Ron Burkle

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    January 12, 2011
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    September 15, 2009

    Newsom Team Slaps Down Tony Hall's Clinton Payback Story -- With Sarcasm

    'Great catch, guys...'​Running on adrenalin apparently left over from this morning's Bill Clinton endorsement, Gavin Newsom's crack campaign staff wasted no time in slapping back at an SF Weekly blog item, which had alleged a vast political conspiracy with San Francisco's mayor at its center. The ... More >>

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    May 23, 2007

    Sealed With a Dis

    A powerful Bay Area trial lawyer with political connections tries to keep details of his messy divorce from going public

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    January 17, 2007

    Let the Gaming Begin

    Has a labor boss in trouble with the feds joined a high-powered Democratic lobbyist to merge Konocti Harbor Resort with Indian gambling?

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    January 10, 2007

    A Union Made in Political Heaven

    A labor boss in trouble with the feds joins a high-powered Democratic lobbyist to merge Konocti Resort with Indian gaming

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    September 27, 2006

    Troublesome Pastimes

    One local busybody collects letters from serial killers. Another attacks environmentalists. Guess which one's misguided.

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    May 24, 2006

    Toxic Acres

    The fill below Treasure Island is filled with dangerous toxins left by the Navy

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    March 8, 2006

    Missed Connection

    The multiuse Transbay Terminal project may have shrunk into a really expensive bus station

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    February 8, 2006

    Is Anybody Watching?

    In its struggle for cable eyeballs, Al Gore's S.F.-based Current TV is off to a rocky start

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    November 9, 2005

    The Deal With Treasure Island

    Tony Hall's firing casts the spotlight on a real estate mega-deal that slogs along under a veil of secrecy

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    April 6, 2005

    Requiem for a Pension Fund?

    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger launches an attack on CalPERS. The giant pension fund's Democratic allies aren't taking it lying down

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    July 28, 2004

    Looking Inside INdTV

    Al Gore and ex-Stanford prof Joel Hyatt say their S.F.-based cable news channel for twentysomethings won't be ideological. But do the Democratic moneymen behind the venture know that?

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    June 18, 2003

    First SF Weekly Sharpie Literary Awards

    DISCUSSED IN THIS REVIEW: Cons, Scams & Grifts, 2001, Mysterious Press, Confidence, 2003, Lion's Gate Films What Should I Do With My Life?, 2002, Random House

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