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July 25, 2011 | 3:58 pm

Blog Beat: How Does Facebook Make Money?; Demise of UC Press Poetry Series; Top Web Domains (of 1996)

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From Comscore.com, we learn the most-visited web domains are AOL.com, Webcrawler.com and Netscape.com. That’s from 1996, of course. The demise of UC Press’ New California Poetry book series, from the LA Times blog Jacket Copy. From Soshable: How does Facebook makes money? From Bay Area Bites, a report that the The People’s Community Market, a […]

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June 27, 2011 | 4:03 pm

Blog Beat: Market Street Shooting Video; Phone Audio of Alameda Drowning Incident

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Video and more about the shooting at Market Street on Saturday, at Bluoz Audio of phone communications related to the Alameda drowning, on Action Alameda News If you haven’t heard yet, the Tesla Roadster is dead, as per Mashable Typewriters are making a comeback in Berkeley, according to Berkeleyside. From BeyondChron: A book report on […]

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June 21, 2011 | 4:18 pm

Blog Beat: Olbermann’s New Show; 3 Sonoma County Roads to Avoid; Real-Time BART Tracking

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Early reviews of Keith Olbermann’s Current TV show, from the Bay Area Observer. Pics of Ohlone dancing at the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, on Civic Center. It’s the Tamale Lady’s birthday, and you can celebrate at Zeitgeist in San Francisco, says Mission Mission. Three Sonoma County roads to avoid this week, from Road Warrior. […]

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April 25, 2011 | 4:25 pm

Blog Beat: Watch Documentary of James Baldwin in SF; The Facebook ‘Send’ Button

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Dangerous Minds has posted a public TV documentary from 1963 documenting James Baldwin’s tour of black San Francisco. From The Informant: Audio from a panel discussion at the San Francisco Women’s Building, on the growing use of isolation units in US prisons. Richmond Confidential reports on a Contra Costa County program that helps prospective employees […]

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April 8, 2011 | 3:51 pm

Blog Beat: Quan’s First Hundred Days; Similarities Between Jerry Brown and Charlie Sheen

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From Oakland North, Mayor Quan reflects on her first hundred days, the anniversary of which is next week. Calbuzz is finding some similiarity between Jerry Brown’s road campaign to sell his tax plan and Charlie Sheen’s “Violent Torpedo of Truth Tour.” Ike’s Place, which caused many city residents to take philosophical sides between quality of […]

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April 7, 2011 | 4:35 pm

Blog Beat: Adachi/Gascon Debate; North Beach Digs Banksy; Ann Coulter in SF

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Complete audio and a report on today’s Adachi/Gascon debate at USF Law School from The Informant. Gianni’s North Beach reports on the neighborhood’s tolerance of Banksy’s “non-commissioned graffiti” and the city in general coming around on “like-styled street artists.” Hey everybody, Ann Coulter’s coming to San Francisco! says SFist, without the exclamation point.

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April 5, 2011 | 6:15 pm

Blog Beat: Why Was Oakland Calm When King Was Assassinated?; A.G. Ferrari Goes Bankrupt

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This post on Oakland Seen contends there were no riots in Oakland the day of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination because of the influence of the Black Panther Party. The Bay Area Italian deli chain A.G. Ferrari is closing stores after filing for bankruptcy, reports Berkeleyside. Nominations for worst public art in the city are […]

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April 1, 2011 | 4:39 pm

Blog Beat: April Fool’s Edition

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On Mission Mission, the saga of a guy who found a working 42-inch plasma TV on Capp and 24th in San Francisco. (I know it’s April Fool’s Day, but if it’s a gag they’ve been working on it a long time.) From Shifting Gears, a post on Tesla’s suing the BBC over a report on […]

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March 25, 2011 | 4:05 pm

Blog Beat: Silicon Valley Latino Report Card; Report Says Bisexuals Neglected in SF

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From San Jose Inside: Silicon Valley Latino Report Card. Reports The Snitch: San Francisco’s Human Rights Commission has released a report that says bisexuals are neglected in the city. The Oakland Running Festival this weekend… Street closures from Oakland North. Video from Mission Local: A tribute to actress Sandy Archer, an original San Francisco Mime […]

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March 17, 2011 | 4:39 pm

Blog Beat: San Quentin Prison Baseball Team Video; Anti-Facebook, Apple Visuals

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From The Informant: A video about the San Quentin Giants, the prison baseball team. Some Facebook and Apple backlash on Valencia Street, as displayed on Uptown Almanac. The U.S. Surgeon General visited Berkeley today, reports Berkeleyside. From the Bay Citizen’s Pulse of the Bay, maps of where not to be in the Bay Area when […]

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