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Robin Williams Protects Himself From Commercial Exploitation In Death With 25-Year Blackout Period

Robin Williams made sure to protect his likeness in death, restricting its use for the next 25-years.

04/07/2015

A general view during the Oakland Raiders game against the San Diego Chargers at O.co Coliseum on October 12, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

NFL To Suspend TV Blackout Rule For 2015 Season

The National Football League will not blackout any games from local TV markets during the 2015 season.

03/23/2015

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Protests In Solidarity With Michael Brown Planned In Bay Area Shopping Areas On Black Friday

On Black Friday protesters will gather at San Francisco’s Union Square and in Emeryville to speak out against police brutality.

11/28/2014

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Director Of Oscar Grant Biopic Spearheads ‘Black Out Black Friday’ Shopping Boycott

A grassroots protest is circulating on social media asking people not to shop on Black Friday to show solidarity with victims of police brutality.

11/26/2014

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Tune In Raider Nation: FCC Lifts Blackout Rule

For years, Raiders fans have watched anxiously as Raider home games approached, wondering if the team would sell enough home tickets to broadcast games in the Bay Area, but it looks like that waiting game may now be over.

09/30/2014

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FCC Considering Ending Sports Blackout Rule

The Federal Communications Commission has taken the first step towards repealing the decades-old rule that prevents live sporting events from being televised if the event isn’t sold out.

12/19/2013

An aerial view of the construction of the new San Francisco 49ers stadium in Santa Clara, February 5, 2013. (CBS)

49ers Santa Clara Stadium Boosters: Power Outage Won’t Happen Here

Santa Clara is competing with the Sun Life Stadium near Miami, to host Super Bowl 50, which will be played in 2016.

02/05/2013

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Raiders-Browns Game Blacked Out Locally; Radio Broadcast On Live 105

The team announced the blackout Thursday, ending a streak of 13 straight televised games. The game will be aired on Live 105 FM locally with kickoff at 1:25 p.m.

11/29/2012

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Power Restored After SF Outage Leaves 7,000 PG&E Customers In The Dark

Power has been restored to all 7,000 or so PG&E customers who were affected by an outage in San Francisco’s Western Addition and Laurel Heights neighborhoods Thursday morning, a utility spokeswoman said.

01/05/2012

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Livermore Homes Burn Amid Destructive Bay Area Wind Storm

Strong gusts downed power lines all over the Bay Area, toppled several trees and knocked out power to thousands.

12/01/2011

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