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Protest at Levi's Stadium

Native Americans March Outside 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium To Protest Redskins

A long line of Native Americans chanted as they marched to Levi’s Stadium before Sunday’s 49ers game.

11/23/2014

Washington Redskins helmets lay on the ground during their game against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on September 29, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Hundreds Expected To Protest ‘Redskins’ Name Before 49er Game At Levi’s Stadium

Demands for a new franchise name will follow the Washington Redskins across the country as they prepare to play at Levi’s Stadium for the first time Sunday.

11/19/2014

NASA is offering to send your name to MARS. (NASA)

NASA Offering Free Trip For – Your Name Here – To Mars

NASA is inviting the public to add names to a microchip that will fly beyond Earth’s orbit and eventually to Mars or beyond, after first taking a test flight.

10/08/2014

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U.S. Patent Office Cancels Six Redskins Trademark Registrations

The U.S. Patent Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins nickname is “disparaging of Native Americans” and that the team’s federal trademarks for the name must be canceled.

06/18/2014

Washington Redskins helmets lay on the ground during their game against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on September 29, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

NorCal American Indian Tribe Pays For Ad Aimed At Washington Redskins During NBA Finals

An American Indian tribe that believes the Washington Redskins’ nickname is racist and should be changed has purchased a 60-second ad to air during halftime of Game 3 of the NBA Finals.

06/10/2014

A baby gorilla at the San Francisco Zoo - seen here riding on his grandmother's back - has been named Kabibe. (SF Zoo/Marianne Hale).

San Francisco Zoo Names Baby Gorilla

The public voted on the moniker from a group of three names and Kabibe, which means “little lady” in Swahili, earned a majority of the votes, zoo spokeswoman Abbie Tuller said.

12/20/2013

Washington Redskins helmets lay on the ground during their game against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on September 29, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

San Francisco Chronicle Will Not Use Washington Redskins Name

The newspaper is the latest to refuse to use the name Redskins.

10/30/2013

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Website Offers Woodside $11M To Change Name In ‘Publicity Stunt’

SugarDaddie.com, a dating website that matches up wealthy individuals with younger partners, has offered the prosperous Peninsula enclave of Woodside more than $11 million to change its name.

03/05/2013

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New Central California School To Be Named After 19th Century Bandido

A new elementary school being built in California is embroiled in controversy after the school board decided to name it after one of the state’s most notorious Old West bandidos.

01/01/2013

The new sign advertising SF Fitness, replacing the old Gold's Gym signage. (CBS)

Bay Area Gold’s Gyms Drop Affiliation After Anti-Gay Flap

Four former Bay Area Gold’s Gym franchises are officially cutting ties with the body-building chain following a 2010 donation by Gold’s Texas-based parent company’s CEO to a conservative outfit unfriendly to gay rights.

09/17/2012

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