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Dancing With The Stars Winner Is JR Martinez

So, amid all of the arguments over the Dancing With The Stars cast, and all of the bad treatment and hard feelings about how Hope Solo was treated, Iraq War Veteran JR Martinez took home the Mirror Ball Trophy. Congratulations to Jose Rene “JR” Martinez and his dancing partner the lovely Karina Smirnoff. It was […]

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CNN, Michael Arrington, Black Entrepreneurs, and The Invisible Man

Last week, a bit of a row ensued when Tech Crunch Founder Michael Arrington appeared on a segment of a CNN special on black entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, and, under questioning by Soledad O’Brien, said “I don’t know a single black entrepreneur.” This blogger got wind of Michael’s comments because a friend, Marco Brown, a […]

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Michael Moore On Way To Occupy Oakland Rally Today

Famed activist and documentary filmmaker Michael Moore issued this Twitter tweet just 33 minutes ago, as of this writing: @MMFlint Michael Moore Leaving NYC, on my way to #OccupyOakland. Will stand with everyone there, mid-afternoon. #OWS 33 minutes ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply Judging by the timing of the tweet, that he […]

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As Calpine Russell Energy Center Grows, Hayward Gets Library Help

At a time when many California cities are strapped for money, Hayward gets the rewards of seeking the development of an energy manufacturing facility: the Calpine Russell Energy Center. It’s one of the largest construction projects in the Bay Area is underway right now in Hayward with 200 workers on site. Here’s how Calpine describes […]

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Detroit Lions v. Chicago Bears MNF Game Dominates Google Trends

Just how amazing was the Detroit Lions’ 24 to 14 Monday Night Football game win over the Chicago Bears? It was so massive, it dominated Google Trends, with 10 of the 20 top searches being keywords related to that ESPN Monday Night Football game after it was over, and with 6 still on Google Trends […]

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Tim Tebow, Alex Smith, 49ers, Aaron Rodgers, Packers

NFL Sunday saw great quarterback performances. Consider that Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos almost pulled out a miracle win against the San Diego Chargers, while Alex Smith and the San Francisco 49ers smashed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 48 to 3 and Aaron Rodgers and his Green Bay Packers outcoached The Atlanta Falcons. What’s not […]

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Ross Mirkarimi Interview: San Francisco Sheriff’s Race

Ross Mirkarimi. For Sheriff? When the news that San Francisco’s District Five Supervisor, 28-year San Franciscan, and co-founder of The Green Party of California, Ross Mirkarimi was running for sheriff first hit the eyes and ears of this blogger, the first question was “Why?” But then the second question was “Why not?” The idea of […]

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Comcast VidBlogger Nation New Video TV Network

Comcast Corporation, and Comcast Ventures (the cable giant that’s now merged with NBC and who’s unit that will own and operate telecommunications towers) now has “VidBlogger Nation” on its Comcast XFinity on-demand channel system. VidBlogger Nation is a new concept created by Hollywood producer Marc Scarpa. Marc had an idea of essentially mixing video-blogging with […]

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A Talk With Lucas Watson, YouTube’s Sales, Marketing Exec

After a good presentation at Ad Age DigitalWest on Tuesday, Lucas Watson, YouTube’s new Vice President Of Global Sales And Marketing, talked with this blogger in the dressing room at Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco. The focus of Mr. Watson’s visit to Ad Age DigitalWest on Tuesday, was to present YouTube opportunities to marketing […]

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Google+ Is New Entity To Facebook – Eric Edge

Facebook’s Manager of Global Communications Eric Edge took time to talk with this blogger at DigitalWest, the first West Coast-based conference for the trade magazine Advertising Age. In the video, Edge gave kind of a quick overview of where Facebook is today, saying that the social network is “in a really good place.” “The value […]

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Shaker Wins TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield; Trippy, CakeHealth

AMAZING. Shaker, the Facebook application that turns the social network Facebook into the second coming of Second Life, won TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 Startup Battlefield. The more detailed blog post was put off because it was time to party. And for good reason. It’s not often in life that a friend of yours is involved in […]

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Dreamforce: In SF SalesForce.com Needs Consultants, In ATL, Job Fair Draws Thousands

At Dreamforce San Francisco, SalesForce.com’s effort to teach Salesforce users and developers about the benefits of cloud computing that’s underway at Moscone Center, Salesforce Senior Vice President of Worldwide Partners and Solutions Denzil Samuels used a lot of corporate bureaucratic buzzwords to basically say “We’ve got job openings are we’re hiring.” And, from the looks […]

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Stephen Curry: GS Warriors PG Gets NBA Lockout Workout; Roasts Tout.com Intern

If you’re wondering what Golden State Warriors Point Guard Stephen Curry’s doing to stay in basketball shape during the NBA Lockout, take a look at the video below: Curry’s at the Tout.com offices in San Francisco, taking advantage of the lack of basketball skills of young, poor, defenseless tech interns like my friend Katie Fountain. […]

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Michelle Bachmann Wins Poll – BART Cell Phone Cut Off Mubarek Action

Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann, in a development shocking to some, but pleasing to this blogger, won the Ames Iowa Republican Presidential Straw Poll, beating back a field of her competitors, most notably Congressman Ron Paul. And in other news covered here before, BART, the Bay Area Rapid Transit System, is being unfavorably compared to former Egyptian […]

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BART’s Busy Week, And It’s Wednesday! (Mass Transit News)

That’s the headline: “BART’s Busy Week, And It’s Wednesday! (Mass Transit News)” Yep. It’s not just the asbestos removal program that’s transformed San Francisco’s BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit System) Montgomery St. Station into something out of the Andromeda Strain, it’s last night’s shut down that, thank God, this blogger just missed, having made a […]

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Johnny Rockets On Chestnut In San Francisco Closes After 25 Years

Bad news for San Francisco bar hopping patron like this blogger. The famous Johnny Rockets which sits prominently on the corner of Chestnut and Pierce in the Marina District has, for 25 years, been the temporary one-hour home for drunks, bachelors and bachelorettes, hook-ups, frat boys, sorority girls, late-night workers, and everyone else, has closed. […]

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Google Nexus S Phone Free Today Only For AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile

Someone tell Chamillionaire that the free Nexus S Phone Google gave him at last Friday’s TechCrunch Mobile Conference wasn’t – unfortunately – just free for the famous rapper. Oh, follow me on Twitter at Zennie62, before I forget to tell ya! (Chamillionaire recently slammed Android, the operating system that governs Nexus S, as subpar to […]

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San Francisco News: Transbay Transit Center Meetings Wednesday

This important San Francisco News is about an upcoming Transbay Transit Center-related meeting this Wednesday. As you know, the Transbay Transit Center is currently under construction, replacing the demolished Transbay Terminal. Part of the new development includes a giant, dramatic rooftop park. The park has always been a focus of discussion and debate, shown in […]