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The Conservative Fairy Tale That Won’t Go Away [knock out game]
NPR cannot make up its mind whether the Knockout Game is an 'old phenomenon with fresh branding,' or just a conservative fairy tale.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Blind man, guide dog survive fall to NYC subway tracks
A blind man and his guide dog fell onto a New York City subway track just as a train was approaching.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Queery: Doug Yocum
He sings in the National Cathedral choir, another group called District 8 and a Spanish group called Coral Cantigas.
Ed Murray names deputies, other high-profile hires
Seatte Mayor-elect Ed Murray today named more members of his leadership team, including two deputy mayors and two administrators to oversee the city's work on police reform and waterfront development.
The Washington Post
Bowling in Georgetown
Good news, Georgetown: A restaurant boasting an upscale fourteen-lane bowling alley could open just off M Street NW as soon as early next year.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
SFBG Politics Blog
Breaking the fast
Vincent Pan barely had the energy to speak, and seemed to fall asleep before the eyes of the 30 or so activists gathered in Chinatown last night.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
New Times SLO
I take some issues with the opinion about the Paso Robles Groundwater Basin, which has been in overdraft for years dots," Nov. 14).
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Design a Model Green Street in Washington, D.C.
The American Society of Landscape Architects seeks a landscape architecture firm to serve as lead consultant for the design and implementation of an inter-connected series of vegetated systems and proven technologies to manage stormwater runoff and beautify the public right-of-way in Chinatown, Washington, DC.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Today Is The Day/Black Friday Walmart Protests
Nov 29, 2013 Walmart workers and community supporters in the Washington, D.C. area today protested against Walmart-the nation's largest retailer-joining 1,500 protests across the nation in one of the largest mobilizations of working families in American history.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Advocates redouble efforts on immigration reform
Seven-year-old Alan Espinoza of Phoenix looks out the window of a bus full of immigration-reform advocates headed to Washington, D.C., in October to press the U.S. House to act on a bill.
Mayor Lee's In China, But He's Probably Staying In SF
Having his name circulated for President Obama's Ambassador to China in Washington DC isn't a bad idea.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
API Undocumented Immigrants Respond to Obama's Speech on Immigration...
As Professor Villazor blogged , President Obama 's remarks on immigration in San Francisco yesterday in support for immigratrion reform were interrupted by activisits who want the deportations to be halted immediately.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
'Some touching required'. Man living in a Washington DC penthouse...
The ad says the potential roommate must be 26 or younger and is preferably straight or bisexual with a girlfriend The tenant of a penthouse in Washington DC is looking for someone to share his apartment with him - but he's not looking for just any old roommate.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
City barnstorms, answers bike share questions
The Mayor's Office of Transportation and Utilities has been making the rounds, spreading the word about bike share.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
S.F. mayor Ed Lee as ambassador to China?
Maybe it was just coincidence, but the timing of U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke 's announcement Wednesday that he would resign early next year has only fueled rumors that Mayor Ed Lee could be Locke's replacement.