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9 hrs ago | The Atlantic

California High-Speed Rail: 10 Readers With 10 Views

A solution looking for a problem? A genuine leap forward? The best we can expect from messy political half-measures? Or something truly brave? Take your pick.

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Related Topix: California High-Speed Rail, US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Brown, US Governors

13 hrs ago | Counterpunch

Gavin Newsom in Wonderland

That was the headline in the Huffington Post that caught my eye, as it was supposed to do.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Civic Center

Free SF Symphony Concert in Civic Center This Sunday

This Sunday, August 27th at 2 PM, there will be a free concert given by the San Francisco Symphony.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Home Gardening, Home, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Switched

The Right's Strange New Hero: Gavin Newsom

You may remember that straight San Francisco mayor with the perfect hair and square jaw who stood athwart history yelling, "Yes!" to gay marriage.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Russia Travel, Travel, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Europe Travel, San Francisco, Russia Travel, San Francisco Travel, Wedding, Jerry Brown, US Governors

San Francisco Chronicle

Willie Brown always lobbying, and now he's a lobbyist

Ex-Mayor Willie Brown , with Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, is lobbying City Hall on behalf of high-rise developers who are contesting assessments.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Jul 16, 2014

SFBG Politics Blog

"Let's Elect Our Elected Officials" rejected at the Board of Supes

Mayor Ed Lee was appointed by the Board of Supervisors in 2011 after then-Mayor Gavin Newsom was elected to state office.

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CBS Local

State Lands Commission, Which Includes Lieutenant Governor Gavin...

The State Lands Commission has filed a lawsuit challenging San Francisco's voter-approved limit on high-rise buildings along the waterfront, Proposition B .

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Related Topix: Fisherman's Wharf (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

The Buzz: Jerry Brown, fracking, in sculpture at State Fair

Gov. Jerry Brown, shown last month, is depicted in an unflattering sculpture at the State Fair titled "Happy Fracking Day."

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Sutter, CA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Reason Magazine

Democratic Accountability Made as Simple as an App

Researchers with the CITRIS Data and Democracy Initiative at the University of California are trying to make it a little better.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, US Politics, US News

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Jerry Brown, fracking, in sculpture at state fair

An artist who once cleaned Gov. Jerry Brown ’s apartment is now portraying him in an unflattering sculpture on display at the California State Fair.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Sutter, CA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Gawker

One Tesla Isn't Enough For Gavin Newsom

California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom wants to be every techie's favorite politician.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Towleroad

The Most Shocking Thing Bill O'Reilly Can Find at the SF Pride Parade ...

The Most Shocking Thing Bill O'Reilly Can Find at the SF Pride Parade are Drag Queens Who Love Bill O'Reilly: VIDEO Bill O'Reilly sends his correspondent Jesse Watters to troll the San Francisco Pride parade.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

SFGate

Gavin Newsom owns 2 Teslas

LinkedIn's Global Business Development Leader Mike Kim recently sat down with Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom for a "candid" interview at, where else, LinkedIn's headquarters.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Young writers share stories in Corte Madera creative writing camp

When 11-year-old Tibi Quinn read aloud a selection from his short story, he intrigued audience members with the tale of a secret agent from San Francisco who must travel back east for a mysterious special mission.

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Related Topix: Corte Madera, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Kentfield, CA

Tue Jul 01, 2014

SF Weekly

Wither the Greens: A Once-Formidable Party Hopes for a Small Win This November

A week before the June primary, Barry Hermanson and John-Marc Chandonia, two prominent members of the San Francisco Green Party, decided to conduct an ad hoc experiment.

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Related Topix: Haight (San Francisco, CA), US News, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Economist

Steer clear of peer-to-peer

THE e-mail was clear enough. Last Monday, Belinda Borden, the director of travel services for the enormous University of California system, wrote to faculty members warning them not to use new "sharing businesses" such as taxi services Uber and Lyft and the room-rental service Airbnb : Dear Colleagues, UCOP's Office of General Counsel has ... (more)

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Related Topix: AirBnB

San Francisco Magazine

California Legalizes Bitcoins

Fresh from having repealed last year's law that would have required latex gloves on restaurants workers , Governor Jerry Brown and the California state legislature have just legalized Bitcoins.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Sacramento, CA

FOX23

Yosemite celebrates 150th anniversary on Monday

Yosemite National Park is celebrating the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's signing of the Yosemite Grant Act, which protected Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove.

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Related Topix: Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA

Silicon Alley Insider

One Of The Top Public University Systems In The World May Ban...

The UC system, which boasts some of the top academic universities in the world , employs more than 200,000 people throughout California.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

NBC Los Angeles

UC System Considering Ban on Rideshare Companies

University leaders said services such as Uber, Lyft, and Airbnb should not be used on business trips because of issues around regulations and liability.

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