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  1. Fleet Week 2014: Show Info, Tickets, Schedule, and MoreRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | KRON 4

    The San Francisco Center for Humanitarian Assistance/ Disaster Response 0has announced the return of Fleet Week to San Francisco on October 6 through 14. This year's program features the delivery and demonstration of a USMC Shock Trauma Platoon at General Hospital, the Fifth Annual Senior Leaders' Seminar, the return of the popular K9 Heroes Program, and the exchange of best practices with SFFD's Urban Search and Rescue team. New this year, the Marina Green's 'Humanitarian Assistance Village' will be laid out as the Disaster Cycle.


  2. Live 105's Spookfest Scares It's Way To The Top of EDM SceneRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBS Local

    OAKLAND - Long before EDM had become a household name, Bay Area radio station Live 105 were strong advocates and supporters of the underground electronic music scene. Dating back to the early origins of the station in the mid 80's.


  3. Facebook apologizes to drag queens over real nameaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | USA Today

    Drag queens will now be able to use their stage names on Facebook. They had planned a protest Thursday at San Francisco City Hall.


  4. Christian Cagigal's 'Obscura': Magic and theaterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | SFGate

    Actor and magician Christian Cagigal brings his show "Obscura" to the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. He performed the show last month at Edinburgh Festival Fringe.


  5. M-A girls take control of PAL Bay Division tennis raceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Almanac

    The Menlo-Atherton girls grabbed sole possession of first place in the PAL Bay Division and knocked Carlmont out of a share of the top spot with a 5-2 victory over the host Scots on Tuesday. Read this story and see more local sports coverage on .


  6. Report: Greenwich No. 6 luxury real estate market in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | News Times

    A new report released this month by Coldwell Banker finds that Greenwich is one of the top 10 hottest markets for luxury homes in the nation, thanks to a healthy number of eight-figure sales. During the 12 months ending in June, a total of 14 homes closed for $10 million or more in town, according to the report, which ranked the town at No.


  7. John Horgan: East Coast media myopia on display once againRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    ... catastrophe, caused by a faulty PG&E gas line in the city's western hills, was the worst in the town's, and San Mateo County's, history. Nothing approaches it here in terms of its scope and scale. The aftereffects -- physical, emotional and ...


  8. Facebook makes peace with gays over 'real names'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    Facebook on Wednesday vowed to ease its "real names" policy that prompted drag queen performers to quit the social network and sparked wider protests in the gay community and beyond. The huge social network, facing a planned street protest in San Francisco this week, apologised in a bid to quell the simmering dispute over its enforcement of the policy.


  9. Nutcracker 2014 - Peninsula Ballet TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    With so many Nutcracker performances to choose from in the Bay Area why not choose one from a professional ballet company that has been delighting audiences for 44 years! That's right, PBT has been creating family memories since 1971 with Nutcracker . In fact, PBT has become the second oldest ballet company in the Bay Area by dazzling audiences year after year.


  10. Power restored in San Mateo after crash into poleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

    Power has been restored for about 5,000 San Mateo residents and businesses after a vehicle crashed into a power pole at a construction site Wednesday afternoon, police said. The vehicle hit a power pole at low speed in a construction site near the corner of Pacific Boulevard and South Delaware Street at about 1:30 p.m., according to San Mateo police.


  11. Jerry Brown will force open public beach gate locked by billionaireRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Boing Boing

    ... lic access to the beach. Last Wednesday, Khosla lost his court battle to cut off access to Martins Beach. A San Mateo County judge ruled Khosla must reopen the gate to Martins Beach, a crescent-shaped inlet five miles south of Half Moon Bay.


  12. Free Wi-Fi now available in 32 San Francisco parks and open spacesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

    San Franciscans can now get free wireless Internet access in 32 city parks, plazas and open spaces, thanks to a grant from Google, city officials announced Wednesday. Mayor Ed Lee and Supervisor Mark Farrell announced that the .SFWiFi network, currently available along Market Street between Castro Street and The Embarcadero, will now be available in new public areas including Alamo Square, Marina Green and the Tenderloin Children's Playground and Rec Center.


  13. Alleged gang member convicted in South San Francisco triple murderRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

    A Petaluma man was convicted by a federal jury in San Francisco Wednesday of a gang-related triple murder on a South San Francisco street in 2010. Victor Flores, 22, was also found guilty of racketeering conspiracy and the attempted murder of three U.S. Homeland Security Department agents who conducted a predawn raid on his family's house in Petaluma to arrest him in 2012.


  14. Mavericks big wave surf contest allies with Monterey Bay AquariumRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

    Titans of Mavericks and Monterey Bay Aquarium are teaming up to shape a future with thriving oceans on our planet. A unique alliance is being forged between the Monterey Bay's popular nonprofit aquarium and Half Moon Bay's iconic professional big wave contest.


  15. Gas leak prompts street closure in Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

    Police Wednesday morning closed a street in Redwood City because of a gas leak that started when a contractor hit a gas main, a PG&E spokesman said. A private contractor who was clearing tree roots in preparation for sewer line work at 97 Arch St. struck a four-inch plastic gas main with a power saw at 10:07 a.m., according to PG&E spokesman Jason King.


  16. Big Wave @ Coastside Design Review Committee, October 9Read the original story

    Sunday Sep 28 | Pacifica Riptide

    Thursday, October 9 at 1:30 p.m., Half Moon Bay Yacht Club, 214 Princeton Avenue, Princeton Harbor. Get on the meeting agenda by clicking "Email Updates" at the bottom right of this web page: Meeting Agenda: Owner/Applicant Big Wave Group/Big Wave Group LLC, File Number PLN 2013-00451, Location: Airport Street, Princeton.


  17. Oct 01,Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | The Coast News

    Despite heavy mid-February rains that briefly drenched Northern California and the respectable ensuing snowfall in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the California drought remains. In fact, it is still more severe than the worst previous dry spell of modern times, which hit in 1976-77.


  18. O'Connor SchoolRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2014 | Menlo Park City Council

    Dear City Council Members, I am writing in regards to the Menlo Park City School District application to build a new school at the current O'Connor site. I am a Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation board member, was a member of the Committee Supporting Measure W and a strong advocate for our local schools.


  19. Billion dollar sale of Ebates caps amazing journey of two former deputy district attorneysRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Paul Wasserman and Alessandro Isolani left their jobs as San Mateo County deputy district attorneys during the tech boom of 1998 to found Ebates, the cash-rebate website that Japan's Rakuten has agreed to buy for $1 billion. Here they are in the early days at Foundation Capital, which gave them seed money.


  20. Blackstone Scores $1.1 Billion Gain as Vivint Solar Shares DebutRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Vivint Solar Inc. closed at $16.01 in its first day of trading, giving Blackstone Group LP, the world's largest alternative asset manager, and other investors a more than $1.1 billion unrealized gain on their two-year-old investment in the solar-panel installer. Vivint Solar rose less than 1 percent at the close in New York.