Posts Tagged ‘San Francisco’

Photo du Jour 367 from SFIST.com

 

Frequent-flier S.F. mayor draws fire on ground

Gavin Newsom has spent the equivalent of more than nine months traveling outside of California since he became mayor in 2004, in addition to his frequent in-state trips to Sacramento or Southern California.

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It’s Insanely Difficult to Get Even Basic Information Out of Newsom’s Office!!!

EDITORIAL On January 21st, his second day in office, President Barack Obama announced that he was dramatically changing the rules on federal government secrecy. His statement directly reversed, and repudiated, the paranoia and backroom dealings of the Bush administration.

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French findings in mysterious S.F. death

San Francisco is a bird watcher’s paradise

Monday, February 23, 2009
Western bluebird (Eddie Bartley)

Western bluebird (Eddie Bartley)

 

(02-22) 17:09 PST — People may think that San Francisco’s avian population is limited to overindulged seagulls and raggedy pigeons.

 

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San Francisco Civic Center Copies Paris

San Francisco artist and environmental types this morning revealed a handful of improvements in Civic Center

Jardins des Tuileries: the future of Civic Center Plaza.

 Plaza to help cheer up the rather rundown town square.

Some of those improvements: Planters! Tree sculptures! Outdoor cafes! With tables and chairs! And free wi-fi!

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San Francisco Chronicle may shut down

In this Jan. 20, 2009 file photo, Pressman Niel Nielsen checks the print quality AP – In this Jan. 20, 2009 file photo, Pressman Niel Nielsen checks the print quality of a copy of a San Francisco …

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – San Francisco may lose its main newspaper, the San Francisco Chronicle, as owner Hearst Corp cuts a “significant” number of jobs and decides whether to shut or sell the money-losing daily.

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