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01-02 Governor Declares State of Emergency Napa
C. 01-19 Feds Seek Records in Porn Probe Google
D. 01-19 Mayor Accuses Conductors Of Stealing SF City Hall
E. 01-24 Google censors itself for China Google
F. 02-06 Police chief questions 'use of force' report SF City Hall
G. 02-15 S.F. Installs New Archbishop San Francisco
H. 03-01 Chinatown leader assassinated Chinatown
I. 04-05 SF Picks Google, EarthLink For Wi-Fi SF City Hall
9. 04-18 City Commemorates 1906 Quake, Fire SF Downtown

Summary.     Click for More > Town To Seize of Wal-Mart Land  The City Council voted unanimously to pursue using the power of eminent domain to seize 17 acres Dellums Winner In Mayor Race   Mayor Indicted For Bribery, Conspiracy
  Governor Declares State of Emergency  Schwarzenegger said about 'conditions of extreme peril to the safety of persons and property' Feds Seek Records in Porn Probe Mayor Accuses Conductors Of Stealing Google censors itself for China Police chief questions 'use of force' report  Heather Fong called Chronicle's series 'irresponsible,' saying she is concerned about the report's accuracy S.F. Installs New Archbishop Chinatown leader assassinated  Allen Leung, 56, died after being shot several times inside a dried seafood business   SF Picks Google, EarthLink For Wi-Fi  A city panel identified Google and EarthLink as the best candidates to complete the ambitious project City Commemorates 1906 Quake, Fire Bush, Schwarzenegger Talk Education Thousands Of Immigrants Turn Out
Jan.2   Napa
Jan.12  SJ Arena  Thousands Pay Tribute to Slain Cop
Jan.19   Google
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Jan.20  Alameda  Schwarzenegger signs prescription bill
Jan.22  SF Downtown  Dueling Abortion Rallies Converge
Jan.24   Google
Jan.29  SF Downtown  Hillary Clinton spoke at fundraising event
Jan.31  SF City Hall  Chamber Calls Falun Gong Homophobic
Feb.2  Livermore Lab  Lab Deploys High-Powered Weapon
Feb.3  Napa  Bush Puts Disaster Label On Flood Zones
 Global  Santa Rosa Soldier Killed By Bomb In Iraq
Feb.6   SF City Hall
Feb.7  San Jose  County To Pay Hell's Angels $1 Million
 Half Moon Bay  South African wins Mavericks Contest
Feb.15   San Francisco
Feb.19  San Jose  Murray claims 1st win at SAP Open
Feb.25  San Jose  Gov. Talks 'Boldness' At GOP Convention
Mar.1   Chinatown
Mar.6  San Francisco  Caught On Video: Homeless Beating
Mar.8  Oakland  Woman Says Mayor Broke Her Phone
Mar.13  Oakland  Labor Stalemate Slows Crime Fight
Mar.14  Oakland City Hall  State Of Emergency On Hold
Mar.17  San Bruno  Soldier From San Bruno Killed In Iraq
 Oakland  Chertoff Concerned About Bay Area Ports
 Google  Google Need Not Turn Over Records
Apr.5   SF City Hall
Apr.10  Oakland Downtown  Immigration Protests Draw Thousands
 Alum Rock  Thousands Protest Immigration Bill
Apr.13  Alameda County  Schwarzenegger Declares Emergency
Apr.15  San Francisco  Dalai Lama Brings Message Of Tolerance
Apr.18   SF Downtown
Apr.21   Cisco
 Stanford  Protesters Block Bush From Meeting
Apr.22  Napa  Bush Marks Earth Day Mountain Biking
May.1  East Oakland  Immigration Protesters March
 SF Downtown  Thousands turn out for immigrants rights
  San Jose Downtown
  50,000 legal and illegals marched peacefully under a blue sky protesting what they call unjust immigration legislation.    People called out battle cries such as 'Si, se puede,' meaning 'Yes, we can,' while waving U.S. and Mexican fl...
May.2  Treasure Island  K-9 Unit Officer Dies In Training Exercise
May.8  Concord  Soldier From Concord Killed in Iraq
May.18  San Jose  Grand jury: city police intimidating citizens
May.21  San Francisco  VP Dick Cheney Quietly Arrives In SF
May.23   Hercules
Jun.7  San Francisco  3 Of 5 Ballot Measures Fail
 San Jose  Voters Reject BART Expansion Tax
 San Jose City Hall  Runoff For Mayoral Race
 Oakland City Hall  Dellums projected victor in mayor's race
Jun.16   Oakland City Hall
Jun.22   San Jose City Hall
  Gonzales was indicted on six counts stemming from a probe involving a secretly-negotiated city garbage contract.    The contract cost taxpayers more than $11 million. Ron Gonzales, denied wrongdoing and rejected ca...
Jun.24   South of Market   Santa Cruz Chancellor jumps to her death  Denice Dee Denton, 46, the controversial chancellor of the UC Santa Cruz, jumped from the 44th floor Jun.25  SF Downtown  100ís Of Thousands For Pride Parade Jun.28  San Jose City Hall  Council Votes To Ask For Gonzales' Resign Jul.1  San Francisco  First SF Soldier Killed In Iraq Jul.7  San Francisco  Angelides, Sen. Clinton visited SF Jul.13  Fishermans Wharf  SF Rejects Permit For Pot Club Jul.14  Hillsborough  Tongan princess forgives teen for deaths Jul.18   SF City Hall Supes Pass Health Care For Uninsured Jul.26  San Jose  Mayor Pleads Not Guilty To Felony Counts Jul.29   SF City Hall Mayor Gives Blair Key To City Aug.7  San Francisco  Ex-City Supervisor Killed In Car Crash Aug.10  SFO  National Guard Deployed at Airport Aug.12  SF Downtown  Protesters condemn U.S.-Israeli policies Aug.18  SF City Hall  Strip Club Crackdown Proposed Sep.6   HP HP Sought Director Records in Leak Probe
  Investigators sought private telephone records while hunting for leaks to the media of confidential information
 HP ousts veteran member of board George Keyworth. The techniques of the investigation relied on an illegal data mining method known as 'pretexting'
Sep.10  San Francisco  Police Remember Fallen Comrades, 9/11  East Oakland  Schwarzenegger Campaigns At Church Sep.11  SFO  SFO Remembers Flight Crews Of Sept. 11 Sep.21   SF Chronicle Reporters Ordered Jailed In BALCO Probe  Lance Williams and Mark Fainaru-Wada were ordered jailed for up to a maximum 18 months, pending an appeal Sep.22  San Jose  Man Returns After Vietnam Imprisonment Sep.28  HP  Lawmakers Rip HP Tactics In Leak Scandal Oct.12  San Francisco  Radio Host Under Fire For Comments Oct.19  SF Chronicle  Chronicle agrees to contempt in leak Oct.21   San Francisco Fire Chief Defends Actions of Firefighter Oct.23  Berkeley  Gore Supports Prop. 87 At Rally Oct.24  East Oakland  Schwarzenegger tout record on education Oct.25  San Francisco  Barack Obama Visits Oct.30  Oakland  Voting Machine Firm Denies Chavez Ties Nov.1  SF City Hall  Bill Clinton Rallies To Support Prop. 87 Nov.7   San Jose City Hall Reed Leads Chavez To Become Mayor  San Jose Councilman Chuck Reed, a Kansas native, was leading San Jose native who directs education Nov.8   Oakland City Hall Jerry Brown Elected Attorney General  Berkeley  Mayor Tom Bates re-elected  San Leandro  Anthony 'Tony' Santos will be next mayor Nov.20  Santa Rosa  Bishop Gets Counseling; No Charges Nov.21  Richmond  Mayor Concedes 2 Weeks After Election Nov.23  SF Downtown  Thanksgiving Feast At St. Anthony's Nov.28  Napa  Pelosi's Business Scrutinized Nov.30   SF City Hall 35 Officers Disciplined In Video Scandal Dec.4   UC Berkeley   Protesters perch in trees to save from ax  Zachary RunningWolf, who ran was a candidate to become the mayor, and two others are hoping to save a grove Dec.6  San Francisco  CNET Colleagues Mourn Kim's Death Dec.12  Richmond  6 Cops Accuse Chief Of Racism Dec.21   Castro Valley Police Reveal Identity Of 'Jane Doe' Dec.22  Napa  Marine Charged In Iraqi Civilian Massacre Dec.29  San Francisco  Thousands Mourn Slain Police Officer


