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.