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B. 01-11 Landmark Gay Marriage Trial Begins San Francisco
2. 02-14 2 Teens Shot In Church During Service Roosevelt Avenue and 21st Street, Iron Triangle
3. 02-26 Student Protest Turns Into Riot UC Berkeley
E. 03-04 Protest Crowds Flood Streets, Shut 880 Oakland Downtown
F. 03-13 Newsom Announces Lt. Gov. Run SF City Hall
03-22 Google stops censoring search in China Google
H. 03-26 Newsom, Unions Reach Furlough Agreemt SF City Hall
8. 05-05 Police To Shut Down Troubled Drug Lab San Francisco
J. 05-25 President Obama In SF To Help Boxer Fairmont Hotel, SF Downtown

Summary.     Click for More > Newsom, Unions Reach Furlough Agreemt Police To Shut Down Troubled Drug Lab  San Francisco police said they have decided to shut down their troubled drug testing lab and outsource the work President Obama In SF To Help Boxer   Appearing Tuesday night at a fundraiser, Barack Obama said he needs strong allies with passion on Capitol Hill to help him achieving his age... Medvedev tours Silicon Valley Caltrans Paints Over Flag Mural 80 cop layoffs to occur; No deal reached Oakland Votes To Permit Large Pot Farms Fed Judge Rules Prop. 8 Unconstitutional  A federal judge in San Francisco overturned state's voter-approved same-sex marriage ban on , saying that Proposition 8 violated the U Obama talks at Google exec's home Newsom projected to win lt. gov race
Landmark Gay Marriage Trial Begins 2 Teens Shot In Church During Service   About 100 people inside the New Gethsemane Church when three suspects entered the church and started shooting at members of the congretation Student Protest Turns Into Riot  A demonstration over university budget cuts turned violent when protesters broke into a campus building, torched trash cans Protest Crowds Flood Streets, Shut 880 Newsom Announces Lt. Gov. Run Google stops censoring search in China
Jan.5  SF Downtown  140 Cited In Hotel Workers Protest
Jan.6  Oakland City Hall  Response Criticized In OPD Tragedy
Jan.11   San Francisco
Jan.12  Google  Google to end China censorship
Jan.15  San Francisco  Gay Marriage Made Witness Feel Family
Feb.14   Iron Triangle
Feb.23  San Francisco  Newsom Testifies In Computer Case
Feb.25  Google  Italian court convicts execs over video
Feb.26   UC Berkeley
Mar.1  San Francisco  Teenager Facing Deportation After Fight
Mar.2  SF City Hall  Newsom To Reduce Hours Of SF Workers
Mar.4  SF City Hall  Police Commission Nixes Taser Proposal
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Mar.12  Santa Clara  GOP Rides Momentum Into Convention
Mar.13   SF City Hall
Mar.22   Google
  Google has stopped censoring its search results in China, ignoring warnings by the country's authorities
Mar.24  SF Downtown  Protestors Seek Immigration Reform
Mar.26   SF City Hall
Apr.7  SF Tenderloin  Man Arrested Over Pelosi Threats
Apr.8  SF Downtown  BART shooting protesters disrupt commute
Apr.9  Oakland  Pope Didn't Defrock Abusive Priest
Apr.22  BART  BART Fires 2nd Officer In Grant Case
Apr.24  SF Mission  Day Laborers Protest Sit-Lie Ordinance
Apr.27  San Jose  County Trims Toys In Meals To Cut Fat
May.1  SF Downtown  Huge Crowd Rally For Immigration Reform
May.4  SF City Hall  Hundreds Of Asians Call To Stop Violence
May.5   San Francisco
May.6  SF City Hall  Fed Program Nixes Sanctuary Policy
May.10  UC Berkeley  UC Protesters Rally For Immigrant Right
May.12  UC Berkeley  Cal Hunger Strike Ends; Talk Started