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February 2006
Police chief questions 'use of force' report
Thousands turn out for Chinese Parade
S.F. Installs New Archbishop
Lab Deploys High-Powered Weapon
Murray claims 1st win at SAP Open
Gov. Talks 'Boldness' At GOP Convention
Lab Deploys High-Powered Weapon
March 2006
Chinatown leader assassinated
Caught On Video: Homeless Beating
Woman Says Mayor Broke Her Phone
Chertoff Concerned About Bay Area Ports
Google Need Not Turn Over Records
Woman Says Mayor Broke Her Phone
Chertoff Concerned About Bay Area Ports
April 2006
SF Picks Google, EarthLink For Wi-Fi
Dalai Lama Brings Message Of Tolerance
City Commemorates 1906 Quake, Fire
Immigration Protests Draw Thousands
Thousands Protest Immigration Bill
Bush, Schwarzenegger Talk Education
Immigration Protests Draw Thousands
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Immigration Protesters March
Town To Seize of Wal-Mart Land
Thousands Of Immigrants Turn Out
Immigration Protesters March
June 2006
Santa Cruz Chancellor jumps to her death
Dellums Winner In Mayor Race
Council Votes To Ask For Gonzales' Resign
Dellums Winner In Mayor Race
July 2006
Supes Pass Health Care For Uninsured
Mayor Gives Blair Key To City
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August 2006
Strip Club Crackdown Proposed
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September 2006
Police Remember Fallen Comrades, 9/11
Reporters Ordered Jailed In BALCO Probe
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October 2006
Radio Host Under Fire For Comments
Fire Chief Defends Actions of Firefighter
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November 2006
Bill Clinton Rallies To Support Prop. 87
35 Officers Disciplined In Video Scandal
Jerry Brown Elected Attorney General
Mayor Tom Bates re-elected
Mayor Concedes 2 Weeks After Election
Reed Leads Chavez To Become Mayor
Jerry Brown Elected Attorney General
Mayor Tom Bates re-elected
December 2006 Your ad is here
Protesters perch in trees to save from ax
Police Reveal Identity Of 'Jane Doe'
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Protesters perch in trees to save from ax
Police Reveal Identity Of 'Jane Doe'

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January 2006 ... more > Top ^
Jan.2   Napa
  Schwarzenegger said about 'conditions of extreme peril to the safety of persons and property'
Jan.9  East Palo Alto  Police Mourn Colleague's Death Jan.12   SJ Arena Thousands Pay Tribute to Slain Cop
Jan.13  BART  Ads Spur Debate Jan.14  SFO  100 Controversial Parking Passes Revoked Jan.15  SF Marina  Protestors Attend Town Hall With Pelosi Jan.19   Google Feds Seek Records in Porn Probe
  The Bush administration has subpoenaed Google for details on what its users have been looking for
  SF City Hall   Mayor Accuses Conductors Of Stealing
  Newsom has accused the city's cable car conductors of pocketing fares, stirring the ire of the union
Jan.20   Alameda Schwarzenegger signs prescription bill Jan.21  SF City Hall  Mayor Meets with Cable Car Operators Jan.22   SF Downtown Dueling Abortion Rallies Converge Jan.23  Livermore  Town Grieving For Kayla Reed Jan.24  Contra Costa County  County To Study Fast Food Proposal   Google Google censors itself for China
  Leading internet search company has agreed to censor some of its services to satisfy Beijing's restrictions
Jan.29   SF Downtown Hillary Clinton spoke at fundraising event  Sen. received an enthusiastic welcome when she spoke with television personality Jane Pauley Jan.31  Stanford  Bush names Stanford professor   SF City Hall Chamber Calls Falun Gong Homophobic

February 2006 ... more > Top ^
Feb.2   Livermore Lab Lab Deploys High-Powered Weapon  Officials at the laboratory have added a high-powered gun that can fire 3,000 rounds a minute o their armory Feb.3   Napa Bush Puts Disaster Label On Flood Zones  President Bush is triggering federal funds for counties that suffered flooding, mudslides from storms   Global Santa Rosa Soldier Killed By Bomb In Iraq
Feb.6   SF City Hall   Police chief questions 'use of force' report
  Heather Fong called Chronicle's series 'irresponsible,' saying she is concerned about the report's accuracy
Feb.7   San Jose County To Pay Hell's Angels $1 Million   Half Moon Bay South African wins Mavericks Contest  Grant 'Twiggy' Baker was crowned king of the waves. The 24 contestants had only 24 hours' notice to arrive Feb.8  SF City Hall  Mayor Plans To Add Police Officers Feb.9  49ers  Diversity Action Plan Unveiled Feb.15   San Francisco   S.F. Installs New Archbishop
  The ceremonial installation of George Niederauer drew church leaders from around the world
Feb.19   San Jose Murray claims 1st win at SAP Open  Britain's Andrew Murray battled from a set down to stun Australian Lleyton Hewitt 2-6 6-1 7-6 in the final Feb.25   San Jose     Gov. Talks 'Boldness' At GOP Convention  Schwarzenegger said he will continue to push for government reforms but called to stop fighting

