Supes Getting Played on Mid-Year Budget Cuts

Posted November 24, 2008 by Paul Hogarth

“The Mayor proposes and the Board disposes,” said Supervisor Aaron Peskin at a Board meeting in June 2007 – reminding colleagues that the two branches of government are co-equal when it comes to passing a budget. But Mayor Gavin Newsom,
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Lennon Doesn’t Need Forgiving

Posted November 24, 2008 by Tommi Avicolli-Mecca

How well I remember that horrible cold morning in early December 1980 when I turned on the radio to hear that John Lennon had been shot the night before. Lennon was my hero. His musical contributions to the Beatles were
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Guest Editorial: Time for Immigrant Reform is Now

Posted November 21, 2008 by Eric Quezada & Gen Fujioka

Immigrant communities are facing a critical moment of truth. During his campaign, Barack Obama expressed his commitment to make comprehensive immigration reform a priority for his Administration. His principled stand on offering a path to citizenship to undocumented Americans was
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Tenderloin CBD Gets New Office; Art Exhibit Tonight

Posted November 21, 2008 by Paul Hogarth

The North-of-Market/Tenderloin Community Benefit District (CBD) is a main reason why things are on the up in the neighborhood, and it now finally has a permanent office. After property owners voted in 2005 to create the District, the Tenderloin has
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Béla Fleck and the Flecktones Come to Yoshi’s

Posted November 21, 2008 by E. "Doc" Smith

Béla Fleck, often considered the premiere banjo player in the world, has made a name for himself as a virtuoso instrumentalist unbounded by genre. His band The Flecktones – Victor Wooten on electric bass, Jeff Coffin on sax and flute,
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Momentum Grows to Save Renters Rebate

Posted November 20, 2008 by Paul Hogarth

Building on their rally last month to protest the Governor gutting the renters tax rebate, a San Francisco coalition of senior, disabled and tenant activists held a larger protest yesterday – as part of its Statewide Day of Action. But
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