Most major media outlets are cautious about the war in Iraq these days. Other than times like, say, the fifth anniversary, they don't cover the war every day, and when they do, they usually provide some sense of the war's enormous costs, as well as its unpopularity both here and abroad.
But that wasn't always the case. When George W. Bush beat the drums of war five years ago, most news organizations did little to question the president's rhetoric. Read more »
GREEN CITY Wind turbines and solar panels may soon sprout on San Francisco rooftops as the city considers rival plans to implement mandatory green design standards for new residential and commercial buildings.
One ordinance proposed by Mayor Gavin Newsom's Green Building Task Force would require new commercial construction of more than 5,000 square feet, residential buildings above 75 feet, and renovations to buildings of more than 25,000 square feet to be Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certified by 2012, the second-highest desi Read more »