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San Francisco Activists Sue City Over Tech Bus Plan

May 1, 2014 | 3:53 pm

San Francisco Activists Sue City Over Tech Bus Plan

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Lawsuit says city violated state law by approving project that lets tech shuttles use Muni bus stops.

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Interview: Jerry Brown Defends His Record on Income Inequality

April 24, 2014 | 6:24 pm

Interview: Jerry Brown Defends His Record on Income Inequality

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‘We can’t equalize everything, or you’d need state control like the old Soviet Union. We’re not going there.’

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New Poll Suggests San Franciscans Support Tech Shuttles — This Month

March 25, 2014 | 5:29 pm

New Poll Suggests San Franciscans Support Tech Shuttles — This Month

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Survey also found favorable opinions of tech workers and impact on city of tech sector growth.

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San Francisco Video: One Morning in the Life of a ‘Google Bus’ Stop

March 7, 2014 | 1:11 pm

San Francisco Video: One Morning in the Life of a ‘Google Bus’ Stop

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A three-minute time lapse dramatizes the role of tech shuttles in moving the Silicon Valley workforce.

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Watch: John Oliver Takes Down the Tech Industry, and the Industry Guffaws

February 11, 2014 | 1:07 pm

Watch: John Oliver Takes Down the Tech Industry, and the Industry Guffaws

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The comic takes aim at gentrification and Google buses, and the crowd goes wild.

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Forget the Bus — Google Tries Out Ferry Service for Workers

January 8, 2014 | 8:39 am

Forget the Bus — Google Tries Out Ferry Service for Workers

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Google starts what’s reported to be a monthlong test of service from San Francisco to Redwood City.

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Good Read: Rebecca Solnit vs. the Tech Buses, Round 2

January 8, 2014 | 7:00 am

Good Read: Rebecca Solnit vs. the Tech Buses, Round 2

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San Francisco author expands critique of the buses and of the tech sector’s impact in the city.

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Bay Area’s Top Stories in 2013: Housing’s Insane, Techies to Blame — and Pray for Rain

December 30, 2013 | 10:00 am

Bay Area’s Top Stories in 2013: Housing’s Insane, Techies to Blame — and Pray for Rain

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Affordable housing, and the lack of it, turns into a cause. Meantime, where’s our wet season?

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Google Bus Protesters’ Manifesto: ‘Get Out of Oakland!’

December 20, 2013 | 2:55 pm

Google Bus Protesters’ Manifesto: ‘Get Out of Oakland!’

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A denunciation of the tech sector and its workers as protest over Silicon Valley shuttles escalates.

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Bus Vandalized as Protesters in S.F., Oakland Target Silicon Valley Shuttles

December 20, 2013 | 2:00 pm

Bus Vandalized as Protesters in S.F., Oakland Target Silicon Valley Shuttles

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Window smashed, tires slashed in Oakland incident as total of three buses are stopped in protests.

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