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Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson (Steve Freeman/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Does Sacramento’s Mayor Have Wider Political Ambitions?

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson has a new title after being named President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors on Wednesday, but does it mean he wants to be thrust into the national spotlight?

04/16/2014

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Stanford Student Groups Square Off On Free Speech, Debate Family Values

A controversial family values conference scheduled at Stanford University next month has sparked a free-speech debate on campus among student organizations.

03/24/2014

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Video Game Makers Explore Social Issues At San Francisco Conference

The video game industry is taking itself more seriously.

03/17/2014

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Apple Invites Reporters To San Francisco Conference, Likely Unveiling New iPhone

Apple was inviting reporters to a news conference next week in San Francisco with a message that suggests that it will reveal the iPhone 5, as expected.

09/04/2012

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A’s Co-Owner Remains Optimistic Of Move At Silicon Valley Conference

Lew Wolff said he is frustrated but will let Major League Baseball take its course regarding a possible move to San Jose.

06/20/2012

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High-Speed Rail Leaders Voice Guarded Optimism At SF Conference

The California project is seen as one that will lay the groundwork for future high-speed rail projects across the country.

05/23/2012

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Saint Mary’s On The Cusp Of Capturing WCC Title

Shaggy haired, do-everything guard Matthew Dellavedova is quick to point out he has little time to concern himself with appearances.

02/08/2012

California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks during The Governor's Conference on Extreme Climate Risks and California's Future on December 15, 2011 in San Francisco, California. California Gov. Jerry Brown hosted a one day conference on cliamte change and how it may affect California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Hosts International Climate Conference In San Francisco

The United Nations’ top climate change official joined Gov. Jerry Brown in San Francisco for a conference addressing the costs associated with preparing for the effects of a warming world.

12/15/2011

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San Francisco Tech Conference Teaches Innovators To Celebrate Failure

More than 400 people gathered in San Francisco Monday for an all-day technology conference designed to teach the art of embracing failure.

10/25/2011

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Oakland Conference To Offer Tips For Seniors In Village Movement

The movement is a nationwide, neighbor-to-neighbor effort to assist seniors stay in their homes and neighborhoods.

10/23/2011

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