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Vladimir Putin the President of Russia speaks to the IPC Governing Board prior to the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium on March 7, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

‘First-Tweet’ Site Reveals Ironic Tweet From Putin Congratulating Obama In 2012

As Twitter celebrates its 8th birthday with a website allowing users to see their first tweets, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s first tweet revealed a bit of irony as he congratulated then President-elect Barack Obama on his re-election.

03/21/2014

A pedestrian walks by a Gap store on February 7, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco-Based Gap Inc. To Raise Minimum Wage For Its Lowest-Paid U.S. Workers

San Francisco-based Gap Inc. announced on Wednesday that they’re raising minimum wage for its lowest-paid workers in the U.S. Workers will receive at least $9 this year and that increase will go to $10 in 2015.

02/19/2014

French President Francois Hollande (C) speaks at a reception as California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom (L) and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (R) listen during a visit to City Hall on February 12, 2014 in San Francisco. (Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

French President Hollande Meets Silicon Valley Tech Execs In San Francisco

French President Francois Hollande was meeting with city officials and tech kingpins in San Francisco, and offering his government’s support to French entrepreneurs seeking to gain a foothold in Silicon Valley.

02/12/2014

Gov. Jerry Brown

Phil Matier: Jerry Brown For President?

Could Governor Jerry Brown be mulling over another run for the White House?

12/18/2013

An attendee (back C) heckles US President Barack Obama as he speaks on immigration reform at Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center in San Francisco on November 25, 2013. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Increasing Number Of California Voters Disapprove Of President Obama

A new Field Poll finds that California voters increasingly disapprove of President Barack Obama’s job performance while fewer than half support his handling of health care.

12/03/2013

President Kennedy Meets with Civil Rights Leaders

Pleasant Hill’s John F. Kennedy University Honoring Slain President On 50th Anniversary

Friday marks 50 years since President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, and the only university in the country bearing his name is honoring the slain leader at its Pleasant Hill campus.

11/22/2013

Schwarzenegger To Star In 'The Legend of Conan'

Schwarzenegger Reportedly Still Hoping To Make Presidential Run

Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is shooting down rumors that he has his eye on the White House in 2016.

10/18/2013

Celebrtiy Authors

President Carter Visiting Oakland ‘Habitat’ Site Where Workers Robbed At Gunpoint

Habitat for Humanity is bumping up security plans for an upcoming visit by former President Jimmy Carter to an East Oakland housing development site after eight workers were robbed at gunpoint at the site on Tuesday.

10/03/2013

Department of Homeland Security secretary and University of California president designate Janet Napolitano (C) speaks during a news conference following the University of California Board of Regents meeting on July 18, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The University of California's Board of Regents voted today to confirm Janet Napolitano to be the next president of the UC system.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Napolitano Takes Over As President Of University Of California

Former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is starting her new job as president of the University of California Monday in a low-profile fashion, a university spokesman said.

09/30/2013

Department of Homeland Security secretary and University of California president designate Janet Napolitano (C) speaks during a news conference following the University of California Board of Regents meeting on July 18, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The University of California's Board of Regents voted today to confirm Janet Napolitano to be the next president of the UC system.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Leases $9K Per Month Oakland Home For Napolitano, May Restore ‘Blake House’

As the University of California prepares to welcome former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano as its next president, the college system’s governing board is being asked to consider renovating the vacant mansion that housed many of Napolitano’s predecessors.

09/17/2013

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