March 2006 ... more > Top ^
Mar.1   Chinatown Chinatown leader assassinated
  Allen Leung, 56, died after being shot several times inside a dried seafood business
Mar.6   San Francisco Caught On Video: Homeless Beating  Police in are searching for 3 suspects in connection with an attack on a homeless man who was beaten Mar.8   Oakland Woman Says Mayor Broke Her Phone  Two women say Brown made racist statements during an altercation outside a nightclub Mar.11  Golden Gate Bridge  Suicide Barrier Must Handle Winds Mar.13   Oakland Labor Stalemate Slows Crime Fight Mar.14   Oakland City Hall State Of Emergency On Hold  Google  Judge Siding With Feds Over Subpoena Mar.16  Oakland City Hall  PD Reaches Tentative Labor Agreement Mar.17   San Bruno Soldier From San Bruno Killed In Iraq   Oakland   Chertoff Concerned About Bay Area Ports  U.S. Homeland Security Secretary wants to ensure that there's 'adequate security to bring prosperity'   Google Google Need Not Turn Over Records  A federal judge ordered Google to give the Bush administration a peek inside its search engine Mar.18  SF Downtown  Protest Marks Anniversary Of Iraq War Mar.29  San Jose City Hall  City Council Opposes Immigration Bill

April 2006 ... more > Top ^
Apr.5   SF City Hall   SF Picks Google, EarthLink For Wi-Fi
  A city panel identified Google and EarthLink as the best candidates to complete the ambitious project
 The recommendation was completing a 6-week reviewc The companies decided to team together earlier this year Google and EarthLink will pay to build the entire $15 million network
Apr.10   Oakland Downtown Immigration Protests Draw Thousands  Waving flags thousands marched for immigrant rights, taking part in a wave of demonstrations across the nation   Alum Rock Thousands Protest Immigration Bill  One of the largest rallies the South Bay has ever seen winds to Alum Rock over I-101 onto Santa Clara St. Apr.13   Alameda County Schwarzenegger Declares Emergency Apr.15   San Francisco     Dalai Lama Brings Message Of Tolerance  The Dalai Lama urged religious leaders to reach out to Muslims, saying Islam is a compassionate faith Apr.18   SF Downtown City Commemorates 1906 Quake, Fire
  Sirens wailed through the city before dawn to mark the moment when the Great Quake struck, shattering the city.    On 18 April 1906 a 7.8 quake shook the San Andreas fault for just under a minute. About 3,000 people died. The quake was touching off fires that burned f...
Apr.21   Cisco Bush, Schwarzenegger Talk Education
  President touted 'American Competitiveness Initiative' as the solution to the nation's economic woes.    Bush spoke before some 250 high-tech leaders who gathered in San Jose for a rare presiden...
  Stanford Protesters Block Bush From Meeting Apr.22   Napa Bush Marks Earth Day Mountain Biking Apr.30  Golden Gate Bridge  Silent Vigil for Darfur on east sidewalk

May 2006 ... more > Top ^
May.1   East Oakland Immigration Protesters March  At least several thousand people marched seven7 to the federal building in a to support for immigration rights   SF Downtown Thousands turn out for immigrants rights
  San Jose Downtown Thousands Of Immigrants Turn Out
  50,000 legal and illegals marched peacefully under a blue sky protesting what they call unjust immigration legislation
 People called out battle cries such as 'Si, se puede,' meaning 'Yes, we can,' while waving U.S. and Mexican flags as they trotted down King Rd. Hundreds more stood along the sidelines as the march stretched across 5 lanes
May.2   Treasure Island K-9 Unit Officer Dies In Training Exercise May.6  Richmond  Cinco de Mayo Events Relatively Quiet May.8   Concord Soldier From Concord Killed in Iraq May.11  San Francisco  Inquire About Students' Immigration May.15  SF City Hall  Mayor Vetoes G.G. Park Road Closure May.16  Oakland  Mayoral candidates debated over housing  Antioch  County Oks Closure Of Crime-Plagued Rd. May.18   San Jose Grand jury: city police intimidating citizens  San Francisco  Wife Of Drowned Hero Facing Deportation May.21   San Francisco VP Dick Cheney Quietly Arrives In SF May.23   Hercules Town To Seize of Wal-Mart Land
  The City Council voted unanimously to pursue using the power of eminent domain to seize 17 acres
May.29  SF Presidio  Annual ceremony marking Memorial Day May.30  San Jose  Candidates Face Off In Mayoral Debate

June 2006 ... more > Top ^
Jun.5  Oakland  Census: Whites Surpass Blacks In City Jun.7   San Francisco 3 Of 5 Ballot Measures Fail  Alameda County  Incumbents Appear To Fare Well  Contra Costa County  Voters Approve 4 Of 5 Local Measures   San Jose Voters Reject BART Expansion Tax   San Jose City Hall Runoff For Mayoral Race   Oakland City Hall Dellums projected victor in mayor's race Jun.8  Antioch  Gov. Schwarzenegger Visits Antioch Jun.9  San Mateo  Sexual harassment claims against coroner Jun.16   Oakland City Hall Dellums Winner In Mayor Race
  Former congressman had enough votes to become the unofficial winner, with 50.18% of the vote.    Ron Dellums was above the threshold of 50% needed to avoid a runoff with City Council President Ignacio De La Fuente, who had 32.99% of ...
Jun.22   San Jose City Hall   Mayor Indicted For Bribery, Conspiracy
  Gonzales was indicted on six counts stemming from a probe involving a secretly-negotiated city garbage contract
 The contract cost taxpayers more than $11 million. Ron Gonzales, denied wrongdoing and rejected calls to step down. Mayor's aide, Joe Guerra, and garbage company Norcal Waste Systems also indicted
Jun.23  San Jose City Hall  Prosecutor Details Charges Against Mayor Jun.24   South of Market   Santa Cruz Chancellor jumps to her death
  Denice Dee Denton, 46, the controversial chancellor of the UC Santa Cruz, jumped from the 44th floor
 Her body was found outside the Paramount apartments on Mission Street at Third, tallest apartment for rent in San Francisco, where he partner lives The outspoken lesbian had the university foot $600,000 in renovations to her campus home Her partner, Gretchen Kalonji, was hired to work for the UC at a six-figure salary. Denton was appointed as the 9th chancellor of UC Santa Cruz, and assumed office on Feb. 14, 2005.
Jun.25   SF Downtown 100ís Of Thousands For Pride Parade Jun.27  Larry Ellison  Ellison pulls plug on Harvard donation  San Jose City Hall  City Attorney: Council Can't Oust Mayor Jun.28   San Jose City Hall   Council Votes To Ask For Gonzales' Resign  The City Council voted 8-3 in favor of a resolution asking Mayor to resign even though he had earlier reiterated Jun.29  Oakland City Hall  Ward Stepping Down As Head Of Schools

