Tom Wheeler

A ‘Free Ride': Silicon Valley Tech Companies Sit Out Net Neutrality Fight Amid FCC Vote

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — The Federal Communications Commission will take a vote Thursday morning adopting rules for broadband providers to keep the Internet neutral—a long battle that, according to one Stanford scholar, Silicon Valley tech […]

7 hours ago

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FCC To Rule On Net Neutrality, Tighter Restrictions On Internet Providers

The new rule would prevent Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. from intentionally blocking or slowing Web traffic.

7 hours ago

RapidHIT DNA testing machine. (CBS)

DNA Machine From Pleasanton Company Helps Solve Crimes Faster For Alameda County Sheriff

It’s not quite as fast as the CSI detectives on television who solve crimes between the commercial breaks, but new technology just acquired by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Department promises it will process a suspect’s DNA in record time.

15 hours ago

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Discovery Bay Man Sues Purina Alleging ‘Beneful’ Dog Food Sickened, Killed His Dogs

Frank Lucido claims he fed his three dogs Beneful “kibble” style dog food, and within a short period of time, two were sick and one was dead.

24 hours ago

(CBS SF)

Complicated Financial Landscape Will Increase Demand For Financial Planners

Jill Schlesinger looks at the growing demand for financial advisers with employment in the field expected to rise by 27 percent during the next eight years.

02/25/2015

The Sonoma Raceway. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Owners Of Sonoma Raceway Looking To Bring Massive 4-Day Music Festival To The North Bay

The plan calls for permitting up to 55,000 people per day for the festival, although Sonoma County officials say the proposal is still in the early stages.

02/25/2015

7x7 Magazine

San Francisco’s 7×7 Magazine Going Entirely Digital

The March issue of 7×7 will be the last one printed on paper.

02/25/2015

(The Lexington Club)

Newsom’s Restaurant Group Group Buys, Closes Famed SF Lesbian Bar ‘The Lexington Club’

The Mission District’s beloved lesbian bar, The Lexington Club announced an official closure date and the sale to the PlumpJack Group.

02/25/2015

Computer User

‘Women Make 60 Percent Less’ Statistic Is Troubling When Used As ‘Fact’

Once a soundbite or buzz phrase escapes into the wild, it’s pretty tough to shove it back into its cage.

02/25/2015

cheetos-crunchy-cheese

Crucified ‘Cheetos Jesus’ Parody On SF Muni Bus Stop Raises Eyebrows, Ire

A San Francisco Muni bus stop “advertisement” in the Mission District depicts Chester Cheetah as Jesus, drawn hanging from a rough sketch of a cross with the words, “He Died For Our Snacks.”

02/25/2015

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