Looking Behind, Looking Ahead

Posted September 28, 2007 by The Giants Curmudgeon

There I was Tuesday night, alone in my row, gazing out at rows of empty seats. That’s when it hit me. The only thing in San Francisco as empty as AT&T Park these days is an apartment building after Skyline/CitiApartments
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After 15 Years, Genesis Returns

Posted September 28, 2007 by E. "Doc" Smith

My first concert featuring the revolutionary prog-rock group Genesis, was at London’s Earl’s Court in 1977, during the Queen’s Silver Jubilee. Sadly, I saw them shortly after the departure of Peter Gabriel, but before guitarist Steve Hackett had left the
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Why are Progressives Bashing MoveOn?

Posted September 27, 2007 by Randy Shaw

What do the progressive Nation magazine and the Berkeley Daily Planet have in common? Both wrongly criticized MoveOn.org’s “General Petraeus Don’t Betray Us” advertisement, the one that many Democrats joined with Republicans in condemning in a U.S. Senate resolution. Although
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School Beat: Closing the Achievement Gap

Posted September 27, 2007 by Lisa Schiff

Closing the “Achievement Gap”—the dramatic and persistent difference in educational attainment between African-American and Latino students versus White and Asian students—is among the most serious challenges facing San Francisco’s public schools and indeed all public schools throughout the country. The
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