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News, Sucka Free City No Accounting: The State's Tax Board Is Free of Tax Professionals

No Accounting: The State's Tax Board Is Free of Tax Professionals

When young tax attorney Chris Parker kicked off his stump speech during his 2010 run for the Board of Equalization, he didn't gush about the wonders of being a tax lawyer or even address what the hell the Board of…
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News, The Snitch Fiona Ma Tells <i>SF Weekly</i> What the State Assembly Taught Her About California

Fiona Ma Tells SF Weekly What the State Assembly Taught Her About California

Over six years in the California state Assembly, Fiona Ma, who represents San Francisco's western half, quickly worked her way to Majority Whip and then to Speaker Pro Tem. During that span, she passed bills that made California the first…
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News, The Snitch Distraught Father Fights Bill That Lets Unlicensed Drivers Keep Their Cars

Distraught Father Fights Bill That Lets Unlicensed Drivers Keep Their Cars

California State Assembly Bill 1993, introduced by San Francisco Assemblywoman Fiona Ma, would prohibit police officers from impounding or towing an unlicensed person's car if the car can be parked nearby or if a licensed driver can come and pick…
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News, The Snitch Fiona Ma's No Booze In the Self-Checkout Law Is Toast of Unions

Fiona Ma's No Booze In the Self-Checkout Law Is Toast of Unions

Come Jan. 1, California will manage to solve a problem no one has yet proven to exist -- the rampant scourge of underage boozers purchasing alcohol via the supermarket self-checkout lanes. Won't someone think of the children? Oh wait --…
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News, The Snitch Fiona Ma Reminds Us That She Is a Total Buzzkill

Fiona Ma Reminds Us That She Is a Total Buzzkill

We have to wonder what state Assemblywoman Fiona Ma's idea of a good time is, considering she has been a total killjoy this past year, pushing legislation that bans all types of good fun. And in case you have forgotten…
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Music, Sizzle & Fizzle Sizzle & Fizzle: Highs and Lows from the Last Week in S.F. Music

Sizzle & Fizzle: Highs and Lows from the Last Week in S.F. Music

Sizzle • For its fifth anniversary, Treasure Island Music Festival brought another indie-and-dance-leaning lineup to the middle of the bay. Highlights included Chromeo's melodramatic electronica, St. Vincent's elegant future-rock poise, and the face-melting onslaught of Explosions in the Sky. But…
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News, The Snitch Fiona Ma Realizes She Can't Stop the Music

Fiona Ma Realizes She Can't Stop the Music

We've already noted plenty of time that Assemblywoman Fiona Ma is a total killjoy -- or at least she's trying to be. However, her effort to poop all over the party has its limits. It turns out that the San…
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Music, All Shook Down Fiona Ma's Quest to Ban Raves Ends with Discovery That You Can't Ban a Type of Music

Fiona Ma's Quest to Ban Raves Ends with Discovery That You Can't Ban a Type of Music

Last year, we told you that S.F. Assemblywoman Fiona Ma was on a quest to ban raves in the wake of the death of a 15-year-old girl at Electric Daisy Carnival in L.A. Turns out Ma failed -- at least…
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News, The Snitch Why Is Fiona Ma Such a Killjoy?

Why Is Fiona Ma Such a Killjoy?

SF Weekly readers can't forget last year when Assemblywoman Fiona Ma quickly cast herself as the state's biggest party-pooper when she tried to outlaw raves across California. She only renegged on her legislation after deciding to do some more "research"…
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News, The Snitch Fiona Ma Demands State Boycott of Southwest Airlines After Pilot's Rant About 'Gays and Grannies'

Fiona Ma Demands State Boycott of Southwest Airlines After Pilot's Rant About 'Gays and Grannies'

Assemblywoman Fiona Ma isn't going to stand for trash-talking. The San Francisco Democrat slammed Southwest Airlines today, asking her fellow lawmakers to stop flying Southwest after a pilot was busted for bashing gays, women, and overweight people via a microphone.Ma,…
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Dining, SFoodie Kelly's Mission Rock Closing Before Pride, Capri Gets a Spicy New Name, More!

