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Google Barge On The Move; Goodbye San Francisco, Hello Stockton – Headlines & Global News

Headlines & Global NewsGoogle Barge is reportedly on a move to set up a new home in Stockton, after the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission issued notice to expedite work or shift elsewhere. Google’s mysterious floating Barge created a lot of buzz …Google barge has civic leaders atwitterStockton RecordGoogle Barge to Sail to […]

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Report: San Francisco Giants, NHL talk about outdoor Sharks game – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comWhen this brainstorming happens, one location seems to always inevitably enter the conversation: San Francisco’s AT&T Park. The tenants of that beautiful ballpark on the San Francisco Bay, MLB’s Giants, share the same dream. According to Giants Extra, …San Francisco Giants willing to share AT&T Park with Oakland A’sSan Jose Mercury NewsSF Giants president Larry […]

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BART Train Derails In Concord, Expect Delays Through Saturday – CBS Local

CBS LocalPLEASANT HILL (CBS SF) – BART officials are saying that repairs to a damaged train, track and third rail following a derailment at the Concord BART station Friday evening are likely to continue through Saturday night. Train service past Pleasant Hill …San Francisco Bay Area commuter train derailsSacramento BeeBART train derails near Concord StationSan […]

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Is Tech Money Good For San Francisco’s Middle-Class? An Economist’s … – TechCrunch

Is Tech Money Good For San Francisco’s Middle-Class? An Economist’s …TechCrunchThe liberal wonderland of the San Francisco Bay Area has one of the highest concentration of wealth in the country. Twitter’s IPO, alone, created an estimated 1,600 millionaires. But, are local residents catching any of the dollar bills being shaken … …read more Source: San […]

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Gracie Gold, Ashley Wagner: USA Olympics Skaters In Glo-Blades?

Gracie Gold and Ashley Wagner are the USA Olympics Figure Skaters who have taken America (and the World outside Russia) by storm. So much so, that this blogger had to ask how they would look in Glo-Blades! What are Glo-Blades? Glo-Blades are an amazing invention and skating product by Ralph Haney and his son Steven […]

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Bus Vandalized as Protesters in SF, Oakland Target Silicon Valley Shuttles – KQED (blog)

KQED (blog)Update 11:50 a.m.: It turns out there were two incidents this morning in Oakland involving Google buses in addition to a protest involving an Apple bus in San Francisco. In Oakland, one bus was stopped briefly at the MacArthur BART station. The second …In SF and Oakland, activists block tech buses to protest displacementSan […]

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Maria Ayerdi-Kaplan: TJPA Executive Director Honored by Lambda Alpha

Maria Ayerdi-Kaplan, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) Executive Director who has so skillfully directed the construction of the $4 billion Transbay Transit Center Project for The San Francisco Bay Area, has been honored with being inducted into Lambda Alpha International Honorary Society for the Advancement of Land Economics at its Annual Initiation Dinner. Ms. […]

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4 people die of hypothermia in San Francisco Bay Area; more freezing … – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star TribuneFour homeless people have died of hypothermia in the San Francisco Bay Area since last week, authorities said, highlighting the danger to people without shelter as the region is gripped by freezing temperatures. Santa Clara County sheriff’s Lt. Dave …Bitter cold kills at least 4 in South BaySan Francisco Chronicle4 Homeless People Die […]

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SF CiTi Wants $500 A Year Membership, Pushing Out Poor Startup Members

Ron Conway, the famed tech investor and co-founder of Y-Combinator, started SF CiTi with the original objective of marshalling the San Francisco and San Francisco Bay Area Tech Community to move the political needle on legislation of interest to it. At first, membership was free, with events being paid for by sponsors. But now, Ron’s […]

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Transbay Transit Center SF Had First Of Its Kind LGBT Business Outreach

The Transbay Transit Center held a first-of-its-kind outreach event on Thursday of last week, when it invited LGBT-ran business representatives to a mixer at its headquarters in San Francisco. Generally, an large public works organization like the Transbay Transit Center will have women and minority-focused events to make sure firms ran by women and minorities […]

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Oakland’s Michael A Lenoir 114th President Of The National Medical Association

Oakland’s Michael A. LeNoir, M.D., a well-known practicing Pediatrician and Allergist in the San Francisco Bay Area, was installed as the 114th president of the National Medical Association during the organization’s 111th Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly in Toronto, Canada. The National Medical Association promotes the collective interests of over 32,000 physicians of African descent […]

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Godzilla 2014: SAN FRANCISCO WILL BE ATTACKED BY GODZILLA

UPDATE: More Godzilla San Francisco Set Information Revealed! UPDATE VIDEO: Godzilla is still being filmed in Surrey, BC, and while that outdoor work is going on, there’s a photo from an indoor set that’s getting a lot of buzz, and another that was virtually ignored by the media, but gives the biggest clue yet to […]

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Jason Collins Out As Gay, Cool; Straight Black Men Under Attack?

Jason Collins came out as gay in a well-presented column released in Sports Illustrated today. This blogger’s initial reaction was “so what?” Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area makes one take what is an earth-shaking revelation to others, with a “Right on,” and “That’s cool,” reaction. But what went through my mind and […]

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Reece Witherspoon, Al Michaels, Encounter Police, Handle It Differently

That Reese Witherspoon, Al Michaels, and Ms. Witherspoon’s hubby CAA agent James Toth got DUIs within this weekend is news only because of two things: their celebrity status, and how they handled getting the “driving while intoxicated” citation and arrest. Al Michaels, that legendary touchstone of American Culture, who made the famous “Folks, I think […]