July 2006 ... more > Top ^
Jul.1   San Francisco   First SF Soldier Killed In Iraq  Spc. Christopher D. Rose, 21, was killed when an improvised explosive device detonated in Baghdad Jul.7   San Francisco Angelides, Sen. Clinton visited SF
Jul.13   Fishermans Wharf SF Rejects Permit For Pot Club Jul.14   Hillsborough Tongan princess forgives teen for deaths Jul.18   SF City Hall Supes Pass Health Care For Uninsured
  The Board voted unanimously to approve legislation that creates the Health Access Program
 San Mateo  Bodies Of Tongan Royals Headed Home Jul.20  Campbell  Chertoff Speaks To Immigrants Jul.22  Santa Clara  Attorney Gen. Gonzales Speaks Jul.26   San Jose Mayor Pleads Not Guilty To Felony Counts Jul.27  Discovery Bay  Discovery Bay Soldier Dies In Iraq Jul.29   SF City Hall   Mayor Gives Blair Key To City
  British Prime Minister says his priorities are developing clean technology and investment in British business.    Blair is stopping by the home of former Secretary of State Shultz w...
Jul.30  Cisco  British prime minister visits with execs Jul.31  Genentech  Tony Blair Visits Genentech Headquarters

August 2006 ... more > Top ^
Aug.1  Stanford  Nike Chairman Pledges $105 Million  San Francisco  Journalist Jailed For Refusing Video Aug.2  San Francisco  Thousands Mourn For Fallen Officer Aug.4  Oakland City Hall  Oakland Unveils Bold New Crime Plan  SFO  12 Iranians Detained Aug.7   San Francisco Ex-City Supervisor Killed In Car Crash Aug.10   SFO National Guard Deployed at Airport  Schwarzenegger activated the Guard to bolster security at Calif. airports after authorities foiled a terror plot Aug.11  SF City Hall  Mayor Approves Affordable Housing Law Aug.12   SF Downtown Protesters condemn U.S.-Israeli policies Aug.18   SF City Hall   Strip Club Crackdown Proposed  Supervisors are being asked to ban private rooms in strip clubs Aug.23  San Jose City Hall  Norcal Dumped By City Council Aug.31  San Francisco  Jailed Videographer Granted Bail

September 2006 ... more > Top ^
Sep.6   HP HP Sought Director Records in Leak Probe
  Investigators sought private telephone records while hunting for leaks to the media of confidential information
 HP ousts veteran member of board George Keyworth. The techniques of the investigation relied on an illegal data mining method known as 'pretexting'
Sep.10   San Francisco   Police Remember Fallen Comrades, 9/11  Hundreds of police officers and firefighters attended an annual mass for those in their ranks who have died   East Oakland Schwarzenegger Campaigns At Church Sep.11   SFO SFO Remembers Flight Crews Of Sept. 11  Alameda  Former Reservist Killed in Afghan Blast Sep.13  SF City Hall  Newsom Unveils Plan To End Truancy Sep.15  San Francisco  South Korea's President Visits Sep.21   SF Chronicle Reporters Ordered Jailed In BALCO Probe
  Lance Williams and Mark Fainaru-Wada were ordered jailed for up to a maximum 18 months, pending an appeal
 Reporters are refusing to testify about who leaked them secret grand jury testimony from Barry Bonds, Jason Giambi and others
Sep.22   San Jose Man Returns After Vietnam Imprisonment  San Francisco  Mum Journalist Back In Prison Sep.28   HP   Lawmakers Rip HP Tactics In Leak Scandal  Lawmakers denounced the intrusive tactics as a congressional hearing launched

October 2006 ... more > Top ^
Oct.9  San Jose City Hall  Mayor's Race Heats Up Oct.12   San Francisco Radio Host Under Fire For Comments  Pete Wilson criticized the lesbian couple for raising a child in what he called a 'non-romantic relationship' Oct.17  San Francisco  SF Soldier Dies In Iraq Oct.19   SF Chronicle Chronicle agrees to contempt in leak
 Moraga  Soldier From Moraga Killed In Iraq Oct.21   San Francisco Fire Chief Defends Actions of Firefighter
  The firefighter tried unsuccessfully to wrestle a suicidal man away from a rooftop. 26-year-old man fell to his death
 Oakland Hills  15th Anniversary Of Wildfire Marked Oct.23   Berkeley Gore Supports Prop. 87 At Rally Oct.24   East Oakland Schwarzenegger tout record on education Oct.25   San Francisco Barack Obama Visits Oct.26  SF Castro  Effort To Scale Down Halloween Oct.27  Fremont  Hundreds Remember Slain Mother Oct.30   Oakland Voting Machine Firm Denies Chavez Ties

November 2006 ... more > Top ^
Nov.1  SF City Hall  Mayor mulls cancellation of Halloween   SF City Hall   Bill Clinton Rallies To Support Prop. 87  Former President joined Mayor Newsom, actress Eva Longoria to support the proposition Nov.3  Pleasanton  Laura Bush Campaigns For Pombo Nov.4  Fremont  Muslim community gathering on murder Nov.7   San Jose City Hall Reed Leads Chavez To Become Mayor
  San Jose Councilman Chuck Reed, a Kansas native, was leading San Jose native who directs education
Nov.8   Oakland City Hall   Jerry Brown Elected Attorney General
  A 2-term governor and mayor of Oakland is winning the race for California attorney general
  Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates re-elected     San Leandro Anthony 'Tony' Santos will be next mayor  Alameda  Mayor Beverly Johnson re-elected Nov.14  Berkeley  Lawsuit to halt Memorial Stadium upgrades  San Francisco  Board Votes To Eliminate Junior ROTC Nov.20   Santa Rosa Bishop Gets Counseling; No Charges  Daniel Walsh will not face criminal charges for failing to report child abuse allegations if he completes the counseling Nov.21   Richmond Mayor Concedes 2 Weeks After Election  Incumbent Irma Anderson conceded defeat to Gayle McLaughlin in the tight and closely-watched race Nov.23   SF Downtown Thanksgiving Feast At St. Anthony's Nov.28   Napa Pelosi's Business Scrutinized Nov.30   SF City Hall 35 Officers Disciplined In Video Scandal
  Police Chief Fong announced that officers face disciplinary charges in connection to a series of controversial videos


December 2006 ... more > Top ^
Dec.1  Richmond  Funeral Held For Slain Police Officer Dec.4   UC Berkeley     Protesters perch in trees to save from ax
  Zachary RunningWolf, who ran was a candidate to become the mayor, and two others are hoping to save a grove
 The University oak grove controversy arose over the planned removal of trees in preparation for the construction of a new student athletic training center. Berkeley municipal law prohibits removing any coast live oak with a trunk larger than 6 inches within city, but the university claims an exemption to the city law as a state agency. UC actions have sparked 3 lawsuits
Dec.5  UC Berkeley  Stadium Approved, Tree Sitters Remain Dec.6   San Francisco CNET Colleagues Mourn Kim's Death Dec.12   Richmond 6 Cops Accuse Chief Of Racism  Six high-ranking African-American officers filed state complaints accusing Chris Magnus of racism and harrassment Dec.13  San Jose City Hall  Gonzales Presides Over Final City Council Mtg Dec.18  Intel  Intel To Develop Electronic Quran Dec.21   Castro Valley Police Reveal Identity Of 'Jane Doe'
  The body of Yesenia Becerra Nungaray, 16, of Yahualica, Mexico, was found inside a laundry bag behind a restaurant
Dec.22   Napa Marine Charged In Iraqi Civilian Massacre Dec.29   San Francisco Thousands Mourn Slain Police Officer