May.17  San Jose City Hall  Fake Mailer Attacks SJ Candidate
May.25   SF Downtown
May.26  Fremont  Obama Touts Alternative Energy
May.29  Pac Bell Park  Rally Over Arizona Immigration Law
Jun.2  SF City Hall  Mayor's Proposes Job, Program Cuts
Jun.7  Fremont  $19M grant for displaced Nummi workers
Jun.9  Santa Clara  Voters Appear To Approve 49ers Stadium
Jun.20  Port of Oakland  Protesters Block Unloading Of Israeli Ship
Jun.24   Stanford
Jun.25  Oakland City Hall  City Council Votes To Lay Off 80 Cops
Jun.26  SF Downtown  Gay Parade Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Jul.2   Highway 680
Jul.5  Highway 680  Covered-Up Flag Mural Restored
Jul.8  Oakland Downtown  Verdict protests take a violent turn
Jul.9  Google  China renews Google license
Jul.13   Oakland City Hall
 Oakland City Hall  City approves plan to license pot growers
Jul.21   Oakland City Hall
Jul.22  SF Downtown  152 People Arrested During Hotel Protest
Jul.24  San Francisco  Gay Lutheran Pastors To Join Roster
Jul.28  San Jose City Hall  Mayor Backs Off Ballpark Initiative
Jul.29  Google  Google Search Still Working In China
Jul.30  Berkeley  Activists Protest BP, Gulf Oil Spill
Jul.31  San Francisco  Jerry Brown Shares Views At Faith Forum
Aug.4   San Francisco
 Oakland City Hall  Mayor Ron Dellums Won't Seek Re-Election
Aug.12  San Francisco  Judge Keeps Gay Marriage On Hold
Aug.14  Google  Activists pressure Google on net neutrality
Sep.1  Moraga  Boxer, Fiorina Tussle In First Debate
Sep.14  Berkeley  UC Graduate Jailed In Iran A Free Woman
Sep.23  Facebook  Facebook founder giving $100M to schools
Oct.7  Sunnyvale  Lt gov candidates spar over label
Oct.9  Oakland  Hiker recently released by Iran speaks
Oct.13  East Palo Alto  Dalai Lama visits E. Palo Alto school
Oct.14  San Jose  Palin visits conservatives
Oct.17  Napa  Bill Clinton visits to stump for Dems
Oct.20  Redwood City  VP Biden visits Bay Area to support Boxer
Oct.22   Palo Alto
Oct.23  Port of Oakland  Workers close port in support of Grant
Oct.26  SF Downtown  Michelle Obama attends local fundraiser
Nov.3   Newsom
  Gavin Newsom is way ahead of incumbent Republican Abel Maldonado. Newsom has 50 percent of the votes to Maldonado's 39 percent
 East Bay  McNerney up 121 votes to GOP's Harmer Nov.4   San Francisco Harris in front as next attorney general Nov.6   Oakland Downtown Police arrest 152 people during protests  Oakland City Hall  Jean Quan starts to lead voting Nov.9  SF City Hall  City ban toys in unhealthy fast-food meals Nov.10   Oakland City Hall   Quan scores upset win in mayor's race
  City Councilwoman Jean Quan has been elected as Oakland's next mayor following a days-long process of redistributing votes.    A new ranked-choice system allowed voters to list their first, second and third-place candidates. 61-ye...
Nov.11  East Oakland  March over Grant, Jones shootings Nov.17  San Francisco  13 arrested in protest outside UC Regents Nov.23  SF City Hall  Healthier kids' meals ordinance approved Nov.24  San Francisco  Cooley concedes Calif AG race to Harris Nov.29  Oakland  Schools receive $10.5M Kaiser donation Dec.2  San Francisco  Man gets 21 months for Pelosi threats Dec.5  San Francisco  Appeals court to hear Prop 8 arguments Dec.11  San Francisco  DMV employee in privacy case suspended Dec.14  SF City Hall  SF stays on track to host America's Cup Dec.24  SFO  TSA probes pilot critical of airport security  SF City Hall  City to enact law requiring local hires


