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Fashionably Lame Was Michael Batty even present at the Bottom of the Hill's SFO3 set on Sunday, July 28 ("SFO3 Diary," Music, July 31)? He wrote a review of the event. He even described the place as having "cheap chow."…
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Domestic Dispute This is to address the serious inaccuracies in your article "The Art of Discrimination" (Bay View, May 29), which incorrectly contends that the Asian Art Museum Foundation, a private nonprofit corporation, denies health insurance, retirement, and other benefits…
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A Good Sport I was disappointed to read the one-sided piece you ran on David Burgin, editor of the Alameda Newspaper Group ("Final Deadline," May 29). Your writers never talked to me, who has known Dave for 13 years and…
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Not in the Cards Nicholson Baker, author of the telecommunications-based novel Vox, is no technophobe, but he is fed up with the technophiles at the New Main Library. The one item Baker really wants to check out at the library…
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The Envelope Please ...

You want awards? We got awards. SF Weekly staff writers have been honored recently in competitions sponsored by the some of the nation's most prestigious journalism organizations. The California awards are rolling in, too. Last week, staff writer George Cothran…
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In the Poor House Moving into the unoccupied editorial niche just above homeless newspapers is San Francisco's Poor magazine. The debut issue of the 60-page glossy, created by "Dee & Tiny" and packed with poetry, prose, and art about poverty,…
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Battle Stations In Ellen McGarrahan's profile of AIDS activist Michael Petrelis ("Petrelis the Pest," Bay View, April 10), she describes how his fits, fomentation, and agitation about AIDS issues have earned him the respect and enmity of AIDS researchers and…
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All Fired Up Federal Court Special Master James Jefferson's quote ("The Fire Next Time," April 3) is off the wall and way foul. Rest assured that we as firefighters do not plant articles in newspapers. What we do with our…
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Disinformation Please "We're here to serve you," says the answering machine at the Attorney General's Office Public Inquiry Unit. A live voice then comes on the line to direct all inquiries to the information line -- (800) 952-5225. Here, we're…
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Chased Out of the Temple A tenants organization that regularly thwarts eviction-bearing landlords in the Mission just got its own 30-day notice. St. Peter's Housing Committee, a nonprofit group that offers counseling and advocacy for Spanish-speaking renters in the Mission,…
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Buzz Off Media hounds sniffed another whiff of doom for the Examiner after Magazine Editor Paul Wilner announced earlier this month that he was fleeing to L.A. and the executive editor post at Buzz magazine. Though Wilner assured the dogs…
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The San Francisco Beer Party It was no Boston Tea Party, but Americans for Gay Rights won a passel of press coverage for spilling beer in a Jan. 4 demonstration against the German government. International media clicked away as three…
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Sister of Mercy

It was daylight when we came out, I remember that: a light-gray morning -- surprising, somehow, as if what we had just witnessed should have sucked the sun out of the sky. We were riding in the van past the…
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S.F. Exposed Your Nov. 1 articles "A Matter of Seconds" (Bay View) and "Shelter Skelter" were excellent exposes of our local government in action. It is time that the residents of San Francisco begin to question the attitudes and treatment…
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