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Human Chess Game At Dolores Park

Posted May 12, 2004 by E. "Doc" Smith

Residents of San Francisco’s Mission district witnessed a first for Bay Area chess…a Human Chess game by the Williamsburg NY Chess Club and Go Club for Wayward Men and Ladies. The exhibition match featured local Estonian expert Liina Vark and
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Where’s the Money? Part 1

Posted May 11, 2004 by Marc Norton

As Mayor Gavin Newsom prepares to deliver his first budget to the Board of Supervisors, facing an unprecedented $300 million deficit, he has pledged not to “ask for one penny” from any increased or new business taxes (SF Business Times,
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Angelique Kidjo’s ‘OYAYA!’

Posted May 10, 2004 by E. "Doc" Smith

I first heard Angelique Kidjo during one of my visits to Montreal’s annual Festival d’Afrique. Here musicians from Africa, the Carribean, and the Americas, converge and for one week, every style imaginable, from Techno to Morroco can be heard. Kidjo,
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Who Does the City’s Lobbyist Really Represent?

Who Does the City’s Lobbyist Really Represent?

Posted May 10, 2004 by Lorraine Sanders

San Francisco’s lobbyist in Sacramento is supposed to represent the interests of the city and county’s residents at the state level, but conflicts of interest may be gumming up the works. What may be in the best interest of city
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