerra and Kamala Harris. Both young(er) politicians of color who have experience balancing conflicting constituencies Both from the west Both respected Both may have other
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Have Healthier Standards Driven Up School Lunch Costs?

Posted July 13, 2015 by Lindsey Haynes-Maslow

Last week, my colleague Karen Perry Stillerman debuted our blog series on the School Nutrition Association’s excuses for why Congress needs to roll back healthier school food standards. Today, I focus on: Excuse #2: Healthier standards have driven up school
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted July 10, 2015 by

Re: Teaching Moment: Will Sacramento School College Accreditors? Nice piece on the ACCJC and the current legislative effort to deal with them. But my question is why such kid gloves treatment for such a rogue organization which far from performing
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Can Leno Defeat Lee?

Posted October 30, 2014 by

The Chronicle’s Matier & Ross finally reported what political insiders have been discussing for weeks: State Senator Mark Leno is seriously considering challenging San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee in the November 2015 election. Their story cited April poll numbers that
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George Will Confirms Nixon’s Vietnam Treason

Posted August 13, 2014 by Bob Fitrakis, Harvey Wasserman

Richard Nixon was a traitor. The new release of extended versions of Nixon’s papers now confirms this long-standing belief, usually dismissed as a “conspiracy theory” by Republican conservatives. Now it has been substantiated by none other than right-wing columnist George
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