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Public Libraries Engage In Most Polite Twitter War Ever

Sure, there’s fans and radio stations going at it on Twitter, but a library?

10/23/2014

Unsold books were placed in a recycling bin following a book sale at the Clayton library. (CBS)

Clayton Library Criticized For Dumping Hundreds Of Unwanted Books In Recycle Bin

Hundreds of unsold books have been tossed in a recycling dumpster after they were donated to the Clayton library, prompting some clashing opinions on what should be done with the books.

10/20/2014

A San Francisco Fire Department truck on the scene of a fire. (CBS)

San Francisco Post Office Evacuated After Spilled Substance Causes Irritation

A post office in San Francisco’s Sunset District has been evacuated after a substance spilled in the lobby caused people to experience irritation in their eyes, noses and throats, according to a fire official.

08/28/2014

San Francisco Public Library. (CBS)

San Francisco’s Main Branch Library Closes Early Because Of Plumbing Issue

The San Francisco Public Library’s main branch closed its doors early on Wednesday after a plumbing issue rendered the building unfit for workers, a library spokeswoman said.

08/20/2014

Jefferson Award Winner Glen Weaver. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Gives Gift Of Reading To Sonoma County Families

It’s a gift you can carry away, it’s free, and it comes to you. It’s the inspiration of this week’s Jefferson Award winner, Glen Weaver.

06/18/2014

The Princes and The Treasure. A fairy tale children's book about same-sex marriage.

Children’s Fairy Tale Featuring Same-Sex Marriage And A Lesbian Princess Hits Bookshelves

Two princes fall in love, marry and are rescued by a lesbian princess in this new children’s fairy tale book that hit international bookshelves, major retailers and local libraries.

06/16/2014

Terrance James Hardy. (El Cerrito Police)

Parolee Arrested For Violent El Cerrito Carjacking, Beating Of Elderly Woman

Police in Oakland arrested a parolee wanted for a violent carjacking in El Cerrito that left an 89-year old woman injured Sunday night.

06/11/2014

This image was taken in 1986 by Thierry Noir at Bethaniendamm in Berlin-Kreuzberg. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Sections Of Berlin Wall To Be Unveiled Outside Mountain View Library

Two sections of the Berlin Wall, which once separated East and West Berlin in Germany, were set to be unveiled Thursday outside the Mountain View Public Library, according to city officials.

11/14/2013

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Man Arrested After 3 Attacked Inside Antioch Library

Police arrested a 21-year-old man after he physically attacked two librarians and a library patron in Antioch on Thursday afternoon, officers said.

11/08/2013

Ross William Ulbricht (CBS/YouTube)

Alleged Online Drug Kingpin Arrested In SF Sent To NY To Face Charges

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered a California man charged with operating a notorious online drug marketplace known as Silk Road to be sent to New York to face charges.

10/09/2013

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