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Photo Gallery: In Oakland Artists’ Enclave, Residents Ponder Life With New Neighbors

April 22, 2013 | 6:00 am

Photo Gallery: In Oakland Artists’ Enclave, Residents Ponder Life With New Neighbors

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By Kyung Jin Lee, Deborah Svoboda and Dan Brekke When he was in China earlier this month, Gov. Jerry Brown announced something that was very important to a handful of residents on a fairly obscure stretch of Oakland’s waterfront. The governor said that a Chinese real estate firm would bankroll a $1.5 billion development on […]

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Instagram Says Users’ Photos Won’t Appear in Ads

December 18, 2012 | 2:42 pm

Instagram Says Users’ Photos Won’t Appear in Ads

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UPDATE 6:10 a.m. Oct. 21: Instagram has announced that it will not change its policies on advertising in its upcoming Terms of Service update. Company co-founder Kevin Systrom said in a blog post that the policies will remain unchanged from the version that has been in effect since 2010. Read the blog post here. SAN […]

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December 13, 2012 | 2:42 pm

Photos and Video: King Tides May Give a Glimpse of Bay Area’s Climate Change Future

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Want to know what the Bay Area coast will look like in years to come? Tides are rising to a their highest levels of the year Thursday and Friday. A rare juxtaposition of the sun and moon is pulling the water two or three feet above its normal levels, and has caused minor flooding around […]

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11 Creative Images of the Bay Area Rain

November 28, 2012 | 12:36 pm

11 Creative Images of the Bay Area Rain

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Rain in the Bay Area is inspiring some local residents to show off their creativity. Check out social media sites like Twitter or Instagram and you can see several interesting and unique photos of the weather. Take a look at some of the most creative snapshots we’ve collected as well as a few colorful satellite […]

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Photos: Snow Comes to Northern California

November 10, 2012 | 8:51 am

Photos: Snow Comes to Northern California

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Interested in visiting a winter wonderland during your long weekend? Drive about three hours east of the Bay Area and you might find a dusting of snow on quaint Sierra towns. Snow also has been spotted on some of the taller peaks in the Bay Area, including Mount Hamilton. A cold snap late this week resulted […]

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Watch These Videos and Decide: Is This The Best of San Francisco?

October 9, 2012 | 1:19 pm

Watch These Videos and Decide: Is This The Best of San Francisco?

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Update: Brant Ozanich has nominated this video by his relative, Dylan Ozanich, in our “best of San Francisco” contest. “Here’s what I think is a pretty good take on a early 20-something’s life in a SF,” he writes. “Not quite as detailed as the other video, but there sure is ‘grittier’ parts than just the […]

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News Pix: Richmond Family Remembers a Fallen Son and Other Bay Area Images

September 14, 2012 | 12:49 pm

News Pix: Richmond Family Remembers a Fallen Son and Other Bay Area Images

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We’re back with our weekly photo feature. Enjoy these photos from around the Bay and a little further south as well (how could we resist dog mushing!). These shots highlight what’s going on in communities big and small. Ulises Grijalva, 16, was shot and killed while walking near his family’s apartment in Richmond on August […]

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May Day in Photos

May 2, 2012 | 2:27 pm

May Day in Photos

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Thousands took to the streets in Greenbrae, San Francisco and Oakland to protest for immigration reform, better health benefits and to support unions. View more photos from the day. Oakland At about 8:30 p.m. Oakland police declared an unlawful assembly and asked the thousands of protesters gathered at Frank Ogawa Plaza to disperse. Here, police […]

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November 2, 2011 | 11:19 am

Photos: Occupy Oakland and Nov. 2 General Strike

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Occupy Oakland photos from our staff and the public, updated throughout the day…

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March 12, 2011 | 11:07 pm

Japan Aftermath in Pictures

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We’re huge fans of Boston.com’s Big Picture blog, a site dedicated to finding and presenting (in large format) some of the most amazing photographs documenting global news events, big and small. Have a look at the images they’ve pulled together from Japan over the last few days. Images speak a thousand words, indeed.

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