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San Francisco
140 Cited In Hotel Workers Protest
Landmark Gay Marriage Trial Begins
Gay Marriage Made Witness Feel Family
Teenager Facing Deportation After Fight
Newsom To Reduce Hours Of SF Workers
Police Commission Nixes Taser Proposal
Newsom Announces Lt. Gov. Run
Newsom, Unions Reach Furlough Agreemt
Man Arrested Over Pelosi Threats
Huge Crowd Rally For Immigration Reform
Police To Shut Down Troubled Drug Lab
President Obama In SF To Help Boxer
Mayor's Proposes Job, Program Cuts
152 People Arrested During Hotel Protest
Fed Judge Rules Prop. 8 Unconstitutional
Newsom projected to win lt. gov race
Harris in front as next attorney general
Healthier kids' meals ordinance approved
Man gets 21 months for Pelosi threats
Newsom Testifies In Computer Case
Teenager Facing Deportation After Fight
Police Commission Nixes Taser Proposal
Man Arrested Over Pelosi Threats
Hundreds Of Asians Call To Stop Violence
Police To Shut Down Troubled Drug Lab
152 People Arrested During Hotel Protest
Man gets 21 months for Pelosi threats
140 Cited In Hotel Workers Protest
Protestors Seek Immigration Reform
BART shooting protesters disrupt commute
Day Laborers Protest Sit-Lie Ordinance
Huge Crowd Rally For Immigration Reform
Hundreds Of Asians Call To Stop Violence
152 People Arrested During Hotel Protest
140 Cited In Hotel Workers Protest
Newsom To Reduce Hours Of SF Workers
152 People Arrested During Hotel Protest
Healthier kids' meals ordinance approved
Alameda County
Student Protest Turns Into Riot
Protest Crowds Flood Streets, Shut 880
Pope Didn't Defrock Abusive Priest
City Council Votes To Lay Off 80 Cops
Caltrans Paints Over Flag Mural
Verdict protests take a violent turn
80 cop layoffs to occur; No deal reached
Oakland Votes To Permit Large Pot Farms
Police arrest 152 people during protests
Quan scores upset win in mayor's race
Pope Didn't Defrock Abusive Priest
Verdict protests take a violent turn
March over Grant, Jones shootings
Student Protest Turns Into Riot
Protest Crowds Flood Streets, Shut 880
Verdict protests take a violent turn
Workers close port in support of Grant
Police arrest 152 people during protests
March over Grant, Jones shootings
Oakland Votes To Permit Large Pot Farms
Workers close port in support of Grant
Oakland
Protest Crowds Flood Streets, Shut 880
Pope Didn't Defrock Abusive Priest
City Council Votes To Lay Off 80 Cops
Verdict protests take a violent turn
80 cop layoffs to occur; No deal reached
Oakland Votes To Permit Large Pot Farms
Police arrest 152 people during protests
Quan scores upset win in mayor's race
Pope Didn't Defrock Abusive Priest
Verdict protests take a violent turn
March over Grant, Jones shootings
Protest Crowds Flood Streets, Shut 880
Verdict protests take a violent turn
Workers close port in support of Grant
Police arrest 152 people during protests
March over Grant, Jones shootings
Oakland Votes To Permit Large Pot Farms
Workers close port in support of Grant
Silicon Valley
Google to end China censorship
Italian court convicts execs over video
GOP Rides Momentum Into Convention
Google stops censoring search in China
Voters Appear To Approve 49ers Stadium
Obama talks at Google exec's home
Italian court convicts execs over video
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Italian court convicts execs over video
Google stops censoring search in China
County Trims Toys In Meals To Cut Fat
SF City Hall
Newsom To Reduce Hours Of SF Workers
Police Commission Nixes Taser Proposal
Newsom Announces Lt. Gov. Run
Newsom, Unions Reach Furlough Agreemt
Mayor's Proposes Job, Program Cuts
Newsom projected to win lt. gov race
Police Commission Nixes Taser Proposal
Hundreds Of Asians Call To Stop Violence
Hundreds Of Asians Call To Stop Violence
Newsom To Reduce Hours Of SF Workers
Healthier kids' meals ordinance approved
SF Downtown
140 Cited In Hotel Workers Protest
Man Arrested Over Pelosi Threats
Huge Crowd Rally For Immigration Reform
President Obama In SF To Help Boxer
152 People Arrested During Hotel Protest
Man Arrested Over Pelosi Threats
152 People Arrested During Hotel Protest
140 Cited In Hotel Workers Protest
Protestors Seek Immigration Reform
Huge Crowd Rally For Immigration Reform
152 People Arrested During Hotel Protest
140 Cited In Hotel Workers Protest
152 People Arrested During Hotel Protest
West Santa Clara County
Google to end China censorship
Italian court convicts execs over video
Google stops censoring search in China
Medvedev tours Silicon Valley
Obama talks at Google exec's home
Italian court convicts execs over video
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Italian court convicts execs over video
Google stops censoring search in China
Medvedev tours Silicon Valley
Oakland City Hall
City Council Votes To Lay Off 80 Cops
80 cop layoffs to occur; No deal reached
Oakland Votes To Permit Large Pot Farms
Quan scores upset win in mayor's race
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Oakland Votes To Permit Large Pot Farms
San Jose
Mayor Backs Off Ballpark Initiative
Palin visits conservatives
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County Trims Toys In Meals To Cut Fat
Oakland Downtown
Protest Crowds Flood Streets, Shut 880
Police arrest 152 people during protests
Verdict protests take a violent turn
Protest Crowds Flood Streets, Shut 880
Police arrest 152 people during protests
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Peninsula
Medvedev tours Silicon Valley
Dalai Lama visits E. Palo Alto school
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Medvedev tours Silicon Valley
Mountain View
Google to end China censorship
Google stops censoring search in China
Italian court convicts execs over video
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Google stops censoring search in China

