The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 14, 2004

The U.S. launches a commercial-free Arabic-language satellite television network in an attempt to improve its image in the Middle East Supporters of striking Southern California grocery workers gather at two Safeway stores in San Francisco to protest against proposed cuts in workers’ health care benefits Growing international outrage over the ongoing murders of hundreds of … Continued


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 11, 2004

The Massachusetts legislature debates a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage – hundreds of opponents and supporters of the measure rally as the debate begins San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom proposes that the City issue marriage licenses to same sex couples Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide rejects opposition demands that he resign – members of … Continued


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 9, 2004

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals orders a hearing for death row inmate Kevin Cooper on new evidence in his case – Cooper’s execution could still go forward at midnight if the U.S. Supreme Court intervenes AFSCME, one of the country’s largest unions, announces it’s withdrawing its support from Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean – … Continued