2 hrs ago
Lawrence Berkeley Lab to unveil FLEXLAB
The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, located in the hills above UC Berkeley with sweeping views of the Bay, has long been known for its cutting-edge research in energy efficiency.
Trending on the Topix Network
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Inside Bay Area
San Mateo County grand jury blasts 'embarrassing' harbor district, calls for dissolution
The San Mateo County civil grand jury issued a scathing report Wednesday calling for the dissolution of the county harbor district, citing problems with the district's finances and an overall pattern of dysfunction.
SFBG Politics Blog
Motorists fight back in 'transit-first' San Francisco
San Francisco is one of the most traffic-congested US cities, but a new coalition says we need more parking and fewer bike lanes Believing that they're somehow discriminated against on the streets of San Francisco, a new political coalition of motorists, conservatives, and neighborhood NIMBYs yesterday [Mon/7] turned in nearly twice the signatures ... (more)
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Lake Merced Boat House Reopens After $3.2M Renovation
The Lake Merced Boat House in San Francisco reopened Tuesday after a $3.2 million renovation upgrading the interior and exterior of the facility.
The Art of Argument: Controversial Juxtapositions Spark Debate at a Multi-Museum Exhibition
In the spring of 1917, in a storeroom at an exhibition space in midtown New York, the painter George Bellows and the art curator Walter Arensberg had one of the liveliest arguments ever held about a piece of art.
Cold Case: Fbi Looking for Possible Witness in 1976 'Gypsy Hill Murders'
By Bay City News Service: Investigators Friday said they are searching for a possible witness in a series of unsolved murders in San Mateo County dating to the spring of 1976 that they believe were committed by the same person.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Insurance Journal West
$180,000 Deal Reached by Walgreens, Diabetic Employee
Drugstore chain Walgreens has agreed to pay $180,000 to a diabetic employee who was fired after eating a $1.39 bag of chips before paying for it during what she said was an attack of low blood sugar, federal officials said.
The Five Days of Meat: San Francisco's 15 Most Iconic Meat Dishes, Mapped
We may be known to the rest of the country as a vegan paradise of crunchy granola, but any San Franciscan knows that this city actually really, really loves its meat.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Alert Safeway Clerk Helps Foil IRS Phone Scam in South San Francisco
By Bay City News Service: An alert grocery store clerk helped foil a phone scam by stopping a woman before she handed over thousands of dollars to a IRS fake agent, police said this weekend.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
South City Safeway Clerk Foils IRS Phone Scam, Saves Woman Thousands
An alert grocery store clerk helped foil a phone scam by stopping a woman before she handed over thousands of dollars to a IRS fake agent, police said Saturday.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Walgreens Settles With Employee Fired Over Bag of Chips
A South San Francisco cashier for Walgreens will receive a $180,000 payment from Walgreens for being fired in 2008 for eating a $1.39 bag of chips while on the job to fight an attack of low blood sugar.
San Mateo Daily Journal
Alleged gangmembers accused of beating woman
Nicholas William Rodriguez, 18, of South San Francisco, Eric Esqueda-Perez, 21, of South San Francisco, and an unnamed juvenile were arrested after attacking a 46-year-old woman.
Life in the Blackboard Jungle
"We substitute teachers like to think of ourselves as the marines of the public education system.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
San Francisco Mime Troupe to Present Ripple Effect at Bay Area Parks, Begins Today
Skyrocketing rents. Loss of diversity. Evictions, Google Glass wearing nouveau riche, The War on the Poor.
Inside Bay Area
Piedmont, Montclair police logs: Oakland hills report 26 stolen cars
The following are highlights from the Piedmont police blotter. For more information, including about other cases, visit the Police Department at 403 Highland Ave. 3:02 a.m. -- Brookwood Avenue and Trestle Glen Road .
Veracyte Announces Positive Coverage Policies for AfirmaA Gene...
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. , a molecular diagnostics company pioneering the field of molecular cytology, today announced that two Blue Cross Blue Shield -affiliated organizations, Highmark Inc. and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, have issued positive coverage policies for the company's ... (more)
Stephen Costello and Ailyn P rez a couple onstage and off
Soprano Ailyn Perez and tenor Stephen Costello have been collaborating onstage and off since they met in Philadelphia in 2003.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Police: Man Robbed, Kicked in South San Francisco Hotel Parking Lot
By Bay City News Service: A Michigan man traveling in the Bay Area on business was robbed in the parking lot of a South San Francisco hotel Monday afternoon, police said this week.
Walgreens to pay diabetic who needed food fast and was fired
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced the settlement of a discrimination suit it filed on behalf of Josefina Hernandez , 57, who had worked for the nation's largest drugstore chain for almost 18 years.
Introducing IBL's new principal -- Dan Lyttle
Pacifica School District superintendent Wendy Tukloff introduced newly appointed Ingrid B. Lacy Middle School principal, Dan Lyttle, in a recent memorandum.