taxes

NOISE: Bingo! And bangin’, bizzy Deerhoof

September 11, 2006
Taxes, zits, and coffee breath - these things are eternal. Add to that list "Rock 'n' Roll Bingo" at Blankspace in Oakland on Sept....

Cutting taxes the right way

EDITORIAL Finally the Democratic Party in California is starting to talk seriously about tax policy. It's an important change in the political winds, and...

It’s criminal what Congress has done to the working poor

OPINION Congress's Republican leaders belong in prison. They have openly violated one of our most basic laws, the 68-year-old Fair Labor Standards Act. It...

Shackling the tax man

How the Bay Area's wealthiest benefit from Republican control of the IRS

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What do they do all day at Rec-Park, anyway?

Ammiano’s health care plan is fair

OPINION Universal health care. These days, most people want it, but no one wants to pay for it. But like it or not, we all...

The best health care plan

EDITORIAL The health care model that's been established, largely by default, in the United States is an utter mess. Most working people get their...

Don’t fear the t-word

EDITORIAL The attack ads started almost the moment Phil Angelides won the Democratic nomination for governor, and they'll continue until November, funded by Gov....

Wow! Unity!

June 7, 2006
By Tim Redmond Amazing, but not unexpected: Steve Westly joined with Phil Angelides today in L.A. to announce a unified campaign for the fall. Westly,...

Newsom loses control

Mayor Gavin Newsom, who fancies himself a solution-oriented pragmatist, has allowed the supervisors to take over the urban policy agenda

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› tredmond@sfbg.com I was sitting peacefully at home, watching the final episode of The West Wing, which my partner describes as "liberal porn,"...

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› tredmond@sfbg.com I was sitting peacefully at home, watching the final episode of The West Wing, which my partner describes as "liberal porn,"...

Paying for renewal

Subsidies for the 49ers are among the many concerns being raised about the Bayview

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› tredmond@sfbg.com I was in upstate New York last weekend, flying low over farmlands and old industrial cities in one of those bumpy little...

A strong small-business agenda

EDITORIAL You read the academic journals these days, or peruse economic-development Web sites, and everyone seems to be talking about sustainable urban economics. It's...

20 questions for Fiona Ma

Sup. Fiona Ma, who is running for state Assembly, last week decided to skip an endorsement interview that she scheduled with the Guardian -...

Saluting small business

Small business in Rock Rapids, Iowa and San Francisco, 1902 to 2006

The right housing fees

EDITORIAL The San Francisco Chronicle has finally noticed what we reported a month ago: The Board of Supervisors has effectively put in place a...

Doomsday dream believer

A documentary uncovers Jim Jones's bad faith and the how behind the Guyana tragedy

Make Wal-Mart pay

EDITORIAL According to the University of California's Labor Center, the state spent $86 million last year paying for heath care and social services for...

NOISE: Mani, dancey, and ssssecretssss at SXSW…

March 17, 2006
Wednesday night, I checked out the Death and Taxes party at Austin's new Beauty Bar, owned by Trail of the Dead's Jason and open...

SF’s economic future

Sometime early this spring, while most of Washington, D.C. was watching the cherry trees bloom and thinking about the impending Iran-contra hearings, a few...