“Rob Black, Chris Daly, Dufty and BART…”

“Rob Black, Chris Daly, Dufty and BART…”

Posted July 31, 2006 by

Dear Editor:
I am surprised and saddened by Supervisor Dufty’s unilateral decision to stop Halloween in the Castro.
I agree that we must put an end to the threats to the community and the property damage that occurs every year.
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Does San Francisco Really Want Olympics?

Posted July 31, 2006 by Casey Mills

As the hoopla rises to a crescendo surrounding San Francisco’s bid to host the 2016 Olympic Games, a little-noticed piece of legislation reached the Rules Committee last week. Sponsored by Supervisors Gerardo Sandoval, Ross Mirkarimi, and Chris Daly, the legislation
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2.4 Million in Mexico City Demand Recount

Posted July 31, 2006 by Randy Shaw

In what is said to be the largest protest in Mexico’s history, an estimated 2.4 million people rallied in downtown Mexico City to protest the questionable presidential election and to demand a recount. The American media blackout of rising demands
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“Meltdown…”

“Meltdown…”

Posted July 28, 2006 by

Mr. Shaw,
I have read your articles describing the “meltdown” in juvenile probation. I believe you are off base in stating the department is failing. From what I know of the juvenile probation department in SF, it has been struggling
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Thousands Rally to Support UNITEHERE Local 2 Contract Fight

Posted July 28, 2006 by Landon Dickey

Yesterday afternoon, hotel workers, community leaders, and concerned residents joined UNITEHERE Local 2 in a march against San Francisco’s global hotel industry. Local 2 represents nearly 12,000 workers in San Francisco and San Mateo in their fight for improved working
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Civic Center Hotel Legislation Delayed

Posted July 28, 2006 by Alexa Tondreau

Uncertainty regarding the quality of steel frames in the Civic Center Hotel caused the Land Use Committee Wednesday to continue the resolution until September. Daly’s legislation to preserve the Hotel and keep its tenants living there will be stalled while
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Mexico Election Update

Posted July 28, 2006 by Randy Shaw

With American media coverage of the disputed Mexican election now virtually nonexistent, many may not be aware of these recent developments: a columnist or the centrist newspaper, El Universal, argued for the possible annulment of the elections; Jorge Ramos, lead
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