For a shrill time, just add abortion. Or, in the case of Planned Parenthood's "invasion" of South San Francisco -- as Catholic Radio put it -- plan to not offer termination of pregnancies and suffer the preposterous parade regardless.
There are about 10 Planned Parenthood and related clinics in the ... More >>
There's nothing we enjoy more than a petty newspaper fight, especially one that includes the phrase "put down the news rack."Down in the South Bay, the San Jose Mercury News was busted with news racks from competing papers inside a dumpster at the Merc's headquarters, including those belonging to th ... More >>
Making news is one way to increase your readershipIn a fun twist of irony, the Oakland Tribune newspaper is attempting to quash the freedom of speech of another local news outlet, with a cease and desist order sent earlier this week.According to writers at the newly established activist paper, th ... More >>
Ironically, don't count on it to give you the correct timeJust two months ago, the Bay Area News Group announced sad news -- it was cutting jobs and consolidating newspapers, delivering most of its content under the name the East Bay Times. However, the media group is now reversing course, saying ... More >>
No money for you, chumps.San Francisco Examiner owner Phil Anschutz, his companies, and his employees, donated $92,582 to 30 California politicians between 2003 and 2009, according to campaign finance filings compiled by Anschutz's competitor, Bay Area News Group.But the railroad, telecommunicati ... More >>
A database of more than 200,000 Bay Area public employees charts just who's earning $12.2 billion in public salaries. (It's a big database, so it takes a while to load up). Coming tops on the Bay Area News Group-compiled cavalcade of information: Nancy Farber, chief administrator of Washing ... More >>
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Fickle weather and last-minute headliner replacements aside, Outside Lands was a success, by most yard sticks. Here's what folks are saying about the three-day extravaganza, which drew more than 100,000 people to Golden Gate Park:
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http://www.big13.netAnd the time for newsroom layoffs -- is nowAn e-mail ominously titled "staff changes" was moments ago circulated to employees of the Bay Area News Group in the East Bay. Kevin Keane -- the chain's executive editor and the author of the memo -- seems to have the same definition of ... More >>
By John Geluardi
Three Contra Costa Times reporters, who say they were targeted for layoffs once they succeeded in forming a union, filed an appeal last week with the federal labor board after the board rejected their initial complaint for lack of evidence.
Last July, just weeks after organizers ... More >>
By John Geluardi
Bay Area News Group – East Bay) managers have rescinded the eight newsroom layoffs they announced last week after the company’s new union filed a complaint with the National Labors Relations Board.
Managers told the eight employees who are part of the bargaining unit that ... More >>