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01-04 Pelosi Becomes 1st Female Speaker San Francisco
C. 01-31 Mayor's aide resigns after affair SF City Hall
D. 03-13 Supes Condemn Illegal Immigrant Raids San Rafael
E. 06-20 Mayor calls cocaine accusation cheap shot SF City Hall
F. 07-26 U.N. Chief Talks Global Warming San Francisco
6. 07-26 Deal Reached To End Garbage Dispute Oakland
H. 08-02 Journalist Assassinated During Walk 250 14th Street, Oakland Downtown
8. 08-09 Black Muslim bakery assets to be liquidated Oakland

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  Pelosi Becomes 1st Female Speaker
Jan.2  Oakland City Hall  Mayor Dellums Begins Term
Jan.3  San Francisco  Disaster Response Chief Resigns
Jan.4   San Francisco
  Nancy Pelosi became the first woman in U.S. history to stand at the head of the House of Representatives
 66-year-old Democrat is s the San Francisco liberal decried by Republicans, an Italian-American Catholic, mother of 5
Jan.9  San Jose City Hall  Reed Sworn In As Mayor
Jan.26  San Francisco  Cyclists Protest Dangerous Intersection
Jan.29  UC Berkeley  Injunction Issued Against Stadium Plan
Jan.31   SF City Hall
  Alex Tourk is revealing he had knowledge about an affair that his wife had with Newsom.    In the midst of an election year, Alex Tourk ha...
Feb.1  SF City Hall  Mayor Newsom's sorry Feb.2  San Jose  Gore speech focuses on global warming Feb.5  San Francisco  Fmr. Lt. Gov. Leo McCarthy Dies At 76 Feb.17  Golden Gate Park  Memorial For James Kim Mar.6  SF City Hall  Mayor mulls making bus rides free Mar.9  San Rafael  Anger In Over Immigration Raids Mar.11  San Francisco  Peace Activists March To Pelosi's Home Mar.13   San Rafael Supes Condemn Illegal Immigrant Raids Mar.17  Oakland Downtown  Presidential Hopeful Obama Campaigns Mar.18  UC Berkeley  Nudes pose to save threatened trees  SF Downtown  Thousands March Over Iraq War Mar.19  Chevron  Anti-War Protesters Rally At Chevron HQ Mar.23  Pacific Heights  Camp Pelosi Protestors To Stay  San Jose  Army officers to be cited in Tillman death Mar.25  San Jose City Hall  City employees enjoy 6-figure salaries Mar.26   San Jose Family Blasts Tillman Reports Mar.27  SF City Hall  S.F. Board Bans Plastic Grocery Bags Apr.3  San Francisco  Jailed Videographer Josh Wolf Freed Apr.4  SF City Hall  Mayor calls for scrutiny in Critical Mass Apr.6  Walnut Creek  Soldier from Walnut Creek killed in Iraq Apr.9  Santa Rosa  Soldier Killed During 2nd Tour In Iraq Apr.10  Google  Google Earth maps out Darfur atrocities Apr.11  SF City Hall  Newsom Cleared In Tourk Timesheets Apr.15  SF Downtown  Clinton Talks To Nat. School Boards Ass. May.1  Oakland Downtown  Protests demanding path to citizenship May.9  San Francisco  Wiesel Returns For 1st Time Since Attack May.20  SF City Hall  New Questions About Ed Jew After Probe May.22  Berkeley  Housing Authority Under Investigation May.24  SF City Hall  Tony Hall Announces S.F. Mayoral Run  Pac Bell Park  Condoleeza Rice Continues Tour May.30  San Jose  Firm Sued Over CIA Torture Flights May.31  Santa Clara  Hillary Clinton Touts High-Tech Agenda Jun.6  San Jose City Hall  Chu Wins City Council Runoff In Landslide  Hayward  Soldier Dies In Iraq Following Attack Jun.12  San Jose  Charges Dropped Against Ex-Mayor Jun.20   SF City Hall Mayor calls cocaine accusation cheap shot  Gavin Newsom fired back at Supervisor Chris Daly over Daly's charge that the mayor is hiding a cocaine addiction Jun.24  San Francisco  Elizabeth Edwards speaks at Gay Pride Jul.3  SF City Hall  Ed Jew Responds To Residency Claims Jul.7  Concord  Soldier Killed In Iraq Jul.9  San Jose  Soldier Killed In Iraq Jul.13  San Francisco  Legendary Porn Pioneer Jim Mitchell Dead Jul.23  Oakland  Garbage Talks Round Has No Agreement Jul.26   San Francisco U.N. Chief Talks Global Warming   Oakland Deal Reached To End Garbage Dispute Jul.27  San Jose  UN Chief, Gov. Discuss Climate Change Jul.29  Golden Gate Park  City seeks to evict squatters Aug.2   Oakland Downtown   Journalist Assassinated During Walk Map of 250 14th Street Oakland
  A longtime Oakland newspaper journalist Chauncey Bailey, 57, was shot to death in a brazen attack that police believe was a deliberate hit
 He recently named editor of the Oakland Post and a former reporter for The Oakland Tribune
Aug.5  Oakland  Community leaders mourn slain journalist Aug.9   Oakland Black Muslim bakery assets to be liquidated Aug.12  Oakland  CHP Begins Street Patrols With City Police Aug.14  Sunnyvale  Marine From Sunnyvale Killed In Iraq Aug.20  San Francisco  Ed Jew Pleads Not Guilty To Charges Sep.2   Golden Gate Park Thousands celebrates Summer of Love Sep.10   SF City Hall Newsom Asks Over 100 Staffers To Resign  Mayor, who faces scant competition in the election, was asking all of his more than 100 political appointees to resign before his first term... Sep.12  UC Berkeley  Judge: Cal tree-sitters can stay, for now  San Jose  Marine Killed In Iraq Sep.13  SF Chronicle  Political Cartoonist Phil Frank Dies Sep.20  Novato  Soldier From Novato Killed In Iraq   SF City Hall   Ed Jew Faces Fed Charges  Mayor Gavin Newsom called on embattled Supervisor to resign in the face of new federal extortion charges on top of state charges Sep.21  Stanford  Protests Over Rumsfeld At Hoover  San Francisco  Ed Jew pleads not guilty to fraud charge Sep.25   SF City Hall Mayor Suspends Supervisor Ed Jew Sep.30  Oakland Downtown  Thousands of supporters hear Hillary Oct.1  UC Berkeley  Judge: Injunction To Evict Tree Sitters Oct.5  San Jose City Hall  SJ To Unveil Green Vision For City Oct.9  Belmont  Town Approves Controversial Smoking Ban Oct.11  San Francisco  Gore Speaks In SF Amid Nobel Speculation Oct.12  SF Downtown  Al Gore, U.N. Body Win Nobel Peace Prize Oct.15  San Francisco  Archbishop: communion to fake, gay nuns Oct.16  Yahoo  Lawmaker: Yahoo knew China's intent Oct.17  Oakland City Hall  Tougher Rules Against Smoking Enacted  Berkeley  Marine recruiting office draws protesters Oct.19  Contra Costa County  Prosecutors authorize strike Oct.23  San Francisco  Episcopalians affirm pro-gay positions Oct.27   SF Downtown Largest Of Nationwide Anti-War Protests Oct.28  Gap  Gap Severs Ties With Child Sweatshop Oct.31  SF Castro  Police Presence Spooks Revelers Nov.2  San Francisco  Bill Clinton Promotes Hillary, Book Nov.4  SF City Hall  SF Fighting Mayoral Election Apathy Nov.5   Yahoo House committee chair lambasts Yahoo  Martinez  Beavers May Be Euthanized Nov.6  SF City Hall  Mayoral Race Results Could Take Days   SF City Hall Newsom re-elected as mayor  The mayor has been re-elected after easily eclipsing a field of candidates that included a colorful cast of characters but no serious rivals Nov.7  SF City Hall  Refund Asked From Vote Machine Maker Nov.12  San Jose  Gore joins Kleiner Perkins to push green  Walnut Creek  Soldier Among 5 Dead In Afghanistan Nov.13  San Francisco  Gov. Halts Bay Fishing; Blasts Oil Spill Nov.14  Google  Obama Stumps At Google Campus Nov.15  UC Berkeley  3 arrested near tree-sitting protest Nov.19  San Francisco  Lawmakers not satisfied with spill response  San Francisco  Plastic Bag Ban Takes Effect Nov.20  SF City Hall  ID Cards For Undocumented Immigrants Nov.21   San Jose City Hall Meeting gets heated over 'Little Saigon' Dec.1  SF City Hall  City offers gift cards for guns Dec.5  Vallejo  Cloutier Sworn In As Mayor Amid Recount Dec.6   Vallejo Mayoral election overturned after recount  San Francisco  Radio host Ward faces child porn charges Dec.7  Emeryville  Retired SF Cop Struck, Killed By Mayor Dec.10  San Francisco  Giuliani Visits San Francisco Diner Dec.11  Vallejo  Judge: Cloutier Out, Davis In As Mayor Dec.18  Half Moon Bay  City To Appeal $36.9M Judgment Dec.22  SF City Hall  SF Must Pay White Man $1M In Race Suit


