Curtis Kim

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San Francisco Job Seekers Elated After Voters Approve $15-An-Hour Minimum Wage Increase

Many seeking employment at a South of Market job fair were elated, after Tuesday’s vote in San Francisco to gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

11/05/2014

Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates. (CBS)

Berkeley’s Pathways Program Includes Guarantees Of Higher Education For Students With C Averages

The City of Berkeley and Berkeley City College are joining forces as part of an ongoing effort to insure students have a pathway to college.

10/14/2014

Berkeley PD respond to calls of a man with a weapon and found this gun on University Ave. near 8th street (Photo credit: Curtis Kim)

Police Activity Briefly Shuts Down University Avenue In West Berkeley

Berkeley police briefly shut down University Avenue in West Berkeley Tuesday afternoon between 6th and 8th streets after police responded to calls of a man with a gun. While they found a weapon no suspect was found.

10/14/2014

Marc Benioff (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Dreamforce Tech Conference Descends Upon SoMa; Attendees Asked To Participate In Food Drive

Salesforce is throwing its annual Dreamforce software conference in San Francisco with the CEO, Marc Benioff, touting a food-drive effort that asks attendees bring canned goods with a goal of providing up to one million meals.

10/13/2014

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San Francisco Taxi Drivers Protest Uber’s Market Street Offices; Cry Unfair Advantage

You may have noticed how hard it was to get a cab in San Francisco Wednesday afternoon. That’s because many taxi drivers protested in front of Uber’s offices on Market Street between 10th and 11th streets.

10/08/2014

Fire crews on the scene of a deadly fire in San Francisco's Sunnydale neighborhood, April 16, 2014. (CBS)

Rep. Pelosi’s Chief Of Staff Tours Sunnydale Housing Project, Hears Complaints

The Chief of Staff for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi toured San Francisco’s Sunnydale housing project Thursday, after a deadly fire last April prompted concerns and complaints among residents.

09/05/2014

A passerby stops to take a picture of damage to the Napa post office following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Napa County Schools Closed As Earthquake Damage Assessment Is Underway; Kids Not Left Behind

There have been three emergency declarations as a result of the Sunday morning’s earthquake that shook wine country. The state’s Office of Emergency Services is working with FEMA to assess damage and school’s are closed, but kids haven’t been left behind.

08/25/2014

Bay Bridge Officially Re-Opens After Years Of Repairs

California Senator Mark DeSaulnier Calls For Criminal Investigation Of Bay Bridge’s Flawed Construction

State Senator Mark DeSaulnier thinks the construction of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge was a fiasco. A recent investigation could result in criminal charges based on what he and many others consider substandard work.

07/28/2014

Bay Area Transit Workers Go On Strike

Oakland Merchants Concerned AC Transit’s Rapid Bus Plans Will Hurt Local Business

A number of East Oakland merchants want to put a detour in the path of AC Transit’s proposed Bus Rapid Transit along a stretch of International Blvd., because they’re concerned with how it will affect their businesses.

04/29/2014

Neel Kashkari. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Gubernatorial Hopeful: Time To Change ‘Old, Rich, White Guys’ Brand

While California Republicans came together over the weekend for their biannual convention in solidarity with intentions to unseat Gov. Jerry Brown, the GOP front-runners represent a wide gap within the party.

03/17/2014

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