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Google Aside, Most Silicon Valley Companies Not Releasing Diversity Stats

May 20, 2014 | 12:46 pm

Google Aside, Most Silicon Valley Companies Not Releasing Diversity Stats

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Google makes news by releasing data on its workforce demographics. Few tech firms follow suit.

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Oakland’s Holy Names Preserves America’s Folk Music, Digitally

January 21, 2014 | 1:00 pm

Oakland’s Holy Names Preserves America’s Folk Music, Digitally

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Archivists work to preserve hundreds of American folk songs, and the origins of songs like “Kumbayah.”

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Candlestick Farewell: 49ers Tailgaters Share Fondest Memories of the Stick

December 19, 2013 | 9:00 am

Candlestick Farewell: 49ers Tailgaters Share Fondest Memories of the Stick

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Today we begin a special series on the last days of San Francisco’s iconic stadium, Candlestick Park.

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HandUp: Connecting Those in Need With Those Who Want to Help

November 27, 2013 | 6:00 am

HandUp: Connecting Those in Need With Those Who Want to Help

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San Francisco startup gives the homeless a way to list their needs and get donations a la Kickstarter.

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Relatives Remember Jonestown, 35 Years After the Killings

November 18, 2013 | 12:41 pm

Relatives Remember Jonestown, 35 Years After the Killings

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Minister who lost 27 relatives in mass killing talks about a wound that will not heal.

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Historically Black Colleges Build New Partnerships In Silicon Valley

November 1, 2013 | 4:11 pm

Historically Black Colleges Build New Partnerships In Silicon Valley

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An innovation summit draws officials from 17 schools to cultivate relationships with tech leaders, firms.

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ESPN: Bay Area Best in the Nation For Pro, College Sports

October 17, 2013 | 6:30 am

ESPN: Bay Area Best in the Nation For Pro, College Sports

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Region dubbed “most thrilling place in sports” after survey of major metros with championship teams.

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Rev. Glenda Hope Retires After Four Decades Serving the Tenderloin

September 25, 2013 | 5:00 am

Rev. Glenda Hope Retires After Four Decades Serving the Tenderloin

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She’s been a powerful force for good in a badly blighted neighborhood.

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Startups Consider Crowdfunding to Raise Investment Capital

September 19, 2013 | 2:34 pm

Startups Consider Crowdfunding to Raise Investment Capital

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Next week, new federal regulations will give startups and investors more ways to find each other.

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Moore’s Law Still Alive After Nearly Half a Century

September 12, 2013 | 6:20 am

Moore’s Law Still Alive After Nearly Half a Century

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The number of transistors that fit on a chip continues to double every two years. But how much longer?

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