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Obama Honors Chez Panisse Chef Alice Waters With National Humanities MedalPresident Barack Obama honored 21 individuals and organizations on Thursday for works that he says have helped Americans connect and understand each other a little better through the arts and humanities.
VIDEO: Obama Says 'America Should Be Very Proud' Of Same-Sex Marriage RulingPresident Obama discussed the sweeping decision by the U.S. Supreme Court Friday to strike down bans on gay marriage.
President Obama Visiting San Francisco On Friday, Addressing U.S. Conference Of MayorsPresident Barack Obama will travel to the Bay Area on Friday to address the U.S. Conference of Mayors in San Francisco and attend Democratic fundraisers, according to White House officials.
Brother Of Journalist With Marin Ties Pleads For Release; Trial On Espionage Charges Begins In IranThe espionage trail of a Washington Post journalist, who is jailed in Iran and has ties to Marin, is now underway. The man’s brother is in Washington to help lobby for his release.
San Jose Student Shows Off Potentially Life-Saving Invention At White House Science FairPresident Barack Obama hosted a science fair at the White House on Monday. The president saw 35 projects from student teams from across the country who won various competitions, and one of those students is from the Bay Area.
Operations Resume At Port Of Oakland, 28 Other West Coast Ports After Labor-Dispute SlowdownThe Port of Oakland was just one of 29 West Coast ports affected by a massive three-day labor slowdown, but as of Tuesday operations resumed amid a contract dispute.
Does An East Bay Congresswoman Have A Better Plan Than The President For Combating ISIS?Congresswoman Barbara Lee, who represents parts of the East Bay, talks about her plan for combating ISIS, but her critics are calling it a peace bill.
President Obama Deploys Labor Secretary To Intervene In West Coast Port DisputeThe nation's top labor official was scheduled to arrive in the Bay Area Monday to sit down with both sides of the contentious west coast port dispute sometime tomorrow.
Can The U.S. Combat ISIS Without Playing Into The Terrorist Group’s Strategies?Will it take United States military ground intervention to defeat ISIS or the Islamic State or does that play into the plans of these radicals? We talked to an Iranian studies expert specializing in international relations.
Night On The Town: President Barack Obama Raises Money, Dines With Elon Musk In San FranciscoDuring his visit to the Bay Area, President Barack Obama spent a night on the town Friday, raising money and enjoying dinner in Presidio Heights with Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
Fighter Jets Remove Plane From San Francisco Airspace Restricted For Obama VisitTwo fighter jets were called to the skies above San Francisco Friday afternoon after a plane entered airspace that has been restricted during President Barack Obama’s visit to the Bay Area.
President Obama: Silicon Valley Cannot Protect Privacy By Itself, Enacts Cybersecurity Cooperation OrderPresident Obama stressed at a Stanford cybersecurity conference that the government and the private sector have to work together to combat cyber threats. He signed an executive order that encourages information sharing on the matter. (Complete Text And Word Cloud Infographic Of His Speech)
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