mattcain

For Giants, Baseball Gods Writing New Script

Posted October 29, 2010 by Randy Shaw

In the ninth inning of the 7th Game of the 1962 World Series, Willie McCovey’s potentially game winning line drive was caught by the Yankees Bobby Richardson to end the game. In the fifth inning of the second game of
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highrise

Fair is Fair: Yes on Prop N

Posted October 29, 2010 by Gail Gilman & Debbi Lerman

Over the last three years San Franciscans have seen their municipal budget cut by over $1 billion. San Francisco cannot solve its current and continuing budget shortfalls by cuts alone. Service cuts to MUNI, for example, the deepest in its
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District 10 Supervisor Race …

District 10 Supervisor Race …

Posted October 29, 2010 by

To the Editor:
You seem to assume that moderate voters in Potrero Hill will automatically vote for a flawed moderate candidates. And that they would never consider supporting relatively mainstream progressives like DeWitt Lacy, Eric Smith, or even Chris Jackson.
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nkirchner

Unlike Obama, Argentina’s Kirchner Combatively Demanded Change

Posted October 28, 2010 by Randy Shaw

The unexpected death yesterday of key Argentinean political leader and former President Nestor Kirchner marks a sudden end to one of South America’s greatest modern political leaders. After taking office in May 2003, Kirchner aggressively battled business and the military,
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herdingdonkeys

Why the Fifty State Strategy Matters

Posted October 28, 2010 by Paul Hogarth

Next week, according to the polls, Democrats will take a shellacking – just four years after Howard Dean rescued them from political oblivion with his Fifty State Strategy, which deployed resources for the Party to compete everywhere. There will be
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classhands

School Beat: SFUSD Special Education Department Audit

Posted October 28, 2010 by Katy Franklin

The Urban Special Education Leadership Collaborative, a consulting firm based in Massachusetts, presented its Audit of Programs and Services in the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) to the San Francisco Board of Education on September 21st, 2010. The audit,
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jonstewart

Dear Jon, Sane People Protest Crazy Wars

Posted October 28, 2010 by Medea Benjamin

When Jon Stewart was on Larry King’s show talking about his Rally to Restore Sanity, he likened himself to Alice in Wonderland and the rally as the Mad Hatter Tea Party. But is Jon Stewart really Alice, trying to find
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