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News, Sucka Free City Phone Jack: The Promise of a Wi-Fi City is Beset by Analog-Era Problems

Phone Jack: The Promise of a Wi-Fi City is Beset by Analog-Era Problems

Free Wi-fi came to Market Street last month with all the fanfare of a coronation. It didn't quite approach the citywide installment plan that former Mayor Gavin Newsom and former Board of Supervisors President Aaron Peskin devised in 2007, but…
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News, Sucka Free City Long-Distance Call: Dialing City Hall Results in a Blast from the Past

Long-Distance Call: Dialing City Hall Results in a Blast from the Past

A long time ago, Alex Tourk left his position as Gavin Newsom's deputy chief of staff to run the mayor's re-election bid. Newsom repaid his friend's loyalty and devotion by carrying on an affair with Tourk's then-wife — who also…
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News, The Snitch At Last -- We Discover Who's to Blame for S.F. Hold Music: DMX. No, Not That DMX

At Last -- We Discover Who's to Blame for S.F. Hold Music: DMX. No, Not That DMX

After several days of calling around the city to determine who is responsible for the music tormenting callers waiting on hold for San Francisco city departments -- and spending a good deal of time feeling their pain -- SF Weekly…
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News, Sucka Free City Channel 29 producer Ace Washington's shows canceled

Channel 29 producer Ace Washington's shows canceled

Free speech has always been a cherished aspect of San Francisco's political and cultural life, but apparently speaking your mind goes only so far at a local bastion of expression, the city's public-access cable station. Longtime producer Ace Washington found…
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