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  1. Review: Lamplighters sets sail with a shipshape 'H.M.S. Pinafore'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Inside Bay Area

    The Bay Area is blessed with a wide variety of theater, from brand new plays and avant-garde performance pieces to Shakespeare festivals and Broadway musicals. For the last 63 years Lamplighters Music Theatre has specialized in the comic operas of William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, and the company's latest traveling production of "H.M.S. Pinafore" amply demonstrates what a gift it is to still have ready and frequent access to this material.


  2. Things Have Gone From Sad to Worse at the San Francisco Media CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | San Francisco Magazine

    Friday was a wretched day for the San Francisco Media Company. The parent organization of SF Weekly and the San Francisco Examiner parted ways with three editorial employees , in anticipation of today's debut of new, alarmingly thin papers.


  3. Fresno VA hospital hires doctors, nurses to reduce wait timesRead the original story

    19 min ago | The Fresno Bee

    Veterans in the central San Joaquin Valley no longer have to travel four hours for knee, shoulder and hip replacement surgery. The Veterans Affairs hospital in Fresno has hired two orthopedic doctors and is recruiting a third surgeon, as part of an effort to increase access to care and reduce waiting times for treatment, hospital officials said Monday at a media roundtable.


  4. Silicon Valley map wars heat up: $3.1B deal between Nokia, carmakers sign of trendRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    John Ristevski, vice president, reality capture and processing for HERE, a Nokia company, shows a map of Lombard Street in San Francisco in their headquarters in Berkeley, Calif., on Friday, July 17, 2015. The company operates a global fleet of vehicles equipped with radars, lasers and cameras capturing 3-D street images to make detailed maps that will be needed for the future when cars drive themselves.


  5. #ILookLikeAnEngineer Aims To Spread Awareness About Gender Diversity In TechRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | TechCrunch

    When OneLogin Platform Engineer Isis Wenger agreed to participate in the company's recruiting campaign, she didn't anticipate the backlash that has come from it. "I was not personally ready for the amount of attention that it has brought me," recently Wenger wrote on Medium .


  6. Judge extends hold on recordings made by anti-abortion groupRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | SFGate

    A federal judge in San Francisco extended a restraining order on Monday that blocks an anti-abortion group from releasing any recordings that it secretly gathered at annual meetings of an abortion providers' association. U.S. District Judge William Orrick sided with claims by the National Abortion Federation and its members that they would suffer harassment, intimidation and even violence if the Center for Medical Progress was permitted to circulate the material.


  7. PG&E proposes wide-ranging changes in solar electricity billingRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Inside Bay Area

    PG&E on Monday filed a proposal that urges state regulators to undertake wide-ranging changes in the solar electricity system in northern and central California. Among the proposals: potentially reduced savings on electricity bills for people who switch to solar, a reduced credit for solar customers who have a surplus of electricity that they can return to the grid, and a charge that is based on when a solar customer uses electricity, PG&E officials said Monday.


  8. Suspect shot by SFPD charged with carjacking, robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | KRON 4

    A man shot by police last month after allegedly crashing a stolen vehicle near San Francisco International Airport and attempting several carjackings while trying to escape is out of the hospital and was arraigned Friday in Redwood City, prosecutors said Monday. Daniel Frederick, 24, spent three days in the hospital recovering after he was shot in the abdomen by San Francisco police on the morning of July 26, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.


  9. Capitol Theatre welcomes Jorma KaukonenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Jorma Kaukonen will perform Friday, Aug. 7, 8 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Kaukonen's career in music has spanned half a century.


  10. San Diego ranked sixth-best large U.S. city to live inRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KFMB-TV San Diego

    San Diego is the sixth-best large U.S. city in which to live, according to a survey released Monday by WalletHub, a financial information website. In sub-categories, San Diego was fifth in livability, eighth in health, 33rd for local economy and taxes, and third in education -- and the San Diego Unified School District was tied for first in the U.S. WalletHub created the list by taking rankings from its previous studies like "Best & Worst Cities for Families," "Best & Worst Cities for Recreation," "Most and Least Educated Cities" and "Best & Worst Cities to Start a Business," and adding factors such as life expectancy, obesity and the percentage of the population that smokes daily.


