Upcoming political events in the Bay Area. MONDAY Women’s political leadership: A forum on “Power and Parity: Women’s Political Leadership.” Speakers include state Controller Betty Yee, state Democratic Party Women’s Caucus chair Christine Pelosi and Debbie Mesloh, president of San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women. 6:30-8 p.m., Cambria Gallery, 1045 Bryant St., San Francisco. More information is here. TUESDAY Pro-Assange rally: Rally outside the British Consulate to support Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who is detained at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. 4-6 p.m., 1 Sansome St., San Francisco. More information is here. Youth leaders: Young Bay Area activists describe their strategies to try to change policies and attract support in a Commonwealth Club event. Tickets $0-$10. 6:30-7:30 p.m., 110 Embarcadero, San Francisco. More information is here. WEDNESDAY World Refugee Day: The nonprofit 1951 Coffee hosts an event with art, activities and … [Read more...] about Bay Area political events: Women in politics, Assange rally
Pizza maker Candelirao Chiquete makes a pizza at Amici's East Coast Pizzeria in San Mateo, Calif., on Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The San Mateo pizzeria will be expanding with a new restaurant to open in Shanghai in January .(John Green/Staff) Rocco's in Walnut Creek is a family-style Italian restaurant specializing in pizza and pasta. (Photo: R. Huerta) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds One reader drives from San Jose to San Mateo to get their Chicago-style fix at Windy City Pizza. (Photo: Hal B.) A Slice of New York in San Jose and Sunnyvale received multiple nominations for its authentic New York-style pizza. (Photo: Adam Stein) Jakes of Saratoga got a nod for its fresh crust, plentiful toppings and great service. (Photo: Dave McCroskey) Italian crust with great flavor and texture makes Pizzetta 408 in San Jose a winner among readers. (Photo: Lisa Michels) 212 Pizza in Cupertino serves their slices with fresh-baked garlic knots. (Photo: Andrew Wolfe) … [Read more...] about Vote now: Best Bay Area pizza? Here’s the Sizzling 16
By Tatiana Sanchez | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: June 18, 2018 at 6:00 am | UPDATED: June 18, 2018 at 6:16 am As Congress prepares to vote this week on a measure that could decide the fate of hundreds of thousands of young, undocumented immigrants in the country, bipartisan support in the immigrant-rich Bay Area is strong for the controversial DACA program, a new poll shows. But Bay Area voters aren’t as quick to back the country’s 11 million undocumented immigrants, who over the past several months have become targets of the Trump administration’s aggressive deportation policies. Meanwhile, 31 percent said undocumented immigrants have a negative impact on the Bay Area economy, while only 10 percent said the same of DACA recipients. About 36 percent said undocumented immigrants have a negative impact on quality of life in the Bay Area, compared with just 13 percent for Dreamers. The discrepancy tells the tale of two narratives: … [Read more...] about Bay Area strongly backs DACA, but still has reservations about undocumented immigrants, poll finds
By Jim Harrington | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group June 18, 2018 at 7:00 am This week brings another entertaining round of concerts to the Bay Area. Here are some of the top picks, including two shows by one of the most popular comedians in the business. Kevin Hart at Shoreline, Pavilion We’re not sure how he finds the time to tour, given that Kevin Hart seems to put out a new movie every other week or so. OK, so maybe we’re exaggerating (a little). He’s not quite as ubiquitous on the big screen as his buddy — and “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” co-star – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. But it’s close. But don’t miss the opportunity to see Hart in concert. He is performing two big Bay Area shows at 8 p.m. June 21 at Mountain View’s Shoreline Amphitheatre and 8 p.m. June 22 at the Concord Pavilion. Details: Shoreline tickets are $33-$153.50, Concord Pavilion tickets are $33.50-$129; … [Read more...] about Top SF Bay Area concerts: Kevin Hart, Chris Brown, Pretenders among best bets
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