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February 2007
Mayor Newsom's sorry
Gore speech focuses on global warming
Fmr. Lt. Gov. Leo McCarthy Dies At 76
Mayor Newsom's sorry
Gore speech focuses on global warming
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March 2007
Peace Activists March To Pelosi's Home
Supes Condemn Illegal Immigrant Raids
Presidential Hopeful Obama Campaigns
Nudes pose to save threatened trees
Family Blasts Tillman Reports
S.F. Board Bans Plastic Grocery Bags
Presidential Hopeful Obama Campaigns
Peace Activists March To Pelosi's Home
Thousands March Over Iraq War
Anti-War Protesters Rally At Chevron HQ
Family Blasts Tillman Reports
S.F. Board Bans Plastic Grocery Bags
April 2007
Google Earth maps out Darfur atrocities
Newsom Cleared In Tourk Timesheets
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June 2007
Soldier Dies In Iraq Following Attack
Mayor calls cocaine accusation cheap shot
Mayor calls cocaine accusation cheap shot
Soldier Dies In Iraq Following Attack
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July 2007
Deal Reached To End Garbage Dispute
U.N. Chief Talks Global Warming
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Deal Reached To End Garbage Dispute
August 2007
Journalist Assassinated During Walk
Black Muslim bakery assets to be liquidated
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Black Muslim bakery assets to be liquidated
September 2007
Thousands celebrates Summer of Love
Newsom Asks Over 100 Staffers To Resign
Political Cartoonist Phil Frank Dies
Ed Jew Faces Fed Charges
Mayor Suspends Supervisor Ed Jew
Newsom Asks Over 100 Staffers To Resign
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October 2007
Town Approves Controversial Smoking Ban
Gore Speaks In SF Amid Nobel Speculation
Al Gore, U.N. Body Win Nobel Peace Prize
Lawmaker: Yahoo knew China's intent
Largest Of Nationwide Anti-War Protests
Gore Speaks In SF Amid Nobel Speculation
Al Gore, U.N. Body Win Nobel Peace Prize
Lawmaker: Yahoo knew China's intent
Largest Of Nationwide Anti-War Protests
Gap Severs Ties With Child Sweatshop
Lawmaker: Yahoo knew China's intent
Gap Severs Ties With Child Sweatshop
November 2007
Bill Clinton Promotes Hillary, Book
House committee chair lambasts Yahoo
Beavers May Be Euthanized
Newsom re-elected as mayor
Gov. Halts Bay Fishing; Blasts Oil Spill
Meeting gets heated over 'Little Saigon'
Bill Clinton Promotes Hillary, Book
Gov. Halts Bay Fishing; Blasts Oil Spill
House committee chair lambasts Yahoo
Meeting gets heated over 'Little Saigon'
House committee chair lambasts Yahoo
Plastic Bag Ban Takes Effect
December 2007
Mayoral election overturned after recount
Judge: Cloutier Out, Davis In As Mayor
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January 2007 ... more > Top ^
Jan.2  Golden Gate Bridge  10 Arrested In Iraq Protest
  Oakland City Hall
Jan.3   San Francisco
Jan.4   San Francisco  
  Nancy Pelosi became the first woman in U.S. history to stand at the head of the House of Representatives
 66-year-old Democrat is s the San Francisco liberal decried by Republicans, an Italian-American Catholic, mother of 5
Jan.6  Ocean Beach  Protestors Join In To Impeach Bush Jan.8  Oakland City Hall  Dellums Publicly Sworn In As Mayor  SF Downtown  Controversy Over Taiwan President's Stop Jan.9   San Jose City Hall Reed Sworn In As Mayor  Chuck Reed was sworn as city's 64th mayor and he promised 'no lying, no cheating, no stealing' Jan.18  SF City Hall  City Claim Grocers Broke Plastic Bag Deal Jan.19  San Francisco  Falun Gong Lunar New Year Show Jan.22  Fremont  Schwarzenegger Touts Health Care Plan Jan.23  UC Berkeley  Former mayor, 71, joins UC tree-sitters Jan.26   San Francisco Cyclists Protest Dangerous Intersection   Activists will hold a demonstration near Market and Octavia St. to protest an illegal turn that motorists use to save time Jan.27  SF Downtown  Anti-War Protests On Streets Jan.28  Hayward  Family Mourns Soldier Killed In Iraq Jan.29   UC Berkeley Injunction Issued Against Stadium Plan
 SF City Hall  Mayor's Aide Accused Of Dirty Tricks Jan.31   SF City Hall   Mayor's aide resigns after affair
  Alex Tourk is revealing he had knowledge about an affair that his wife had with Newsom
 In the midst of an election year, Alex Tourk has announced that he will step down from his post


February 2007 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1   SF City Hall     Mayor Newsom's sorry  Mayor was having an affair with a former secretary, who is the wife of a top aide who resigned after confronting Newsom Feb.2   San Jose Gore speech focuses on global warming
 Los Altos Hills  Soldier, 21, Killed In Iraq Feb.5   San Francisco   Fmr. Lt. Gov. Leo McCarthy Dies At 76  New Zealand immigrant went on to serve a record 3 terms as lieutenant governor Feb.6  SF City Hall  Supervisor Calls On Mayor To Resign Feb.8  Oakland City Hall  Mayor Gets 60% Pay Raise Feb.11  SF City Hall  Mayor opens re-election headquarter Feb.12  Santa Clara  Giuliani Talks Ideas, But Details Scarce  Lafayette  War memorial sign could shrink under pact Feb.17   Golden Gate Park Memorial For James Kim Feb.20  San Francisco  Obama In SF, Says America At Crossroads Feb.22  San Francisco  Newsom: alcohol got in way of his job Feb.25  Castro Valley  Competing Rallies Held