Kelly's Mission Rock Closing Before Pride, Capri Gets a Spicy New Name, More!

The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Grub Street reports the pending shutter of Kelly's Mission Rock before the end of June. Don't worry, Juanita More!'s post-Pride party is still…
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Dining, SFoodie Hawker Fare Readies for Lunch, Fresh and Easy Braces for Trouble

Hawker Fare Readies for Lunch, Fresh and Easy Braces for Trouble

The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Inside Scoop gets word that James Syhabout's Hawker Fare (2300 Webster at 23rd St. in Oakland) is set to open for lunch on…
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Music, All Shook Down Anti-Rave Politician Fiona Ma Attends Rave, Doesn't Exactly Have Fun

Anti-Rave Politician Fiona Ma Attends Rave, Doesn't Exactly Have Fun

Remember the whole, "we should ban raves in California" thing we told you about in December? Basically Bay Area Assemblywoman Fiona Ma proposed banning raves outright on state-owned property as a partial solution to the problem of excessive drug use…
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News, The Snitch Fiona Ma Attends Beyond Wonderland Rave

Fiona Ma Attends Beyond Wonderland Rave

If you own enough pacifiers that you can match one to your outfit, you probably have a fairly strong opinion regarding Assemblywoman Fiona Ma, author of the "Anti-Raves Act of 2011."The San Francisco representative pulled back that legislation when it…
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News, The Snitch Fiona Ma Invites Donors to Lady Gaga Concert

Fiona Ma Invites Donors to Lady Gaga Concert

Proving that she is no party pooper after all, Assemblywoman Fiona Ma is putting the fun back in fundraiser for her senate campaign with some high-profile bashes including a Giants party and a trip to the Lady Gaga concert.So put…
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Dining, SFoodie Is Banning Shark's Fin Racist?

Is Banning Shark's Fin Racist?

Today, the San Francisco Chronicle surveyed the battle emerging over a recently introduced state assembly bill proposing to ban the sale and import of shark's fin throughout California. The pro and con camps are defining it as a fight over…
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News, The Snitch Fiona Ma Refuses to Use State-Subsidized Cars Amid Looming Budget Crisis

Fiona Ma Refuses to Use State-Subsidized Cars Amid Looming Budget Crisis

Not every executive feels entitled to perks in the face of a financial fiasco. Assemblywoman Fiona Ma is one of a handful of lawmakers in Sacramento who refuses to use taxpayer dollars to get to and from work. Ma has…
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Music, All Shook Down Suck It, Fiona Ma: S.F. Rave Documentary Coming Soon

Suck It, Fiona Ma: S.F. Rave Documentary Coming Soon

At one point there was a lot of gold around these parts. Then for a time there was peace and love and kind bud and all that positivity malarkey. Nowadays, San Francisco sustains itself exclusively on foodism, tech startups, and…
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Music, All Shook Down Fiona Ma Might Be Coming to Your Next Rave

Fiona Ma Might Be Coming to Your Next Rave

From SF Weekly's news blog, the Snitch: Fiona Ma taketh away, and Fiona Ma giveth. The San Francisco Assemblywoman yesterday decided to nix her controversial "Anti-Raves Act of 2011." Area rave promoters may soon get something else, however: Fiona Ma.…
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News, The Snitch Anti-Rave Legislator Fiona Ma Coming To Rave Near You

Anti-Rave Legislator Fiona Ma Coming To Rave Near You

Fiona Ma taketh away, and Fiona Ma giveth. The San Francisco Assemblywoman yesterday decided to nix her controversial "Anti-Raves Act of 2011." Area rave promoters may soon get something else, however: Fiona Ma. Ma told SF Weekly she plans on…
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