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Caltrain’s Electrification Could Dramatically Reshape Palo Alto’s Land Parcels

Caltrain wants to separate its train tracks from roadways, cars, pedestrians and cyclists as part of its electrification process, but the Mayor of Palo Alto says that would require some drastic land acquirement.

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Downtown San Jose with City Hall in the foreground. (CBS)

Silicon Valley Community Leaders Question Disproportionate Numbers Of Ethnic Minority Kids In Juvenile Justice System

Community leaders in Santa Clara County have kicked off a two-day public forum on what they call a disproportionately high number of kids from an ethnic-minority background in the child welfare and juvenile justice system.

09/16/2014

The 'Light Rail' light sculpture would stretch the length of Market Street in Downtown San Francisco (TheLightRail.org)

San Francisco Supervisor’s Streetlight Legislation Aims To Improve Maintenance, Safety

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has been beating the drums for better street lighting for years and now he’s pushing some legislative changes.

09/15/2014

A sign outside Google headquarters in Mountain View. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Google Entered Stock Market 10 Years Ago Today, Launching A Decade Of Big Bets

Google’s IPO, a decade ago this week, launched the company on a trajectory that continues to reshape its business and much of the world in its orbit.

08/19/2014

San Francisco's "Outside Lands" Music & Arts Festival  (credit: Karl Walter/Getty Images)

Golden Gate Park Neighbors Complain About Public Urination, Trash, Parking Woes After Outside Lands Festival Wraps

The Outside Lands Music Festival brought two-hundred thousand fans to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, but it also brought plenty of problems for residents in the area as well.

08/10/2014

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49er Museum At New Levi’s Stadium To Open To The Public Friday

SANTA CLARA (CBS SF) – Levi’s Stadium, the new Santa Clara home of the San Francisco 49ers, will be opening the 49ers Museum to the public Friday. The museum, presented by Sony and billed as […]

08/07/2014

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Fate Of Martins Beach In Judge’s Hands— Will Decide If Public Can Access Private Land

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge will decide the future of whether or not the public will be able to access privately-owned, Martins Beach.

07/16/2014

Mark Wassberg used Tuesday night's public comment forum at the Richmond City Council meeting to label gay citizens "filth and dirt." (CBS)

Richmond Council Backing Off Plan To Ban Anti-Gay Speakers; Disruptions Continue

The Richmond City Council has asked its city attorney to explore whether it could enact free speech limits during council meetings, but city officials have been told that silencing the people who disrupt meetings is most likely unconstitutional.

07/16/2014

A marmot on the loose in a San Francisco neighborhood. (Source: Wildlife Emergency Services)

Public’s Help Needed To Return Marmot Loose In San Francisco To Its Sierra Home

San Francisco’s Wildlife Emergency Services is asking for the public’s help in finding a marmot running around underneath homes near the city’s Potrero Hill neighborhood.

07/01/2014

Screen images from Monkey Parking app. (Paolo Dobrowolny)

Monkey Parking App’s CEO Refuses To Halt Operations In SF, Despite Order From City Attorney’s Office

A Rome-based startup, whose users auction off public parking spaces via an iPhone app is refusing to halt operations in San Francisco, despite an order from the city attorney’s office.

06/26/2014

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