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Bock’s Beautiful Children Lives Up to the Hype

Posted January 31, 2008 by Randy Shaw

When a first novelist gets a pre-publication feature in the New York Times Sunday magazine, and blurbs from such prominent writers as A.M. Homes, Jonathan Safran Foer, and Walter Kirn, the author’s connections, rather than talent, first springs to mind.
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School Beat: A Parcel Tax for Schools

Posted January 31, 2008 by Lisa Schiff

A potential parcel tax to support San Francisco’s public schools had its debut this past weekend. While the proposal is being announced at a moment of great budget uncertainty and distress, this possible source of money has been talked about
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A Sundance 2008 Peasant’s Diary — Part One

Posted January 31, 2008 by Peter Wong

JANUARY 17—After two years, I am back in Park City for the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. Since Opening Night tickets are far outside my Sun Chips budget, my actual festival going does not begin until tomorrow. My task is to
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Clinton and Gays, Florida Results …

Clinton and Gays, Florida Results …

Posted January 31, 2008 by

To the Editor:
When Bill Clinton was President, all NEA grants awarded to LGBT artists were censored by his administration. More grants to LGBT artists were awarded by both George Bushes than by Clinton. Even on censorship, the Clintons had
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McCain Victory Bad News for Clinton

Posted January 30, 2008 by Randy Shaw

“The difference between a politician and a statesman is that the former only looks at the next election, while the latter focuses on the next generation.”
— Hillary Clinton in Nashville, January 26, 2008
Senator John McCain’s victory in yesterday’s
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Bay Guardian vs. SF Weekly Trial Begins

Posted January 30, 2008 by Ben Malley

Attorneys for the SF Bay Guardian and New Times Media (SF Weekly) delivered opening statements yesterday in a case that could have a large bearing on the future of independent media – not only in the Bay Area, but across
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“I Heard That” — Obama’s Time is NOW!

Posted January 30, 2008 by Rochelle Metcalfe

Happy the South Carolina Democratic Primary is over, voters signed sealed and delivered a win for Senator Barack Obama! Fearful African Americans would not seize the moment to stand up and be counted, proud the Senator received over 50-percent of
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