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2009-02-18 12:01:00

Company joins Mayor Gavin Newsom's efforts to drive awareness and use of environmentally friendly electric vehicles SAN FRANCISCO, Feb.

2008-10-06 18:00:16

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Halloween is for everyone. This year, the second annual "Home for Halloween" campaign is spreading the word through a broad public awareness campaign, including an online video contest at http://www.homeforhalloween.com/.

2008-08-01 18:00:17

Failing to sort household or business trash in San Francisco could result in fines of up to $1,000 under a proposal offered by Mayor Gavin Newsom.

2008-07-23 21:00:24

A computer engineer who allegedly blocked the city of San Francisco out of its own computer system has given the mayor the access codes, officials say.

2008-07-02 06:00:22

By Kevin Yamamura and Shane Goldmacher, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 2--San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, a Democrat best known for his aggressive support of same-sex marriage, launched an exploratory committee Tuesday to consider a 2010 run for governor.

2008-06-17 12:00:02

By Mike Swift, Mary Anne Ostrom and, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jun. 17--The historic, controversial moment came at 5:01 p.m.

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2008-06-17 09:00:00

Dozens of gay couples were married Monday after a historic ruling making California the second state to allow same-sex nuptials went into effect.

2008-06-16 09:00:03

The first same-sex couples in California prepared to wed when the state Supreme Court ruling legalizing such marriage takes effect.

2006-06-21 13:30:51

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - San Francisco officials said on Wednesday they are pressing ahead with plans for funding health care for residents lacking medical insurance, marking a renewed push in City Hall to create a local universal health-care system.

2006-05-30 12:22:04

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - San Francisco City Hall briefly closed on Tuesday morning after officials found three suspicious bags, but the devices were later found to be harmless, a police spokeswoman said. "We had three suspicious items rather than one," said Maria Oropeza, police spokeswoman.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]