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Feb.9  49ers  Diversity Action Plan Unveiled
Oct.21   San Francisco
  The firefighter tried unsuccessfully to wrestle a suicidal man away from a rooftop. 26-year-old man fell to his death
Oct.21  Oakland Hills  15th Anniversary Of Wildfire Marked



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2006 Jan.24  Contra Costa County  County To Study Fast Food Proposal Jun.27  Larry Ellison  Ellison pulls plug on Harvard donation Jul.13   Fishermans Wharf SF Rejects Permit For Pot Club
Aug.1  Stanford  Nike Chairman Pledges $105 Million Nov.23   SF Downtown Thanksgiving Feast At St. Anthony's



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2006 Apr.18   SF Downtown City Commemorates 1906 Quake, Fire
  Sirens wailed through the city before dawn to mark the moment when the Great Quake struck, shattering the city.    On 18 April 1906 a 7.8 quake shook the San Andreas fault for just under a minute. About 3,000 people died. The quake was touching off fires that burned f...
Jun.7   San Francisco 3 Of 5 Ballot Measures Fail Jun.7  Alameda County  Incumbents Appear To Fare Well Jun.7  Contra Costa County  Voters Approve 4 Of 5 Local Measures Jun.7   San Jose Voters Reject BART Expansion Tax Jun.7   San Jose City Hall Runoff For Mayoral Race Jun.7   Oakland City Hall Dellums projected victor in mayor's race Jun.16   Oakland City Hall Dellums Winner In Mayor Race
  Former congressman had enough votes to become the unofficial winner, with 50.18% of the vote.    Ron Dellums was above the threshold of 50% needed to avoid a runoff with City Council President Ignacio De La Fuente, who had 32.99% of ...
Jun.22   San Jose City Hall   Mayor Indicted For Bribery, Conspiracy
  Gonzales was indicted on six counts stemming from a probe involving a secretly-negotiated city garbage contract
 The contract cost taxpayers more than $11 million. Ron Gonzales, denied wrongdoing and rejected calls to step down. Mayor's aide, Joe Guerra, and garbage company Norcal Waste Systems also indicted
Sep.10   East Oakland Schwarzenegger Campaigns At Church Oct.9  San Jose City Hall  Mayor's Race Heats Up Oct.30   Oakland Voting Machine Firm Denies Chavez Ties Nov.1   SF City Hall Bill Clinton Rallies To Support Prop. 87  Former President joined Mayor Newsom, actress Eva Longoria to support the proposition Nov.3  Pleasanton  Laura Bush Campaigns For Pombo Nov.7   San Jose City Hall Reed Leads Chavez To Become Mayor
  San Jose Councilman Chuck Reed, a Kansas native, was leading San Jose native who directs education
Nov.8   Oakland City Hall Jerry Brown Elected Attorney General
  A 2-term governor and mayor of Oakland is winning the race for California attorney general
Nov.8   Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates re-elected   Nov.8   San Leandro Anthony 'Tony' Santos will be next mayor Nov.8  Alameda  Mayor Beverly Johnson re-elected Nov.21   Richmond Mayor Concedes 2 Weeks After Election  Incumbent Irma Anderson conceded defeat to Gayle McLaughlin in the tight and closely-watched race



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 Fraud Timeline ... See Bay Area Fraud timeline, World Fraud timeline Top ^
2006 Jun.23  San Jose City Hall  Prosecutor Details Charges Against Mayor Jul.31  Genentech  Tony Blair Visits Genentech Headquarters Sep.6   HP HP Sought Director Records in Leak Probe
  Investigators sought private telephone records while hunting for leaks to the media of confidential information
 HP ousts veteran member of board George Keyworth. The techniques of the investigation relied on an illegal data mining method known as 'pretexting'




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 Local Politics Timeline ... See Bay Area Local Politics timeline, World Local Politics timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.14  SFO  100 Controversial Parking Passes Revoked Jan.19   SF City Hall   Mayor Accuses Conductors Of Stealing
  Newsom has accused the city's cable car conductors of pocketing fares, stirring the ire of the union
Jan.21  SF City Hall  Mayor Meets with Cable Car Operators Jan.24  Contra Costa County  County To Study Fast Food Proposal Feb.7   San Jose County To Pay Hell's Angels $1 Million Mar.14   Oakland City Hall State Of Emergency On Hold Apr.5   SF City Hall   SF Picks Google, EarthLink For Wi-Fi
  A city panel identified Google and EarthLink as the best candidates to complete the ambitious project
 The recommendation was completing a 6-week reviewc The companies decided to team together earlier this year Google and EarthLink will pay to build the entire $15 million network
May.15  SF City Hall  Mayor Vetoes G.G. Park Road Closure May.16  Antioch  County Oks Closure Of Crime-Plagued Rd. May.23   Hercules Town To Seize of Wal-Mart Land
  The City Council voted unanimously to pursue using the power of eminent domain to seize 17 acres
Jun.9  San Mateo  Sexual harassment claims against coroner Jun.23  San Jose City Hall  Prosecutor Details Charges Against Mayor Jun.28   San Jose City Hall   Council Votes To Ask For Gonzales' Resign  The City Council voted 8-3 in favor of a resolution asking Mayor to resign even though he had earlier reiterated Jul.13   Fishermans Wharf SF Rejects Permit For Pot Club Jul.14   Hillsborough Tongan princess forgives teen for deaths Jul.18   SF City Hall Supes Pass Health Care For Uninsured
  The Board voted unanimously to approve legislation that creates the Health Access Program
Aug.4  Oakland City Hall  Oakland Unveils Bold New Crime Plan Aug.7   San Francisco Ex-City Supervisor Killed In Car Crash Aug.11  SF City Hall  Mayor Approves Affordable Housing Law Aug.18   SF City Hall Strip Club Crackdown Proposed  Supervisors are being asked to ban private rooms in strip clubs Aug.23  San Jose City Hall  Norcal Dumped By City Council Sep.13  SF City Hall  Newsom Unveils Plan To End Truancy Oct.21   San Francisco Fire Chief Defends Actions of Firefighter
  The firefighter tried unsuccessfully to wrestle a suicidal man away from a rooftop. 26-year-old man fell to his death
Oct.26  SF Castro  Effort To Scale Down Halloween Nov.1  SF City Hall  Mayor mulls cancellation of Halloween Nov.14  Berkeley  Lawsuit to halt Memorial Stadium upgrades Dec.5  UC Berkeley  Stadium Approved, Tree Sitters Remain



