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The green space in front of the planned Warriors Arena. (Pfau Long Architecture and AE3 Partners/San Francisco Business Times)

Warriors San Francisco Stadium Plan Gets Boost From Sacramento Lawmakers

On the same day the Golden State Warriors were lighting up Oakland with an NBA Championship parade, lawmakers in Sacramento were finalizing the state’s budget, including an environmental law exemption for the planned Warriors stadium at San Francisco’s Mission Bay.

06/21/2015

ConsumerWatch: Your Car May Be Spying On You

Your car may be spying on you, and the information it collects can, and may be used against you.

04/29/2014

The feature allows users to find their friends, who are nearby. (Facebook)

Larry Magid: Facebook Launches Friend Finding Feature

Nearby Friends allows users to see what city and neighborhood a friend is in, how many miles away they are, and how long ago they were there.

04/17/2014

2011 Nissan Leaf and 2011 Chevy Volt, with charging station visible; photo by George Parrott

Mapping Tool Helps Electric Vehicle Drivers Find Charging Stations

One factor that may slow would-be electric car buyers is anxiety over finding a charging station, but a local website can help green vehicle owners map out the closest place to plug-in.

09/20/2012

(CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Canceled Wedding Costs Woman Thousands

A week after signing a contract to book a wedding, the wedding was called off. When the venue refused to give them any of their money back, an Auburn woman called CBS for help.

08/03/2012

(Tamale Lady Finder)

App Launching To Track Down Famed SF Tamale Lady

A new smartphone app should make it easier to locate one of San Francisco’s most celebrated street food venders – The Tamale Lady.

07/11/2012

traffic, generic, highway

East Bay Company’s Massive Car Tracking Database Sparks Debate

If you own a car, chances are police know where you’ve been lately – thanks to a Bay Area company that is keeping them in the loop.

01/12/2012

(Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Facebook Hires Gowalla Team; Will Shut It Down

Facebook has hired the team behind Gowalla, the location service that lets people share where they are using their mobile phones.

12/05/2011

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Lawrence Berkeley Lab Mulls Second, Oakland Location

Oakland city officials say they have a “shovel-ready” site for the proposed expansion of UC’s Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. The Brooklyn Slough is just south of the Jack London Aquatic Center.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/27/2011

Global Positioning System tracking device

Tech Watch: Geo-Privacy Bills Aim To Curb Warrantless Tracking

Lawmakers are considering proposals that would stop law enforcement agencies from using GPS devices to track people without getting a warrant first.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/16/2011

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