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1995 Stories by Jack Shafer

Archives: 1996 | 1995
  • Dog Bites

    published July 12, 1995

    The Art of $$$ Michael Smith, president of San Francisco's Indian Film Institute, wondered aloud June 26 whether he'd just heard a veiled... More >>

  • The Tale of an Asp

    published July 5, 1995

    If you've ever handled a venomous snake, you already know what it's like to chat with Alexander Cockburn. Not just your average poisonous Marxist... More >>

  • Dog Bites

    published June 21, 1995

    Take This Job and Tax It Supervisor Tom Ammiano's proposal for a new "Occupation License Fee Ordinance" drew strong protests from city... More >>

  • Lash Them With the On-Line!

    published June 7, 1995

    The San Francisco Chronicle and its bastard JOA cousin, the Examiner, are dumping their daily contents in a joint site on the World Wide Web... More >>

  • Dog Bites

    published June 7, 1995

    Penal Pete As if it weren't hard enough to swallow Gov. Pete Wilson's campaign to turn the state into a giant prison camp, now we have to... More >>

  • Dog Bites

    published May 31, 1995

    The Rising Tide of Raises Dennis Bouey, the Port of San Francisco's executive director, ran aground in his expedition for a 5 percent raise... More >>

  • Dog Bites

    published May 24, 1995

    Where There's Smoke Talk about smoke screens. Brown & Williamson, America's third-largest tobacco company, will be in Superior Court May 25... More >>

  • Dog Bites

    published May 3, 1995

    Dial S for Stupid Leave it to the U.S. government to bureaucratize the business of bomb threats. On April 20, tenants of the Phillip Burton... More >>

  • Dog Bites

    published April 26, 1995

    Chairman Sias' Saleabration Nan "Over My Dead Body" McEvoy earned the ink last week when the Chronicle Publishing Co. board of directors... More >>

  • Dog Bites

    published April 19, 1995

    Not Pot This week the FBI told the world, via the New York Times, that it was pouring its resources into the global fight against crime.... More >>

  • S.F.s 10 Tiniest Conspiracies

    published April 12, 1995

    Hemp-Hating Hearst In the '30s, William Randolph Hearst demonized marijuana (a Mexican slang term Hearst introduced to the American lexicon) in... More >>

  • Dog Bites

    published April 5, 1995

    Lovers' Spat As the fraud trial of Supervisor Angela Alioto's former beau draws nigh, mud is slinging in all directions. Her ex, Peter... More >>

  • Dog Bites

    published March 22, 1995

    Not in My Corridor The crop-circle mystery will be deciphered long before we discover why McDonald's drive-throughs cause such political... More >>

  • The Mandel Card:

    published March 8, 1995

    Things didn't grind to a halt at San Francisco's Siamesenewspapers -- the Examiner and Chronicle -- as copies of Bill Mandel's "The Case for One... More >>

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