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Breaking News: California could face mandatory water rationing in drought emergency
Posted by: Nathan Salant

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-01-21 15:11:38 -0800 | green-news

Mandatory water rationing could be coming to California after Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency for the Golden State. Brown made the pronouncement at a news conference Friday in San Francisco, where he asked residents to reduce their water...
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Breaking News: California teen killed by train while trying to reach cellphone
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Martinez :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-03-05 05:49:59 -0800 | spirituality-religion-news

Stunned residents of the Northern California city of Martinez are mourning the death of a 14-year-old girl who was killed Sunday by a freight train. Jenna Betti, a popular eighth-grader at Martinez Junior High School was struck and killed Sunday...
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Breaking News: Mass sickout by San Francisco transit workers cripples city's commute
Posted by: Nathan Salant

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-06-05 15:21:09 -0700 | travel-news

San Francisco's legion of downtown office workers faced a grindingly slow commute Monday after two-thirds of the city's transit operators called in sick in an apparent contract protest. San Francisco Municipal Railway officials struggled Monday to convince transit drivers to...
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Breaking News: Oakland mayor in third incident of using cellphone while driving in a week
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-06-11 13:20:36 -0700 | technology-news

Oakland, California, Mayor Jean Quan has the distinction of being busted twice in the last seven days using her cellphone while driving. So it doesn't look good for her that that she was involved in a car accident Sunday night,...
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Breaking News: Coca-Cola creates Bio Cooler for parched, off-the-grid villages
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-06-10 22:09:04 -0700 | technology-news

Aipir, Colombia is one of the hottest towns in the country, with temperatures often climbing to 113 Fahrenheit. And, unlike us enjoying the summer in the United States with icy beverages almost always at hand or air conditioning on blast...
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Breaking News: Report: YouTube is buying Twitch for $1 billion
Posted by: Joe Kukura

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-05-21 05:07:36 -0700 | business-news

Video gamers worldwide didn't know it, but there has been a high-stakes battle behind the scenes to acquire the video game streaming service Twitch. And it's reportedly "Game Over," with Google's YouTube beating out Microsoft with the winning offer. According...
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Breaking News: Silicon Valley tech boom leads to a $17 million McDonald's
Posted by: Joe Kukura

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-21 12:42:38 -0700 | technology-news

I've heard of the "Golden Arches", but this is ridiculous. The hottest piece of real estate in one of the hottest markets in the US is not a luxury condominium, a posh hotel or a corporate high-rise. It is a...
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Breaking News: California cities cannot bar people from living in cars
Posted by: Nathan Salant

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-06-25 16:37:11 -0700 | humanitarian-news

California cities accustomed to forcing out homeless people living in their cars will have to find another way to deal with the problem after a federal appeals court ruled the practice unconstitutional. The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth...
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Breaking News: NASA acknowledges strange light on Mars
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Pasadena :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-09 11:06:03 -0700 | odd-news

NASA acknowledged for the first time Tuesday that a camera on one of its Mars rovers captured an image of what could be artificial light emanating from the planet’s surface. The image, noticed initially by a space blogger, has caused...
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Breaking News: Prizes up for grabs at ad:tech SF include 4KTV, Xbox One, iPad Mini and more
Posted by: Joe Kukura

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-03-10 17:54:16 -0700 | business-news

Add to your ad:tech San Francisco to-do list the winning of a Vizio 50” 4KTV, an Xbox One, iPad Mini or Pebble Smartwatch that no one in your accounting department needs to know anything about. These prizes and more are...
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Breaking News: 'Punditry With a Personal Touch': Allvoices American Pundit 2013 prize picks by Yumi Wilson
Posted by: American Pundit Judges

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-12-19 09:53:35 -0800 | your-story

This year’s finalists in The American Pundit political writing contest showcased some of the most passionate and strident opinion writing in the country. So, choosing the top winner was no easy task. Each writer demonstrated crisp writing, great use of...
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Breaking News: Buzzfeed's eight tips that will restore your faith in content marketing
Posted by: Joe Kukura

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-03-27 23:00:35 -0700 | business-news

You just knew that Buzzfeed would be the only presenter to bust out cat videos at the ad:tech conference. In a session entitled "The Way To A Consumer’s Heart Is Through Their Feed", Buzzfeed executive director Aric Lapera listed a...
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Breaking News: Facebook email service to quietly fade away
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Menlo Park :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-03-01 23:15:00 -0800 | technology-news

Remember way back in the annals of Facebook history (in November 2010, to be exact), the social media website gave us all a free email address? Well, seems most of us haven't been using this service, so now Mark...
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Breaking News: Mark Jackson given the boot after Warriors playoff series loss
Posted by: Matthew Shovlin

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-05-09 11:52:06 -0700 | sports-news

When Mark Jackson took over as the head coach of the Golden State Warriors in 2011, he wasn't given the greatest collection of talent. Stephen Curry was nowhere near the lethal, dynamic offensive threat that he is now, and the...
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Breaking News: First look: Start menu returns with Windows 8.1
Posted by: Joe Kukura

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-03 07:56:20 -0700 | technology-news

Of all the things we all hate about Windows 8, few things elicit more frustration than the new Start screen. That counterproductive, pain-in-the-rear Start screen disrupts your work on the Windows 8 operating system every time you need to switch...
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