North Carolina's most notorious nut job, Pastor Sean Harris, would be disappointed to learn that not only do we not beat the gay out of our kids in California, but we really aren't interested in trying to "cure" them either.In other words, gay kids will be gay kids. At least that's what Sen. Ted Lie ... More >>
Yesterday, SFoodie broke the news that the California state senate had passed AB 376, a statewide ban on the sale and import of shark fins. Since the bill had already passed through the Assembly last spring, it now goes to the governor's office.
So what's this bill all about?
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A boat full of fins, minus the sharks they came from.Yesterday, Oregon became the third state in the nation to pass a law banning the sale of shark fin, reports the Oregonian. As SFoodie has discussed in the past, there's currently a federal ban on fishing sharks for their fins alone, but it does ... 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 >>
Yeah, but how much money did he raise?SoCal Assemblyman and Attorney General candidate Ted Lieu -- who earlier publicized a poll showing he was drawing a fat 7 percent of the electorate thus far -- has now made another bold move. Lieu yesterday held a fund-raiser here in the city, essentially in ... More >>
School's out -- forever? California has the highest inmate recidivism rate in the country: 70 percent. Now, as a result of a $250 million budget cut in prison education programs, the state is gearing up to liquidate programs, slash in-class hours, fire more than 800 of the state's 1,200 prison te ... More >>
Do I have any money? Not for you!Guess what? Jackie Speier isn't running for Attorney General. Who knew? Now that we've gotten that out of the way, on to the article. We thought it was interesting last week when the campaign of San Francisco District Attorney -- and would-be AG -- Kamala Harris s ... More >>
With how much salt shall we take Ted Lieu's new poll?It's not every day that a political candidate eagerly publicizes a survey revealing he's polling in the single-digits and trails the leader by double-digits. And yet, this has turned out to not be a typical Attorney General's race. Would-be AG ... More >>