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California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. (Torlakson Campaign)

Campaign To Reduce Student Loan Debt Kicks Off In Oakland

The “Degrees Not Debt” campaign kicked-off this week at Oakland’s La Escuelita Elementary School. The national campaign by the National Education Association seeks to reduce student loan debt.

08/22/2014

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Facebook Defends Decision To Donate $10K To Anti-Gay Utah Politician’s Campaign

Facebook donated $10,000 to the re-election campaign of a Utah politician who’s fighting to keep gay marriage out of his state.

08/15/2014

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s Re-Election Campaign Cleans Up Email Distribution Lists

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s re-election campaign began cleaning up its email list on Wednesday after reports surfaced that that political messages were being distributed to Oakland city employees at their city-administered accounts.

08/14/2014

U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to members of the media outside the West Wing of the White House after a meeting with President Barack Obama September 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Nancy Pelosi Drops By SF Central Subway Project; Talks Up Middle Class Jumpstart Campaign

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) dropped by the Central Subway construction project at San Francisco’s Moscone Center Tuesday to campaign for the election of House Democrats in November.

08/12/2014

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Mayor Quan Files Papers For Re-Election Bid

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan filed papers Wednesday seeking re-election to a second four-year term, saying, “Our city is rising overall.”

07/30/2014

San Francisco Helps Miles' Wish To Be A Superhero Come True

Batkid Movie Arrives At San Diego Comic-Con

A discussion on Miles Scott’s documentary was featured at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con…

07/27/2014

Leukemia survivor Miles, 5, dressed as BatKid, runs the bases as part of a Make-A-Wish foundation fulfillment at AT&T Park November 15, 2013 in San Francisco. (Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

‘BatKid Begins’ Movie Needs Funding

Scott, a cancer survivor, enthralled millions last November when the Make-A-Wish Foundation transformed San Francisco for his daylong escapade as the caped crusader. Now, filmmakers are hoping his internet celebrity can help fund a documentary preserves the feel-good moment for posterity.

07/17/2014

A wrapper for Burger King's 'Proud Whopper' being sold at one location in San Francisco. (CBS)

Burger King Unveils ‘Proud Whopper’ Campaign During LGBT Pride Weekend In San Francisco

Burger fans are racing to grab ‘proud’ burgers from a chain in San Francisco whose ad campaign is going viral.

07/02/2014

A screenshot from the 'Like A Girl' video campaign.  (Source: YouTube)

Viral Ad Campaign Redefining What Doing Something ‘Like A Girl’ Means

A new campaign going viral is trying to redefine what doing something ‘like a girl’ means.

07/01/2014

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Gov. Brown Signs Bill Legalizing Bitcoins, Other Virtual Currencies

Governor Jerry Brown signed a law last week legalizing currency other than U.S. dollars, opening doors for digital currencies like Bitcoin, Ripple, Peercoin and Primecoin to used in transactions across California.

06/30/2014

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