Driving While Mapping: California Case Sets Smartphone Precedent – InformationWeek

InformationWeekCalifornia case says drivers can use smartphone maps in cars without fear of getting a ticket. Mobile World Congress: 5 Hot Gadgets. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Thanks … Read More

California court rules it is okay for drivers to check mobile maps – PCWorld

PCWorldAn appeals court in California ruled that it is legal for a person to hold his phone to look at a map application while driving, though he is prohibited from … Read More

Nightly booze: Los Angeles news anchor Bree Walker charged with DUI – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsCalifornia police charged longtime Los Angeles news anchor Bree Walker with drunken driving Wednesday, saying she appeared “disheveled” and reeked of alcohol. The former anchor remembered for … Read More

SF vendor busted for 2000 lbs. of shark fins – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleState authorities Friday announced the seizure of more than 2,000 pounds of shark fins from a San Francisco seafood distributor in what is the first major bust under … Read More

Cal player dies after conditioning workout – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comAgu and some of his teammates were on a training run near Memorial Stadium on Friday and multiple members of the Cal medical staff were supervising, according to the Associated … Read More

Watch Justin Cobbs make the game-winning shot against Arizona [video] – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesCalifornia point guard Justin Cobbs, who missed a shot Thursday with a chance to beat Arizona State, knocked down a last-second, fade-away jump shot on Saturday night to … Read More

Cal stuns No. 1 Arizona on last-second shot – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comBERKELEY, Calif. — Every time Arizona had been challenged this season, the Wildcats survived by making big plays and big shots in the closing moments of big games. They finally … Read More

New Bitcoin billboards preach to the masses in San Francisco Bay Area – Ars Technica

Ars TechnicaOAKLAND, CALIFORNIA—For the last month, 40 mysterious billboards have popped up in seemingly random locations around the San Francisco Bay Area. “The revolution has started… Where do you stand?” … Read More

Jury sides with Love over ex-lawyer tweet – The Spokesman Review

The Spokesman ReviewA Twitter posting by Courtney Love suggesting that one of her attorneys had been “bought off” wasn’t defamatory, a jury decided Friday. The verdict came after roughly three … Read More

Quake researchers to hand over list of potentially dangerous buildings to Los … – Fox News

Fox NewsLOS ANGELES – Researchers have decided to hand the city of Los Angeles a list of older concrete buildings, some of which may be prone to collapse during a … Read More

California motorist cleared in Google Glass case – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego traffic court threw out a citation Thursday against a woman who authorities said was driving while wearing the Google Glass computer-in-eyeglass device. … Read More

No Rain in Sight as Los Angeles Nears Its Record for Driest Year Ever – NBC Southern California

NBC Southern CaliforniaNo Rain in Sight as Los Angeles Nears Its Record for Driest Year Ever. California gets most of its precipitation during winter. But the last two were below … Read More

CPUC President Michael Peevey Skips Hearing For Party With PG&E

Michael Peevey is in big trouble. (Note: Follow @Zennie62 on Twtter) Michael Peevey, the President Of the California Public Utilities Commission (described by some as “the CPUC’s embattled” leader) reportedly … Read More

Obama Agrees To Sequester; Impact On California

The Budget Control Act Of 2011’s budget cutting measures were signed into action Friday March 1st before midnight, by President Obama. It means that $85 billion of cuts will go … Read More

Cal Fires Jeff Tedford; Aaron Rogers Calls Decision “Terrible” – Update

According to ESPN Wisconsin, Aaron Rogers, who left Cal-Berkeley for the 2005 NFL Draft and The Green Bay Packers, and was the second example of Cal’s now former Head Coach’s … Read More

Cal Copies Stanford, Selects DHR International’s Glenn Sugiyama To Find Next Head Coach

Cal’s Sandy Barbour has copied Stanford University’s lead and hired the same search firm and man The Cardinal used to find then-Head Coach Jim Harbaugh. Embeded in Cal Athletic Director … Read More

Cal Fires Jeff Tedford; Suggested Criteria For Selecting New Cal Football Coach

After two days of talks, University Of California Athletic Director Sandy Barbour announced that Cal fired Jeff Tedford as head coach. This brings a sad end to a once-glorious career … Read More

3.6 Earthquake Located 1 Mike E of Berkeley, Felt In Oakland at 5:37 AM PDT

This Oakland-based blogger just felt an earthquake that turned out to be centered about 1 mile east of Berkeley and hit at 5:37 AM. The US Geological Survey website reports … Read More

Anti Janice Hahn Video: White Stripper Pole Dancer With Black Rappers = Racist Image

A political ad video has made the rounds of the Internet called “Give us your cash B__.” It was created as an ad against Los Angeles Councilmember Janice Hahn, and … Read More