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Sources: FBI Investigates County Ambulance Provider Rural/Metro

County ambulance provider Rural/Metro has its contract up for review next month.

Fly has learned that the FBI has been investigating county ambulance provider Rural/Metro for its creative political activity. The investigation’s scope is not fully known, but sources say investigators have been looking into the ambulance company’s connection to Pacific Printing, a political mail house aligned with local organized labor.

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FDA Should End Gay Blood Ban

Congressman Mike Honda, left, and Lynn Walton, who has a gay son barred from donating blood to help his younger brother, speak at a press conference held Monday outside the county building.

The Food and Drug Administration is the man at the end of the bar that you would prefer tells his story walking. His claims are rote, the bark of calamity whistling through his toothless bite. But the FDA’s continued ban on allowing gay and bisexual men to donate blood is not toothless—it’s spineless.

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End of the San Jose Rep: Part I

San Jose Rep founder James Reber and Alexandra Urbanowski, a former managing director, look over a manuscript.

The San Jose Rep began as an idea in my 27-year-old brain in 1979. For more than three decades, it was a home to top-notch professional theatre. I was then saddened and shocked to find out last month that the Rep board was declaring bankruptcy and ending the company’s existence.

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