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 Global Politics Timeline ... See Bay Area Global Politics timeline, World Global Politics timeline Top ^
2006 Feb.7   Half Moon Bay South African wins Mavericks Contest  Grant 'Twiggy' Baker was crowned king of the waves. The 24 contestants had only 24 hours' notice to arrive Feb.19   San Jose Murray claims 1st win at SAP Open  Britain's Andrew Murray battled from a set down to stun Australian Lleyton Hewitt 2-6 6-1 7-6 in the final Mar.1   Chinatown Chinatown leader assassinated
  Allen Leung, 56, died after being shot several times inside a dried seafood business
Mar.6   San Francisco Caught On Video: Homeless Beating  Police in are searching for 3 suspects in connection with an attack on a homeless man who was beaten Apr.30  Golden Gate Bridge  Silent Vigil for Darfur on east sidewalk May.2   Treasure Island K-9 Unit Officer Dies In Training Exercise Jul.14   Hillsborough Tongan princess forgives teen for deaths Jul.18   SF City Hall Supes Pass Health Care For Uninsured
  The Board voted unanimously to approve legislation that creates the Health Access Program
Jul.29   SF City Hall   Mayor Gives Blair Key To City
  British Prime Minister says his priorities are developing clean technology and investment in British business.    Blair is stopping by the home of former Secretary of State Shultz w...
Jul.30  Cisco  British prime minister visits with execs Aug.4  SFO  12 Iranians Detained Sep.22   San Jose Man Returns After Vietnam Imprisonment Dec.21   Castro Valley Police Reveal Identity Of 'Jane Doe'
  The body of Yesenia Becerra Nungaray, 16, of Yahualica, Mexico, was found inside a laundry bag behind a restaurant




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 Religion Timeline ... See Bay Area Religion timeline, World Religion timeline Top ^
2006 Feb.15   San Francisco S.F. Installs New Archbishop
  The ceremonial installation of George Niederauer drew church leaders from around the world
Apr.15   San Francisco   Dalai Lama Brings Message Of Tolerance  The Dalai Lama urged religious leaders to reach out to Muslims, saying Islam is a compassionate faith Nov.20   Santa Rosa Bishop Gets Counseling; No Charges  Daniel Walsh will not face criminal charges for failing to report child abuse allegations if he completes the counseling Dec.18  Intel  Intel To Develop Electronic Quran



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 Political Law Timeline ... See Bay Area Political Law timeline, World Political Law timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.19   Google Feds Seek Records in Porn Probe
  The Bush administration has subpoenaed Google for details on what its users have been looking for
Mar.13   Oakland Labor Stalemate Slows Crime Fight Mar.16  Oakland City Hall  PD Reaches Tentative Labor Agreement Jun.27  San Jose City Hall  City Attorney: Council Can't Oust Mayor Jul.26   San Jose Mayor Pleads Not Guilty To Felony Counts Sep.21   SF Chronicle Reporters Ordered Jailed In BALCO Probe
  Lance Williams and Mark Fainaru-Wada were ordered jailed for up to a maximum 18 months, pending an appeal
 Reporters are refusing to testify about who leaked them secret grand jury testimony from Barry Bonds, Jason Giambi and others
Sep.22  San Francisco  Mum Journalist Back In Prison Nov.28   Napa Pelosi's Business Scrutinized Dec.22   Napa Marine Charged In Iraqi Civilian Massacre



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 Murder Timeline ... See Bay Area Murder timeline, World Murder timeline Top ^
2006 Mar.1   Chinatown Chinatown leader assassinated
  Allen Leung, 56, died after being shot several times inside a dried seafood business
Aug.1  San Francisco  Journalist Jailed For Refusing Video Aug.31  San Francisco  Jailed Videographer Granted Bail Sep.21   SF Chronicle Reporters Ordered Jailed In BALCO Probe
  Lance Williams and Mark Fainaru-Wada were ordered jailed for up to a maximum 18 months, pending an appeal
 Reporters are refusing to testify about who leaked them secret grand jury testimony from Barry Bonds, Jason Giambi and others
Sep.22  San Francisco  Mum Journalist Back In Prison Oct.12   San Francisco Radio Host Under Fire For Comments  Pete Wilson criticized the lesbian couple for raising a child in what he called a 'non-romantic relationship' Oct.19   SF Chronicle Chronicle agrees to contempt in leak Nov.4  Fremont  Muslim community gathering on murder



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 Homeless Timeline ... See Bay Area Homeless timeline, World Homeless timeline Top ^
2006 Mar.6   San Francisco Caught On Video: Homeless Beating  Police in are searching for 3 suspects in connection with an attack on a homeless man who was beaten Nov.14  San Francisco  Board Votes To Eliminate Junior ROTC



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 Weather Related Timeline ... See Bay Area Weather Related timeline, World Weather Related timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.2   Napa   Governor Declares State of Emergency
  Schwarzenegger said about 'conditions of extreme peril to the safety of persons and property'
Apr.13   Alameda County Schwarzenegger Declares Emergency Apr.18   SF Downtown City Commemorates 1906 Quake, Fire
  Sirens wailed through the city before dawn to mark the moment when the Great Quake struck, shattering the city.    On 18 April 1906 a 7.8 quake shook the San Andreas fault for just under a minute. About 3,000 people died. The quake was touching off fires that burned f...
Sep.10   San Francisco Police Remember Fallen Comrades, 9/11  Hundreds of police officers and firefighters attended an annual mass for those in their ranks who have died Sep.11   SFO SFO Remembers Flight Crews Of Sept. 11 Oct.21  Oakland Hills  15th Anniversary Of Wildfire Marked Dec.18  Intel  Intel To Develop Electronic Quran



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 Military Timeline ... See Bay Area Military timeline, World Military timeline Top ^
2006 Feb.2   Livermore Lab Lab Deploys High-Powered Weapon  Officials at the laboratory have added a high-powered gun that can fire 3,000 rounds a minute o their armory Feb.3   Global Santa Rosa Soldier Killed By Bomb In Iraq
May.8   Concord Soldier From Concord Killed in Iraq May.29  SF Presidio  Annual ceremony marking Memorial Day Jul.1   San Francisco   First SF Soldier Killed In Iraq  Spc. Christopher D. Rose, 21, was killed when an improvised explosive device detonated in Baghdad Jul.27  Discovery Bay  Discovery Bay Soldier Dies In Iraq Aug.10   SFO National Guard Deployed at Airport  Schwarzenegger activated the Guard to bolster security at Calif. airports after authorities foiled a terror plot Sep.11  Alameda  Former Reservist Killed in Afghan Blast Oct.17  San Francisco  SF Soldier Dies In Iraq Oct.19  Moraga  Soldier From Moraga Killed In Iraq Dec.22   Napa Marine Charged In Iraqi Civilian Massacre



