Leftist Obama Critics Should Study FDR

Posted June 30, 2008 by Randy Shaw

Last week, some progressives expressed betrayal at Barack Obama’s support for a “compromised” FISA bill. While FISA’s telecom immunity provision is not a front burner issue for many, it is a hot button issue among the netroots, a community that
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Richmond Supervisor Race in Full Swing

Posted June 30, 2008 by Paul Hogarth

District 1 candidate Eric Mar had a well-attended kick-off on June 28th, confirming his status as the progressive choice – with labor, environmental and community advocates vouching for his candidacy. But the School Board member will need more than that
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School Board Removes P.E. Credit for JROTC

Posted June 27, 2008 by Paul Hogarth

Students can no longer get physical education credit for service in JROTC – after a vote last night at the San Francisco School Board. More than 18 months after the Board voted to phase out the military program from public
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Long Sought Community Center Opens in Tenderloin

Posted June 27, 2008 by Randy Shaw

A public opening occurs today for the Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. The facility is expected to serve 2000 youth annually, giving young people an alternative to gangs and life on the street. The
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Narada Michael Walden Comes to the Throckmorton

Posted June 27, 2008 by E. "Doc" Smith

Another of my favorite drummers is none other than San Rafael’s Narada Michael Walden. From his early days with John McLaughlin’s Mahavishnu Orchestra, (replacing the amazing Billy Cobham), to his chart-topping work with Aretha Franklin, Walden has also proven he’s
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