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Billboard Teams Up With Twitter For New Real-Time Charts

The Billboard charts have officially entered the Twitterverse…

03/27/2014

An image proposed by 49er fans to appear on a Seattle Billboard (SanFran Graphics)

49er Faithful Plan Seattle Billboard In Latest Round Of Fan Faceoff

Loyal San Francisco 49er fans are not wasting any time responding to recent Seattle Seahawks propaganda pranks being carried out in the Bay Area. They plan to up the ante with an even higher-profile stunt.

12/11/2013

Fernando And Greg's Harlem Shake (credit: 99.7Now/Screenshot)

YouTube Data Now Part Of Billboard Hot 100 Chart

Thanks to viral hits like “Harlem Shake,” Billboard has announced that U.S. YouTube data is now one of the factors when ranking Hot 100 songs and songs on its other charts…

02/21/2013

2 Chainz At The Top of Charts & Performs In Mountain View

2 Chainz At The Top of Charts & Performs In Mountain View

Just a day before his performance at Hip Hop festival, “Rock The Bells” in Mountain View, rapper “2 Chainz” topped the album chart this week with his solo release…

08/24/2012

A photo of a Tecate billboard taken in San Francisco's Mission District  (The Tens)

SF Mission District Beer Billboard Promotes Public Urination

A recent Spanish-language billboard advertising Tecate beer in San Francisco’s Mission District appears to endorse public urination.

06/28/2012

A display inside a teacher's meeting room at Julia Baldwin Elementary in San Jose shows African-American and Latino boys with the slogan "Keeping Our Black and Brown Boys in Mind." (CBS)

SJ Principal Defends ‘Brown Boys’ Message Board

An anonymous email sent to CBS 5 Wednesday criticized a staffroom board that reminds teachers to keep “our black and brown boys in mind” as racist. But the principal of that school said the board is not racism, and isn’t going anywhere.

05/31/2012

Ross Mirkarimi

About The Bay: Mirkarimi Case Puts Spotlight On SF Domestic Violence

In his travels About the Bay, KCBS’ Mike Sugerman looks at the issue of domestic violence, which has been in the spotlight with charges being brought against San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi.

02/21/2012

A familiar piece of San Francisco’s urban landscape is coming down. The purple, neon-lit Yahoo billboard that greeted motorists as they approached the Bay Bridge was dismantled Wednesday, after decking the busy highway for 12 years. The ad resembled a retro motel vaA worker walks by a section of a Yahoo! billboard on December 21, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Yahoo's iconic retro-style billboard was taken down after 12 years of greeting visitors to San Francisco. The brightly colored billboard, reminiscent of a 1960's era motel sign, was installed in 1999 next to Interstate 80 near downtown San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Longtime SF Yahoo Billboard Torn Down

The purple, neon-lit Yahoo billboard that greeted motorists as they approached the Bay Bridge was dismantled Wednesday, after decking the busy highway for 12 years.

12/21/2011

One of a series of Oakland Anti-Abortion billboards that are viewed as racist by some. (CBS)

Bay Area Anti-Abortion Billboards Draw Cries Of Racism

Images on a series of billboards appearing in Oakland and other Bay Area locations have caused some to say the anti-abortion message is blatantly racist.

KPIX 5–06/22/2011

A billboard paid for by Family Radio of Oakland, claiming Judgment Day will take place on May 21, 2011. (CBS)

Bay Area Broadcaster’s Billboards Say Judgment Day Near

Judgment Day is just less than a month away – that is, if billboards that have popped up recently around the Bay Area are to be believed.

KPIX 5–04/25/2011

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