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15 Nov 2016

Californians Voted to Keep The Death Penalty. It Was Wrong

On November 8th 2016,Californians had a chance to vote on repealing the Death Penalty in California (Prop 62). Unfortunately the proposition lost. 53% of Californians voted to keep state sponsored executions.
Putting aside moral arguments for the elimination of the DP, the financial cost to the public for long protracted appeals and special housing of those on death row amounts to over $200 million per year.

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garlic fries
28 Aug 2016

McDonald’s Gilroy Garlic Fries are “Farm to Fork.”

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE.  HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM You don’t have to visit AT&T park anymore if you want garlic fries. McDonald’s released their garlic fries onto four locations last year, all of which were in San Jose or Santa Clara. McDonald’s has

illyanna Maisonet | Web Editor 1
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24 Aug 2016

I’m Fat, Latina, and a Phantom in Mainstream Culture

I don’t see me. For who can find a phantom? I am nothing. I am hollow. I am dust. I’m fat and Latina. I belong to a phantom culture; a society that solely exists as a result of colonialism and where women were born in their mother’s beds to midwives.

illyanna Maisonet | Web Editor 2
bywater collage
20 Jan 2016

The Bywater: David Kinch’s Casual Homage to Nola

It’s only been two-days since it opened. Myriad Mercedes float pass on this busy strip of N. Santa Cruz Blvd. Naturally, there’s a line at the door long before the restaurant is open for the day; dressed down Los Gatonians speak among themselves about their delight in being able to

illyanna Maisonet | Web Editor 0
autumn_brownstones
24 Sep 2015

This Week’s Events | San Francisco + New York

Rad Upcoming SF Events Vintage Trouble THU. 09/24 | 6:00PM @ AMOEBA MUSIC SF Since the release of their debut album, The Bomb Shelter Sessions, Vintage Trouble has gone from playing intimate hometown clubs to opening for The Rolling Stones in London’s Hyde Park, touring North America and Europe with The Who and playing sold-out

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14 Sep 2015

Forgotten cowboy slang we should all use again

CATAWOMPUS: Fiercely, eagerly, awry, cockeyed, crooked, skewed.

Example of a modern-day use: “Yeah, I don’t know how to feel about last night. She took one look at me without my clothes on, told me I was all catawompus down there, made me wear kitty ears and told me to go for it.”

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water-crisis
16 Mar 2015

10 Water Saving Tips That Will Also Save You Money

I’m from a country where water saving technologies have been in place for as long as I’ve stood on that barren, sunburned land. Duel flush toilets, low-flow shower-heads and water harvesting technologies were not part of drought interventions but just a way of life. As progressive as San Francisco and

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