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Rasselas Closing Highlights “Jazz District” B.S.

Rasselas Closing Highlights “Jazz District” B.S.

admin September 3, 2013 0

Hicks with Sticks generally supports the opening of live music venues, but in 1999, when the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency announced plans to reinvent Fillmore Street between Geary and Ellis, as a “Jazz District,”

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SF CITY HALL EASES OFF LIVE MUSIC

SF CITY HALL EASES OFF LIVE MUSIC

admin February 29, 2012 0

Most didn’t even know there was a “War on Fun” which is the sobriquet that City Hall followers bestowed on the harassment of live music venues under former Mayor Gavin Newsom.   It came to head with

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LIVE ENTERTAINMENT VS. CITY HALL

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT VS. CITY HALL

admin October 29, 2009 0

The Supervisors hearing room was packed to overflowing on Monday October 28th as nightlife’s supporters and detractors rallied to their respective causes.  This wasn’t even a Board of Supervisors meeting; it was a committee

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ALASKA SENATOR SUPPORTS INTERNET USAGE FEES

ALASKA SENATOR SUPPORTS INTERNET USAGE FEES

admin July 2, 2009 0

Ted Stevens is known as the long-serving Alaskan Senator who escaped corruption charges when Justice Department prosecutors bungled what was apparently an air-tight case.  He needs to be better known as the Chairman of

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