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California Governor Jerry Brown signed the California Dream Act into law July 25 after it passed both houses of the state legislature, allowing undocumented students to receive funding from private scholarships.
Yikes! There are so many shows coming up in the next few weeks that I would love to see, it’s having a kind of debilitating effect on me. Even if I had the money, I wouldn’t have time to see all these great bands. But I suppose as far as problems go, this is an enviable one.
After some delay Noise Filter is back. And there is a lot of good music around at the moment, so I’m just gonna get right down to it.
With all the heat that San Francisco based for-profit colleges take from media, lawmakers and even their own alumni, it would seem that their likeliness to make powerful friends would be zero to none.
Like a bad sequel, it’s the next installment of Monster Montage! We’re back again with ideas to kick off your movie-lovin’ weekend - plus some girl on girl action.
So here it is, installment number two of my weekly “what’s what” in the world of music. There’s some really great stuff going down this weekend, and some great new tunes getting serious rotation on my iPod.
Twitter and news outlets were awash with both praise and disdain after Governor Jerry Brown vetoed the June 15 budget set forth by Democratic lawmakers attempting to balance California’s $9.6 billion deficit.
So, it’s summer time and that means concert season. The first Stern Grove event of the year is Sunday the 19 and should be a memorable one because Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings are the featured act.
Monsters lurk in the dark. Most of them are vicious, flesh-eating beasts, who want nothing more than to nibble some one's unsuspecting head off... but in the black of the theater waits the Montage Monster, the devourer of cinema, providing movie reviews and Bay Area film festival coverage!
Sacramento is looking at a very busy summer this year. While the legislature fighting to pass the budget and close the remaining $9.6 billion gap, the June 15 deadline set by California’s constitution is approaching quickly.
The wounds of a community shaken to its core by a single gun shot, fired into the back of an unarmed, face-down BART passenger on Jan. 1, 2009, will likely be ripped open again with Johannes Mehserle’s release from prison on June 13.