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Love thy Immigrant Worker

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It was cool to hear Sup. Read more »

Do you support the Olympic Games?

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Olympic Question
BY Sarah Phelan
"Do you support the Olympic Games?"
That 's the question that Sup. Gerardo Sandoval believes Mayor Gavin Newsom should, but is afraid, to ask.

""I love sports and I'd love nothing more than to have the Olympics come to San Francisco," said Sandoval at the Aug. 8 Board of Supes meeting. Read more »

Do you support the Olympic Games?

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Olympic Question
BY Sarah Phelan
"Do you support the Olympic Games?"
That 's the question that Sup. Gerardo Sandoval believes Mayor Gavin Newsom should, but is afraid, to ask.

""I love sports and I'd love nothing more than to have the Olympics come to San Francisco," said Sandoval at the Aug. 8 Board of Supes meeting. Read more »

Halloween not a Friendly Ghost

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Fear not, ghouls and goblins. You're still welcome in the Castro, at least one day a year. That's right: Halloween's back on. We got the word Wednesday night while we were celebrating all that is the Best of the Bay. Check out our Guardian's San Francisco blog-all-about-it, and the Examiner ran a bit on it today as well. Sharpen your fangs, only three months away!

Lebanon in ruins

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The NY Times offers an amazing before-and-after graphic of a south Beirut neighborhood that contained the Hezbollah headquarters. Found this on Digg.com

The vanishing Tenderloin

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Casey Mills in beyond Chron has a nice little tidbit on how Gavin Newsom's press release endorsing the little-known Rob Black for District Six supervisor conveniently omits any mention of the Tenderloin.

Mel Gibson is responsible for all the wars in the world!

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While major media outlets like the New York Times and the SF Chronicle are busy interviewing PR agents to see if good ol' smelly Mel's antisemitic tirade is going to affect his career (now there's an angle for some real investigative reporting!!), we here at the Guardian have uncovered our own global Gibson conspiracy: Mel Gibson himself is responsible for starting almost every war known to man! Think about it. Read more »

Clearly, the good shit's happening THIS week

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Pardon the slow post, but last week's Project Runway was kinda on the ho-hum side. (Of course, it's still the best reality show currently on the airwaves, so a ho-hum Runway is still better than the greatest-ever Rock Star: Supernova, if in fact a greatest-ever ep of that show ever existed. Read more »

NOISE: Manu Chao at the Greek

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Guardian art director Mirissa Neff checked out Manu Chao and Kinky at the Greek Theater on Friday, July 28... here's what she saw and heard:

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All images by Mirissa Neff

After only playing LA and NYC when he's made it to the states, Manu Chao finally played a Bay Area show last night. He didn't disappoint...

A few of us did a Q+A with Manu before Kinky went on. Read more »

SF's real sister city

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By Scribe
Like most of the roughly 16,000 San Franciscans who attend Burning Man, I had a hard time focusing on work this morning because of the announcement of where all of this year's theme camps would be placed in Black Rock City. Read more »