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New beverage tax will hurt Latino community 
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The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is pushing a new tax on sweetened beverages like soda, teas, fruit drinks and sports drinks. The tax would …

Latin Rocker tells it like it was 
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Jaime “Dogpaw” Carrillo nostalgically recalls the “age of Latin rock.”

“A vibrant era,” said Dogpaw, who wears his long hair and is dressed impeccably in …

13 years later: A soldier remembers 9-11 
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The morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I was walking to school and as I approached the campus, I saw one of my best friends, who …

Oaxacan national seeks justice for incarcerated father 
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A month before protesters blocked the main roadway to Oaxaca, Mexico’s airport demanding the release of five imprisoned political activists, the daughter of one of those prisoners journeyed to San Francisco to publicize her father’s case.

Latest police shooting a symptom of a larger problem 
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The chaos and violence that erupted in Ferguson, Missouri following the death of Michael Brown at the hands of police may have subsided, but the images of SWAT units in heavily armored vehicles firing “less-than-lethal” munitions at terrified people remain etched in our collective consciousness. To the average American, the Ferguson depicted on TV looked more akin to a third-world warzone than the American heartland.

PG&E tries to bill customers for its own negligence 
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PG&E customers should know that natural gas rates will increase if the California Public Utilities Commission approves PG&E’s latest proposal. The request would cost consumers …

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    Rockero rememora la era del ‘latin rock’ en San Francisco 
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    Jaime ‘Dogpaw’ Carrillo recuerda con nostalgia los tiempos del ‘latin rock’.

    “Una época llena de vida”, rememora Dogpaw, de pelo largo, vestido de un negro …

    Oaxaqueña busca justicia para su padre encarcelado 
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    Un mes antes de que manifestantes bloquearan la carretera principal al aeropuerto de Oaxaca para exigir la liberación de cinco activistas políticos encarcelados, la hija …

    Reciente disparo de la policía es una síntoma de un problema mayor 
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    El caos y la violencia que estalló en Ferguson, MO, tras la muerte de Michael Brown a manos de la policía tal vez haya amainado, pero las imágenes de unidades de SWAT en vehículos fuertemente acorazados disparando municiones “menos que letales” a gente aterrorizada permanecen grabadas en nuestra conciencia colectiva. Para el ciudadano promedio, el Ferguson mostrado en la televisión es más parecido a una zona de guerra del tercer mundo que el acostumbrado núcleo americano.

    PG&E busca facturar a clientes por su negligencia 
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    Los clientes de PG&E deben saber que la tarifa de gas natural aumentará si la Comisión de Servicios Públicos de California (CPUC) le aprueba su …

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