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January 2010 ... more > Top ^
Jan.5   SF Downtown
Jan.6   Oakland City Hall
Jan.11   San Francisco
  A federal trial on the constitutionality of Proposition 8 began with one of the first witnesses.    A gay man is testifying that he found campaign mater...
Jan.12   Google Google to end China censorship  Google may pull out of the country completely after discovering that hackers had tricked human-rights activists into exposing e-mail account...  San Francisco  Historian: Prop 8 Played On Stereotypes Jan.13  Google  Google does about-face on China policy Jan.14  SF City Hall  Economist: Gay Marriage Ban Costs City Jan.15   San Francisco Gay Marriage Made Witness Feel Family  49ers  49ers to play Broncos in London game Jan.16  Yahoo  Yahoo criticised by Alibaba for 'reckless' Jan.19  Google  Google Puts China Cell Phones On Hold Jan.20  San Francisco  Professor: Gays Are Politically Unpopular Jan.26  San Francisco  Witness: Marriage Threatened Jan.29  Concord  Soldier from Concord killed in Iraq

February 2010 ... more > Top ^
Feb.2  SF City Hall  Veto of eviction law stands, override fails Feb.6  SF City Hall  Mayor To Make Retrofits Mandatory Feb.10  Redwood City  County To Cut Dozens Of Vacant Jobs Feb.14   Iron Triangle 2 Teens Shot In Church During Service
Map of Roosevelt Avenue and 21st Street Richmond
  About 100 people inside the New Gethsemane Church when three suspects entered the church and started shooting at members of the congretation
 Investigators don't believe the attack was random. The victims and other witnesses were initially reluctant to aid investigators but later provided leads
Feb.17  Newsom  Newsom Files Papers In Lt. Governor Race  Google  Google donates $2 million to Wikipedia Feb.19  UC Berkeley  Professor Cleared Over Terror Memos Feb.21  SF City Hall  America's Cup Team Gets Key To City Feb.23   San Francisco Newsom Testifies In Computer Case Feb.25   Google Italian court convicts execs over video  In a case that could have broad implications for Internet use around the world, a court convicted three executives of criminal charges Feb.26   UC Berkeley Student Protest Turns Into Riot
  A demonstration over university budget cuts turned violent when protesters broke into a campus building, torched trash cans
 Dozens of students stormed the office, angry over several recent racially charged campus incidents


March 2010 ... more > Top ^
Mar.1   San Francisco Teenager Facing Deportation After Fight  Tracey Washington and her 13-year-old son are scheduled to be deported after the he was referred to authorities under a contentious city pol... Mar.2   SF City Hall   Newsom To Reduce Hours Of SF Workers  Gavin Newsom announced a plan to reduce the hours of thousands of city employees; a move which he said will stave off mass layoffs Mar.3  San Francisco  Woman, Son Get Deportation Reprieve Mar.4   SF City Hall   Police Commission Nixes Taser Proposal  The San Francisco Police Commission voted down a proposal by police Chief George Gascon to explore the use of Tasers by the department   Highway 880 Protest Crowds Flood Streets, Shut 880
Map of Interstate 880 Oakland
  Students, teachers and parents flooded streets and plazas, an temporarily shut down 880 in Oakland
Mar.12   Santa Clara GOP Rides Momentum Into Convention  California Republicans are hoping the political tide has finally turned in their favor after years of fractious infighting Mar.13   SF City Hall   Newsom Announces Lt. Gov. Run
  San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom officially announces his campaign for lieutenant governor on CBS 5's Early Edition newscast
Mar.19  SF City Hall  Newsom Delays City Worker Layoff Plan Mar.22   Google Google stops censoring search in China
  Google has stopped censoring its search results in China, ignoring warnings by the country's authorities
Mar.24   SF Downtown Protestors Seek Immigration Reform  Google  Google Deals In Doubt Amid Beijing Spat Mar.26   SF City Hall   Newsom, Unions Reach Furlough Agreemt
  San Francisco Mayor announced a tentative agreement with city employees' unions to institute 12 furlough days over a two-year period.    It's an alternative to the mayor's proposal to ...
Mar.27  Oakland City Hall  Tax Measures To Reduce Deficit Mar.28  SF Downtown  Pelosi Receives Warm Greeting At Glide Mar.30  San Jose City Hall  City Votes To Pursue Pot Regulations

