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Berkeley Passes Nation’s First Radiation Warning For New Cellphones

The city council of Berkeley voted to pass a cellphone “right to know” law Tuesday, making it the first safety ordinance of its kind in the country.


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Local Callers Must Dial 415 When 628 Area Code Debuts Next Year

Starting next February, San Francisco and Marin County residents will have to do something they’ve never done before: dial the numbers 4-1-5 when making a phone call.


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Damaged Line Interrupts Telephone Service In Parts Of Yosemite National Park

Telephone service in parts of Yosemite National Park has been cut off due to a damaged phone line.


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San Francisco Judge Halts Installation Of AT&T Boxes

A judge earlier this week issued an indefinite stay on a decision in July by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to allow AT&T to install hundreds of utility boxes around the city.


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State OKs 669 Area Code Rollout In Santa Clara County

California regulators have approved a new telephone area code for Santa Clara County.


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San Francisco Groups Sue Over AT&T Utility Boxes

A coalition of community groups has filed suit to stop AT&T from installing hundreds of utility boxes on sidewalks throughout San Francisco because they believe the boxes will compromise the beauty of the city.


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SF Supes Postpone Vote On AT&T Upgrade Plan For 3rd Time

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday to delay for a third time a vote on a plan by AT&T to upgrade its network in the city.

CBS San Francisco–06/29/2011

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AT&T To Propose Fewer Boxes In SF Network Upgrade

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has twice delayed a vote on the company’s plan, and after the second continuance last month, AT&T said it will propose a scaled-back version of the proposal.

CBS San Francisco–06/27/2011

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SF Supervisors Vote On AT&T Boxes Delayed Again

A plan to upgrade AT&T’s network in San Francisco was again delayed by the Board of Supervisors Tuesday.

CBS San Francisco–05/25/2011

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SF Supervisors Delay Vote On AT&T Boxes

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors delayed a decision Tuesday that is vital to AT&T’s plan to upgrade its Internet, cable and landline phone service in the city.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/26/2011