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Some SF Employers To Be Forced To Offer Jobs Before Asking About Criminal History

An ordinance that limits how employers and housing providers use criminal history in their decision making goes into effect in San Francisco next week.

08/10/2014

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An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. History

Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.

08/07/2014

Drawing of the Presidio Officers' Club exterior courtesy Presidio.gov

Restoration Of Presidio’s Oldest Building Includes Event Centers, ‘Destination’ Restaurant

Restoration is underway at the oldest building in San Francisco’s historic Presidio. The major transformation at the Presidio Officers’ Club includes plans to turn it into a cultural and events center for the masses.

05/21/2014

U.S. Navy sailors march down Market St. in San Francisco during a welcome home event in 1919. (Image courtesy British Pathé)

Huge Archive Of Old San Francisco Newsreel Footage Loaded Onto YouTube

LONDON (CBS SF) — A British media firm has uploaded a huge archive of old San Francisco footage and history onto the company’s YouTube channel. The historic San Francisco clips are part of the 85,000 […]

05/01/2014

Picture taken on March 3, 2010 shows the camera of a street-view car, used to photograph whole streets, on the Google street-view stand at the world's biggest high-tech fair, the CeBIT in the northern German city of Hanover. (Daniel Mihailescu/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Maps To Allow Viewers To Go Back In Time

The new twist on time travel is debuting Wednesday as part of the “Street View” feature in Google’s maps, a navigational tool that attracts more than 1 billion visitors each month.

04/23/2014

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15 Of The World’s Oldest Bars (The Beer’s Fresh, Though)

Visiting local restaurants and bars is one of the best parts about traveling. Check out any of these old bars – most of which are older than America.

01/22/2014

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Tops ‘Most Pirated’ Of 2013

“Game of Thrones” has garnered both critical and audience acclaim and topped many end of the year “Best of” lists, but now it is topping a less honorable list – most pirated show of 2013.

01/01/2014

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Five Best Spots In San Francisco Japantown

Travel to Japan while staying in the Bay. Barry Lancet, author of Japantown, recommends five of the best places to experience Japanese culture in San Francisco Japantown.

11/01/2013

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California Board Of Education Moves To Comply With Gay History Law

California education officials have taken the first step toward complying with a law requiring public schools to include prominent gay people and gay rights’ milestones in the curriculum.

05/10/2013

Goldencents jockey Kevin Krigger, speaks to the media following a morning training session in preparation for the 2013 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Derby SoCal Horse Goldencents’ Jockey Could Make History

Kevin Krigger can make history by becoming the first African-American to win the Run for the Roses since Jimmy Winkfield captured the historic race in consecutive years in 1901 and 1902.

05/04/2013

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