Security robots are being used to patrol the streets of Silicon Valley. The startup behind the fleet, Knightscope, has raised $25 million in funding. Knightscope drew sharp criticism in 2017 after a robot was used to prevent homeless...Show More Summary
Brieda showed promise in the backfield this season. However, the 49ers may still have some reservations to make their rookie free agent the workhorse. The San Francisco 49ers found a gem when they signed rookie Matt Breida from Georgia Southern as an undrafted free agent last summer. Show More Summary
The World Economic Forum’s new center in San Francisco—not Davos—is beta testing public policies to head off mayhem from runaway technologies like AI. As the rich, famous, and powerful overrun Davos this week, it’s easy to imagine the annual World Economic Forum meeting as a lot of elbow rubbing and champagne guzzling. Show More Summary
Lynn Lu flickered on Java Beach Cafe’s lights at 5 a.m. Tuesday and got to work opening the small San Francisco coffee and bagel shop just half a mile away from Ocean Beach. She turned on the coffee pots and cash register, took downShow More Summary
If you know how to deploy them, your existing skills can be your ticket out of a crowded, overpriced city like San Francisco or New York. Ready to move out of a big, loud, expensive city and finally stop working for somebody else? Chances are you’ve got more options than you think. Show More Summary
Why She Can Win Christine Johnson, a former Planning Commissioner who was previously the San Francisco director for SPUR, has filed papers to run for D6 Supervisor. She faces Matt Haney and Sonya Trauss in a marquee local race for Read More » The post Christine Johnson Enters D6 Race appeared first on Beyond Chron.
For years, parents of young children—and model train enthusiasts of all ages—have been waiting patiently for the reopening of the Randall Museum, a science, nature, and art center with free admission, art and science classes, and numerous free family-friendly events. ("Bug Day" is a personal favorite.)
A 7.9 magnitude earthquake just before 2 a.m. Pacific time in the Gulf of Alaska triggered a tsunami warning for parts of western North America, and a tsunami watch for California, including the San Francisco Bay Area, along with Washington and Oregon. Show More Summary
TOWN SQUARE | The West Coast cities of San Jose, San Francisco and Seattle, where tech jobs with good salaries are plentiful and houses are not, were among the cities with the most houses selling above asking price.
The family of a man shot to death by San Francisco police in the Mission District in 2015 has settled a federal lawsuit against the city. The suit, filed by the parents of Guatemalan immigrant Amilcar Perez-Lopez, alleged that eyewitness...Show More Summary
Christopher Columbus, who died 512 years ago, isn’t resting in peace. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is set to decide Tuesday whether to strip the debatable discoverer of his official day in San Francisco and rechristen the second...Show More Summary
In the annals of Leonard Bernstein, it is common to dismiss the West Coast. The composer was a native Bostonian and a New York icon who didn’t have all that much to do with us. Though a media maven, Bernstein showed little love for Hollywood, scoring only a single film, “On the Waterfront,” compelling...
Late last year, the New England Patriots traded Jimmy Garoppolo to the San Francisco 49ers during the regular season, but that hasn’t stopped him from earning money from his former team. After the Patriots won twice and advanced to the Super Bowl, Jimmy G pocketed $79,000 and is slated to make even more depending on […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix once fought fiercely for net neutrality, fearing that its online video service would suffer if internet providers were free to discriminate against it. But now that it boasts one of television's largest audiences,...Show More Summary
Michele Michele The Ides of March will soon be upon us. In San Francisco, that means it's once again time to don a a white wedding dress to paint the town white with other "brides." Now in its 20th year, the annual "Beware the Brides...Show More Summary
Things are still looking up Update: This map originally appeared on Curbed SF in 2017, but we’ve updated it for the new year. San Francisco’s dense skyline is growing as the city anticipates the completion of some towers long under construction...Show More Summary
All major alliances have California to Europe summer fare deals for July departures. San Francisco to London, Paris and Rome tickets are priced in the $500s round trip. Los Angeles to Milan MXP or Palma de Mallorca (PMI) are other European destinations on sale for July travel. Show More Summary
The next installment in the extraordinary lecture/reading series features Hugo-winning environmentalist author Kim Stanley Robinson and prolific historical novelist Cecelia Holland: $10 donation at the door, no one turned away for lack of funds. (Images: AllyUnion, CC-BY-SA; Other Change of Hobbit)
If you’re a client or follower of Jobvite, you know the Recruiter Nation Live series. It started with the Recruiter Nation Live Conference in San Francisco last June, and continued with the Recruiter Nation Live Roadshow that brought real recruiter...
NEW YORK, Jan 22 (Reuters) - The lights are on at Alacatraz Island, the famous federal prison turned tourist destination in San Francisco Bay, even though the U.S. government has shut down. Private business is stepping up. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments