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Facebook to Show AMBER Alerts

Facebook to Show AMBER Alerts

Social networking giant Facebook is now offering to help with child abductions across the country. The AMBER Alert system started as an agreement between broadcasters and law enforcement agencies to quickly release information to the public on child abductions so citizens could help with the…

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Restored San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts to open

Restored San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts to open

Tomorrow the Palace of Fine Arts reopens after a $21.2 million restoration. SF’s pretty pink lady will now be bright and shiny and ready for the masses to enjoy. The PFA was built in 1915 for the Panama-Pacific Exposition as a temporary structure meant to…

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Foodspotting Celebrates One Year Anniversary in Big Way

Foodspotting Celebrates One Year Anniversary in Big Way

The San Francisco startup Foodspotting has secured $3 million in funding. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the company, which runs a photo-based online food guide, previously secured $750,000 in seed money last August.

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America’s First GLBT Museum

America’s First GLBT Museum

Step aside MOMA and de Young, there’s a new museum in town. The country’s first GLBT History Museum. Located at 4127 18th Street in the Castro it is run by The GLBT Historical Society and currently has two exhibits – “Our Vast Queer Past: Celebrating…

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Edwin Lee Sworn in as Interim Mayor

Edwin Lee Sworn in as Interim Mayor

City administrator Edwin Lee was officially sworn in as San Francisco’s interim mayor on Tuesday afternoon. Lee was unanimously approved by the Board of Supervisors to replace Gavin Newsom, who assumed his new post as the state’s lieutenant governor on Monday.

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Winklevoss Twins Want More Money From Facebook

Winklevoss Twins Want More Money From Facebook

The Winklevoss twins are at it again. They are trying to wrangle more money out of Facebook, and this time they are in San Francisco trying to convince a U.S. appeals court that it (along with the thousands of other people who saw The Social…

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No Cell Phone for You!

No Cell Phone for You!

Trying to manage the state deficit, Governor Jerry Brown issued his very first executive order – stripping state employees of their cell phones. The move will save us $20 million a year. I guess the state of California needs to now get its own “Friends…

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Newsom Takes Office in Sacramento

Newsom Takes Office in Sacramento

Gavin Newsom is pledging to bring more of California’s entrepreneurial spirit to the Capitol as he was sworn in as California’s 49th lieutenant governor on Monday.

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Photos: No Pants! Subway Ride 2011

Photos: No Pants! Subway Ride 2011

Crotches, butts and a whole lot of leg were out on display during the annual No Pants Subway BART ride. Weren’t they all cold? Check out our photos of the event here.

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GG Bridge Toll Workers to be Replaced by Machines

GG Bridge Toll Workers to be Replaced by Machines

You know those nice people that take your money and, if needed, give you back some change when coming over the Golden Gate Bridge? Yeah, don’t get too attached. In an effort to decrease the deficit, a plan has been proposed to replace the toll…

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Brown Delivers on Promise for Major Cuts

Brown Delivers on Promise for Major Cuts

Governor Jerry Brown took the first step on Monday to balancing the state budget, announcing a plan that would slash spending by $12.5 billion.

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$100 for a Picnic in Dolores Park

$100 for a Picnic in Dolores Park

Want to have a nice little picnic with your friends in Dolores Park? Well, get ready to pay $100. The SF Department of Recreation and Parks is tired of picking up after you. They’re fed up with the PBR boxes and the dog poop and…

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