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Music, All Shook Down At SFMOMA, Donald Fisher's Art Collection Proves Surprisingly Diverse

At SFMOMA, Donald Fisher's Art Collection Proves Surprisingly Diverse

During his lifetime, Gap founder Donald Fisher was rightfully heralded as a visionary and an entrepreneur of the highest caliber - someone who turned a single store on San Francisco's outskirts into a billion-dollar operation that, under the "Gap," "Old…
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News, The Snitch

With Death of Donald Fisher, Progressives Lose Their Favorite Bogeyman, Moderates and Rightists Lose Stalwart Leader, Funder -- And There's No One to Fill That Void

In death, Bay Area newspapers and other media outlets changed Donald Fisher's name -- back to Donald Fisher. Previously, the Gap founder was invariably referred to as "Republican billionaire Donald Fisher." Once Fisher died, we started to hear more…
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News, The Snitch Presidio Trust's Fisher Museum Propaganda War Continues

Presidio Trust's Fisher Museum Propaganda War Continues

The Presidio Trust is a wholly owned government corporation created by Congress to manage the Presidio.The Presidio Trust is not a private fiefdom assigned to connive its way into granting Gap magnate Don Fisher his dream of creating a publicly-subsidized…
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News, Matt Smith

Profits for Developers Initiative

Campaign cash, deceptive advertising and the machinations of professional political strategists long ago undermined the Progressive movement's 1900s dream that the ballot initiative process would empower and elevate citizens. In 2007, the so-called "Parking for Neighborhoods Initiative" — more helpfully…
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Letters to the Editor

Mind the Gap Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God: In Matt Smith's cover story regarding Gap founder…
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News, Feature Filling the Civic Gap

Filling the Civic Gap

It's three hours into the last day of school at KIPP Bayview Academy, a nonprofit, 160-student, fifth-and-sixth-grade charter school run out of a former Catholic elementary just over the hill from Candlestick Park. But there's no noisy, school's-out scrum in…
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Dining, Side Dish

Side Dish

Mommy, What's a Harry? Dear Harry, How did you get hired at the Weekly? Your column is the most vapid waste of space I have seen in either of the weekly rags. Are you a food critic or a gossip…
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