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Golden State Warriors redesign planned SF Mission Bay arena after an old design drew comparisons to a toilet bowl (CBS SF).

UCSF Puts Support Behind Warriors Arena In Mission Bay, With A Catch

University of California at San Francisco supports the construction of an 18,000-seat multi-use arena for the Golden State Warriors as long as there is secure access to its newly built medical center across from the proposed arena in the city’s Mission Bay neighborhood, UCSF officials said Monday.

07/27/2015

Facebook Acknowledges Photo Privacy Bug; Issues Immediate Fix

FCC Looking To Close Digital Divide: 21 Percent Of Californians Either Have No Internet Or Still Use Dial Up

California is slowly closing the digital divide, but a new survey shows millions of Californians still rely on dial-up Internet service or aren’t online at all. The federal government is looking to change that.

06/16/2015

A beach-accessible wheelchair available at some Bay Area beaches. (Source: California Coastal Commission)

Beach-Capable Wheelchairs Available At Bay Area Beaches

If you need a wheelchair, the California Coastal Commission doesn’t want it to keep you from enjoying California’s amazing beaches, and they have the equipment to make it happen.

03/23/2015

(Titan Aerospace)

Google’s Internet-Beaming Drones Set To Take Flight This Year

Titan, the drone company Google acquired last year, plans to conduct its maiden voyage this year of aircraft that could provide internet to people on the ground.

03/02/2015

Vinod Khosla  (James Duncan Davidson/O'Reilly)

Confusion Over Martin’s Beach Access Prompts San Mateo Co. Sheriff’s Involvement

Despite confusion, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s office said deputies will not issue citations or make arrests for trespassing if someone is simply accessing Martin’s Beach.

01/28/2015

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Email Outage Leaves Entire Oakland Police Force Without Access

An email outage Saturday left the entire Oakland Police Department, including command staff, without access to email for much of the day, city officials said Monday.

12/22/2014

A North Korean flag.  ( JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Internet Expert Says U.S. Not Likely Responsible For North Korea’s Internet Shutdown

North Korea’s internet access is “toast” Monday, and there is speculation that it may be the result of U.S. action in response to the so-called Sony hack.

12/22/2014

(CBS)

San Francisco Jail Inmates Getting iPads As Part Of $275K Education Pilot Program

The San Francisco Sheriff’s Department has announced more details of a partnership that will bring some jail inmates 100 iPads as part of a $250,000 educational program.

10/22/2014

Surfrider Foundation attorney Mark Massara gets ready to hit the surf again at Martin’s Beach near Half Moon Bay on September 25, 2014. (Anna Duckworth/CBS SF)

Surfers, Beachgoers Celebrate Reopening Of Martin’s Beach Near Half Moon Bay

This comes a day after a ruling that venture capitalist Vinod Khosla can’t close off access to the beach near Half Moon Bay.

09/25/2014

The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Laws May Grant Family Access To Deceased Person’s Digital Information

One Virginia man tried to access his son’s Facebook account for answers after his son committed suicide, but he was locked out of Facebook, which cited privacy laws. Now he’s fighting to change that nationwide.

08/06/2014

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