The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 25, 2005

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A Palestinian suicide bomber blows himself up in a crowd of young
Israelis outside a nightclub near Tel Aviv’s beachfront promenade just
before midnight, shattering an informal truce in the Israeli-Palestinian
conflict ….at least four Israelis are killed and dozens are wounded. ..there are conflicting reports of who might be responsible for the blast…

Legislation introduced to protect political candidates in California from
being attacked for their sexual orientation or gender identity… .its
sponsors say it will discourage candidates and campaigns from using anti-gay rhetoric

Pacific Gas and Electric wants to charge its ratepayers more than 800
million dollars to replace the aging turbines at the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. .the company already has preliminary approval from the Public Utilities Commission

The death last weekend of a suspect in Salinas after police shot him with a taser gun fuels debate over the use of the weapon

Retired congressman Ron Dellums returns to the Bay Area to give advice on how to deal with more closures of military bases

A mobilization in Oakland to save three historic landmarks