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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

(CBS)

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

Sunnyvale Public Library. (City of Sunnyvale)

Sunnyvale Library Adds 3-D Printer, Book Vending Machine To Stay Relevant

Sunnyvale Public Library is taking some forward steps to remain technologically relevant by purchasing a 3-D printer for card holders to use, as well as an automatic book vending machine.

06/03/2013

Six abandoned puppies found at a Monterey County recycling plant. (Monterey County SPCA)

Decline In Printed Newspaper Leads To Puppy Poop Problems For San Francisco Animal Control

San Francisco’s animal control agency is relying on donated newspapers to solve pooping puppies problem.

01/28/2013

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Google Publishes Digital Library Of Dead Sea Scrolls

More than six decades since the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls—and thousands of years after they were written—Israel on Tuesday put 5,000 images of the ancient biblical artifacts online in a partnership with Google.

12/18/2012

People view computer monitors at a public library. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

SF Library Installs Computer Privacy Screens For More Discreet Porn Watching

In response to complaints about San Francisco Public Library visitors openly viewing explicit content, including pornography, the main branch has installed plastic screens to block monitors from people nearby.

07/25/2012

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Oakland Shuts City Offices, Services For The Day

Friday the 13th was a business closure day in Oakland – agreed upon by city employees to help balance the city’s budget.

07/13/2012

(CBS)

San Francisco Company Using Social Gaming To Help Job Seekers

A free educational platform that uses social gaming to teach job seekers the basics of how to use the Internet to land employment will soon be available at libraries in San Francisco and Santa Clara County.

07/05/2012

The book "American Cooking: Creole and Acadian" by Peter Feibleman was returned to the Presidio Branch library on June 1, 2012. It was originally due on November 27, 1974. (San Francisco Public Library)

Cookbook Returned To SF Library Branch More Than 37 Years Overdue

A Creole cookbook was returned to the San Francisco Public Library on Friday, more than 37 years overdue.

06/01/2012

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