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Oakland Mayor Jean Quan stands good chance of re-election
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is in major trouble with the voters, but my prediction is that unless City Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan gets in the race, Quan still stands a good chance of winning re-election in November.
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San Mateo Daily Journal
San Mateo Middle College High School, a program for juniors and seniors in the San Mateo Union High School District, is accepting applications for fall 2014.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Campbell Reporter
Biz Break: FireEye, Coupons.com bring big bucks to Silicon Valley
Today: A secondary offering from red-hot Milpitas security software company FireEye and initial public offering from Mountain View's Coupons.com transfer more than $1 billion from Wall Street to Silicon Valley.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
FBI and Bay Area Law Enforcement Agencies Seek Information Regarding 1976 Cold Cases on the Peninsula
The Federal Bureau of Investigation, San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, Daly City Police Department, Pacifica Police Department, and South San Francisco Police Department, as well as the Reno Police Department and Washoe County Sheriff's Office, have joined investigative efforts to address a series of homicides from 1976.
Contra Costa Times
Gypsy Hill victims exhibited "startling" similarities
Federal and local authorities have uncovered new information linking a Reno cold case murder in 1976 to a string or murders on the Peninsula that same year.
The Bold Italic
Will New Urinals Help the Dolores Park Pee Problem?
It's hardly a secret that when the weather's nice, you can find a lot of San Franciscans at Dolores Park.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
International Business Times
Cat Invasion: Someone Opens Another Cat Cafe; Why Do People Love Cats?
The Gatoreca, Spain's first cat caf, celebrated International Cat Day on Feb. 20 calling the festival FESTIMIAU! According to globalpost.com, showing the friendly, loyal and loving side of felines is one of the festival's goals.
Drink Here Now: Embrace the Fog, Party With Your Pooch, and More
In honor of National Absinthe Day, on Wednesday, March 5, Elixir is serving the Golden Gate Fog for $11.
Man Caught Red-Handed Allegedly Burglarizing South SF Taqueria
A man was arrested after being caught red-handed inside a South San Francisco taqueria he was allegedly trying to burglarize early Saturday morning, police said.
SFBG Politics Blog
SF votes to ban plastic water bottles on city property
San Francisco continues to lead the way in the nation's environmental policy, with the Board of Supervisors today [Tues/4] voting unanimously to bar the city from buying plastic water bottles and to ban distribution of plastic water bottles smaller than 21 ounces on city property starting Oct. 1. The ban excludes city marathons and other sporting ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Cat cafe chases $50,000 crowdfunding goal
KitTea plans to partner with Wonder Cat Rescue and Give Me Shelter to choose the cats that will live in the cafe before they are adopted.
San Mateo Daily Journal
South San Francisco taqueria burglarized
A South San Francisco man was arrested for trying to break into La Tapatia Taqueria at 411 Grand Ave. early Saturday morning, according to police.
The Salinas Californian
Water rationing: If it comes, do it right
In fact, it is still more severe than the worst previous dry spell of modern times, which hit in 1976-77.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
San Francisco Magazine
Rendering of the 3,100-unit, 15 building, $1.5 billion mixed-use mega-developmen
Even a bubble doesn't exist in a bubble. As San Franciscans continue to grapple with a dizzying economic and real estate boom, we might find some solace in the fact that we are not alone.
SF Classical Voice
Magnificent Mahler Partnership Reaches New Heights
To their glory, the Sunday matinee performance of Mahler's Third Symphony by Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony in Davies Symphony Hall was not extraordinary.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Anticipating an unwanted move: what renters and landlords should think about
Harlan, of course, is not his real name, but he is a real person. He has lived in a nice apartment with a bay view for a couple decades and would happily remain there if he could.
Green Creative's 6-inch And 4-inch High CRI Downlights Receive Energy Star Qualification
Green Creative, the commercial grade LED lighting manufacturer is proud to announce the Energy Star qualification of its CRISP SERIES 6" and 4" High CRI downlights.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Renovation of Dolores Park in San Francisco has officially begun
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on March 1st, which marked the beginning of the Mission Dolores Park Improvement construction.
San Francisco Chronicle
S.F.'s plucky floating community watches waves of change
Philip De Andrade, left stops by to say hello to his neighbor Bob Srnka along the Mission Creek houseboat community, Wednesday February 26, 2014, in San Francisco, Calif.
National Public Radio
3 Cities With Freeways Going Nowhere
When I was growing up in Memphis in the 1960s, the Feds unveiled a plan to build a short stretch of Interstate 40 to connect East Memphis with downtown.