Political fighting erupted Tuesday about who should serve as San Francisco’s interim mayor.
When 15th-ranked Nevada takes the field at AT&T Park on Sunday to face Boston College in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl, it will be the last time Wolf Pack quarterback Colin Kaepernick will lead his team. The game will cap a dynamic collegiate career in Reno for Kaepernick, a graduate of Pitman High School in Turlock, and it will be witnessed in person by his family and friends who will make the 120-mile trek from the Central Valley.
Jessica Greenwalt, a Berkeley-based graphic designer, launched her own freelance business full-time in January 2010 despite the recession. A year later, she manages eight contractors and boasts clients including UC Berkeley and Behr Paints.
You are right to think that New Year’s predictions, especially the ones we now write in today’s Infonet Age, are probably not worth the ether they are written on. After all, most are written to either amuse or shock or just to establish bragging rights in case the wackiest guess actually happens.
With a new Congress meeting, and the many new members hiring staff, these new hires could do a lot worse than read Andrew Young’s “The Politician.” It’s a horror story in the guise of a political memoir, about a career move gone bad.
It’s well-known that the 1994 Republican Revolution sputtered and failed to turn the country around. The failure of that revolution, though, was not so much a matter of failed tactics, but failed character. This time, I’m confident the outcome can be different if the freshmen and others keep a couple of principles in mind.
After thoroughly reviewing the Clipper card website and seeing that the card will now pay for parking at BART stations, I finally took my most recent $120 worth of Commuter Checks down to the Montgomery Street ticket exchange to add the high-value discount BART values I normally get, to a modern new Clipper card. Next, I was going to the EZ Rider website to order a parking hangtag.
Democrats appear to be in disarray heading into tomorrow’s long-awaited showdown over the Senate filibuster. Unable to unify his caucus on a specific set of rule changes, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is likely to delay the matter until the end of January.
Now one of Reid’s own allies -- Secretary of the Senate Nancy Erickson -- is undermining the left’s key argument about changing the Senate’s filibuster rule. It comes in the form of an article featured prominently on the Senate.gov homepage, which is controlled by Erickson.