Dierks Bentley announces concert tour

Dierks Bentley announces concert tour

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Jan. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. recording star Dierks Bentley has announced plans to headline the 30-city Jagermeister Country Tour, starting in March and running through mid-May.

Gay rights activists abused in Zimbabwe?

HARARE, Zimbabwe, May 28 (UPI) -- The group Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe says two of its employees were tortured by police during six days in custody.

Philadelphia transit strike ends

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Transport Workers Union leaders in Philadelphia said the six-day transit strike was over, although officials said normal commuting Monday would be unlikely.

San Francisco mayor marries actress Siebel

HAMILTON, Mont., July 27 (UPI) -- San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has married TV actress Jennifer Siebel at a ceremony in Montana, the mayor's office says.

Wireless World: The silence of the phones?

A series by UPI examining emerging wireless telecommunications technologies. This week: A recent national survey found nearly two-thirds of those polled felt uncomfortable hearing other people's cell phone conversations in public, and 77 percent said they
GENE J. KOPROWSKI, United Press International

Democrat defeats Green in S.F. mayor vote

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Democrat Gavin Newsom defeated Green Party candidate Matt Gonzalez by a comfortable margin in Tuesday's San Francisco mayoral election.

San Francisco awaits mayoral results

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The polls closed Tuesday evening in San Francisco after voters braved typical wet, chilly weather to decide on a new mayor to replace outgoing Willie Brown.

Last campaign day in S.F. mayor's race

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- The final full day of campaigning kicked off in San Francisco Monday where the Green Party has its eye on capturing its first big-city mayor's office.

San Franciscans voting for new mayor

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- San Francisco voters headed for the polls Tuesday to select a new mayor in what is typically a high profile race in California.

Schwarzenegger transition underway

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 9 (UPI) -- California-Gov.-elect Arnold Schwarzenegger Thursday made public his choice of a transition team that draws from both political parties.

Commentary: S. F. retreats on homeless

San Francisco's long-running struggle to solve its vexing homeless problem was dealt a setback Monday when Mayor Willie Brown unveiled a new budget that wields the dreaded ax to various mental health and substance abuse programs.

Rock News Two: The week in pop

Lisa Marie Presley, riding high on her debut album and about to launch her first tour, is featured in a no-holds-barred Playboy interview.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Elvis Costello, Joe Ely, Cowboy Mouth, Rosie Flores and Billy Bragg head up the star studded list of contributors to "Light of Day: A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen," a benefit album for the Parkinson's Disease Foundation and the Kristen Ann Carr Fund, whic
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Analysis: Will Calif. recall Gov. Davis?

SACRAMENTO, May 6 (UPI) -- In 1998, Democrat Gray Davis was elected governor of California by a 20-point landslide, a bigger margin than Ronald Reagan ever won here. For the first two years of his administration, he was widely popular. But his political base has been undermined.
PATRICK REDDY, Special for United Press International

Anti-war, pro-war rallies held across U.S.

Anti-war activists rallied Saturday on the fourth day of the U.S.-led war against Iraq, saying they wanted the Bush administration to hear them, while demonstrations supporting the military were planned nationwide. In New York City, more than 70 protester
CHRIS H. SIEROTY and ALEX CUKAN, United Press International
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Willie Brown
California Governor-elect, Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) thanks San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown during a meeting of his transition committee, Sunday, November 16, 2003. Schwarzenegger met with the members of his transition committee to thank them for their help before being sworn-in as California's governor. (UPI Photo/Brian Baer/Pool)

As coach:

William Ferdie Brown (born December 2, 1940 in Yazoo City, Mississippi) is a former American Football cornerback. He is currently on the coaching staff of the Oakland Raiders.

Willie Brown played collegiate football at Grambling University and was not drafted by any professional team after leaving school in 1963. He was signed by the Houston Oilers of the American Football League but was cut from the team during training camp.

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