March 2007 ... more > Top ^
Mar.6   SF City Hall Mayor mulls making bus rides free
Mar.8  SF City Hall  Proposed Plastic Grocery Bag Ban Delayed Mar.9   San Rafael Anger In Over Immigration Raids Mar.10  Pac Bell Park  Christian Anti-Gay Youth Rally Mar.11   San Francisco   Peace Activists March To Pelosi's Home  The activists planned to march across the Golden Gate Bridge and gather outside the home of House Speaker Mar.13   San Rafael   Supes Condemn Illegal Immigrant Raids
  After a lengthy public hearing, county supervisors voted unanimously to send letters voicing strong opposition
Mar.17   Oakland Downtown   Presidential Hopeful Obama Campaigns  Democratic presidential hopeful attracted a huge crowd of more than 10,000 to for a rally in front of Oakland City Hall Mar.18  Walnut Creek  Iraq War Protests Held   UC Berkeley     Nudes pose to save threatened trees  Photographer Jack Gescheidt staged a nude photo shoot of about 75 models threatened oak trees slated to be removed   SF Downtown Thousands March Over Iraq War Mar.19   Chevron Anti-War Protesters Rally At Chevron HQ Mar.23   Pacific Heights Camp Pelosi Protestors To Stay  Oakland  Rudy Giuliani Makes Campaign Stop   San Jose Army officers to be cited in Tillman death Mar.25   San Jose City Hall City employees enjoy 6-figure salaries Mar.26  SF Downtown  Edwards Stumps In SF   San Jose Family Blasts Tillman Reports
  The family isn't satisfied with military reports that found critical errors in reporting his 2004 friendly-fire death in Afghanistan
Mar.27   SF City Hall S.F. Board Bans Plastic Grocery Bags  Board of Supervisors devoted time to improving the planet Mar.30  San Jose  Latinos Concerned Over Police Arrests

April 2007 ... more > Top ^
Apr.1  San Jose  Pat Tillman's Mother Accuses Bush  Pacific Heights  Anti-war activists outside Pelosi's home Apr.2  San Jose  Marine Gets Discharge For War Objection Apr.3   San Francisco Jailed Videographer Josh Wolf Freed Apr.4   SF City Hall Mayor calls for scrutiny in Critical Mass Apr.6   Walnut Creek Soldier from Walnut Creek killed in Iraq Apr.9   Santa Rosa Soldier Killed During 2nd Tour In Iraq Apr.10   Google Google Earth maps out Darfur atrocities  U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has teamed up with Google's mapping service to map out the carnage in the region Apr.11   SF City Hall   Newsom Cleared In Tourk Timesheets  City attorney's investigation has cleared Newsom's former paramour of any wrongdoing in her financial dealings with the city Apr.13  Oakland  Officials To Curb Problem Liquor Stores Apr.15   SF Downtown Clinton Talks To Nat. School Boards Ass. Apr.18  Rohnert Park  Soldier killed in Baghdad Apr.19  Yahoo  Imprisoned Chinese Dissident Sues Yahoo Apr.21  San Jose  Activists Rally For Exploited Workers Apr.23  Hayward  Talks Produce No Deal In Teachers Strike

May 2007 ... more > Top ^
May.1  Stanford  McCain: Create 'League Of Democracies'   Oakland Downtown Protests demanding path to citizenship
May.8  San Francisco  To Be Fired For Not Registering For Draft May.9   San Francisco Wiesel Returns For 1st Time Since Attack May.10  Cisco  Cisco Investigated For Hiring Practices May.15  Santa Rosa  Teen Gets No Cash In 'That's So Gay' Suit May.20   SF City Hall New Questions About Ed Jew After Probe May.22   Berkeley Housing Authority Under Investigation May.24   SF City Hall Tony Hall Announces S.F. Mayoral Run   Pac Bell Park Condoleeza Rice Continues Tour May.30   San Jose Firm Sued Over CIA Torture Flights  SF Richmond  Recall Drive For Supervisor McGoldrick  Burlingame  Presidential Hopeful Rudy Giuliani Visits May.31  Mountain View  Edwards Seeks Gas Price Probe   Santa Clara Hillary Clinton Touts High-Tech Agenda

June 2007 ... more > Top ^
Jun.6   San Jose City Hall Chu Wins City Council Runoff In Landslide
  Hayward Soldier Dies In Iraq Following Attack  Sgt. Andrew J. Higgins, 28, from Hayward , died of his injuries in Baqubah after the unit he was in came under small-arms fire  San Jose City Hall  City to cut greenhouse gases by 25% Jun.10  San Francisco  FBI Supplied Cash Given To Jew In Probe Jun.12   San Jose   Charges Dropped Against Ex-Mayor  Judge Herlihy said Gonzales and his top aide Guerra improperly concealed their dealings with Norcal Waste Systems Jun.16  San Francisco  The Frisbee Turns 50 Jun.18  SF City Hall  City Attorney Seeks To Remove Ed Jew Jun.20   SF City Hall   Mayor calls cocaine accusation cheap shot
  Gavin Newsom fired back at Supervisor Chris Daly over Daly's charge that the mayor is hiding a cocaine addiction
Jun.22  SF City Hall  Newsom prohibits city using bottled water Jun.24   San Francisco Elizabeth Edwards speaks at Gay Pride

July 2007 ... more > Top ^
Jul.3   SF City Hall Ed Jew Responds To Residency Claims
Jul.7   Concord Soldier Killed In Iraq Jul.8  Western Addition  Jesse Jackson calls for gun control at rally Jul.9   San Jose Soldier Killed In Iraq  SF Downtown  Pelosi speaks at federal building ceremony Jul.12  Oakland City Hall  City To Sue Over Garbage Lockout Jul.13   San Francisco   Legendary Porn Pioneer Jim Mitchell Dead  The legendary porn pioneer who was convicted of fatally shooting his brother, has died at age 63 Jul.16  Santa Clara  McCain Vows To Continue Campaign Jul.19  Oakland  Mediator Talks Continue In Trash Dispute Jul.22  Oakland  Union, company return to table Jul.23   Oakland Garbage Talks Round Has No Agreement Jul.26   San Francisco U.N. Chief Talks Global Warming
  Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged the U.S. to take the lead in combating global warming during a visit to learn the state's campaign to curb emissions.    Ban Ki-moon gave Libba Patterson, his Amer...
  Oakland Deal Reached To End Garbage Dispute
  Officials from Waste Management, the Teamsters and Mayor Dellums emerged from negotiations to announce a tentative agreement.    The Teamsters will take a vote on Saturday. On ...
Jul.27   San Jose UN Chief, Gov. Discuss Climate Change  Concord  Thousands Pay Tribute To Firefighters Jul.29   Golden Gate Park City seeks to evict squatters Jul.30  San Francisco  Late night talk show host Tom Snyder dies

