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Dharma Bummed As it approaches its centennial, the San Francisco-based Buddhist Churches of America finds itself weakened by Japanese-American assimilation, spiritual decline, and a nasty sexual harassment suit January 03, 1996

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Dharma Bummed

It's an all too typical Sunday service. The oak pews are mostly empty. Nearly all of the 40 congregants who have come are seated in the rear rows, conspicuously distant from the pulpit. Pale light filters through the stained glass…
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A Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Primer

Amida Buddha: A compassionate divine personage of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism who created a Pure Land for the faithful to enter into upon the attainment of their enlightenment. Dharma: The Buddhist teaching of the way to enlightenment. Dharma Talk: A discourse…
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Delay of Game For decades, tenants of San Francisco's projects have complained about everything from broken ceilings, bad plumbing, and rotten wiring to the shootings and rapes the Housing Authority has refused to police. After the authority stopped hearing those…
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Hallinan's Right Cross

A Mojave heat wave is bearing down in City College's Studio A, where Supervisor Terence Hallinan and former Deputy District Attorney Bill Fazio are debating their respective qualifications to serve as district attorney of San Francisco. But the desert blast…
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Protracted Contracting Though some employees of the Chronicle and Examiner feted the first anniversary this month of 1994's 11-day newspaper strike, two key unions -- the drivers and the pressmen -- were in no mood to pop the cork. Representing…
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Rounding Up the Usual Sospechosos

One day last August, public interest lawyer Renee Saucedo was working in her Mission District office when she got an agitated call from a client she was representing in a labor dispute. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) agents were raiding…
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Hosed by Frank OK, you see a picture of three naked men in a shower, and you don't instantly focus on the fact that it's a shower they're standing in. Especially when one of the men is the voluptuous Frank…
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    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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