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Why the San Francisco Chronicle Stopped Using the Term ‘Redskins’

June 18, 2014 | 2:15 pm

Why the San Francisco Chronicle Stopped Using the Term ‘Redskins’

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In light of a trademark panel’s finding that the term is derogatory, a look back at the paper’s decision last fall.

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Once Friendly Territory, California Looks to Toughen Rules for Uber, Lyft

June 17, 2014 | 11:45 am

Once Friendly Territory, California Looks to Toughen Rules for Uber, Lyft

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Proposed laws and regulations could rein in what has been close to a free ride for the startups so far.

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Video: California Chrome Owner Tearfully Apologizes For Post-Race Comments

June 9, 2014 | 1:44 pm

Video: California Chrome Owner Tearfully Apologizes For Post-Race Comments

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Steve Coburn backs down from criticism of horse owners who did not run all three Triple Crown races.

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Conflicting Accounts Over Whether Jean Quan Ran Red Light in Accident

June 9, 2014 | 9:30 am

Conflicting Accounts Over Whether Jean Quan Ran Red Light in Accident

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Police are investigating who is responsible for a collision between the mayor and another driver.

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Video: Winning Performance in Bay Area Yo-Yo Contest

May 26, 2014 | 3:25 pm

Video: Winning Performance in Bay Area Yo-Yo Contest

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Riverside’s Anthony Rojas takes the top prize in this year’s Bay Area Yo-Yo Classic.

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Amid Warning Signs, Isla Vista Killer Slipped Through System

May 26, 2014 | 1:57 pm

Amid Warning Signs, Isla Vista Killer Slipped Through System

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An April visit from sheriff’s deputies to check on Elliot Rodger did not raise any red flags.

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Insurance Rules for Ride Services Like Lyft and UberX May Get Tougher

April 23, 2014 | 12:48 pm

Insurance Rules for Ride Services Like Lyft and UberX May Get Tougher

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CPUC is considering extending the time period during a driver’s shift for which coverage must be valid.

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Harvey Milk Stamp Officially Revealed

April 21, 2014 | 10:34 am

Harvey Milk Stamp Officially Revealed

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A special dedication ceremony for the stamp will take place May 28 in San Francisco.

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Video: Before the Fall, Leland Yee Opines ‘Money Just Simply Corrupts’

April 16, 2014 | 12:07 pm

Video: Before the Fall, Leland Yee Opines ‘Money Just Simply Corrupts’

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Last December the state senator talked about the terrible influence of money in politics.

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Lyft, UberX Receive 3-Year Licenses to Operate in California

April 15, 2014 | 1:22 pm

Lyft, UberX Receive 3-Year Licenses to Operate in California

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The companies had been operating conditionally while their applications were being reviewed by the CPUC.

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