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Apple Introduces iPhone 5

Apple CEO Tim Cook Calls ‘Religious Objection’ Laws Dangerous

Apple CEO Tim Cook said that so-called “religious objection” legislation being introduced in a number of states is dangerous and bad for business.

19 hours ago

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on ABC News

Indiana Governor Dodges Tough Questions Over Controversial Law Denounced As Anti-Gay

Appearing on ABC Sunday, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence did not answer directly when asked at least six times whether it would be legal for an Indiana merchant to refuse to serve gay customers.

03/29/2015

Carly Fiorina ( JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Silicon Valley Executive Carly Fiorina Says She’s Likely To Run For President

Saying she was likely to enter the campaign for the GOP presidential nomination, Fiorina questioned the confidence people can have in likely Democratic contender Hillary Clinton.

03/29/2015

Ellen Pao

SF Jury Finds Silicon Valley VC Firm Did Not Discriminate Against Ellen Pao In High-Profile Gender Bias Case

A jury in San Francisco decided Friday that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discriminate or retaliate against a female employee in a case that debated gender imbalance and working conditions for women in Silicon Valley.

03/27/2015

Woman is hit and killed by a tour bus in front of San Francisco City Hall October 23, 2014. (CBS SF)

Jurisdiction Complicates San Francisco Supervisor’s Proposal For Driving & Narrating Tour Bus Law

San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim has co-authored a measure to require two employees be on tour buses so they aren’t driving and narrating at the same time.

03/27/2015

Apple Introduces New Two New iPhone Models At Product Launch

Apple’s Openly Gay Tim Cook Denounces Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law

Apple CEO tweeted his disappointment Friday about Indiana’s new ‘religious liberty’ law that opponents say could be used to discriminate against gays.

03/27/2015

San Jose Police investigate a shooting in which a veteran officer was killed. (CBS)

San Jose Police Computer System Crashed, Offline During Standoff That Killed Officer

In the heart of Silicon Valley’s biggest city, during a life or death struggle that claimed the life of a fellow officer, KPIX 5 has learned the mobile computers used by San Jose Police officers went completely offline for hours, forcing officers to use archaic radios and even placing individual cellphone calls to coordinate the emergency response.

03/27/2015

A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

$10 Million To Upgrade San Bruno Pipeline Diverted While PG&E Execs Got Bonuses Before Deadly Explosion Says PUC Chief

In what sounded like damning testimony to state senators, Public Utilities Commission president Michael Picker said Pacific Gas & Electric took millions from ratepayers earmarked for San Bruno pipeline upgrades and diverted it to boost profits and give bonuses to top executives.

03/27/2015

Leaves of a mature marijuana plant. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Report From Panel Led By Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom Lays The Groundwork For Legalizing Marijuana In California

The report revealed California still has some major questions to answer before it tries to legalize marijuana in 2016.

03/26/2015

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

San Francisco Mayor Bans City Workers From Indiana Travel After Passage Of Religious Liberty Law

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is forbidding city employees from traveling to Indiana following Thursday’s enactment of a ‘religious liberty’ law that opponents say could be used to discriminate against gays.

03/26/2015