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Could PG&E’s federal obstruction charge mean jail time for anyone?

by Jonah Owen Lamb PG&E lied to federal investigators and provided falsified documents in an effort to mislead authorities and hide the company’s culpability in ...

Gleneagles Golf Course to continue negotiating lease with SF through August

by Laura Dudnick Gleneagles Golf Course received a mulligan in its quest to remain open, at least for another month. With the golf course’s lease ...

Nearly four years after deadly explosion, San Bruno continues to recover

by Laura Dudnick San Bruno Mayor Jim Ruane was cutting the ribbon to mark the opening of a music store on San Mateo Avenue when, ...

Golden Gate Bridge Lane Closures Start Tonight

Note to those traveling to Marin this week: The Golden Gate Bridge will close several lanes of traffic starting tonight as crews prepare to install ...

Magnolia's Dave McLean Returns to Curate Beer Lands

Dave McLean is a busy man these days. The owner and head brewer at Magnolia Gastropub and Brewery in the heart of the Haight launched ...

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Technology

Entrepreneurs Tackle Earthquake Safety, Urban Planning Tech In SF’s EIR Program

While heavily-funded companies like Airbnb, Lyft and Uber capture the spotlight as companies that controversially shape city life around transportation and space, cities and their ...

Chartboost, Chukong Link Up To Bring Mobile Game Cross-Promotion To Chinese Developers

 Now the world’s biggest smartphone market, China represents a wealth of still-growing opportunities for mobile game developers. While app developers in the West are fretting ...

PayPal Co-Founder Max Levchin To Speak At Disrupt SF 2014 About His Latest Startup, Affirm

 We’re happy to announce that PayPal co-founder, Yahoo board member and self-proclaimed crypto-nerd Max Levchin will be returning to the Disrupt stage in September. Last year, Levchin ...

Medical marijuana delivery service Eaze launches in SF, hoping to be the "Uber of pot" (Carolyn Said/San Francisco Chronicle)

Carolyn Said / San Francisco Chronicle:Medical marijuana delivery service Eaze launches in SF, hoping to be the “Uber of pot”  —  Medical marijuana users link ...

Wikipedia Now Accepts Bitcoin Donations With Coinbase

 Wikipedia, the decentralized community-powered encyclopedia, is now accepting donations in bitcoin, the decentralized community-powered cryptocurrency. The Wikimedia Foundation partnered with Coinbase to process the donations. ...

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Money

Peter Schiff And Doug Casey On The "Real" State Of The Economy

Submitted by Nick Giambruno of Doug Casey’s International Man blog, One of my favorite podcasts to listen to is The Peter Schiff Show (www.SchiffRadio.com). Peter ...

Boeing Will Build Its Biggest 787s in South Carolina

The first Boeing commercial craft to be built outside the Seattle area is part of an effort to lower labor costs

Forget Ebola, Florida Issues "Flesh-Eating Bacteria" Public Health Warning

As Ebola spreads mercilessly across the world, it appears Florida has a problem that sounds just as awful. As CBS reports, Florida health officials are ...

How Argentina Became A Bad Debtor

Following this evening’s lengthy finger-pointing lecture from Argentina’s Kicillof, Argentina formally defaulted. Shortly thereafter the hoped-for private bank bailout deal also failed leaving the default ...

Google's Android Has a Fake-ID Problem

A flaw could let hackers forge applications’ digital signatures, researchers say

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Living

What Your Hands Can Reveal About Your Health

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com You don’t have to go to a palm reader to learn about your future. Pay attention to the state of your mitts—your ...

Bankers Should Look Eastwards for Ethical Guidance

The crash of 2008 revealed an ethical crisis in banking, one of our most powerful and critical industries. To encourage bankers to clean up their ...

Unseen City: Enough with the Group Selfies

It was the “selfie” seen around the world. During the 2014 Academy Awards, host Ellen DeGeneres pulled a stunt that started a global epidemic of ...

I Am Not Adorable, So Please Stop Calling Me That

There’s lots of discussion these days about what to call people as they grow older. Nobody likes “elderly”; “senior” and “senior citizen” are a scant ...

