Banning the Box!

Posted January 27, 2006 by tiny and Tanya Lee/PoorNewsNetwork

Legislation recently passed in San Francisco that takes another step towards ending the rampant discrimination and criminalization of poor folks in Amerikka. “Its been a good morning, ‘cause we are ending the rampant discrimination that formerly incarcerated people face when
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Photo Blog: ‘Forgotten Mid-Market’ Exhibit

Posted January 27, 2006 by Staff Writer

Thanks to everyone who attended Wednesday night’s opening of the ‘Forgotten Mid-Market’ for making it such a resounding success! Click on the ‘more’ link to see photos from the event, taken by Dennis Brumm. Anyone who missed it will have
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The Wilbur Rehmann Quartet: “Big Sky Jazz”

Posted January 27, 2006 by E. "Doc" Smith

I recently had the pleasure of playing with one of Montana’s legendary saxophonists, Wilbur Rehmann, during one of his frequent visits to the Bay Area. Known for his keen ear and smooth tones, Rehmann is the leader of the “Wilbur
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Forgotten Mid-Market Opens

Posted January 26, 2006 by Jacob Schneider

The luminous past of a much-maligned San Francisco neighborhood was brought to life Wednesday evening at the opening of “Forgotten Mid-Market.” The unique exhibition showcases a collection of photographs from a private collection of the little remembered heyday of the
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Voter-Owned Mayoral Elections Looks Like Sure Thing

Posted January 26, 2006 by Rita Mandelenis

Supervisors Chris Daly, Bevan Dufty and Ross Mirkarimi vocalized their support yesterday at the Budget and Finance Committee meeting for an ordinance creating a public financing program for mayoral candidates. Although the issue of voter-owned mayoral elections was continued until
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