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  • Sunday,
    Oct 4, 2009
Digital Edition


  • Government & Politics
  • Supes OK $16M in AIDS funding

    The Board of Supervisors' Public Safety Committee gave thumbs up Monday to a search for more AIDS funding.

    The committee voted to support a resolution authorizing the Department of Public Health to submit a two-year application for 2010 and 2011 to continue to receive funding for a “HIV Prevention Projects” grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  • Other News
  • Good Day Oct. 6, 2009

    Who’s in town

    Author Margaret Atwood hosts an evening of music, live performance and readings in celebration of her new novel, “The Year of the Flood.” [8 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]


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  • Burlingame police chief to retire

    Burlingame police Chief Jack Van Etten on Monday announced his retirement effective in December after serving more than three decades with the Burlingame Police Department.

    Van Etten, 57, began his career in law enforcement in the early 1970s when he worked part-time as a sheriff's cadet with the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office for two years while in college.

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  • Gossip
  • Predator or harmless visitor?

    Record numbers of sea lions at piers and recreation areas in The City have prompted port officials to consider new methods of dealing with the weighty mammals.

    Boat owners at Hyde Street Pier have been spraying the sea lions with hoses to get them off their docks, and swimmers at Aquatic Park are getting a much closer look at the animals than they’re used to.

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Nation & World

  • Nation
  • Report: Department of Interior employees collaborate with lobbyists

    Looks like the Department of Interior has a problem with a section responsible for 26 million acres of federal lands. According to an investigation conducted by the Interior inspector general regarding the department's National Landscape Conservation System (NCLS), employees and environmental advocacy organizations frequently violated federal anti-lobbying policies.

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