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News Pix: Mirkarimi Reinstated, Big Spending to Defeat Richmond Soda Tax and More

October 12, 2012 | 1:24 pm

News Pix: Mirkarimi Reinstated, Big Spending to Defeat Richmond Soda Tax and More

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We’re back with photos of the news from around the Bay this week. Check ‘em out. Eliana Lopez waves her hands in the air to support the speaker during public comments. The Mirkarimi supporters had been ordered to keep quiet but showed their support with hand waves at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting. […]

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Beverage Lobbyist Funds ‘Community’ Campaign Against Richmond Soda Tax

June 13, 2012 | 1:21 pm

Beverage Lobbyist Funds ‘Community’ Campaign Against Richmond Soda Tax

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by William Harless, The Bay Citizen RICHMOND – A powerful Washington, D.C., trade organization that represents PepsiCo, Coca-Cola and other major beverage companies is helping fund a Richmond group that is fighting a November ballot measure to raise taxes on soda and other sweetened beverages, interviews and records show. A Richmond resident, Rosa Lara, is […]

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