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Monday
Aug052019

ON HIATUS, AN UNOFFICIAL SABBATICAL -- WILL RETURN LATER THIS MONTH....

Sunday
May052019

POLITICS/MEDIA (National): "Facebook bans extremist leaders including Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos for being 'dangerous'"; "Facebook Bars Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan and Others From Its Services"; "Facebook bans Alex Jones and other controversial figures for hate speech"; also, "Trump tweets support for far-right figures banned by Facebook" .... 

Sunday
May052019

LOCAL GOVERNMENT (Bay Area): "Chief of troubled Muni sytem to step down in August under pressure from mayor"; "4 popular San Francisco tourist attractions could soon have surge pricing"; "Santa Cruz homeless camp eviction begins wth an explosion"; also, "A homeless Oakland couple moved into a $4 million Piedmont home. Then came the calls to police" (Otis Taylor, Jr.) ....

***Various items relating to local issues/local government, in and/or around the Bay Area....

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "Chief of troubled Muni system to step down in August under pressure from mayor"

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "4 popular San Francisco tourist attractions could soon have surge pricing"

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "Santa Cruz homeless camp eviction begins with an explosion"

***ALSO:

* San Francisco Chronicle (Otis Taylor, Jr.):  "A homeless Oakland couple moved into a $4 million Piedmont home. Then came the calls to police"

Sunday
May052019

LOCAL GOVERNMENT (Northern California): "SFO to move all Uber, Lyft pick-ups to central parking lot"; "Community in need getting a food oasis as market comes to West Oakland"; "Sacramento business community issues strong rebuke for Measure U tax money projection"; "Head of Sacramento 911 fire dispatch put on leave, allegedly spoke of 'vigilante justice'" ....

***Various items relating to local issues/local government, in and/or around Northern California....

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "SFO to move all Uber, Lyft pick-ups to central parking lot" - "Curbside chaos pushes airport authorities into extreme move"

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "Community in need getting a food oasis as market comes to West Oakland"

* Sacramento Bee:  "Sacramento business community issues strong rebuke for Measure U tax money projection"

* Sacramento Bee:  "Head of Sacramento 911 fire dispatch put on leave, allegedly spoke of 'vigilante justice'"

Sunday
May052019

SACRAMENTO: "Attorney General Xavier Becerra launches sex abuse audit for all Catholic dioceses in California"; "Cancer water? Unsafe drinking water puts 15,000 Californians at risk, study says"; "Chevron, PG&E and the ACLU are spending big to influence California politicians. Here's why"; "Assemblyman Arambula's daughter, holding stuffed bunny, testifies as abuse case against him begins" ....