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SF-Based Organization Creates Software to Protect Whistleblowers

October 16, 2013 | 5:56 pm

SF-Based Organization Creates Software to Protect Whistleblowers

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SecureDrop is an encrypted submission system that lets whistleblowers leak information to journalists without revealing their identity.

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Yosemite Closure Hits Tuolumne County Hard

October 13, 2013 | 9:00 am

Yosemite Closure Hits Tuolumne County Hard

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District is represented by Republican Tom McClintock, who had called for government shutdown

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Government Shutdown Fallout: California Won’t Pay to Reopen National Parks

October 11, 2013 | 12:01 pm

Government Shutdown Fallout: California Won’t Pay to Reopen National Parks

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Officials say the state simply can’t afford to pay for operations at Yosemite and other national parks.

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Government Shutdown Week 2: Bay Area Impact Widens

October 9, 2013 | 2:21 pm

Government Shutdown Week 2: Bay Area Impact Widens

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A big piece of the region’s tourist economy is shut down, and more furloughs could be on the way.

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Obama Picks UC Berkeley’s Janet Yellen to Head Federal Reserve

October 8, 2013 | 5:43 pm

Obama Picks UC Berkeley’s Janet Yellen to Head Federal Reserve

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Obama names Haas School of Business professor after his first choice for key economic post bows out.

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Police Kill Motorist After Washington Chase; Capitol Locked Down

October 3, 2013 | 3:08 pm

Police Kill Motorist After Washington Chase; Capitol Locked Down

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Shooting followed a chase near the White House and Capitol. Police say it was not a terrorist incident.

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Government Shutdown Begins: Tourists Locked Out, Blood Drive Canceled

October 2, 2013 | 10:35 am

Government Shutdown Begins: Tourists Locked Out, Blood Drive Canceled

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The shutdown has put iconic attractions off-limits and is having unintended effects, too.

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Obamacare: Resources For Californians

September 26, 2013 | 8:01 am

Obamacare: Resources For Californians

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With California’s insurance exchange set to open for business Oct. 1, resources and coverage from KQED.

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Obama Moves to Limit Power-Plant Carbon Pollution

September 20, 2013 | 12:28 pm

Obama Moves to Limit Power-Plant Carbon Pollution

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The administration presses ahead with tough requirements despite protests from industry and GOP.

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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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