August 2007 ... more > Top ^
Aug.1  San Jose  John Edwards Visits Silicon Valley Aug.2   Oakland Downtown   Journalist Assassinated During Walk
Map of 250 14th Street Oakland
  A longtime Oakland newspaper journalist Chauncey Bailey, 57, was shot to death in a brazen attack that police believe was a deliberate hit
 He recently named editor of the Oakland Post and a former reporter for The Oakland Tribune
Aug.5   Oakland Community leaders mourn slain journalist Aug.8  Oakland  Obama In Oakland, Critical Of Bush  Oakland  Hundreds Remember Journalist Bailey  San Francisco  DA Harris To Run For 2nd Term Aug.9   Oakland   Black Muslim bakery assets to be liquidated
  U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge denied a request by the Your Black Muslim Bakery to reconsider an order to liquidate its assets to satisfy creditors
Aug.10  SF City Hall  Hall To Challenge Newsom; Daly Out  San Francisco  Clinton, Kucinich Campaign Aug.12   Oakland CHP Begins Street Patrols With City Police  The California Highway Patrol began patrolling city streets in an attempt to stem the rising tide of violence there Aug.14   Sunnyvale Marine From Sunnyvale Killed In Iraq
Aug.20   San Francisco Ed Jew Pleads Not Guilty To Charges  Oakland City Hall  Six Sue Police Over Public Strip Searches Aug.29  UC Berkeley  Cal Tree Protestors Clash With Police

September 2007 ... more > Top ^
Sep.2   Golden Gate Park   Thousands celebrates Summer of Love
  Even the closing of the Bay Bridge could not keep nostalgic flower children away from the park to celebrate the 40th anniversary
Sep.3  San Rafael  City considers fines for underage drinking Sep.7  San Francisco  Barack Obama Rallies Receptive Crowd  Stanford  Rumsfeld heading to Hoover Institution Sep.10   SF City Hall Newsom Asks Over 100 Staffers To Resign
  Mayor, who faces scant competition in the election, was asking all of his more than 100 political appointees to resign before his first term ends
Sep.12   UC Berkeley Judge: Cal tree-sitters can stay, for now   San Jose Marine Killed In Iraq Sep.13   SF Chronicle Political Cartoonist Phil Frank Dies  His whimsical drawings graced the newspaper for 3 decades. Frank died of a brain tumor at a hillside house. He was 64 Sep.14  SF City Hall  Over 100 Comply With Request To Resign Sep.15  UC Berkeley  21 Arrested After Aiding Tree Sitters Sep.20   Novato Soldier From Novato Killed In Iraq   SF City Hall   Ed Jew Faces Fed Charges
  Mayor Gavin Newsom called on embattled Supervisor to resign in the face of new federal extortion charges on top of state charges
Sep.21   Stanford     Protests Over Rumsfeld At Hoover  A growing number of University students and professors are protesting the decision to appoint former U.S. Defense Secretary as a visiting fe...   San Francisco Ed Jew pleads not guilty to fraud charge Sep.25   SF City Hall Mayor Suspends Supervisor Ed Jew
  Gavin Newsom replaced the supervisor with his Deputy Budget Director, Carmen Chu
Sep.30  SF City Hall  Newsom Announces Pick For HRC Director   Oakland Downtown   Thousands of supporters hear Hillary  Hillary Clinton vow that she would seek a way out of Iraq, fight global warming and reform the healthcare system to cover the uninsured

October 2007 ... more > Top ^
Oct.1   UC Berkeley Judge: Injunction To Evict Tree Sitters Oct.5   San Jose City Hall SJ To Unveil Green Vision For City  San Francisco  Blue Angels return to the skies above SF Oct.8  Martinez  CoCo Supervisor In Hospital Oct.9   Belmont   Town Approves Controversial Smoking Ban  The City Council adopted on a 3-2 vote a landmark ordinance regulating secondhand smoke in the city Oct.11   San Francisco     Gore Speaks In SF Amid Nobel Speculation  Gore appeared at a fundraiser for Barbara Boxer and focused on the environment and global warming at the Westin St. Frances hotel Oct.12   SF Downtown     Al Gore, U.N. Body Win Nobel Peace Prize  Gore, who was staying at his condominium at the St. Regis Hotel, won the prize for efforts to spread awareness of man-made climate change Oct.15   San Francisco Archbishop: communion to fake, gay nuns Oct.16   Yahoo Lawmaker: Yahoo knew China's intent  Rep. Tom Lantos: Yahoo misled Congress regarding information the Internet company gave to Chinese authorities about the journalist Shi Tao Oct.17   Oakland City Hall Tougher Rules Against Smoking Enacted   Berkeley Marine recruiting office draws protesters Oct.19   Contra Costa County Prosecutors authorize strike  San Francisco  Supervisor Ed Jew Back In Court Oct.21  San Francisco  The Lights Go Down In The City Oct.23   San Francisco Episcopalians affirm pro-gay positions Oct.24  San Jose City Hall  Mayor Backs Library Porn Filter Proposal Oct.27   SF Downtown   Largest Of Nationwide Anti-War Protests
  Thousands of people called for a swift end to the war as they marched under sunny skiesy, chanting and carrying bright anti-war signs.    The signs read: 'Wall Street Gets Rich, Ira...
Oct.28   Gap Gap Severs Ties With Child Sweatshop  A British newspaper found children as young as 10 making clothes in a sweatshop in New Delhi Oct.29  SF City Hall  State Of City Speech: SF Making Progress Oct.31   SF Castro   Police Presence Spooks Revelers  A heavy police presence seemed enough to spook revelers away from what was once home to the largest Halloween street party

November 2007 ... more > Top ^
Nov.1  SF City Hall  Mayor Newsom Casts Absentee Ballot Nov.2   San Francisco   Bill Clinton Promotes Hillary, Book  Former President paid a visit to fundraise for his wife's presidential bid and to promote his new book Nov.4   SF City Hall SF Fighting Mayoral Election Apathy Nov.5   Yahoo House committee chair lambasts Yahoo
  Tom Lantos angrily rejected explanation for why Yahoo provided incomplete info to Congress about its role in the arrest of a Chinese journalist
  Martinez Beavers May Be Euthanized  The city is considering euthanizing a family of beavers that built a large dam on the Alhambra Creek Nov.6   SF City Hall Mayoral Race Results Could Take Days   SF City Hall Newsom re-elected as mayor
  The mayor has been re-elected after easily eclipsing a field of candidates that included a colorful cast of characters but no serious rivals
 An early absentee ballot count gives Newsom an insurmountable lead over his nearest opponent. With 45,000 absentee ballots for mayor about 41% of the total votes cast unofficial returns showed Newsom with 77.5% of the vote compared to 7% for flower shop owner Harold Hoogasian. Community activist Wilma Pang was third with 6%
 Benicia  Councilwoman Patterson elected as mayor Nov.7  Vallejo  Tight mayor's race could make history   SF City Hall Refund Asked From Vote Machine Maker Nov.11  San Francisco  Feinstein: Spill should not have happened Nov.12   San Jose Gore joins Kleiner Perkins to push green   Walnut Creek Soldier Among 5 Dead In Afghanistan Nov.13   San Francisco   Gov. Halts Bay Fishing; Blasts Oil Spill  Schwarzenegger suspended all fishing in areas affected by oil spill and called the incident an 'unbelievable human failure' and promised to ...  Yahoo  Yahoo, Jailed Journalists Settle Lawsuit Nov.14   Google Obama Stumps At Google Campus Nov.15   UC Berkeley 3 arrested near tree-sitting protest  San Francisco  Bush Names New NorCal U.S. Attorney Nov.19   San Francisco   Lawmakers not satisfied with spill response  Members of Congress, including House Speaker Pelosi, demanded answers on the U.S. Coast Guard's response to an oil spill   San Francisco Plastic Bag Ban Takes Effect  A city ordinance passed in March forbids the use of traditional plastic bags by large grocery stores that can still use biodegradable plastic... Nov.20   SF City Hall ID Cards For Undocumented Immigrants Nov.21   San Jose City Hall Meeting gets heated over 'Little Saigon'
  The City Council nearly turned into a riot when council members voted on a new name for a business district, most demanding it be called 'Little Saigon'.    In an 8-to-3 vote, council decided on Saigon Business District...