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 Water Sports Timeline ... See Bay Area Water Sports timeline, World Water Sports timeline Top ^
2006 Feb.7   Half Moon Bay South African wins Mavericks Contest  Grant 'Twiggy' Baker was crowned king of the waves. The 24 contestants had only 24 hours' notice to arrive Sep.28   HP Lawmakers Rip HP Tactics In Leak Scandal  Lawmakers denounced the intrusive tactics as a congressional hearing launched Dec.21   Castro Valley Police Reveal Identity Of 'Jane Doe'
  The body of Yesenia Becerra Nungaray, 16, of Yahualica, Mexico, was found inside a laundry bag behind a restaurant




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 Business Lawsuit Timeline ... See Bay Area Business Lawsuit timeline, World Business Lawsuit timeline Top ^
2006 Feb.7   San Jose County To Pay Hell's Angels $1 Million Mar.29  San Jose City Hall  City Council Opposes Immigration Bill May.1   East Oakland Immigration Protesters March  At least several thousand people marched seven7 to the federal building in a to support for immigration rights May.1   SF Downtown Thousands turn out for immigrants rights May.1   San Jose Downtown Thousands Of Immigrants Turn Out
  50,000 legal and illegals marched peacefully under a blue sky protesting what they call unjust immigration legislation
 People called out battle cries such as 'Si, se puede,' meaning 'Yes, we can,' while waving U.S. and Mexican flags as they trotted down King Rd. Hundreds more stood along the sidelines as the march stretched across 5 lanes
May.11  San Francisco  Inquire About Students' Immigration May.18  San Francisco  Wife Of Drowned Hero Facing Deportation



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 Visit Timeline ... See Bay Area Visit timeline, World Visit timeline Top ^
2006 Apr.21   Cisco Bush, Schwarzenegger Talk Education
  President touted 'American Competitiveness Initiative' as the solution to the nation's economic woes.    Bush spoke before some 250 high-tech leaders who gathered in San Jose for a rare presiden...
Apr.22   Napa Bush Marks Earth Day Mountain Biking Jun.8  Antioch  Gov. Schwarzenegger Visits Antioch Jul.7   San Francisco Angelides, Sen. Clinton visited SF Jul.31  Genentech  Tony Blair Visits Genentech Headquarters Aug.10   SFO National Guard Deployed at Airport  Schwarzenegger activated the Guard to bolster security at Calif. airports after authorities foiled a terror plot Sep.15  San Francisco  South Korea's President Visits



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 Maritime Timeline ... See Bay Area Maritime timeline, World Maritime timeline Top ^
2006 Mar.17   Oakland   Chertoff Concerned About Bay Area Ports  U.S. Homeland Security Secretary wants to ensure that there's 'adequate security to bring prosperity'



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 Human Rights Timeline ... See Bay Area Human Rights timeline, World Human Rights timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.24   Google Google censors itself for China
  Leading internet search company has agreed to censor some of its services to satisfy Beijing's restrictions
Jan.31  Stanford  Bush names Stanford professor Jan.31   SF City Hall Chamber Calls Falun Gong Homophobic Mar.14  Google  Judge Siding With Feds Over Subpoena Mar.17   Google Google Need Not Turn Over Records  A federal judge ordered Google to give the Bush administration a peek inside its search engine Jun.24   South of Market   Santa Cruz Chancellor jumps to her death
  Denice Dee Denton, 46, the controversial chancellor of the UC Santa Cruz, jumped from the 44th floor
 Her body was found outside the Paramount apartments on Mission Street at Third, tallest apartment for rent in San Francisco, where he partner lives The outspoken lesbian had the university foot $600,000 in renovations to her campus home Her partner, Gretchen Kalonji, was hired to work for the UC at a six-figure salary. Denton was appointed as the 9th chancellor of UC Santa Cruz, and assumed office on Feb. 14, 2005.
Jun.27  Larry Ellison  Ellison pulls plug on Harvard donation Aug.1  Stanford  Nike Chairman Pledges $105 Million



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 Software Timeline ... See Bay Area Software timeline, World Software timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.19   Google Feds Seek Records in Porn Probe
  The Bush administration has subpoenaed Google for details on what its users have been looking for
Jan.24   Google Google censors itself for China
  Leading internet search company has agreed to censor some of its services to satisfy Beijing's restrictions
Mar.14  Google  Judge Siding With Feds Over Subpoena Mar.17   Google Google Need Not Turn Over Records  A federal judge ordered Google to give the Bush administration a peek inside its search engine



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 Public Transportation Timeline ... See Bay Area Public Transportation timeline, World Public Transportation timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.19   SF City Hall   Mayor Accuses Conductors Of Stealing
  Newsom has accused the city's cable car conductors of pocketing fares, stirring the ire of the union
Jan.21  SF City Hall  Mayor Meets with Cable Car Operators Feb.2   Livermore Lab Lab Deploys High-Powered Weapon  Officials at the laboratory have added a high-powered gun that can fire 3,000 rounds a minute o their armory Feb.19   San Jose Murray claims 1st win at SAP Open  Britain's Andrew Murray battled from a set down to stun Australian Lleyton Hewitt 2-6 6-1 7-6 in the final Apr.5   SF City Hall   SF Picks Google, EarthLink For Wi-Fi
  A city panel identified Google and EarthLink as the best candidates to complete the ambitious project
 The recommendation was completing a 6-week reviewc The companies decided to team together earlier this year Google and EarthLink will pay to build the entire $15 million network
Jun.7   San Jose Voters Reject BART Expansion Tax



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 Political Leaders Timeline ... See Bay Area Political Leaders timeline, World Political Leaders timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.29   SF Downtown Hillary Clinton spoke at fundraising event  Sen. received an enthusiastic welcome when she spoke with television personality Jane Pauley Jan.31  Stanford  Bush names Stanford professor Feb.25   San Jose   Gov. Talks 'Boldness' At GOP Convention  Schwarzenegger said he will continue to push for government reforms but called to stop fighting Mar.8   Oakland Woman Says Mayor Broke Her Phone  Two women say Brown made racist statements during an altercation outside a nightclub Mar.17   Oakland   Chertoff Concerned About Bay Area Ports  U.S. Homeland Security Secretary wants to ensure that there's 'adequate security to bring prosperity' May.11  San Francisco  Inquire About Students' Immigration May.21   San Francisco VP Dick Cheney Quietly Arrives In SF
May.30  San Jose  Candidates Face Off In Mayoral Debate Jun.22   San Jose City Hall   Mayor Indicted For Bribery, Conspiracy
  Gonzales was indicted on six counts stemming from a probe involving a secretly-negotiated city garbage contract
 The contract cost taxpayers more than $11 million. Ron Gonzales, denied wrongdoing and rejected calls to step down. Mayor's aide, Joe Guerra, and garbage company Norcal Waste Systems also indicted
Jun.24   South of Market   Santa Cruz Chancellor jumps to her death
  Denice Dee Denton, 46, the controversial chancellor of the UC Santa Cruz, jumped from the 44th floor
 Her body was found outside the Paramount apartments on Mission Street at Third, tallest apartment for rent in San Francisco, where he partner lives The outspoken lesbian had the university foot $600,000 in renovations to her campus home Her partner, Gretchen Kalonji, was hired to work for the UC at a six-figure salary. Denton was appointed as the 9th chancellor of UC Santa Cruz, and assumed office on Feb. 14, 2005.
Jun.29  Oakland City Hall  Ward Stepping Down As Head Of Schools Jun.29  Oakland City Hall  Ward Stepping Down As Head Of Schools Jul.20  Campbell  Chertoff Speaks To Immigrants Jul.22  Santa Clara  Attorney Gen. Gonzales Speaks Jul.26   San Jose Mayor Pleads Not Guilty To Felony Counts Jul.30  Cisco  British prime minister visits with execs Sep.13  SF City Hall  Newsom Unveils Plan To End Truancy Nov.14  San Francisco  Board Votes To Eliminate Junior ROTC Dec.13  San Jose City Hall  Gonzales Presides Over Final City Council Mtg



