The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 14, 2005

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The United Iraqi alliance — backed by Shiite clerics — begins talks on forming a new government after scoring nearly half the votes in Iraq’s national assembly election…

An anti war display outside a Sacramento home sparks angry protests and repeated vandalism by local residents. . .

San Francisco hotel workers urge the city’s hotel owners to have a heart on Valentine’s day, as contract talks drag down they stage a picket outside the St. Francis

Walmart agrees to pay a 135 thousand dollar penalty after facing federal charges that it violated child labor laws.. .but in an unusual twist, regulators say they’ll give Walmart advance notice before future inspections.

More than a thousand state Republican activists endorse Arnold
Schwarzenegger for a second term at their weekend convention – – even though he hasn’t announced he’s running again…

A huge car bomb kills Lebanon’s former Prime Minister…