'Sharknado' Part Deux: The Laughably Bad Epic Strikes Back

Syfy channel has cornered the market on a new kind of film: a movie that’s played completely straight, but constructed to look cheesy and easy ...

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Sports

Warriors waive Hilton Armstrong

The Warriors made a roster move on Wednesday, cutting ties with 29-year-old big man Hilton Armstrong.

Rewind: Giants use ground attack to avoid home sweep

The Giants’ disappointing homestand was nearly a historically bad one, but they expect to be a different team next time they play at AT&T Park.

Giants make roster moves, expected to cut Uggla

The Giants are making some roster moves in anticipation of Thursday’s trade deadline, and the Dan Uggla Era is most likely over.

Sources: Love trade talks narrowed to Cavs

The Minnesota Timberwolves were engaged in serious Kevin Love trade talks with no teams other than the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, adding to the growing ...

Cards, CB Peterson agree to record $70M deal

The Arizona Cardinals have agreed with Patrick Peterson on a five-year contract extension, a deal the Pro Bowler said Tuesday night is worth $70 million ...

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Entertainment

Chris Pratt: My Premature Son 'Restored My Faith in God'

“I look back at the photos and it must have been jarring for other people to come in and see him, but to us he ...

Relive PEOPLE's Twitter Chat with The Giver Star Odeya Rush

The dystopian YA adaptation premieres Aug. 15

Behind the Real-Life Family Tragedy That Inspired David Duchovny’s New Movie

How a family coped when their daughter died of rabies after a bat bite

Congratulations to <b>James Wolcott</b>, Winner of the PEN Literary Award for His Essay Collection <i>Critical Mass</i>

Vanity Fair’s insatiable cultural critic wins a PEN.

Hot Looks: + S.P.F.

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The Mix

Mysterious Crop Circle Appears In Wheat Field

The ornate design – 75 metres in diameter (246ft) – attracts thousands of visitors after it is discovered by a balloonist.

Axe Flies Through Car Windshield On Highway

Police praise the driver for obeying the speed limit after an axe falls from a truck and smashes through the glass.

5 Reasons The Classic American Summer Is Totally Dead

By Mark Hill  Published: July 30th, 2014  It’s almost August, folks. Has the summer of 2014 felt a little bit off to you? Not quite ...

Why the Most Overused Joke in Movies Needs to Be Retired

By Michael Swaim  Published: July 30th, 2014 

4 Ways the '50 Shades of Grey' Film Is Worse Than You Expect

By Kier Harris  Published: July 29th, 2014  The trailer for Twilight fan fiction turned inexplicable best-selling trilogy Fifty Shades of Grey debuted recently, treating us ...

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Politics

Democrats ask: Where's FLOTUS?

They desperately need Michelle Obama’s help, especially with fundraising for the midterms.

Dems warn GOP on border bill

Democrats may attach immigration reform to it.

Senate steps closer to 'highway cliff'

Changes made to the Highway Trust Fund patch mean it now goes back to the House.

Obama: 'Not a new Cold War'

He concedes he can’t be confident they will prompt Russian President Vladimir Putin to change course.

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Opinion

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson Exposes the CIA’s Ongoing Cover-Up of Torture War Crimes

Former US Army Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson discussed in detail, as a guest Sunday on Background Briefing with Ian Masters, a “major cover-up” in progress, with ...

US Grants Israel Emergency Access to Billion Dollar US Weapons Cache

Just hours after the Israeli government killed scores of Palestinians shopping at a marketplace and sheltering from the relentless attack on Gaza in a UN school, ...

Abolish the CIA: Does Ron Paul Hate America? Daniel McAdams on Jay Taylor Show

RPI Director Daniel McAdams joins Jay Taylor again to discuss Ron Paul’s recent column on ending the CIA, as well as claims that Ron Paul and RPI ...

Another One-Sided Israel Vote Scheduled Today In Congress

It has been only a few days since Congress re-affirmed its support for the Israeli government’s assault on Gaza, in which nearly 1,500 Palestinians have been killed. ...

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