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
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.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
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.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
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)
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Fresh from having repealed last year's law that would have required latex gloves on restaurants workers , Governor Jerry Brown and the California state legislature have just legalized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.
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.
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.
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.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
San Francisco Magazine
What We Were Reading While We Should Have Been Working
UC Mulls Ridesharing Ban : Idea floated to bar workers from using them on business trips for liability fears.
UC may bar traveling workers from using Uber, Lyft, Airbnb
The University of California is considering barring employees on business trips from staying in Airbnb rentals, riding in Uber and Lyft cars, or using other "peer-to-peer" services because of concerns about liability and regulation of the marketplaces, which allow people to rent personal resources to one another.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
A decade of homelessness: Thousands in S.F. remain in crisis
Ten years ago, San Francisco launched an ambitious effort to end chronic homelessness.
The Pipeline: Gavin Newsom's Uber defense, Yahoo's video bid, and $25M for restaurant-themed videos
Gavin Newsom, lieutenant governor of California, takes on the University of California over its refusal to reimburse employees who use Airbnb and Uber.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Lt. Gov. Newsom criticizes UC's warning to staff about Uber, Airbnb
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom wrote a letter criticizing a notice sent to UC workers about "sharing economy" companies such as Uber and Airbnb.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Berkeley Daily Planet
Tony Thurmond for Assembly Announces Endorsements from Berkeley City...
Tony Thurmond's campaign for State Assembly announced today the endorsements of Berkeley City Councilmember Kriss Worthington, former Berkeley Mayor Gus Newport, former Berkeley City Councilmember Ying Lee, Berkeley School Boardmember Beatriz Levya-Cutler, former Berkeley Unified School District Superintendent Michele Lawrence, former Berkeley ... (more)
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Prop 8 Lawyers David Boies And Ted Olson Recall 2013's SCOTUS Victory Over Gay Marriage Rights
David Boies and Ted Olson , the bipartisan legal team who fought to overturn Prop 8, spoke at length about their 2013 Supreme Court victory in a discussion with HuffPost Live's Josh Zepps this week.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Cybercast News Service
San Francisco Archbishop to Pro-Gay Critics: - It is My Duty to...
Salvatore Cordileone, the Catholic archbishop for the archdiocese of San Francisco, said it is his "duty to uphold and teach" the truth about marriage -the conjugal union of one man and one woman - and he will do so at the June 19 "March for Marriage" in Washington, D.C., despite criticism and pleas from pro-gay "marriage" advocates, such as ... (more)
Tue Jun 17, 2014
San Francisco Magazine
"Archbishop of No" Rejects Critics on Anti-LGBT March
San Francisco's Roman Catholic Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone - one of the architects of California's Proposition 8 - fired back at critics who had called for him to pull out of a planned "pro-marriage" march in Washington.