December 2007 ... more > Top ^
Dec.1   SF City Hall City offers gift cards for guns Dec.5   Vallejo Cloutier Sworn In As Mayor Amid Recount Dec.6   Vallejo Mayoral election overturned after recount
  Former county supervisor Osby Davis emerged victorious in the hand recount of 20,000 ballots, pulling ahead of Gary Cloutier by just 3 votes
  San Francisco Radio host Ward faces child porn charges Dec.7   Emeryville Retired SF Cop Struck, Killed By Mayor Dec.10   San Francisco Giuliani Visits San Francisco Diner Dec.11   Vallejo Judge: Cloutier Out, Davis In As Mayor  A judge denied mayoral candidate Gary Cloutier's request to halt the swearing-in of challenger Osby Davis as the city's new mayor  San Francisco  Clinton, Buffett Defend Estate Tax Dec.18   Half Moon Bay City To Appeal $36.9M Judgment Dec.22   SF City Hall SF Must Pay White Man $1M In Race Suit



  Gov. Halts Bay Fishing; Blasts Oil Spill  Schwarzenegger suspended all fishing in areas affected by oil spill and called the incident an 'unbelievable human failure' and promised to ... Tony Hall Announces S.F. Mayoral Run Hillary Clinton Touts High-Tech Agenda Chu Wins City Council Runoff In Landslide   Thousands of supporters hear Hillary  Hillary Clinton vow that she would seek a way out of Iraq, fight global warming and reform the healthcare system to cover the uninsured SF Fighting Mayoral Election Apathy Mayoral Race Results Could Take Days Newsom re-elected as mayor




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2007
Jul.27  Concord  Thousands Pay Tribute To Firefighters




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Food Timeline ... See Bay Area Food timeline, World Food timeline Top ^
2007
Nov.13   San Francisco




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Election & Vote Timeline ... See Bay Area Election & Vote timeline, World Election & Vote timeline Top ^
2007
Feb.11  SF City Hall  Mayor opens re-election headquarter
Mar.23  Oakland  Rudy Giuliani Makes Campaign Stop
Mar.26  SF Downtown  Edwards Stumps In SF
May.1  Stanford  McCain: Create 'League Of Democracies'
May.24   SF City Hall
May.30  Burlingame  Presidential Hopeful Rudy Giuliani Visits
May.31  Mountain View  Edwards Seeks Gas Price Probe
May.31   Santa Clara
Jun.6   San Jose City Hall
Jul.16  Santa Clara  McCain Vows To Continue Campaign
Aug.8  Oakland  Obama In Oakland, Critical Of Bush
Aug.10  SF City Hall  Hall To Challenge Newsom; Daly Out
Aug.10  San Francisco  Clinton, Kucinich Campaign
Sep.7  San Francisco  Barack Obama Rallies Receptive Crowd
Sep.30   Oakland Downtown
Nov.1  SF City Hall  Mayor Newsom Casts Absentee Ballot
Nov.4   SF City Hall
Nov.6   SF City Hall
Nov.6   SF City Hall
  The mayor has been re-elected after easily eclipsing a field of candidates that included a colorful cast of characters but no serious rivals
 An early absentee ballot count gives Newsom an insurmountable lead over his nearest opponent. With 45,000 absentee ballots for mayor about 41% of the total votes cast unofficial returns showed Newsom with 77.5% of the vote compared to 7% for flower shop owner Harold Hoogasian. Community activist Wilma Pang was third with 6%
Nov.6  Benicia  Councilwoman Patterson elected as mayor Nov.7  Vallejo  Tight mayor's race could make history Nov.7   SF City Hall Refund Asked From Vote Machine Maker
Dec.5   Vallejo Cloutier Sworn In As Mayor Amid Recount Dec.6   Vallejo Mayoral election overturned after recount
  Former county supervisor Osby Davis emerged victorious in the hand recount of 20,000 ballots, pulling ahead of Gary Cloutier by just 3 votes
Dec.10   San Francisco Giuliani Visits San Francisco Diner Dec.11   Vallejo Judge: Cloutier Out, Davis In As Mayor  A judge denied mayoral candidate Gary Cloutier's request to halt the swearing-in of challenger Osby Davis as the city's new mayor



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Fraud Timeline ... See Bay Area Fraud timeline, World Fraud timeline Top ^
2007 Jun.10  San Francisco  FBI Supplied Cash Given To Jew In Probe



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Local Politics Timeline ... See Bay Area Local Politics timeline, World Local Politics timeline Top ^
2007 Jan.18  SF City Hall  City Claim Grocers Broke Plastic Bag Deal Jan.26   San Francisco Cyclists Protest Dangerous Intersection   Activists will hold a demonstration near Market and Octavia St. to protest an illegal turn that motorists use to save time Jan.29  SF City Hall  Mayor's Aide Accused Of Dirty Tricks Mar.8  SF City Hall  Proposed Plastic Grocery Bag Ban Delayed Mar.25   San Jose City Hall City employees enjoy 6-figure salaries
Mar.27   SF City Hall S.F. Board Bans Plastic Grocery Bags  Board of Supervisors devoted time to improving the planet Apr.4   SF City Hall Mayor calls for scrutiny in Critical Mass Apr.4   SF City Hall Mayor calls for scrutiny in Critical Mass Apr.11   SF City Hall   Newsom Cleared In Tourk Timesheets  City attorney's investigation has cleared Newsom's former paramour of any wrongdoing in her financial dealings with the city Apr.13  Oakland  Officials To Curb Problem Liquor Stores Jun.6  San Jose City Hall  City to cut greenhouse gases by 25% Jun.10  San Francisco  FBI Supplied Cash Given To Jew In Probe Jun.18  SF City Hall  City Attorney Seeks To Remove Ed Jew Jun.22  SF City Hall  Newsom prohibits city using bottled water Jul.3   SF City Hall Ed Jew Responds To Residency Claims Sep.3  San Rafael  City considers fines for underage drinking Sep.25   SF City Hall Mayor Suspends Supervisor Ed Jew
  Gavin Newsom replaced the supervisor with his Deputy Budget Director, Carmen Chu
Oct.5   San Jose City Hall SJ To Unveil Green Vision For City Oct.9   Belmont Town Approves Controversial Smoking Ban  The City Council adopted on a 3-2 vote a landmark ordinance regulating secondhand smoke in the city Oct.17   Oakland City Hall Tougher Rules Against Smoking Enacted Oct.21  San Francisco  The Lights Go Down In The City Oct.24  San Jose City Hall  Mayor Backs Library Porn Filter Proposal Nov.5   Martinez Beavers May Be Euthanized  The city is considering euthanizing a family of beavers that built a large dam on the Alhambra Creek Nov.19   San Francisco Plastic Bag Ban Takes Effect  A city ordinance passed in March forbids the use of traditional plastic bags by large grocery stores that can still use biodegradable plastic... Nov.21   San Jose City Hall Meeting gets heated over 'Little Saigon'
  The City Council nearly turned into a riot when council members voted on a new name for a business district, most demanding it be called 'Little Saigon'.    In an 8-to-3 vote, council decided on Saigon Business District...
Dec.1   SF City Hall City offers gift cards for guns Dec.7   Emeryville Retired SF Cop Struck, Killed By Mayor Dec.18   Half Moon Bay City To Appeal $36.9M Judgment