  11. Extra ferry service for BART tube closure increased ridershipRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Ridership soared over the weekend as ferry service increased to accommodate the BART transbay service suspension, ferry officials said Monday. On Saturday and Sunday, the San Francisco Bay Ferry doubled its usual weekend service on the Alameda/Oakland/San Francisco route, and enhanced service on the Vallejo/San Francisco route to serve Bay Area residents during the suspension, officials said.


  12. Prevent electoral conflict and violenceRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Daily Monitor

    The 2015 - 2016 General Elections are nigh, the Electoral Commission has issued a revised Roadmap, some political parties are set and so are some candidates and their supporters while others will figure things out along the way. As the opinion polls continue to add to the excitement and to the imagination of possibilities - there is no doubt that the next six months of our political terrain will be coloured by pressure on political parties, candidates and their supporters.


  13. 2015 Kawasaki Versys 650 LT: MD Ride ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Motorcycle Daily

    Back in 2007, Kawasaki christened a new 650 cc parallel twin model the "Versys". It arrived in the U.S. for the model year 2008.


  14. Debra Nagy, Magnificat, Infusion Baroque and More Among SFEMS' 2015-16 Concert SeasonRead the original story

    2 hrs ago |

    The San Francisco Early Music Society is proud to announce its 40th anniversary season . One of the nation's leading organizations for the advancement of historically informed performance of early music, SFEMS continues its robust traditions with concerts by six groups from around the U.S. and Canada including Archetti Baroque String Ensemble performing with guest oboist Debra Nagy , the B altimore Consort , Magnificat , Quicksilver , Ensemble Caprice and Infusion Baroque .


  15. OneDrive finally lets you sync shared foldersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PC World

    Microsoft has finally begun rolling out support for syncing shared folders to a user's computer through its OneDrive cloud storage service. Now, people browsing a folder shared via OneDrive online or through a mobile app can click a button labeled "Add to my OneDrive" and have the folder added to their account.


  16. Undercover reports on fetal body parts trade face legal hurdlesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

    San Francisco, Calif., Aug 3, 2015 / 05:02 pm .- A citizen journalism group investigating abortion clinics' procurement of organs and tissue from unborn babies has pledged to contest a court order barring the release of recordings made of an abortionists' conference. The Center for Medical Progress said that it follows "all applicable laws" and that it will fight "any attempts to suppress our First Amendment rights to free speech or silence the freedom of the citizen press."


  17. 49ers, city of San Francisco make Hall of Fame push for John BrodieRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Niners Nation

    The San Francisco 49ers have a great history of Hall of Famers, and now the team and its original city are pushing to get a notable snub inducted. With the Bay Area set to host Super Bowl 50, the city of San Francisco is pushing to use this year to help get former quarterback John Brodie into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.


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    2 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Picker has vowed "a more hands-on role in the governance of this commission." California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Picker has vowed "a more hands-on role in the governance of this commission."


  19. Japanese Pop Culture Festival Moves to Fort MasonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NBC Bay Area

    This year's J-Pop Summit has moved from Japantown to Fort Mason and has transformed from a free to a ticketed event. The Summit runs from August 7-9.


  20. No to sanctuary cities - Yes to American peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    While taking care of business for the people of Mississippi, Congressman Steven Palazzo makes note to the Gulf Coast Examiner of his most recent public service activities listed below: Sanctuary Cities In response to the recent tragedy in San Francisco, the House voted to pass H.R. 3009 , Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act. This bill cuts off specific federal grants for sanctuary cities that defy federal immigration law and threaten the safety of their communities.