1-31-2005-10-40-00-AM-4980218

Mirkarimi Hits the Ground Running

Posted January 31, 2005 by Casey Mills

It’s been two weeks since Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi moved into his new digs at City Hall, yet his office remains a surprisingly spartan setting. No pictures hang from the walls, no file cabinets fill up floor space; instead, a medium-sized
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1-31-2005-10-26-19-AM-6864983

Stop the Tenant Tax

Posted January 31, 2005 by Randy Shaw

While Muni and the media refer to the proposed $109 increase in fast passes as a “fare hike,” it is actually a tax on tenants. Tenants, many of them low-income, make up at least 75% of Muni riders, and over
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1-31-2005-10-13-41-AM-6295678

Dont Let Them Steal Our Security From Us

Posted January 31, 2005 by tiny/PoorNewsNetwork/POOR Magazine

Hundreds of elders unite in San Francisco to fight Bushs’ lies about the Social Security Program“Millions of unemployed citizens face the grim problem of existence, and an equally great number toil with little return. Only a foolish optimist can deny
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1-31-2005-10-00-46-AM-9441582

Historic Milestone for Women’s Chess in Lindsborg

Posted January 31, 2005 by E. "Doc" Smith

Last September, Susan Polgar had just accomplished another historic milestone in chess. Seven time World Champion Anatoly Karpov and four time champion Susan Polgar engaged in the Clash of the Titans – Battle of two World Champions in Lindsborg, Kansas.
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1-31-2005-9-58-39-AM-8862359

Historic Milestone for Women’s Chess in Lindsborg

Posted January 31, 2005 by E. "Doc" Smith

Last September, Susan Polgar had just accomplished another historic milestone in chess. Seven time World Champion Anatoly Karpov and four time champion Susan Polgar engaged in the Clash of the Titans – Battle of two World Champions in Lindsborg, Kansas.
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1-31-2005-10-32-02-AM-4283502

Guest Editorial: A Call For Reason

Posted January 31, 2005 by Mark Leno

Now that Governor Schwarzenegger has delivered his 2005-06 budget, Californians will have the opportunity to consider his proposals and determine if they accomplish that which the governor had promised during his campaign for office and statements he has made since
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1-28-2005-10-28-43-AM-10094506

Million Dollar Baby

Posted January 28, 2005 by Caleb Zigas

Boxing movies have a way of repeating themselves, and in their repetition, they form familiar, and largely appealing tropes. Many boxing movies are, somewhere inside, quintessentially America stories-stories of redemption, of perseverance, of strength and determination. Clint Eastwood’s latest film,
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