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Healthcare Business Timeline ... See Bay Area Healthcare Business timeline, World Healthcare Business timeline Top ^
2007 Jan.22  Fremont  Schwarzenegger Touts Health Care Plan Apr.10   Google Google Earth maps out Darfur atrocities  U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has teamed up with Google's mapping service to map out the carnage in the region Oct.8  Martinez  CoCo Supervisor In Hospital Oct.28   Gap Gap Severs Ties With Child Sweatshop  A British newspaper found children as young as 10 making clothes in a sweatshop in New Delhi



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Religion Timeline ... See Bay Area Religion timeline, World Religion timeline Top ^
2007 Oct.15   San Francisco Archbishop: communion to fake, gay nuns
Oct.23   San Francisco Episcopalians affirm pro-gay positions



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Political Law Timeline ... See Bay Area Political Law timeline, World Political Law timeline Top ^
2007 Jan.29   UC Berkeley Injunction Issued Against Stadium Plan
Apr.3   San Francisco Jailed Videographer Josh Wolf Freed Apr.11   SF City Hall   Newsom Cleared In Tourk Timesheets  City attorney's investigation has cleared Newsom's former paramour of any wrongdoing in her financial dealings with the city Apr.21  San Jose  Activists Rally For Exploited Workers May.15  Santa Rosa  Teen Gets No Cash In 'That's So Gay' Suit Jun.12   San Jose   Charges Dropped Against Ex-Mayor  Judge Herlihy said Gonzales and his top aide Guerra improperly concealed their dealings with Norcal Waste Systems Jul.19  Oakland  Mediator Talks Continue In Trash Dispute Jul.22  Oakland  Union, company return to table Jul.23   Oakland Garbage Talks Round Has No Agreement Jul.26   Oakland Deal Reached To End Garbage Dispute
  Officials from Waste Management, the Teamsters and Mayor Dellums emerged from negotiations to announce a tentative agreement.    The Teamsters will take a vote on Saturday. On ...
Aug.8  San Francisco  DA Harris To Run For 2nd Term Aug.9   Oakland   Black Muslim bakery assets to be liquidated
  U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge denied a request by the Your Black Muslim Bakery to reconsider an order to liquidate its assets to satisfy creditors
Aug.20   San Francisco Ed Jew Pleads Not Guilty To Charges Sep.12   UC Berkeley Judge: Cal tree-sitters can stay, for now Sep.20   SF City Hall   Ed Jew Faces Fed Charges
  Mayor Gavin Newsom called on embattled Supervisor to resign in the face of new federal extortion charges on top of state charges
Sep.21   San Francisco Ed Jew pleads not guilty to fraud charge Oct.1   UC Berkeley Judge: Injunction To Evict Tree Sitters Oct.19   Contra Costa County Prosecutors authorize strike Oct.19   Contra Costa County Prosecutors authorize strike Oct.19  San Francisco  Supervisor Ed Jew Back In Court Nov.15  San Francisco  Bush Names New NorCal U.S. Attorney



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Media Politics Timeline ... See Bay Area Media Politics timeline, World Media Politics timeline Top ^
2007 Apr.3   San Francisco Jailed Videographer Josh Wolf Freed
Aug.2   Oakland Downtown   Journalist Assassinated During Walk Map of 250 14th Street Oakland
  A longtime Oakland newspaper journalist Chauncey Bailey, 57, was shot to death in a brazen attack that police believe was a deliberate hit
 He recently named editor of the Oakland Post and a former reporter for The Oakland Tribune
Aug.2   Oakland Downtown   Journalist Assassinated During Walk Map of 250 14th Street Oakland
  A longtime Oakland newspaper journalist Chauncey Bailey, 57, was shot to death in a brazen attack that police believe was a deliberate hit
 He recently named editor of the Oakland Post and a former reporter for The Oakland Tribune
Dec.6   San Francisco Radio host Ward faces child porn charges



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Homeless Timeline ... See Bay Area Homeless timeline, World Homeless timeline Top ^
2007 Jul.29   Golden Gate Park City seeks to evict squatters




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Bankruptcy Timeline ... See Bay Area Bankruptcy timeline, World Bankruptcy timeline Top ^
2007 Aug.9   Oakland   Black Muslim bakery assets to be liquidated
  U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge denied a request by the Your Black Muslim Bakery to reconsider an order to liquidate its assets to satisfy creditors




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Anniversary Timeline ... See Bay Area Anniversary timeline, World Anniversary timeline Top ^
2007 Jun.16  San Francisco  The Frisbee Turns 50 Sep.2   Golden Gate Park Thousands celebrates Summer of Love
  Even the closing of the Bay Bridge could not keep nostalgic flower children away from the park to celebrate the 40th anniversary




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Military Timeline ... See Bay Area Military timeline, World Military timeline Top ^
2007 Mar.23   San Jose Army officers to be cited in Tillman death
Mar.26   San Jose Family Blasts Tillman Reports
  The family isn't satisfied with military reports that found critical errors in reporting his 2004 friendly-fire death in Afghanistan
Apr.1  San Jose  Pat Tillman's Mother Accuses Bush Apr.2  San Jose  Marine Gets Discharge For War Objection May.8  San Francisco  To Be Fired For Not Registering For Draft Sep.20   Novato Soldier From Novato Killed In Iraq Oct.5  San Francisco  Blue Angels return to the skies above SF



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Political Probe Timeline ... See Bay Area Political Probe timeline, World Political Probe timeline Top ^
2007 May.20   SF City Hall New Questions About Ed Jew After Probe
May.22   Berkeley Housing Authority Under Investigation



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Immigration Timeline ... See Bay Area Immigration timeline, World Immigration timeline Top ^
2007 Mar.9   San Rafael Anger In Over Immigration Raids
Mar.13   San Rafael Supes Condemn Illegal Immigrant Raids
  After a lengthy public hearing, county supervisors voted unanimously to send letters voicing strong opposition
Apr.19  Yahoo  Imprisoned Chinese Dissident Sues Yahoo May.15  Santa Rosa  Teen Gets No Cash In 'That's So Gay' Suit May.30   San Jose Firm Sued Over CIA Torture Flights Jul.12  Oakland City Hall  City To Sue Over Garbage Lockout Nov.20   SF City Hall ID Cards For Undocumented Immigrants Dec.18   Half Moon Bay City To Appeal $36.9M Judgment Dec.22   SF City Hall SF Must Pay White Man $1M In Race Suit



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Visit Timeline ... See Bay Area Visit timeline, World Visit timeline Top ^
2007 Jan.8  SF Downtown  Controversy Over Taiwan President's Stop May.24   Pac Bell Park Condoleeza Rice Continues Tour
Jul.26   San Francisco U.N. Chief Talks Global Warming
  Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged the U.S. to take the lead in combating global warming during a visit to learn the state's campaign to curb emissions.    Ban Ki-moon gave Libba Patterson, his Amer...
Jul.27   San Jose UN Chief, Gov. Discuss Climate Change Aug.1  San Jose  John Edwards Visits Silicon Valley Nov.14   Google Obama Stumps At Google Campus