April 2010 ... more > Top ^
Apr.3  SF City Hall  SF To Face Soaring Deficits Apr.5  SF Mission  Protesters Cited In Duplex Takeover  SF City Hall  Taxes sought from banks' takeovers Apr.7   SF Tenderloin   Man Arrested Over Pelosi Threats  FBI arrested Gregory Lee Giusti, 48, for allegedly making threatening and harassing phone calls to U.S. House Speaker over health care refor... Apr.8  San Francisco  Man In Court For Alleged Pelosi Threats   SF Downtown BART shooting protesters disrupt commute Apr.9   Oakland Pope Didn't Defrock Abusive Priest  The future Benedict XVI resisted pleas to defrock the Diocese of Oakland priest with a record of sexually molesting children Apr.18  SF Downtown  Hundreds Gather To Commemorate Quake Apr.20  Google  Google reveals government data requests  Bay Area  Obama To Visit For Boxer Fundraiser Apr.21  SF City Hall  Deal Expected To Mean Fewer SF Layoffs Apr.22   BART BART Fires 2nd Officer In Grant Case Apr.24   SF Mission Day Laborers Protest Sit-Lie Ordinance Apr.25  San Francisco  Crime Lab Auditors Not Told Of Problems Apr.27   San Jose County Trims Toys In Meals To Cut Fat Apr.28  San Francisco  SF Fed Bank chief may get No. 2 US spot Apr.30  Walnut Creek  New City Budget Plan Includes Layoffs

May 2010 ... more > Top ^
May.1   SF Downtown Huge Crowd Rally For Immigration Reform   Angered by a controversial Arizona immigration law, thousands allied demanding President Obama tackle immigration reform immediately May.2  San Jose  Poizner Voices Support For Arizona Law May.3  UC Berkeley  Students Stage Hunger Strike May.4   SF City Hall Hundreds Of Asians Call To Stop Violence
May.5   San Francisco Police To Shut Down Troubled Drug Lab
  San Francisco police said they have decided to shut down their troubled drug testing lab and outsource the work
 Prosecutors have dismissed more than 600 drug cases. The unit had been indefinitely shuttered since March 9, after former lab technician Deborah Madden was accused of skimming cocaine evidence.
May.6   SF City Hall Fed Program Nixes Sanctuary Policy May.10   UC Berkeley UC Protesters Rally For Immigrant Right May.12   UC Berkeley Cal Hunger Strike Ends; Talk Started May.17   San Jose City Hall Fake Mailer Attacks SJ Candidate May.19  Fremont  Workers Asked To Take 6 Furlough Days May.22  San Francisco  Bay Area Celebrates Harvey Milk Day May.25   SF Downtown   President Obama In SF To Help Boxer
Map of Fairmont Hotel San Francisco
  Appearing Tuesday night at a fundraiser, Barack Obama said he needs strong allies with passion on Capitol Hill to help him achieving his agenda
 A crowd of protesters was gathered outside, including tea partiers, anti-war protesters, environmental activists and those demanding changes to immigration law
May.26   Fremont Obama Touts Alternative Energy May.29   Pac Bell Park Rally Over Arizona Immigration Law

June 2010 ... more > Top ^
Jun.1  Bay Area  Activists Awaiting Release By Israel Jun.2   SF City Hall   Mayor's Proposes Job, Program Cuts  Gavin Newsom has unveiled his $6.4 billion budget proposal, including cuts to substance-abuse and mental health programs Jun.7  San Francisco  Man Hurt In West Bank Protest Returns   Fremont $19M grant for displaced Nummi workers
Jun.9   Santa Clara Voters Appear To Approve 49ers Stadium  A measure to lease land to the 49ers for a new stadium appeared to have passed with 60 percent of the vote Jun.10  PG&E  PG&E's Prop. 16 lost big in its service area Jun.11  San Jose  Prosecutor Edges Out DA In Close Race Jun.15  SF City Hall  Cell Phone Radiation Law Gets OK Jun.20   Port of Oakland Protesters Block Unloading Of Israeli Ship Jun.21  Fremont  Fremont Soldier Killed In Afghanistan  Oakland City Hall  City Considers Losing Up To 200 Officers  SF City Hall  City public power plan hits snag Jun.24   Stanford   Medvedev tours Silicon Valley
  Russian President met with Silicon Valley leaders, sent his first Twitter message and said that his nation aims to emerge as a global leader in technology
 San Jose  23-Year-Old Marine Killed In Afghanistan Jun.25   Oakland City Hall City Council Votes To Lay Off 80 Cops  The council voted 5-3 to eliminate the positions immediately and possibly up to 122 more in January if voters in November don't approve a new... Jun.26   SF Downtown Gay Parade Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Jun.27  Napa  Employees Agree To Pay, Benefit Freeze

