The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – March 30, 2005

A far reaching report says humans are damaging the planet at an unprecedented rate and raising risks of abrupt collapses in ecosystems that could spur disease, deforestation or “dead zones” in the seas Former Republican State Sen. Bruce McPherson is sworn in quickly as California’s new Secretary of State, after a unanimous assembly vote to … Continued


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – March 29, 2005

The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on whether internet file-sharing services are responsible when their customers illegally swap songs and movies. The second session of the new Iraqi parliament is even more chaotic than the first — and political leaders are still unable to choose an assembly speaker.. Johnnie Cochran, whose clients included O.J. Simpson … Continued


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – March 28, 2005

The U.S. Supreme Court considers the case of a Mexican national on death row in Texas who was denied access to legal help from the Mexican consulate… California election activists urge the state assembly to reject governor Schwarzenegger’s nominee for Secretary of State…they say they don’t trust him to preside over free and fair elections… … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – March 27, 2005

Iraqi security officials open fire on a crowd of protesters outside a government building, killing one, and Al-Qaida’s arm in Iraq posts a video purportedly showing an Iraqi Interior Ministry official being killed. meanwhile, a U.S. army report admits that torture in Iraqi jails is widespread Sharp exchanges today between Palestinian and Israeli leaders over … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – March 25, 2005

The sky’s the limit — a Sacramento superior court judge clears the way for governor Schwarzenegger to raise unlimited cash to promote his agenda to voters…. the judge rules that the state’s political watchdog has improperly limited donations for ballot measures A Good Friday observance of the Stations of the Cross in San Francisco’s Tenderloin … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – March 24, 2005

California for Democracy launches a grassroots effort to educate Californians on the impacts of governor Schwarzenegger’s plans for a special election this fall…..the group says Schwarzenegger’s ally, citizens to save California, is paying up to fifteen dollars a signature to qualify the governor’s four initiatives for the ballot and that the election will cost taxpayers … Continued


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – March 23, 2005

Planned Parenthood charges that state attorneys general in Kansas and Indiana have launched an inquisition of reproductive health clinics, aimed at discouraging women from seeking abortions… Terry Schiavo’s parents lose their federal court appeals and are preparing a Supreme Court request to re-insert their daughter’s feeding tube… A San Francisco judge gives final approval to … Continued