Impacted by sky-rocketing rents and evictions, San Francisco residents demonstrated Thursday outside Twitter headquarters following the social media company’s highly anticipated first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
An estimated 1,100 supporters marched at SF Pride Parade Sunday honoring gay WikiLeaks whistleblower Pfc. Bradley Manning, despite the Pride board of directors’ refusal to name him 2013 Grand Marshal.
The individual responsible for one of the most significant leaks in US political history is Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant for the CIA and current employee of the defence contractor Booz Allen Hamilton. Snowden has been working at the National Security Agency for the last four years as an employee of various outside contractors, including Booz Allen and Dell.
For the residents of Whitethorn, a California community nestled among the coastal redwoods 200 miles north of San Francisco, the impacts of climate change have been a reality for over a decade.
Drone strikes have dramatically increased under the Obama administration. As of September 2012, Obama has authorized 238 drone strikes in Pakistan, six times more than during President George W. Bush’s eight years in office, resulting in between 1,494 and 2,618 estimated deaths with only about 13 percent of them of a militant leader.
Citing wasteful spending and duplicative efforts, a San Francisco Civil Grand Jury today released a critical report of the City’s technology infrastructure.
Former legislative aide to Assemblymember Tom Ammiano, Quintin Mecke, who officially filed to run in the ranked choice race for District 5 Supervisor today, says political independence and a check on excessive development will be central to his campaign message and platform.
Embattled City College administrator Dr. David Hotchkiss was placed on paid administrative leave today by interim Chancellor Pamela Fisher pending an investigation into his recent conduct after telling press the school had network security vulnerabilities that put thousands of students’ personal data at risk.
The much hyped and anticipated IPO that placed Facebook’s valuation at a whopping $100 billion has been a huge flop, with the stock down by almost 30 percent from its peak share price of $45.
A 17,000-worker walkout in California and Nevada looms as contract negotiations between AT&T West and Communications Workers of America stretch into a stagnant second month.