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2 hrs ago | CBS Local
A bill that would force electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all smartphones has failed in the state Senate but will likely be revived later this spring.
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3 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly
Going back at least as far as 2001's "Promises," most recent documentaries that opted for an optimistic slant on the Israeli-Palestinian situation have centered on children.
3 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly
Tom Clash joins grandson Isaac and a classmate at Brandeis Hill Day School in San Francisco on March 21. Students welcomed about 270 adults during Grandparents and Special Friends Day, an annual tradition at the school's two campuses.
3 hrs ago | Examiner.com
It was a great chance to catch chef Jeffrey Saad in action. He was showing a new employee how to cut the fruit for their special sangria in just the right way so that the fruit absorbs the alcohol it is soaked in and it doesn't get mushy.
4 hrs ago | San Francisco Magazine
Starting today, the San Francisco International Film Festival fills local theaters with over a 100 features from across the globe.
6 hrs ago | Patch.com
By Beau Behan Film Critic & Entertainment Reporter The San Francisco International Film Festival celebrates its 57th year anniversary from April 24-May 8. Featuring 200 films from around the world, the 15-day international is a remarkable showcase of cinematic discovery and innovation in the beautiful city of San Francisco.
6 hrs ago | SFBG Politics Blog
French economist Thomas Piketty got a warm welcome in San Francisco last night [Tues/22] when nearly 200 people turned out to hear him discuss what is fast-becoming the defining book of this new Gilded Era of escalating disparities in wealth: Capital in the 21st Century .
7 hrs ago | SF Classical Voice
There was a moment the other day, actually a few moments, while listening to the Balboa Brass Quintet play to an audience of 30 8- and 9-year-olds out in the Sunset District, when you forgot all your concerns about children these days, all those ominous arcs.
7 hrs ago | Examiner.com
San Francisco is becoming more and more bike-friendly as the days go by. And if you are thinking about moving to a city where bicycle commuting is accepted and appreciated, well your first choice might be the beautiful City by the Bay.
7 hrs ago | SFGate
A Stanford University graduate has been charged in federal court with extorting his ex-girlfriend - the daughter of Sun Microsystems co-founder and billionaire venture capitalist Vinod Khosla - by threatening to release nude photos of her.
8 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter
Tickets to Paul McCartney's Farewell to Candlestick: The Final Concert will go on sale at 10 a.m. May 5 through www.ticketmaster.com .
8 hrs ago | Curbed
Hipster in the Mission? Surfer gang member at Ocean Beach? You're just one of the people who will be offended by this brand-new Judgmental Map of San Francisco, which labels areas of the city based on rather offensive stereotypes and was not created by Curbed.
12 hrs ago | Digital Game Developer
Opening night features a live music performance by Reckless in Vegas , three short films, and a unique symposium entitled Chasing the Muse Stone Cold Sober, .
Local artist Andres Amador descended upon Ocean Beach this weekend where he awed crowds of onlookers with his latest playa painting.
A sunken steamship involved in one of San Francisco's worst maritime disasters was discovered at the bottom of San Francisco Bay, a silent reminder of a historic calamity that rocked a city steeped in xenophobia and racial hatred.
15 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
State senators were scheduled to receive a refresher course in ethics on Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year.
Police near San Francisco surrounded and searched a medical office building for several hours Wednesday after reports that a gunman may have opened fire inside, but no suspect or victim were found.
The Boy is back in town: Boy George is touring behind his new album, "This Is What I Do."