“Chuc Mung Nam Moi!

“Chuc Mung Nam Moi!

Posted January 31, 2006 by

Dear Randy and Casey,
“Chuc Mung Nam Moi! (“Happy New Year!” in Vietnamese) to Beyond Chron readers!
We celebrate the Asian Lunar New Year by wishing each other, our families, and our community members Much Happiness and Good Health!
Let
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Citywide Effort Needed To Curb Gang Violence

Posted January 31, 2006 by Rita Mandelenis

In order to curb youth violence, the city of San Francisco has teamed up with UCSF to develop a violence prevention strategy. Dr. Howard Pinderhughes will be spearheading the project to create both short term and long-term goals. During the
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Manhattan Madness and the Need for Nonviolence

Posted January 31, 2006 by Jesse Nathan

Blue Thoughts From a Red State
George W. Bush was in Manhattan Monday. Manhattan, Kansas, that is. Manhattan, Kansas—the Little Apple—is the sprawling metropolitan hub of 44,000, home to Kansas State University. In a conservative state, this is a conservative
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Maxwell’s Liquor Store Law is Vital

Posted January 30, 2006 by Randy Shaw

On Wednesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee considers legislation to prevent irresponsible liquor stores from wrecking the quality of life in low-income communities.
Sponsored by Supervisor Sophie Maxwell, the proposed law will finally enable the
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Low Turnout, Low Interest Expected in June 2006 Election

Posted January 30, 2006 by Casey Mills

Despite two contentious primary races for state legislature, political analysts believe this June’s election season will be a sleeper for San Francisco. Only two low-profile state measures and at most three citywide initiatives will be decided upon, with the remainder
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Sports Journalists and the Great ESPN Co-Opt (continued)

Posted January 30, 2006 by Irvin Muchnick

The scouting report on your cableless, if not clueless, serial correspondent has always been: “Stupid — perhaps; slow — definitely.”
And so it is that I’m just now catching up to the fact that ESPN, the sports-media leviathan, last summer
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