July 2010 ... more > Top ^
Jul.2   Highway 680 Caltrans Paints Over Flag Mural
Map of Interstate 680 Sunol
  Gov. Schwarzenegger is unhappy that the Caltrans has painted over a mural of an American flag on a concrete slab near the Sunol Grade
Jul.3  Oakland City Hall  Police Chief Warns Of Impact Of Cuts Jul.5   Highway 680 Covered-Up Flag Mural Restored Jul.8  San Jose  Nabokov leaving Sharks for deal in Russia   Oakland Downtown   Verdict protests take a violent turn   Protests sparked by the involuntary manslaughter verdict in the murder trial of a former Bay Area Rapid Transit officer Johannes Mehserle Jul.9   Google China renews Google license Jul.12  Oakland City Hall  Talks In Final Hours Over Police Layoffs  Oakland  9 Charged In BART Verdict Protests Jul.13   Oakland City Hall 80 cop layoffs to occur; No deal reached
  City officials and police union leaders were unsuccesful in their attempts to reach a last-minute agreement by a 5 p.m. deadline
  Oakland City Hall City approves plan to license pot growers
Jul.16  Napa  Napa Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Jul.21   Oakland City Hall Oakland Votes To Permit Large Pot Farms
  The City Council has approved a plan to license four production plants where marijuana would be grown, packaged and processed
Jul.22   SF Downtown 152 People Arrested During Hotel Protest   People were arrested for disobeying a police order when they refused orders to leave during a protest outside the Grand Hyatt San Francisco Jul.24   San Francisco Gay Lutheran Pastors To Join Roster Jul.26  San Jose City Hall  Police Chief Announces Retirement Jul.27  Oakland  Ex-Rep. Tauscher Diagnosed With Cancer Jul.28   San Jose City Hall Mayor Backs Off Ballpark Initiative  San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed withdrew his request Wednesday to place a downtown ballpark initiative on the November ballot Jul.29   Google Google Search Still Working In China  San Francisco  SF Fed Appeals Court Gets Arizona Case Jul.30   Berkeley Activists Protest BP, Gulf Oil Spill Jul.31   San Francisco Jerry Brown Shares Views At Faith Forum

August 2010 ... more > Top ^
Aug.1  SF City Hall  Giant Redevelopment Project Approved Aug.2  Oakland  Judge Blocks AC Transit's Contract Aug.4   San Francisco Fed Judge Rules Prop. 8 Unconstitutional
  A federal judge in San Francisco overturned state's voter-approved same-sex marriage ban on , saying that Proposition 8 violated the U.S. Constitution
 A cheerful and noisy crowd is gathering in Castro neighborhood to celebrate Wednesday's ruling
  Oakland City Hall Mayor Ron Dellums Won't Seek Re-Election Aug.6  Santa Clara  Schwarzenegger Talks Budget Aug.7  SF City Hall  Plan Would Send Trash To Yuba Co. Aug.12   San Francisco Judge Keeps Gay Marriage On Hold Aug.14   Google Activists pressure Google on net neutrality

September 2010 ... more > Top ^
Sep.1   Moraga Boxer, Fiorina Tussle In First Debate
Sep.8  San Francisco  S.F. set for APEC 2011 pre-summit Sep.9  Berkeley  Iran To Free Jailed Cal Hiker Sarah Shourd Sep.14   Berkeley UC Graduate Jailed In Iran A Free Woman  In just a few dizzying hours, former UC student Sarah Shourd exchanged a cell in Tehran's Evin Prison for a private jet crossing the Persian...  SF City Hall  Lawmakers Pass Alcohol Services Fee Sep.23   Facebook Facebook founder giving $100M to schools  The 26-year-old tycoon Mark Zuckerberg is pouring some of his staggering fortune into Newark's blighted school system Sep.27  San Jose Downtown  President Benigno Aquino visited

