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Saturday | CNET

SF: Airbnb, Craigslist rentals need to 'play by the rules'

San Francisco officials are bringing down the hammer on short-term rental services like Airbnb and Craigslist by introducing legislation this week that holds organizations accountable, and forces residents to apply for the right to rent out their homes.


Related Topix: AirBnB, Startups, Local Search

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Reigniting a Musical Passion Later on in Life...

Four good-sized men were paid a hefty fee to take our grand piano up the switchback stairs to a loft area that had never been used for anything but a home for an inversion table and weight bench, both long ago sold on Craigslist.


Related Topix: Startups, San Francisco, CA


This California Couple's Tiny House Redefines What It Means To Have A 'Dream Home'

In today's day and age it's pretty much become a standard practice to equate dream homes with McMansions and sprawling estates .


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Web Design, Arts, Sebastopol, CA, Startups, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Digital Trends

Best Craigslist Alternatives

We all know Craigslist is more than a mere fad at this point. The popular classifieds site has become a magical place where you can buy, rent, or apply for almost anything since its 1995 inception as a emailing list distributed among friends in San Francisco - one conveniently burgeoning with all manner of goods and services one might desire .


Related Topix: Startups, Local Search, Email Spam, Internet, Science / Technology, eBay

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Uptown Almanac

Will David Chiu Let You Rent Your Apartment on Airbnb?

Board of Supervisors President David Chiu introduced legislation yesterday that would clarify regulations around short-term apartment rentals through sites like Airbnb, VRBO and Craigslist.


Related Topix: AirBnB, Home, Home Renting, Housing, Startups, San Francisco, CA

River Front Times

Lyft Plans Weekend Launch in St. Louis, But Will The City Shut It Down?

Lyft, the app-based, on-demand ride-sharing business based in San Francisco, plans to go live in St. Louis at 7 p.m. Friday.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Local Search, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Beepi Could Be the Car Buying Site We've Been Waiting For

A little over a year ago, I bought a car for the first time since high school. My wife and I were expecting our first child and felt it was finally a necessity.


Related Topix: Startups, Los Altos, CA, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Digital Trends

Undercover reporters show how easy it is for thieves to sell stolen phones

Undercover reporters working for the BBC in the UK have shown how easy it is for thieves to sell on stolen mobile phones.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Craigslist., iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Apr 11, 2014


a Disco Tablea on Craigslist needs a new cocaine-loving S.F. home where the party never stops

The first photo of the "disco city table" really draws you in. Yes, that's a top hat on a tiger.


Related Topix: Startups, San Francisco, CA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

CBS Local

Will Host's Love-Hate Relationship With San Francisco Disappear With Colbert Report?

When comedian Stephen Colbert was named to replace Late Night host David Letterman Thursday, it likely marked the end of him singling out San Francisco as a target of his faux conservative derision.


Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Startups

Dallas Morning News

West Village jewelry store worker's theft of $195 necklace leads to...

The police report filed Tuesday doesn't seem like a very big deal: An employee at Kendra Scott Jewelry in the West Village walked out of the store with a $195 necklace in her purse.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Startups

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Toledo Blade

Experts: Check living conditions of pets

The tiny white "pit bull" mix puppy, estimated at 6 weeks old and weighing less than 3 pounds, was severely malnourished and dehydrated, and had a belly so full of parasites she was vomiting live worms.


Related Topix: Toledo, OH, Startups, Local Search, Lucas County, OH, US Military, US Army, Fort Campbell

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

HBO's 'Silicon Valley' Cast, Creators Respond to Elon Musk Jab

"I feel like the people that disliked it the most are the ones we were most going after, so it seemed like we probably hit the target if they got irked," says producer Alec Berg in response to the tech billionaire's criticism of the forthcoming comedy.


Related Topix: Redwood City, CA, Startups, Tesla Motors

Thu Apr 03, 2014

CBS Local

Creeped Out SF Alamo Square Residents Searching For Owner Of Crash-Landed Mystery Drone

In a Craigslist posting titled "I found your stupid drone," a noticeably disturbed San Francisco resident is asking the owner of a drone to come forward if "you want it back and/or you don't want me to see what's on the SD card."


Related Topix: Square, Startups


Web Exclusive: North Texans renting their homes for Final Four

As the Final Four comes to Texas, residents in Arlington are offering up their homes to March Madness fans and hoping to make a little money in the process.


Related Topix: Texas, Startups, Dining, Drugs, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Baytown, TX

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Tech Meets Hollywood at Premiere of HBO's 'Silicon Valley'

Creator and cast members of HBO's new comedy series "Silicon Valley" turned up for the show's premiere at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City, Calif.


Related Topix: Redwood City, CA, Mike Judge, Tesla Motors, Startups

Mon Mar 31, 2014


S.F. startup provides rental cars for Uber, Lyft drivers

Breeze co-founders Charlie Fang , Ned Ryan and Jeff Pang say their 25 cars are all booked by ride-service drivers.


Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Startups, Business News


Gold Stars: New Lesbian Web Series about Craigslist Job Hunters

A new web series that's about more than just being gay. Gold Stars brings humor, wit and a look into the life of two broke young adults.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Startups

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Illegal Ads on Craigslist Catch Unlicensed Contractors

Dozens of people now may face criminal charges after being caught in simultaneous undercover sting operations conducted by the Contractors State License Board March 25-27, 2014, in nine California locations.


Related Topix: Startups, California, Madera County, CA, Bass Lake, CA

Sat Mar 29, 2014

San Francisco Chronicle

Poking fun at absurd rentals

Heather Knight, City Insider columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, is seen on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012 in San Francisco, Calif.


Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Startups, Real Estate, Alameda, CA


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