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 Protest Timeline ... See Bay Area Protest timeline, World Protest timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.15  SF Marina  Protestors Attend Town Hall With Pelosi Jan.22   SF Downtown Dueling Abortion Rallies Converge
Mar.18  SF Downtown  Protest Marks Anniversary Of Iraq War Apr.10   Oakland Downtown Immigration Protests Draw Thousands  Waving flags thousands marched for immigrant rights, taking part in a wave of demonstrations across the nation Apr.10   Alum Rock Thousands Protest Immigration Bill  One of the largest rallies the South Bay has ever seen winds to Alum Rock over I-101 onto Santa Clara St. Apr.21   Stanford Protesters Block Bush From Meeting Aug.11  SF City Hall  Mayor Approves Affordable Housing Law Aug.12   SF Downtown Protesters condemn U.S.-Israeli policies Dec.4   UC Berkeley   Protesters perch in trees to save from ax
  Zachary RunningWolf, who ran was a candidate to become the mayor, and two others are hoping to save a grove
 The University oak grove controversy arose over the planned removal of trees in preparation for the construction of a new student athletic training center. Berkeley municipal law prohibits removing any coast live oak with a trunk larger than 6 inches within city, but the university claims an exemption to the city law as a state agency. UC actions have sparked 3 lawsuits




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 Race Issues Timeline ... See Bay Area Race Issues timeline, World Race Issues timeline Top ^
2006 Jun.5  Oakland  Census: Whites Surpass Blacks In City Dec.12   Richmond 6 Cops Accuse Chief Of Racism  Six high-ranking African-American officers filed state complaints accusing Chris Magnus of racism and harrassment



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 Commercial Real Estate Timeline ... See Bay Area Commercial Real Estate timeline, World Commercial Real Estate timeline Top ^
2006 May.23   Hercules Town To Seize of Wal-Mart Land
  The City Council voted unanimously to pursue using the power of eminent domain to seize 17 acres




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 Politics Timeline ... See Bay Area Politics timeline, World Politics timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.13  BART  Ads Spur Debate Jan.20   Alameda Schwarzenegger signs prescription bill Feb.3   Napa Bush Puts Disaster Label On Flood Zones  President Bush is triggering federal funds for counties that suffered flooding, mudslides from storms Feb.6   SF City Hall Police chief questions 'use of force' report
  Heather Fong called Chronicle's series 'irresponsible,' saying she is concerned about the report's accuracy
Feb.8  SF City Hall  Mayor Plans To Add Police Officers Mar.11  Golden Gate Bridge  Suicide Barrier Must Handle Winds Mar.13   Oakland Labor Stalemate Slows Crime Fight Mar.16  Oakland City Hall  PD Reaches Tentative Labor Agreement May.2   Treasure Island K-9 Unit Officer Dies In Training Exercise May.6  Richmond  Cinco de Mayo Events Relatively Quiet May.16  Oakland  Mayoral candidates debated over housing May.18   San Jose Grand jury: city police intimidating citizens Aug.4  Oakland City Hall  Oakland Unveils Bold New Crime Plan Sep.6   HP HP Sought Director Records in Leak Probe
  Investigators sought private telephone records while hunting for leaks to the media of confidential information
 HP ousts veteran member of board George Keyworth. The techniques of the investigation relied on an illegal data mining method known as 'pretexting'
Oct.23   Berkeley Gore Supports Prop. 87 At Rally Oct.24   East Oakland Schwarzenegger tout record on education Oct.25   San Francisco Barack Obama Visits Nov.30   SF City Hall 35 Officers Disciplined In Video Scandal
  Police Chief Fong announced that officers face disciplinary charges in connection to a series of controversial videos




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 LGBT Timeline ... See Bay Area LGBT timeline, World LGBT timeline Top ^
2006 Jun.24   South of Market   Santa Cruz Chancellor jumps to her death
  Denice Dee Denton, 46, the controversial chancellor of the UC Santa Cruz, jumped from the 44th floor
 Her body was found outside the Paramount apartments on Mission Street at Third, tallest apartment for rent in San Francisco, where he partner lives The outspoken lesbian had the university foot $600,000 in renovations to her campus home Her partner, Gretchen Kalonji, was hired to work for the UC at a six-figure salary. Denton was appointed as the 9th chancellor of UC Santa Cruz, and assumed office on Feb. 14, 2005.
Jun.25   SF Downtown 100ís Of Thousands For Pride Parade



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 Entertainment Timeline ... See Bay Area Entertainment timeline, World Entertainment timeline Top ^
2006 Jun.25   SF Downtown 100ís Of Thousands For Pride Parade
Nov.28   Napa Pelosi's Business Scrutinized



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 Obituary Timeline ... See Bay Area Obituary timeline, World Obituary timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.9  East Palo Alto  Police Mourn Colleague's Death Jan.12   SJ Arena Thousands Pay Tribute to Slain Cop
Jan.23  Livermore  Town Grieving For Kayla Reed Mar.17   San Bruno Soldier From San Bruno Killed In Iraq Jul.18  San Mateo  Bodies Of Tongan Royals Headed Home Aug.2  San Francisco  Thousands Mourn For Fallen Officer Aug.7   San Francisco Ex-City Supervisor Killed In Car Crash Oct.27  Fremont  Hundreds Remember Slain Mother Nov.4  Fremont  Muslim community gathering on murder Dec.1  Richmond  Funeral Held For Slain Police Officer Dec.6   San Francisco CNET Colleagues Mourn Kim's Death Dec.29   San Francisco Thousands Mourn Slain Police Officer



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2006 Sex Crime Timeline ... See Bay Area Sex Crime timeline, World Sex Crime timeline Top ^
2006 Jun.9  San Mateo  Sexual harassment claims against coroner Nov.20   Santa Rosa Bishop Gets Counseling; No Charges  Daniel Walsh will not face criminal charges for failing to report child abuse allegations if he completes the counseling