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Retail Timeline ... See Bay Area Retail timeline, World Retail timeline Top ^
2007 Jan.18  SF City Hall  City Claim Grocers Broke Plastic Bag Deal Mar.8  SF City Hall  Proposed Plastic Grocery Bag Ban Delayed Mar.27   SF City Hall S.F. Board Bans Plastic Grocery Bags  Board of Supervisors devoted time to improving the planet Apr.13  Oakland  Officials To Curb Problem Liquor Stores Jul.26   Oakland Deal Reached To End Garbage Dispute
  Officials from Waste Management, the Teamsters and Mayor Dellums emerged from negotiations to announce a tentative agreement.    The Teamsters will take a vote on Saturday. On ...
Oct.28   Gap Gap Severs Ties With Child Sweatshop  A British newspaper found children as young as 10 making clothes in a sweatshop in New Delhi Nov.5   Martinez Beavers May Be Euthanized  The city is considering euthanizing a family of beavers that built a large dam on the Alhambra Creek Nov.19   San Francisco Plastic Bag Ban Takes Effect  A city ordinance passed in March forbids the use of traditional plastic bags by large grocery stores that can still use biodegradable plastic...



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Environmental Timeline ... See Bay Area Environmental timeline, World Environmental timeline Top ^
2007 Jun.6  San Jose City Hall  City to cut greenhouse gases by 25% Oct.5   San Jose City Hall SJ To Unveil Green Vision For City Nov.11  San Francisco  Feinstein: Spill should not have happened Nov.19   San Francisco   Lawmakers not satisfied with spill response  Members of Congress, including House Speaker Pelosi, demanded answers on the U.S. Coast Guard's response to an oil spill



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Human Rights Timeline ... See Bay Area Human Rights timeline, World Human Rights timeline Top ^
2007 Jan.19  San Francisco  Falun Gong Lunar New Year Show Mar.30  San Jose  Latinos Concerned Over Police Arrests Apr.19  Yahoo  Imprisoned Chinese Dissident Sues Yahoo May.30   San Jose Firm Sued Over CIA Torture Flights
Sep.7  Stanford  Rumsfeld heading to Hoover Institution Sep.15  UC Berkeley  21 Arrested After Aiding Tree Sitters Sep.15  UC Berkeley  21 Arrested After Aiding Tree Sitters Oct.16   Yahoo Lawmaker: Yahoo knew China's intent  Rep. Tom Lantos: Yahoo misled Congress regarding information the Internet company gave to Chinese authorities about the journalist Shi Tao Nov.5   Yahoo House committee chair lambasts Yahoo
  Tom Lantos angrily rejected explanation for why Yahoo provided incomplete info to Congress about its role in the arrest of a Chinese journalist
Nov.13  Yahoo  Yahoo, Jailed Journalists Settle Lawsuit Nov.15   UC Berkeley 3 arrested near tree-sitting protest



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Software Timeline ... See Bay Area Software timeline, World Software timeline Top ^
2007 Apr.10   Google Google Earth maps out Darfur atrocities  U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has teamed up with Google's mapping service to map out the carnage in the region Oct.16   Yahoo Lawmaker: Yahoo knew China's intent  Rep. Tom Lantos: Yahoo misled Congress regarding information the Internet company gave to Chinese authorities about the journalist Shi Tao Nov.5   Yahoo House committee chair lambasts Yahoo
  Tom Lantos angrily rejected explanation for why Yahoo provided incomplete info to Congress about its role in the arrest of a Chinese journalist
Nov.13  Yahoo  Yahoo, Jailed Journalists Settle Lawsuit



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Public Transportation Timeline ... See Bay Area Public Transportation timeline, World Public Transportation timeline Top ^
2007 Mar.6   SF City Hall Mayor mulls making bus rides free Apr.23  Hayward  Talks Produce No Deal In Teachers Strike Jul.19  Oakland  Mediator Talks Continue In Trash Dispute Jul.22  Oakland  Union, company return to table Jul.23   Oakland Garbage Talks Round Has No Agreement



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Construction Timeline ... See Bay Area Construction timeline, World Construction timeline Top ^
2007 Jul.9  SF Downtown  Pelosi speaks at federal building ceremony



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Political Leaders Timeline ... See Bay Area Political Leaders timeline, World Political Leaders timeline Top ^
2007 Jan.2   Oakland City Hall Mayor Dellums Begins Term
Jan.3   San Francisco Disaster Response Chief Resigns Jan.8  Oakland City Hall  Dellums Publicly Sworn In As Mayor Jan.9   San Jose City Hall Reed Sworn In As Mayor  Chuck Reed was sworn as city's 64th mayor and he promised 'no lying, no cheating, no stealing' Jan.22  Fremont  Schwarzenegger Touts Health Care Plan Jan.23  UC Berkeley  Former mayor, 71, joins UC tree-sitters Jan.29   UC Berkeley Injunction Issued Against Stadium Plan Jan.31   SF City Hall   Mayor's aide resigns after affair
  Alex Tourk is revealing he had knowledge about an affair that his wife had with Newsom
 In the midst of an election year, Alex Tourk has announced that he will step down from his post
Feb.1   SF City Hall   Mayor Newsom's sorry  Mayor was having an affair with a former secretary, who is the wife of a top aide who resigned after confronting Newsom Feb.2   San Jose Gore speech focuses on global warming Feb.6  SF City Hall  Supervisor Calls On Mayor To Resign Feb.8  Oakland City Hall  Mayor Gets 60% Pay Raise Feb.12  Santa Clara  Giuliani Talks Ideas, But Details Scarce Feb.20  San Francisco  Obama In SF, Says America At Crossroads Feb.22  San Francisco  Newsom: alcohol got in way of his job Mar.6   SF City Hall Mayor mulls making bus rides free Mar.17   Oakland Downtown Presidential Hopeful Obama Campaigns  Democratic presidential hopeful attracted a huge crowd of more than 10,000 to for a rally in front of Oakland City Hall Apr.15   SF Downtown Clinton Talks To Nat. School Boards Ass. Apr.23  Hayward  Talks Produce No Deal In Teachers Strike May.30  SF Richmond  Recall Drive For Supervisor McGoldrick Jun.12   San Jose   Charges Dropped Against Ex-Mayor  Judge Herlihy said Gonzales and his top aide Guerra improperly concealed their dealings with Norcal Waste Systems Jun.20   SF City Hall   Mayor calls cocaine accusation cheap shot
  Gavin Newsom fired back at Supervisor Chris Daly over Daly's charge that the mayor is hiding a cocaine addiction
Jul.8  Western Addition  Jesse Jackson calls for gun control at rally Jul.9  SF Downtown  Pelosi speaks at federal building ceremony Aug.8  San Francisco  DA Harris To Run For 2nd Term Aug.20   San Francisco Ed Jew Pleads Not Guilty To Charges Sep.7  Stanford  Rumsfeld heading to Hoover Institution Sep.10   SF City Hall Newsom Asks Over 100 Staffers To Resign
  Mayor, who faces scant competition in the election, was asking all of his more than 100 political appointees to resign before his first term ends
Sep.14  SF City Hall  Over 100 Comply With Request To Resign Sep.20   SF City Hall   Ed Jew Faces Fed Charges
  Mayor Gavin Newsom called on embattled Supervisor to resign in the face of new federal extortion charges on top of state charges
Sep.21   San Francisco Ed Jew pleads not guilty to fraud charge Sep.30  SF City Hall  Newsom Announces Pick For HRC Director Oct.8  Martinez  CoCo Supervisor In Hospital Oct.11   San Francisco   Gore Speaks In SF Amid Nobel Speculation  Gore appeared at a fundraiser for Barbara Boxer and focused on the environment and global warming at the Westin St. Frances hotel Oct.12   SF Downtown   Al Gore, U.N. Body Win Nobel Peace Prize  Gore, who was staying at his condominium at the St. Regis Hotel, won the prize for efforts to spread awareness of man-made climate change Oct.19  San Francisco  Supervisor Ed Jew Back In Court Oct.29  SF City Hall  State Of City Speech: SF Making Progress Nov.2   San Francisco Bill Clinton Promotes Hillary, Book  Former President paid a visit to fundraise for his wife's presidential bid and to promote his new book Nov.12   San Jose Gore joins Kleiner Perkins to push green Nov.13   San Francisco   Gov. Halts Bay Fishing; Blasts Oil Spill  Schwarzenegger suspended all fishing in areas affected by oil spill and called the incident an 'unbelievable human failure' and promised to ... Dec.1   SF City Hall City offers gift cards for guns Dec.7   Emeryville Retired SF Cop Struck, Killed By Mayor



