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Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail trail. (CA High-Speed Rail Authority)

Central Valley Farmers’ Legal Efforts To Stop High-Speed Rail Plan Could Be Coming To An End

Central Valley farmers opposed to construction of California’s high-speed rail may face their last legal stop this week. Attorneys will petition the State Supreme Court to halt the rail plan dead in its tracks.

09/01/2014

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SF School Board Green Lights Funding Programs For Immigrant Children

The San Francisco Unified School District board of education this week unanimously approved a resolution that will commit resources to both the short- and long-term needs of unaccompanied immigrant children enrolling in schools within the district.

08/14/2014

Courtney Love (credit: Fernando Leon/Getty Images)

Jury Sides With Courtney Love In Trial Over Tweet

A jury on Friday rejected a defamation case against Courtney Love over a Twitter post…

01/25/2014

Courtney Love (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Courtney Love’s Tense Twitter Trial Sparks Tears

When asked about her daughter’s well being, Love replies “It’s the most important thing”

01/17/2014

Boston Dynamics' WildCat Robot (credit: screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET)

Google Acquires Boston Dynamics, Maker of Animal-Inspired Robots

Company nabs a maker of impressive walking and running creatures. It’s part of Google’s effort to buy its way into a future populated by autonomous mechanical entities…

12/15/2013

A man rolls a marijuana cigarette during a demonstration in front of the San Francisco Hall of Justice July 12, 2005 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Poll Finds Majority In Bay Area, California Favor Marijuana Legalization

A majority of Californians now favor legalizing marijuana for not just medicinal but also recreational purposes, according to new Field Poll results released on Tuesday.

12/10/2013

A model of a unmanned drone fliesa above Freedom Plaza in Washington on October 8, 2011 during an Occupy DC protest. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Use Of Drone Technology Raises Privacy Concerns

04/12/2012

San Rafael Pacifics (Centerfield Partners)

Marin Minor League Baseball Clears Final Hurdle

Minor league baseball is good to go in Marin County after a lawsuit that could have delayed the start of the San Rafael Pacifics first season was thrown out.

02/29/2012

Silicon Valley Execs Blast SOPA In Open Letter

Silicon Valley Execs Blast SOPA In Open Letter

Many of Silicon Valley’s most successful entrepreneurs and executives are warning of the dangers of the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act…

12/14/2011

A vial of medical marijuana

San Jose Pot Growers Fight For Referendum On Dispensary Closures

Medical marijuana collective owners in San Jose are pining their hopes on a referendum against a new city ordinance that requires 130 of 140 clubs in the city to close within 30 days.

09/28/2011

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