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Seventy feet up an ancient Redwood

Posted April 20, 2021 by

Greasy Pete, his “tree-sitter” name, went up the “Mamma Tree” on the eighth of this month; Bugs followed, climbing the next closest big tree on the eleventh. Today, they sit on platforms 75 feet up a 200 foot-tall redwood tree,
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Final Reviews From SFFILM 2021

Posted April 20, 2021 by

Marilyn Agrelo’s documentary “Street Gang: How We Got To Sesame Street” winningly recounts the roots of legendary children’s television program “Sesame Street.”  It shows how the magical talents of director Jon Stone, Muppets creator Jim Henson, composer Joe Raposo, and
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More Reviews From SFFILM Festival 2021

Posted April 20, 2021 by

Legendary investigative journalist I.F. Stone famously said “All governments lie.”  Nanfu Wang’s flawed but still worthwhile documentary “In The Same Breath” shows why Stone’s pronouncement is unfortunately still true.  Her new film assesses the history of the Chinese and American
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3 Democrats May Block Ellis Act Reform

Posted April 13, 2021 by

Breaking News:  Key Democrats Push to Kill Bill The security of millions of California tenants could be decided on Thursday, April 15 as the Assembly Housing Committee votes on AB 854. AB 854 prevents speculator evictions under the Ellis Act,
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