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Richard Branson: Yes, I Would Invest in Pot Industry

Blaise Zerega | Posted 06.09.2014 | Business
Blaise Zerega

Sir Richard Branson has never been afraid to tackle big, thorny business problems or large, complex social issues. One of his latest challenges: Ending the war on drugs, combines both of them.

Coming Soon: 20,000 Pounds of Medical Pot for Canada

Blaise Zerega | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business
Blaise Zerega

Privateer Holdings, a Seattle-based private equity firm, is making a very big ,and what looks to be a very smart, investment as Canada's national medi...

The New Fireside Chats

Brian Holton Henderson | Posted 05.12.2014 | Media
Brian Holton Henderson

Yes, social media abstracts and collates human voices where other media forms can humanize and deepen them. It can also spread those voices across the globe in ways no other medium can.

History Making TV Journalist Belva Davis Shares Passion, Advice

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 10.22.2013 | San Francisco
Alison van Diggelen

Belva Davis, who hosted KQED's This Week in Northern California for almost 20 years, explains why she admires PBS Newshour's anchors Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill; and why journalists need both curiosity and passion to create a successful career.

Real uses of craigslist to get jobs

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Hey, the folks at California Report did a report on volunteering, and mentioned some real experience involving craigslist that I figure I'm proud of: ...

Radio's Rare Class Act Achieves Ratings, Book Success

Bill Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bill Mann

Michael Krasny has probably interviewed more famous and celebrated authors than anyone, ever. Amazingly, he's done it on a sharply devalued medium, radio.

Mr. PXP Goes to Santa Barbara

Don Ringe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Don Ringe

First published 1/27/10 in calbuzz.com: Calbuzz.com: PXP goes viral: After AP picked up* our story last week on the once-secret offshore oil drill...

Michelle Obama and I Agree: Commit to the Arts in Schools

Michael Tilson Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Tilson Thomas

With state budgets under attack, we in the arts are bracing for a familiar song: whether or not to fund arts in the schools.

Bay Area News Project: Room for All

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Geri Spieler

Is it possible that the future of real journalism is in the form of a non-profit entity?

McClellan's Inconvenient Truths: Media And GOP Flacks Pile-On

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

As we are reminded again this week: you don't get in trouble in D.C. for lying, covering up and stonewalling, but you catch hell for telling the truth-- even if it's the least-surprising truth ever.