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7 min ago | Silicon Alley Insider
We met with a bunch of investors and entrepreneurs over the past few weeks and grabbed their phones. Here's what's on them: Gametime: We first saw this on an investor's phone who was looking into a funding deal.
8 min ago | Travel + Leisure
Wherever I go, I always seek out the "B sides" of town, undiscovered neighborhoods like San Francisco's Inner Richmond. I learned about the area from local chef friends Chris Cosentino and Danny Bowien , who raved about the food.
1 hr ago | Examiner.com
Part of living in San Francisco is figuring out how to navigate it. For many, that translates to two wheels.
2 hrs ago | The Daily Republic
The city plans this week to slap large signs on hundreds of apartment buildings to publicly shame their owners into complying with an earthquake-safety ordinance passed last year, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday. The signs are printed in English, Spanish and Chinese with red lettering and a drawing of a destroyed building.
2 hrs ago | SFGate
Police got word of the threat just before 1:30 p.m. and immediately evacuated the school, located in the southwest corner of the city near San Francisco State University , while initiating a sweep looking for anything suspicious, said police Officer Albie Esparza . Students were ultimately sent home for the day, said San Francisco Unified School District spokeswoman Gentle Blythe .
3 hrs ago | San Francisco Magazine
Is it time for San Francisco to take a page out of the Middle East playbook and solve its woes with a two-state solution? That's the provocative thesis of a piece on Al Jazeera's website . It's either a dark satire right up there with eating Irish babies - or it's the most genius political solution ever.
3 hrs ago | SFGate
Sgt. Jonathan Bellusa, 39, will receive $550,000 from the district pending a final approval of the settlement by the Oakland school board in October, at which time he plans to retire. The district will also contribute toward Bellusa's pension, said his attorney Dan Siegel.
6 hrs ago | KBCO.com
Damien Rice 's return this fall will also include a return to the road. The Irish folk singer has announced a handful of North American tour dates ahead of his first new album in eight years, My Favourite Faded Fantasy .
7 hrs ago | Eater
If you're a 49ers, Raiders, Cal, or Stanford fan, this post isn't necessary-you've got plenty of places to cheer on your team. But for those of us who love living in the Bay Area but have football allegiances that lie elsewhere, finding like-minded fans can be a challenge.
9 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
A two-and-a-half month racketeering trial in which two alleged gang members are accused of a triple murder in South San Francisco in 2010 began winding up as prosecutors started on closing arguments in federal court in San Francisco Monday. Victor Flores, 22, of Petaluma, and Benjamin Campos-Gonzalez, 23, of San Mateo, each face three counts of murder in aid of racketeering and four counts of attempted murder in a gunfire attack on a group of young men at a South San Francisco street corner on Dec. 22, 2010.
10 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis
A House committee has determined that the government's auto safety agency should have discovered General Motors' faulty ignition switches seven years before the company recalled 2.6 million cars to fix the... The government's auto safety agency should have discovered General Motors' faulty ignition switches seven years before the company recalled 2.6 million cars to fix the deadly problem, a House committee majority... The Kansas Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday over whether the Democrat who wants to drop out of the U.S. Senate race must stay on the ballot anyway, a dispute which could have a big effect on Republican... The Kansas Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday over whether the Democrat who wants to drop out of the U.S. Senate race must stay on the ballot, a dispute that could have a big effect on Republicans recapturing a... The FBI is investigating after a police ... (more)
10 hrs ago | Business Journal
Three Pacific Gas & Electric executives were fired and the chief of staff of California's Public Utilities Commission resigned over inappropriate emails that displayed a cozy relationship between the utility and state regulators tasked to oversee it. The head of the PUC also recused himself from proceedings to decide fines against PG&E for the deadly September 2010 gas explosion that leveled a neighborhood in San Bruno.
10 hrs ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse
Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke. When they looked outside, they saw a black cloud coming over the hills.
11 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
He announced Monday that he will make a six-city concert tour in North America this December, his first series of shows in the U.S. since the late 1970s conversion to Islam that put his music career on the shelf for a quarter-century. He's also releasing a blues album in October produced by Rick Rubin.
11 hrs ago | SFGate
Supervisor London Breed will announce Tuesday that she has lost confidence in the leadership of the San Francisco Fire Department , saying its inability to get ambulances to medical emergencies quickly is putting public safety at risk. She also wants a change to city law that would require minimum standards for emergency medical services.
The images are startling. A man, a dog, and a gigantic six-foot inflatable testicle trudging across the horizon. When Thomas Cantley was diagnosed and treated for stage 3 testicular cancer, he not only survived, he vowed to find a way to make sure other young men wouldn’t be ignorant to this deadly disease.
13 hrs ago | Examiner.com
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