October 2010 ... more > Top ^
Oct.4  East Oakland  City leaders attend reopening of pot store Oct.6  SF City Hall  Supervisors voted to host America's Cup Oct.7   Sunnyvale Lt gov candidates spar over label
Oct.9   Oakland Hiker recently released by Iran speaks  Sara Shourd, recently freed by Iran, says she's still haunted by images of her fiance and friend remaining confined in a cramped jail cell Oct.12  San Jose Downtown  Dalai Lama speaks at Convention Center Oct.13   East Palo Alto   Dalai Lama visits E. Palo Alto school  The highlight of the 45-minute visit at Costano School will be 10 students who will pose questions of the Dalai Lama  San Rafael  Whitman, Brown square off in final debate Oct.14   San Jose Palin visits conservatives  The darling of the Tea Party and ex-Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is speaking at a fundraising dinner at the M... Oct.17   Napa Bill Clinton visits to stump for Dems Oct.20   Redwood City VP Biden visits Bay Area to support Boxer Oct.21  San Francisco  President Obama arrives in San Francisco Oct.22   Palo Alto   Obama talks at Google exec's home
  Zachary Bogue, husband of Marissa Mayer, introduced the president to about 50 supporters at the couple's home.    Obama had a brief meeting at the Westin hotel in Millbrae with Apple CEO Jobs; then starred at a $30,400-a-pe...
Oct.23   Port of Oakland   Workers close port in support of Grant  On Saturday, the Longshore and Warehouse Union shut down the Port of Oakland to express their concerns wo weeks before sentencing Oct.26   SF Downtown Michelle Obama attends local fundraiser

November 2010 ... more > Top ^
Nov.2  San Francisco  SF voters support sit/lie ban on sidewalks Nov.3   Newsom   Newsom projected to win lt. gov race
  Gavin Newsom is way ahead of incumbent Republican Abel Maldonado. Newsom has 50 percent of the votes to Maldonado's 39 percent
  East Bay McNerney up 121 votes to GOP's Harmer Nov.4  Oakland City Hall  Perata's lead seems insurmountable   San Francisco Harris in front as next attorney general
  San Francisco DA Kamala Harris squeezed past her GOP opponent to take a narrow lead in the race for state attorney general
 SF Marina  Missing SF ballots found floating in pond Nov.5  Oakland  White ex-officer sentence sparks protest Nov.6   Oakland Downtown     Police arrest 152 people during protests
  Protesters streamed through the streets, breaking windows and knocking down fences, after a former transit officer received the minimum sentence
  Oakland City Hall Jean Quan starts to lead voting Nov.9   SF City Hall City ban toys in unhealthy fast-food meals Nov.10   Oakland City Hall   Quan scores upset win in mayor's race
  City Councilwoman Jean Quan has been elected as Oakland's next mayor following a days-long process of redistributing votes
 A new ranked-choice system allowed voters to list their first, second and third-place candidates. 61-year-old Quan received slightly over 50% of the votes, compared to 49% for former state senator Don Perata
Nov.11   East Oakland   March over Grant, Jones shootings   A crowd protested the shooting of another unarmed man by police. Dozens of people are holding a rally right now Nov.14  SF City Hall  Uncertainty reigns over replacing mayor Nov.17   San Francisco 13 arrested in protest outside UC Regents Nov.23   SF City Hall Healthier kids' meals ordinance approved  SF lawmakers have voted to pass a law prohibiting restaurants from including toys with children's meals that do not meet nutritional guideli... Nov.24   San Francisco Cooley concedes Calif AG race to Harris Nov.25  San Jose  Marine from San Jose killed in Afghanistan Nov.29   Oakland Schools receive $10.5M Kaiser donation

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Dec.2   San Francisco   Man gets 21 months for Pelosi threats  Gregory Lee Giusti upset with support of health reform will spend 21 months in prison for threatening the congresswoman and her family Dec.4  Google  China 'orchestrated Google hack' Dec.5   San Francisco Appeals court to hear Prop 8 arguments
Dec.10  Millbrae  Holder assures Muslims of anti-bias focus Dec.11   San Francisco DMV employee in privacy case suspended Dec.14  Redwood City  Local soldier killed in Afghanistan   SF City Hall SF stays on track to host America's Cup Dec.17  Oakland City Hall  Pot-growing plan may hit legal wall Dec.18  BART  State orders BART to reinstate officer Dec.24   SFO   TSA probes pilot critical of airport security  Federal authorities are investigating a pilot who posted videos critical of security at San Francisco International Airport   SF City Hall City to enact law requiring local hires



