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Wednesday | Gawker

One Tesla Isn't Enough For Gavin Newsom

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


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.


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.


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)


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Fresh from having repealed last year's law that would have required latex gloves on restaurants workers , Governor Jerry Brown and the California state legislature have just legalized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


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


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Social Software, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA


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.


Related Topix: AirBnB, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Business News

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.


Related Topix: The Mission (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, San Mateo County, CA, South San Francisco, CA

CBS Local

Lt. Gov. Newsom Officiates Same-Sex Marriage Ceremony In Sausalito To Kick Off Pride Weekend

It's the beginning of Pride Week in San Francisco and love is in the Sausalito air.


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

Business Journal

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.


Related Topix: Dapper, Citizen Sports, AirBnB, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Business Journal

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)


Related Topix: Education Etc., Alameda County, CA, George Miller, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Berkeley, CA

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.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Supreme Court, California, Transgender, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

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)


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion