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The southern portal of the Waldo Tunnel in Marin County. (Edward Betts/Wikimedia Commons)

When You Can Expect To See Waldo Tunnel Renamed After Robin Williams

Almost a year after his death, the rainbow tunnel that connects San Francisco with Marin County will soon be named after actor and comedian Robin Williams.

06/30/2015

US President Barack Obama speaks at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee on January 9, 2015. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Expand Overtime Pay For 5 Million Workers

The Obama administration is proposing making up to 5 million more people eligible for overtime — its latest effort to boost pay for lower-income workers.

06/30/2015

An Uber car.

2 Uber Executives Arrested, Ordered To Stand Trial In France

Two Uber France managers have been ordered to stand trial on behalf of the San Francisco-based company on charges including “deceptive commercial practices” and complicity in illegal activities linked to its low-cost ride-hailing service.

06/30/2015

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) union workers with SEIU Local 1021 hold signs as they picket in front of the Lake Merritt station on July 2, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Strike Averted For Thousands Of Santa Clara County Employees With Tentative 4-Year Deal

Santa Clara County officials and union leaders struck a tentative four-year deal, which averts a strike Tuesday morning, according to the Service Employees International Union Local 521.

06/30/2015

The green space in front of the planned Warriors Arena. (Pfau Long Architecture and AE3 Partners/San Francisco Business Times)

UCSF Nurses Say Mission Bay Can’t Handle Traffic From Proposed Warriors Stadium

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A new 18,500-seat Golden State Warriors basketball arena that developers have proposed to build on 11 acres in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood is likely to exacerbate existing gridlock near […]

06/29/2015

Sea surface temperature anomaly off the coast of Washington and Oregon for April 2014, compared to 1981-2010. (NOAA)

Private Computers Needed To Determine If Mysterious ‘Blob’ Of Warm Water In Pacific Is Causing CA Drought

The Blob is a mass of warm water lurking in the Pacific, and scientists need volunteers to help them determine if it’s causing California’s historic drought.

06/29/2015

The Russian national flag flaps in the wind during previews ahead of the Russian Formula One Grand Prix at Sochi Autodrom on October 9, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.(Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Anti-LGBT Russians Use Country’s Flag To Counter Facebook Rainbow Flag Filter

Facebook’s rainbow flag filter for user’s profile images proved to be wildly popular following Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing same-sex marriage in all 50 states, while also creating a backlash on the other side the world.

06/29/2015

Measles Vaccine Bottle

California Lawmakers Pass Strict School Vaccination Bill; Legislation Headed To Governor

A controversial bill that makes it harder for parents to opt out of childhood vaccinations faces one more vote in the state legislature Monday before California’s Gov. Brown weighs in.

06/29/2015

Arnold Schwarzenneger responds to an anti-gay marriage Facebook fan. (Resistência Nerd/Facebook)

Arnold Schwarzenegger Says ‘Hasta La Vista’ To Gay Marriage Hater On Facebook

Arnold Schwarzenegger channeled the Terminator for a snappy reply to an anti-gay marriage Facebook fan after he turned his profile photo rainbow for pride celebrations.

06/29/2015

Santa Clara County Seal

9,000 Santa Clara County Workers Threaten To Strike Over Labor Dispute, But Some Barred

A court injunction filed by Santa Clara County Monday has barred about 500 employees from participating in a strike set for Tuesday by a union representing about 9,000 of its workers.

06/29/2015

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U.S. President Barack Obama receives a San Francisco Giants jersey after welcoming the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants to the White House June 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Giants At The White House III

U.S. President Barack Obama welcomes the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants to the White House June 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals in last year’s World Series.

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a Walmart store on May 9, 2014 in Mountain View, California. President Obama delivered a speech on energy efficiency and attended fundraisers in the San Francisco Bay Area. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

POTUS In Mountain View

President Obama delivered a speech on energy efficiency and attended fundraisers at the Wal-Mart in Mountain View…

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