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Prop 8: Where NOT To Park When California Proposition 8 Ruling Comes Down

The Car Connection | CarConnection | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Today's ruling on California's Proposition 8--banning gay marriage but upholding the marriages of thousands of same-sex couples already performed--h...

Happy Birthday Harvey Milk (and thanks for giving us hope)

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cutbirth

The defining moment in my adult life came inconveniently about six months after I got the first big break in my journalism career. At least it seemed ...

Newsom Targets Innocent Smokers

Jeff Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Norman

I have a better idea tan making smokers pay an extra .33 cents a pack: raise the fine for befouling the community and start enforcing the law.

Swings Mysteriously Appear On San Francisco Trains | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Somebody decided to make the world just a little bit more interesting, and three red swings appeared on the BART Public Transit System in San Francisc...

Resetting: An Unprecedented Meeting of Philanthropists

Jumpstart | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

This was an unprecedented event in the Bay Area; never before had Jewish and non-Jewish grantmakers gathered together in "Jewish space" to discuss needs and tactics.

Jeez, This Place Is A Dump (PHOTO)

Getty Images | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SAN FRANCISCO - MAY 12: Trucks dump garbage into a pit at Sunset Scavenger May 12, 2009 in San Francisco, California. San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom...

Artist Mark Welsh Unveils Jersey City Icons

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Mark Welsh, a 36-year-old artist who lives in the Heights, released eight striking icons this week tied to specific neighborhood problems in Jersey C...

My Conversation with Kevin Rose About Angel Investing and Naming Companies

Tim Ferriss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tim Ferriss


In Anticipation of Snow Leopard and a New iPhone, WWDC Sells Out in Record Time | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Apple said Tuesday that WWDC 2009 has completely sold out, marking the second time in as many years that its annual developers conference will fill to...

Ryan Grim

California Democrats Call For Criminal Investigation Of Bybee | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The California state Democratic Party called for a "vigorous investigation" into the "possible criminal actions of Judge Jay Bybee and others" on Sund...

Hate-talk Radio's Michael Savage's Real-life "Streets of San Francisco" Encounter with SFPD, Film Crew

Bill Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bill Mann

I've had the sad journalistic duty of writing about this pathetic-but-popular hatemonger longer than anyone, ever since this braying bigot first surfaced on San Francisco's top-rated radio station.

What Actually Happened at the California Democratic Party convention

Phil Trounstine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Phil Trounstine

By Phil Trounstine and Jerry Roberts Bottom line on the California Democratic Party convention: San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom made th...

RealNetworks and Hollywood Spar Over DVD Ripping | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Starting late last year, movie studios began peddling premium-priced DVDs that come with the right to download a digital copy of the movie onto a comp...

NSA Chief Downplays Cybersecurity Power Grab Reports | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The National Security Agency doesn't want sole responsibility for running U.S. cyber security, the agency's director said Tuesday. Speaking at the RSA...

It's Official...I am Running for Governor of California

Gavin Newsom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gavin Newsom

In San Francisco, we're showing what can be accomplished when we stop looking back and start looking for solutions. We can't keep returning to the same old, tired ideas and expect a different result.

Get Ready for Another Co-processor: Further Details on Caustic Graphics's RTPU | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Ray tracing is the current holy grail of gaming graphics, the rendering technique that might finally make the licensed game based on Pixar's latest lo...

Obama Unveils Major SpendingFor High-Speed Rail Network in the U.S. | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

President Obama has proposed spending $13 billion as a "first step" toward building a series of high-speed rail lines connecting major metropolitan ar...

Popular Madden NFL Game Will Continue | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

EA released a version each year with better graphics and different players, but it always included some of Madden's signature phrases, like " Boom. Si...

Live at the Ceres Conference: How Do We Change the Rules of the Game? | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

With market bubbles, the truth about risks is simply too painful to confront, Denis Hayes said at the Ceres conference in San Francisco this morning. ...

Twitter Worm: A Closer Look at What Happened | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Twitter was hit with at least three different worm attacks that started Saturday and continued into Sunday, the micro-blogging service acknowledged as...

Twitter Tormented by Nettlesome Worm | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Micro-blogging service Twitter was targeted by a wave of attacks by a computer worm over Easter weekend, a co-founder of the Web messaging company sai...

First Solar Powered Electric Charging Station Is in Use in Chicago | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

San Francisco and Portland might be engaged in some electric vehicle pissing contest, but I think both cities just got seriously spanked by Chicago. "...

Want Success on Digg? Think Choc Chip Cookies | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In a Wednesday presentation at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, he advised content providers to harness the power of social-networking sites and use...

Former Hitachi Exec Indicted on LCD Price-fixing Charges | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A grand jury in San Francisco has indicted the former senior manager of sales and marketing at Hitachi Displays for allegedly participating in a globa...

Ebay Launches Selling Manager Applications Beta | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

EBay is moving ahead with a project to let third-party developers build applications on top of Selling Manager, eBay's tools used by thousands of merc...