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Protest Timeline ... See Bay Area Protest timeline, World Protest timeline Top ^
2007 Jan.2  Golden Gate Bridge  10 Arrested In Iraq Protest Jan.6  Ocean Beach  Protestors Join In To Impeach Bush Jan.26   San Francisco Cyclists Protest Dangerous Intersection   Activists will hold a demonstration near Market and Octavia St. to protest an illegal turn that motorists use to save time Jan.27  SF Downtown  Anti-War Protests On Streets Feb.12  Lafayette  War memorial sign could shrink under pact Feb.25  Castro Valley  Competing Rallies Held Mar.11   San Francisco   Peace Activists March To Pelosi's Home  The activists planned to march across the Golden Gate Bridge and gather outside the home of House Speaker Mar.18  Walnut Creek  Iraq War Protests Held Mar.18   UC Berkeley   Nudes pose to save threatened trees  Photographer Jack Gescheidt staged a nude photo shoot of about 75 models threatened oak trees slated to be removed Mar.18   SF Downtown Thousands March Over Iraq War
Mar.19   Chevron Anti-War Protesters Rally At Chevron HQ Mar.23   Pacific Heights Camp Pelosi Protestors To Stay Apr.1  Pacific Heights  Anti-war activists outside Pelosi's home Apr.21  San Jose  Activists Rally For Exploited Workers May.1   Oakland Downtown Protests demanding path to citizenship Aug.29  UC Berkeley  Cal Tree Protestors Clash With Police Sep.15  UC Berkeley  21 Arrested After Aiding Tree Sitters Sep.21   Stanford   Protests Over Rumsfeld At Hoover  A growing number of University students and professors are protesting the decision to appoint former U.S. Defense Secretary as a visiting fe... Oct.17   Berkeley Marine recruiting office draws protesters Oct.27   SF Downtown   Largest Of Nationwide Anti-War Protests
  Thousands of people called for a swift end to the war as they marched under sunny skiesy, chanting and carrying bright anti-war signs.    The signs read: 'Wall Street Gets Rich, Ira...
Nov.15   UC Berkeley 3 arrested near tree-sitting protest



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Race Issues Timeline ... See Bay Area Race Issues timeline, World Race Issues timeline Top ^
2007 May.10  Cisco  Cisco Investigated For Hiring Practices Dec.22   SF City Hall SF Must Pay White Man $1M In Race Suit




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Police Timeline ... See Bay Area Police timeline, World Police timeline Top ^
2007 Mar.30  San Jose  Latinos Concerned Over Police Arrests May.9   San Francisco Wiesel Returns For 1st Time Since Attack
Aug.12   Oakland CHP Begins Street Patrols With City Police  The California Highway Patrol began patrolling city streets in an attempt to stem the rising tide of violence there Aug.20  Oakland City Hall  Six Sue Police Over Public Strip Searches Oct.31   SF Castro Police Presence Spooks Revelers  A heavy police presence seemed enough to spook revelers away from what was once home to the largest Halloween street party Dec.11  San Francisco  Clinton, Buffett Defend Estate Tax



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 LGBT Timeline ... See Bay Area LGBT timeline, World LGBT timeline Top ^
2007 Mar.10  Pac Bell Park  Christian Anti-Gay Youth Rally Jun.24   San Francisco Elizabeth Edwards speaks at Gay Pride




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Female Politician Timeline ... See Bay Area Female Politician timeline, World Female Politician timeline Top ^
2007 Jan.4   San Francisco   Pelosi Becomes 1st Female Speaker
  Nancy Pelosi became the first woman in U.S. history to stand at the head of the House of Representatives
 66-year-old Democrat is s the San Francisco liberal decried by Republicans, an Italian-American Catholic, mother of 5




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Obituary Timeline ... See Bay Area Obituary timeline, World Obituary timeline Top ^
2007 Jan.28  Hayward  Family Mourns Soldier Killed In Iraq Feb.2  Los Altos Hills  Soldier, 21, Killed In Iraq Feb.5   San Francisco Fmr. Lt. Gov. Leo McCarthy Dies At 76  New Zealand immigrant went on to serve a record 3 terms as lieutenant governor Feb.17   Golden Gate Park Memorial For James Kim Apr.6   Walnut Creek Soldier from Walnut Creek killed in Iraq Apr.9   Santa Rosa Soldier Killed During 2nd Tour In Iraq Apr.18  Rohnert Park  Soldier killed in Baghdad Jun.6   Hayward Soldier Dies In Iraq Following Attack  Sgt. Andrew J. Higgins, 28, from Hayward , died of his injuries in Baqubah after the unit he was in came under small-arms fire Jul.7   Concord Soldier Killed In Iraq Jul.9   San Jose Soldier Killed In Iraq Jul.13   San Francisco Legendary Porn Pioneer Jim Mitchell Dead  The legendary porn pioneer who was convicted of fatally shooting his brother, has died at age 63 Jul.27  Concord  Thousands Pay Tribute To Firefighters Jul.30  San Francisco  Late night talk show host Tom Snyder dies Aug.5   Oakland Community leaders mourn slain journalist Aug.8  Oakland  Hundreds Remember Journalist Bailey Aug.14   Sunnyvale Marine From Sunnyvale Killed In Iraq Sep.12   San Jose Marine Killed In Iraq Sep.13   SF Chronicle Political Cartoonist Phil Frank Dies  His whimsical drawings graced the newspaper for 3 decades. Frank died of a brain tumor at a hillside house. He was 64 Nov.12   Walnut Creek Soldier Among 5 Dead In Afghanistan



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Energy Business Timeline ... See Bay Area Energy Business timeline, World Energy Business timeline Top ^
2007 Oct.21  San Francisco  The Lights Go Down In The City



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2007 Sex Crime Timeline ... See Bay Area Sex Crime timeline, World Sex Crime timeline Top ^
2007 Dec.6   San Francisco Radio host Ward faces child porn charges