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Deep-Seated Support:This was the scene at City Hall as the crowd waited for U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn Walker to make his now-famous ruling that Prop. 8 is unconstitutional.
(photo: Bill Sywak)

Four Candidates Remain in District 8 Supervisor Race
The nominees are in and it is clear the Nov. 2 race for Supervisor Bevan Dufty’s position has turned into a battle being watched closely by city dwellers. The four candidates are Michigan native William “Bill” Hemenger, a businessman who now calls District 8 home; public law and affordable housing attorney Rafael Mandelman; Assistant District Attorney Rebecca Prozan, who worked under former Mayor Willie Brown as a special assistant; and Deputy City Attorney Scott Wiener.

Prop 8 Case Carries Multiple Implications
Put away the wedding gowns…for now. That’s the latest word in the struggle for marriage equality in California.

Neighbors Want $2.5 Million From Ike’s Place
The saga of the Castro neighbors versus the sandwich shop upstart opened another and possibly final chapter late last month.

Seniors Continue To Explore at New Center for Learning in Retirement
In early August, the Center for Learning in Retirement celebrated the opening of its brand new facilities at 50 First St. The unique organization, which has been active for more than 35 years, has been undergoing a transition from its former role as an extension program for the University of California, Berkeley, to being an independent non-profit group.