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Museum Bows to Pressure From Jewish Groups and Cancels Palestinian Children’s Art Show

Written by Hrag Vartanian Pressure from some Bay Area Jewish groups and others have pushed the Museum of Children’s Art (MOCHA) in Oakland, California, to cancel A Child’s View from Gaza, which is an exhibition featuring 50 art works by Palestinian children

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White House Threatens To Censor Paper For Covering Protests

The San Francisco Chronicle apparently in conflict with the White House for display video of a protest against the treatment of suspected White House source Wikileaks Bradley Manning. The White House on Thursday threatened to leave the San Francisco Chronicle,

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Jan 5, 1933: Golden Gate Bridge is Born

On January 5, 1933, construction begins on the Golden Gate Bridge, as workers began excavating 3.25 million cubic feet of dirt for the structure’s huge anchorages. Following the Gold Rush boom that began in 1849, speculators realized the land north

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Outcry Over Smithsonian Censorship Grows

Source: The Bay Citizen SFMOMA, Warhol Foundation and others take action after video work removed By Reyhan Harmanci Like any modern protest, last Friday’s gathering at SF Camerawork to screen the full 13-minute video piece by artist David Wojnarowicz— a

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