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SFFILM 65 Preview

Posted April 18, 2022 by

With the slogan “Welcome Back To The Movies,” the 65th edition of SFFILM (formerly the San Francisco International Film Festival) returns this year to offer patrons in-person theatrical screenings.  Sporting over 130 feature, short, and mid-length films from 56 countries,
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San Francisco’s Broken Politics

Posted April 11, 2022 by

Redistricting Adds to Why People Hate SF Politics San Francisco’s redistricting process exposed just how broken is the city’s politics. How else to interpret the following in connection with redistricting: *Two critical meetings lasted until 3:00am and last Saturday’s went
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Photo shows Map 4B, which cuts D5 at Divisadero

San Francisco’s Redistricting Mess

Posted April 11, 2022 by

Decisive Vote Saturday After Shameful Process (UPDATE: The Saturday meeting, which ended Sunday at 5:39 am, finalized draft maps after four of the Task Force members walked out. My analysis below of the powers that drove the redistricting process was
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Reviews From Cinequest/Cinejoy 2022

Posted April 11, 2022 by

Getting struck by lightning used to be seen as a sign of God’s disapproval of the struck person’s actions.  Yet the first time the viewer sees elderly grump Don Campbell (Peter Mullan, “My Name Is Joe”), he’s walking along a
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New Books Highlight Baseball’s Rebels

Posted April 11, 2022 by

Recent books have pulled back the curtain on America’s hidden racial history. Two companion volumes, Baseball Rebels and Major League Rebels, by Peter Dreier and Robert Elias now do this for America’s Pastime. Baseball fans will definitely want to read
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