Gavin Newsom prepares to take the reins of SF after winning a close mayor’s race against Green Party candidate Matt Gonzalez Kamala Harris will become SF’s first female District Attorney after beating incumbent Terence Hallinan International reaction is swift and angry after the Pentagon announces it won’t accept bids for construction projects in Iraq by … Continued


Former Vice President Al Gore endoreses Howard Dean’s bid for teh Democratic presidential nomination, praising Dean’s fervent opposition to the Iraq war which Gore calls the US’s biggest foreign policy blunder in over 200 years – Gore says that to beat president Bush Democrats don’t have the luxury of fighting among themselves SF voters are … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 7, 2003

Secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld meets with senior US commanders in Iraq and is assured that a recent switch to more aggressive counter-insurgency tactics is starting to pay of Israel rejects an agreement by Palestinian factions to halt suicide bombings inside Israel without stopping attacks on Israeli soldiers or settlers in the occupied territories In … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 6, 2003

Secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld meets with senior US commanders in Iraq and is assured that a recent switch to more aggressive counter-insurgency tactics is starting to pay of Israel rejects an agreement by Palestinian factions to halt suicide bombings inside Israel without stopping attacks on Israeli soldiers or settlers in the occupied territories In … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 3, 2003

The Bush administration rolling back another Clinton era environmental protection as it proposes new rules on mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants – critics call it another gift to polluters President Bush signs a landmark rewrite of forest rules – he says the Healthy Forest Restoration Act will prevent wildfires like the devestating ones this … Continued


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 1, 2003

The California Assembly joins the Senate in voting to repeal a law that would have allowed undocumented immigrants to apply for driver’s licenses Advocates for children say Governor Schwarzenegger’s plan to cap enrollment in the state’s Healthy Families Program could put tens of thousands of low income children on a waiting list for health insurance … Continued