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[12 Dec 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Electric vehicle owners get charged up over poor manners at the ‘pump’ With at least 11,500 plug-in electric vehicles in the Bay Area, EV owners are bristling at being unplugged or having to unplug other idle, fully charged cars. It begs the question: what should EV charging etiquette be?

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[14 Oct 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Bay Area Bike Share pilot grows but is still slow to get into gear, especially on Peninsula With 700 bicycles at stations spread from San Francisco to San Jose, a new program aims to prove that bike sharing can be popular in the suburbs as well as on city streets.

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[20 Aug 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Bay Area woman gives birth using second-oldest cryopreserved embryo in history Forty-five-year-old struggled with infertility and decided to adopt an embryo from another couple who was done having children. The couple froze the embryo in 1994.

Environment, Frontpage Featured, Travel »

[29 Apr 2013 | Comments Off | ]
First solar-powered airplane launches coast-to-coast journey from Mountain View Solar Impulse, an ultralight plane powered completely by the sun, will kick-off its coast-to-coast flight across the U.S. from Moffett Airfield in Mountain View on May 1.

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[21 Feb 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Low-income kids to have free Muni passes thanks to SF advocacy group Starting March 1, the agency that operates Muni will offer free service to low and moderate-income youth who live in San Francisco.

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[21 Jan 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Mavericks surf contest brings star surfers, big swells to Half Moon Bay [PHOTOS] After a two-year hiatus, the Mavericks Invitational surf contest captivated Half Moon Bay residents Sunday. The contest attracts surfers from across the globe who compete for $50,000.

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[13 Dec 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Privacy advocates push for change in how long Clipper card information is stored Clipper card activity, including when and where passengers board and disembark, is kept in a transit agency’s database for seven years after the account is closed.

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[6 Aug 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Need a StayCation? — One more week to catch the Sonoma Couny Fair (PHOTOS) Sonoma County, part of California’s wine country, kicked off its annual fair in Santa Rosa in July. The 17-day event runs until August 12.

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[19 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
More tech companies paying for CEOs to ‘super commute’ from homes in other states Many companies are willing to provide sizable travel benefits to attract the perfect chief executive officer. And long-distance commuting is not just for executives. A new study shows that the trend of “super-commuting” is growing steadily.