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Friday Aug 15 | The Washington Post

Prostitution arrests on the rise in Northern Virginia

Women posting sex ads online in Northern Virginia are increasingly likely these days to be met by a cop instead of a customer.


Related Topix: Virginia, Startups, backpage, Alexandria, VA

Friday Aug 15 | PSFK

Ad Agency Revamps Craigslist Ads

Craigslist is infamous for its spare look. Founded by Craig Newmark in 1995 as an email list and then a web-based service in the San Francisco, it took until 2000 before it even started expanding to other cities.


Related Topix: Startups, Marketing

Thu Aug 14, 2014


Sorry, Folks: Modifications Don't Increase Your Car's Value

I've decided to devote today's column to that dreaded Craigslist ad. You know the one I'm talking about.


Related Topix: Startups, Autos

Tue Aug 12, 2014

San Francisco Magazine

Outside Lands 2014

Tens of thousands of concertgoers, kegs of beer, and a magical setting in foggy San Francisco: Outside Lands is all about the romance.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Startups


Lyft Accuses Uber of Playing Dirty Yet Again

Like Airbnb scraping Craigslist in its early days, it's great to see the sharing economy get old-school down and dirty to get ahead.


Related Topix: Startups, AirBnB

Fri Aug 08, 2014


TSA Inspector Arrested in Craigslist Underage Sex Sting

A TSA employee living near Sacramento, Calif. is facing underage sex charges after FBI agents posing as a woman and her teenage daughter caught him in a Craigslist sting.


Related Topix: Startups

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Regulating Airbnb: The circus comes to town

Airbnb hosts staged a brief rally outside City Hall before the Planning Commission's hearing on p;roposed regulations for short-term housing.


Related Topix: AirBnB, Startups, Local Search

Slate Magazine

Delisting Craigslist

Craigslist is, to borrow a favorite phrase of Silicon Valley, ripe for disruption.


Related Topix: Startups, Local Search

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Your Waiter Wants You To Put Down Your Phone

You know how frustrating it is when you can't catch your waiter's eye? He may be thinking the same thing about you.


Related Topix: Craigslist., iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Restaurant Management, iPhone

Daily Mail

Political candidate strips down in Times Square to campaign for the ...

'I hope they rot in prison for a very long time': Teenager turns in her cop parents for MURDER after her boyfriend is shot dead Missing mom-of-two, 38, committed suicide by asphyxiation on deserted road 24 miles from home and left a note at the scene for her family FIRST PICTURE: Disgraced soldier Bowe Bergdahl sits at a desk in civilian clothing ... (more)


Related Topix: Suicide, Startups

The Modesto Bee

Federal worker faces child porn charges in Calif.

The San Francisco Chronicle reported Wednesday that 54-year-old George Hristovski was arrested at his Placer County home this week following an undercover FBI sting.


Related Topix: Placer County, CA, Startups

Wed Aug 06, 2014

CBS Local

New Jake Gyllenhaal Film 'Nightcrawler' Places An Ad On Craigslist

The newly released trailer for Jake Gyllenhaal's upcoming drama "Nightcrawler" begins with a monologue from his character Lou Bloom.


Related Topix: Startups


Man says Galveston rental home used by scammers

A Clear Lake man says someone hijacked his vacation rental posting and reposted the ad on Craigslist.


Related Topix: Startups

Inside Bay Area

Hercules: Suspect arrested in real estate scam

Authorities say Gino Eckstein, of San Francisco, tried through Craigslist to rent out a home on the 1900 block of Pheasant Drive that was on the market to be sold.


Related Topix: Hercules, CA, Startups, Home Listing, Home

Capital Cities is asking you to Drop Your Pants

Stereotude's John Howard sits down with Sebu Simonian and Ryan Merchant from Capital Cities to talk about their start, their hit single "Safe & Sound", their upcoming single "Kangaroo Court", and their surprising collaborators on the song "Farrah... Capital Cities , a name pulled from an online search of band names, is the product of the next ... (more)


Related Topix: Startups, Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Katy Perry

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Forest Grove News-Times

City opens door to Airbnb rentals

Starting next month, Portlanders renting their homes to tourists will be operating legally for the first time - if they follow new city rules.


Related Topix: AirBnB, Old Town (Portland, OR), Startups, Local Search, Housing

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

PJ Bremier's Fine Living: An invitation to gather lavender

A recent Craigslist ad read more like an invitation to a garden party than the usual listings for apartment rentals or old bricks for sale.


Related Topix: Startups, Local Search, Home Gardening, Home, Home Listing

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Kiplinger Online

3 Simple Steps to Score Great Concert Tickets

Don't despair if the Web site says a concert is sold out. Call the box office-more tickets may be available.


Related Topix: Startups

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

Young BMX star shines

"My husband found a bike on Craigslist," Tracy Beadle said. "He asked me if he could buy it, but had actually already purchased the bike behind my back."


Related Topix: Startups, Netherlands, World News, Norco, CA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Bold Italic

Wanted: First World Problems Ghostwriter

As a destitute freelance writer who's been subsisting on a steady diet of Folger's crystals and saltine packets , I'm sure you can imagine my excitement when I saw the perfect ghostwriting gig advertised on Craigslist: "Emotional Writer Needed For Support Community for Affluent Individuals ."


Related Topix: Startups, Local Search, Blog News, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA


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