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Hoover Tower near the Main Quad at Stanford University in the San Francisco Bay Area, Palo Alto, California, United States of America, North America

Stanford Ranked As Most LGBT-Friendly University

Students were surveyed on 130,00 students attending the 379 colleges ranked in the publication, which uses the results to rank schools on 62 different characteristics ranging from best college theater to most politically active students (surprise – Cal didn’t crack the top 20).

08/05/2014

A budtender handles marijuana at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in operation since 2006, on September 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. A group of activists have submitted about 50,000 signatures in an effort to force a referendum on a marijuana dispensary ban in Los Angeles to take effect next week. A minimum of 27,425 valid signatures from registered voters is needed to let voters decide on the issue in March, and until the number can be verified, the ban will not be enforced. . The ban would not prevent patients or cooperatives of two or three people to grow their own in small amounts. Californians voted to legalize medical cannabis use in 1996, clashing with federal drug laws. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

‘Yelp For Weed’ Website Gets Higher Profile After First Pot Ad In New York Times

Leafly is sometimes referred to as the Yelp for weed and – like the restaurant and service review site – the portal gives users filters to help find product that best suits their needs.

08/04/2014

Uber Vehicle

Uber Quickly Shuts Down Hack That Showed Secret Passenger Rating

Uber quickly shut down a hack Sunday night that allowed Uber passengers to find out how drivers secretly rated them.

07/28/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a Walmart store on May 9, 2014 in Mountain View, California. President Obama delivered a speech on energy efficiency and attended fundraisers in the San Francisco Bay Area. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

President Obama Still Enjoying Higher Approval Ratings In California Than Most Other States

But the poll released Tuesday also finds that 52 percent of Californians believe the country is on the wrong track and just 34 percent say it’s on the right track. In November 2011, seven in 10 Californians said the country was on the wrong track.

06/24/2014

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Warning To Yelpers: Restaurant Staff May Now Be Rating You

For years, business owners have cried foul at the damage one bad Yelp review can do to their business, but now it appears that the balance of power is being restored in the form of patron “performance” ratings.

06/10/2014

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Oakland School Ranked ‘Most Challenging’ In The Nation

For the second consecutive year, a Washington Post survey of the most difficult high schools in America reveals that a small Oakland public charter school the most challenging institution for young minds.

04/08/2014

California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses pension reform during a news conference on August 28, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Poll Shows Approval Of Governor Brown, Likelihood Of Re-Election

A new Field Poll finds that 51 percent of California voters say they approve of the job Gov. Jerry Brown is doing and that most are inclined to re-elect him next year.

07/24/2013

Wide receiver Calvin Johnson appears on the Madden13 NFL video game cover. (EA Sports)

Daily Madden: Players Complaining About Their Madden NFL Ratings

Madden NFL 13, the latest edition of John Madden’s popular video game, was released this week. It didn’t take long for NFL players to complain about their ratings.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/28/2012

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ConsumerWatch: Cost And Quality Don’t Always Add Up At The Vet

In many cases, it’s the local family run practices that rate higher than the big national chains, according to research from the non-profit Consumer’s Checkbook.

05/21/2012

Dublin High School. (CBS)

Math Error Hands Dublin High School Elite National Ranking

U.S. News and World Report recently released its list of the best high schools in the country, with Dublin High School topping the Bay Area at number 12. As it turns out, the celebration at the East Bay school was short lived.

05/11/2012

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