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Barack Obama speaks as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg looks on during a town hall meeting April 20, 2011 at Facebook headquarters. (Mandel NganAFP/Getty Images)

Zuckerberg Voices Frustrations With NSA To Obama After Reports Of Facebook-Based Spying

The post comes a day after the news site Intercept reported that the National Security Agency has impersonated a Facebook server to infect surveillance targets’ computers and get files from a hard drive. The NSA says the report is “inaccurate.”

03/13/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama signs a proclamation to designate Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands in California, a national monument, during a ceremony in the Oval Office of the White House on March 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. The executive order will add 1,665 acres of federal land north of Point Arena. (Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Signs Declaration Protecting 1,600 Acres Of California Coast As National Monument

More than 1,600 acres of beach, river and forest lands along the Mendocino County coast was declared a protected national monument by President Obama at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., Tuesday.

03/11/2014

Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (California State Assembly)

California GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Compares Obama To Hitler On Gun Control

A Republican candidate for California governor is comparing President Barack Obama’s gun control policies with those of dictators such as Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin and North Korea’s Kim Jong Il.

03/04/2014

President Obama during a meeting with Congressional leaders. (JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

President’s Proposed Budget Includes Cash For California Infrastructure, Drought

President Barack Obama proposed an almost $4 trillion federal budget on Tuesday that includes a few nuggets for California, but it also cuts money the Golden State had been counting on.

03/04/2014

A bicyclist rides over a bridge in the Yosemite Valley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Obama Administration Says Government Shutdown Cost National Parks At Least $414M

The Obama administration says the government shutdown last fall resulted in nearly 8 million fewer visitors to national parks, costing the parks and surrounding communities an estimated $414 million in lost visitor spending.

03/03/2014

Michelle Obama (Molly Riley-Pool/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: First Lady’s Fundraising Prowess On Display In Bay Area

First Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to be at San Francisco’s Fairmont Hotel Friday morning for a sold-out fundraiser. Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown says her “rare” factor could translate to more money.

01/31/2014

Mud Cracks

Gov. Brown Looks To Handle Drought By Moving Water

This as President Obama has pledged federal aid to the state.

01/30/2014

Photos: Giants At The White House

San Francisco’s Mayor Lee To Attend President’s State Of The Union Address As Special Guest

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee will attend the State of the Union address Tuesday evening as a special guest of President Obama.

01/28/2014

Jason Collins #98 of the Boston Celtics in a game against the Sacramento Kings on December 30, 2012 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Openly Gay Former Stanford, NBA Player To Attend State Of The Union

An openly gay NBA player is among the guests who will sit with first lady Michelle Obama Tuesday when President Barack Obama delivers the annual State of the Union address.

01/27/2014

Janet Yellen

Senate Confirms UC Berkeley Economist Yellen To Chair Federal Reserve

The Senate confirmed Janet Yellen on Monday as the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve, elevating an advocate of fighting unemployment and a backer of the central bank’s efforts to spur the economy with low interest rates and massive bond purchases.

01/06/2014

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