Photograph shows five soda bottles dating from the early 1900s (and similar to early Coca-Cola bottles), a straight side dark (possibly amber) bottle with Coca-Cola in script on raised letters at the bottom of the glass dating from approximately 1902 - 1915, a pair of clear, straight side bottles with diamond-shaped paper Coca-Cola logos used in the late 1910s (the bottle with liquid in it additionally features Coca-Cola's raised glass script letters), and the iconic contour shaped Coca-Cola bottle which which was first used in 1915 (though this one, with the painted logo likely dates from the late 1950s). (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Coca-Cola Bottle Turns 100; Kicks Off Year-Long Birthday Celebration

The sexy little bottle that has kissed the lips of millions around the world was born in 1915 at the Root Glass Company, in Terre Haute, Indiana.

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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 […]

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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.

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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.

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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.

02/25/2015

(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

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