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LIVE ENTERTAINMENT VS. CITY HALL

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT VS. CITY HALL

Jose Segue 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

Jose Segue 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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YOSHI’S STINGS SF’S TAXPAYERS FOR $7.2 MILLION

YOSHI’S STINGS SF’S TAXPAYERS FOR $7.2 MILLION

Jose Segue April 28, 2009 0

The name Yoshi’s is synonymous with jazz in the Bay Area, so it was a surprise to find Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks with mando-man David Grisman, Rhett Miller from the country-influenced, alt-rock

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CITY OF SF’S NARROW VIEW OF MUSIC AS ART

CITY OF SF’S NARROW VIEW OF MUSIC AS ART

Jose Segue March 28, 2009 0

The City of San Francisco’s arts budget is funded by millions from a special hotel tax, but those who run San Francisco Grants for the Arts (SFGFTA) are making sure that not one dime

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