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25 Irish Musicians & Bands To Rock Out To On St. Patrick’s Day 2015

PHOTOS: This St. Patrick’s Day, see how Irish you REALLY are. Which of these 25 artists’ and bands’ albums do you own?

03/04/2015

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St. Patrick’s Day 2015 Events Around The Bay Area — Eventful Listings For March 17, 2015

From an 80s music bash to huge parades, singles dances, pub crawls, and more than a few brewfests, the Bay Area is exploding with Irish fun on March 17th, 2015!

03/04/2015

President Obama asks GloZell Green "do you know something I don't?" after Green mistakenly refers to Mrs. Obama as the "first wife."

President Obama Talks To 3 Quirky YouTube Hosts About #BlackLivesMatter, Obamacare, Cyber Security, Cuba, And More

President Obama sat down with 3 YouTube personalities Thursday in a rare Internet-only appearance to talk about issues facing them and their audiences. Viewers were able to follow along via social media using the hashtag #YouTubeAsksObama.

01/22/2015

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San Jose Group Offers Environmentally-Friendly Living Christmas Tree Rentals

If you’re still looking for a Christmas tree for the holidays, here’s an idea: rent one. A San Jose group is offering potted trees to people concerned about the environment.

12/19/2014

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2 San Francisco Entrepreneurs Build Prototype ‘Tesla’ Of Electric Bikes

In San Francisco, two moped-loving entrepreneurs with a common vision for green transportation, have built what they hope will become the Tesla of electric motorbikes in their garage.

12/05/2014

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SFMTA Make It Easier To Contest a Citation While Going Green

Fighting a ticket can be less stressful by going on to the SFMTA’s new online portal…

11/21/2014

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Davis Building Largest Solar Plant In UC System To Power Campus Buildings

The University Of California at Davis plans to build a major new solar instillation to generate roughly 14 percent of the campus’ energy, a feat university officials are calling “the largest solar power plant to offset the electricity demand of a U.S. university or college campus.”

09/26/2014

"Yoga Joes" perform (Dan Abramson)

‘Yoga Joe’ Action Figures Raise Awareness Of Benefits Of Yoga For Military Vets

A San Francisco designer’s innovative idea to raise the visibility of his yoga brand is also generating new interest in the fitness routine around the globe.

09/23/2014

Rendering of the office building at 270 Brannan Street in San Francisco, California. (steelblue)

Office Building In South Of Market Neighborhood Of San Francisco Touts Green Space, Sustainability

The space at 270 Brannan Street has already been leased by tech company Splunk, and features more than four times the amount of bike parking than car parking.

08/14/2014

DPR Construction headquarters in San Francisco (CBS)

DPR Builds San Francisco’s First Net Zero Energy Office Building

From the outside it looks like any other office building, but inside the new San Francisco offices of DPR Construction the hallmarks of green building are everywhere.

08/14/2014

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