Oakland Councilwoman Kaplan Heading To N. Dakota To Support Standing Rock Pipeline ProtestOakland City Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan will spend a week at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota to support tribal rights and access to clean water.
Santa Cruz's Privates Beach Remains Defiantly Locked To The PublicThe people responsible for a gate blocking access to Santa Cruz's Privates Beach are digging in their heels.
Keepers Of Gated Santa Cruz County Beach Ordered To Open To PublicPrivates Beach near Capitola is a popular surf spot, but a locked gate has barred the public from accessing it.
UCSF Puts Support Behind Warriors Arena In Mission Bay, With A CatchUniversity of California at San Francisco supports the construction of an 18,000-seat multi-use arena for the Golden State Warriors as long as there is secure access to its newly built medical center across from the proposed arena in the city’s Mission Bay neighborhood, UCSF officials said Monday.
FCC Looking To Close Digital Divide: 21 Percent Of Californians Either Have No Internet Or Still Use Dial UpCalifornia is slowly closing the digital divide, but a new survey shows millions of Californians still rely on dial-up Internet service or aren’t online at all. The federal government is looking to change that.
Beach-Capable Wheelchairs Available At Bay Area BeachesIf you need a wheelchair, the California Coastal Commission doesn’t want it to keep you from enjoying California’s amazing beaches, and they have the equipment to make it happen.
Google's Internet-Beaming Drones Set To Take Flight This YearTitan, the drone company Google acquired last year, plans to conduct its maiden voyage this year of aircraft that could provide internet to people on the ground.
Confusion Over Martin’s Beach Access Prompts San Mateo Co. Sheriff’s InvolvementDespite confusion, the San Mateo County Sheriff's office said deputies will not issue citations or make arrests for trespassing if someone is simply accessing Martin's Beach.
Email Outage Leaves Entire Oakland Police Force Without AccessAn email outage Saturday left the entire Oakland Police Department, including command staff, without access to email for much of the day, city officials said Monday.
San Francisco Internet Expert Says U.S. Not Likely Responsible For North Korea’s Internet ShutdownNorth Korea's internet access is "toast" Monday, and there is speculation that it may be the result of U.S. action in response to the so-called Sony hack.
San Francisco Jail Inmates Getting iPads As Part Of $275K Education Pilot ProgramThe San Francisco Sheriff's Department has announced more details of a partnership that will bring some jail inmates 100 iPads as part of a $250,000 educational program.
Surfers, Beachgoers Celebrate Reopening Of Martin’s Beach Near Half Moon BayThis comes a day after a ruling that venture capitalist Vinod Khosla can’t close off access to the beach near Half Moon Bay.
New Laws May Grant Family Access To Deceased Person's Digital InformationOne Virginia man tried to access his son's Facebook account for answers after his son committed suicide, but he was locked out of Facebook, which cited privacy laws. Now he's fighting to change that nationwide.
BART Directors Vote In Favor Of Compromise On New Car DesignBART directors voted 5-2 Thursday in favor of a proposal for the design of future train cars that seeks to achieve a compromise between the competing requests of bike riders, wheelchair users and blind people.
Google Plans To Launch Satellites To Expand Global Internet Access Google's latest efforts to expand Internet access around the world includes plans to launch over $1 billion worth in low-orbiting satellites.