Star Wars

Daily News Roundup for Monday, February 22, 2016

Feb 22, 2016

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW News:

Troubled SF transit project puts public on hook to Goldman Sachs // SF Chronicle

The over-budget Transbay Transit Center is so stretched for cash that officials have been forced to take out a short-term loan from Goldman Sachs that puts the public on the hook for $37 million just in fees and other charges.

Rants and Raves: Raiding the Lost Ark

Feb 9, 2012
Image by Jamie Benning

By: Beth Accommando

Once again George Lucas cannot leave well enough alone and we shall be assaulted by a 3D version of “The Phantom Menace” in theaters this weekend. But movie geek Jamie Benning has been toiling away on a series of fan-made documentaries that remind us why we fell in love with Lucas’ films in the first place.

Yes. I am a “Star Wars” geek. And I have a love/hate relationship with George Lucas. Take Jar Jar Binks… Please. (Apologies to Rodney Dangerfield and his wife.)