Voters Appear To Approve 49ers Stadium  A measure to lease land to the 49ers for a new stadium appeared to have passed with 60 percent of the vote County Trims Toys In Meals To Cut Fat Police To Shut Down Troubled Drug Lab




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 Football Timeline ... See Bay Area Football timeline, World Football timeline Top ^
2010
Jan.15  49ers  49ers to play Broncos in London game
Mar.27  Oakland City Hall  Tax Measures To Reduce Deficit
Apr.3  SF City Hall  SF To Face Soaring Deficits
Apr.5  SF City Hall  Taxes sought from banks' takeovers
Apr.28  San Francisco  SF Fed Bank chief may get No. 2 US spot
Jun.9   Santa Clara




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 Donation & Volunteering Timeline ... See Bay Area Donation & Volunteering timeline, World Donation & Volunteering timeline Top ^
2010
Feb.17  Google  Google donates $2 million to Wikipedia
Apr.27   San Jose
May.5   San Francisco
  San Francisco police said they have decided to shut down their troubled drug testing lab and outsource the work
 Prosecutors have dismissed more than 600 drug cases. The unit had been indefinitely shuttered since March 9, after former lab technician Deborah Madden was accused of skimming cocaine evidence.
Jun.7   Fremont $19M grant for displaced Nummi workers
Jul.13   Oakland City Hall City approves plan to license pot growers Sep.14  SF City Hall  Lawmakers Pass Alcohol Services Fee Sep.23   Facebook Facebook founder giving $100M to schools  The 26-year-old tycoon Mark Zuckerberg is pouring some of his staggering fortune into Newark's blighted school system Oct.4  East Oakland  City leaders attend reopening of pot store Nov.9   SF City Hall City ban toys in unhealthy fast-food meals Nov.23   SF City Hall Healthier kids' meals ordinance approved  SF lawmakers have voted to pass a law prohibiting restaurants from including toys with children's meals that do not meet nutritional guideli... Nov.29   Oakland Schools receive $10.5M Kaiser donation Dec.17  Oakland City Hall  Pot-growing plan may hit legal wall



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 Earthquake Timeline ... See Bay Area Earthquake timeline, World Earthquake timeline Top ^
2010 Feb.6  SF City Hall  Mayor To Make Retrofits Mandatory Feb.17  Newsom  Newsom Files Papers In Lt. Governor Race Mar.13   SF City Hall   Newsom Announces Lt. Gov. Run
  San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom officially announces his campaign for lieutenant governor on CBS 5's Early Edition newscast
Apr.18  SF Downtown  Hundreds Gather To Commemorate Quake May.17   San Jose City Hall Fake Mailer Attacks SJ Candidate May.25   SF Downtown President Obama In SF To Help Boxer
Map of Fairmont Hotel San Francisco
  Appearing Tuesday night at a fundraiser, Barack Obama said he needs strong allies with passion on Capitol Hill to help him achieving his agenda
 A crowd of protesters was gathered outside, including tea partiers, anti-war protesters, environmental activists and those demanding changes to immigration law
Jun.9   Santa Clara Voters Appear To Approve 49ers Stadium  A measure to lease land to the 49ers for a new stadium appeared to have passed with 60 percent of the vote Jun.10  PG&E  PG&E's Prop. 16 lost big in its service area Jun.11  San Jose  Prosecutor Edges Out DA In Close Race Jul.28   San Jose City Hall Mayor Backs Off Ballpark Initiative  San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed withdrew his request Wednesday to place a downtown ballpark initiative on the November ballot Jul.31   San Francisco Jerry Brown Shares Views At Faith Forum Sep.1   Moraga Boxer, Fiorina Tussle In First Debate Oct.7   Sunnyvale Lt gov candidates spar over label Oct.13  San Rafael  Whitman, Brown square off in final debate Oct.26   SF Downtown Michelle Obama attends local fundraiser Nov.2  San Francisco  SF voters support sit/lie ban on sidewalks Nov.3   Newsom Newsom projected to win lt. gov race
  Gavin Newsom is way ahead of incumbent Republican Abel Maldonado. Newsom has 50 percent of the votes to Maldonado's 39 percent
Nov.3   East Bay McNerney up 121 votes to GOP's Harmer
Nov.4  Oakland City Hall  Perata's lead seems insurmountable Nov.4   San Francisco Harris in front as next attorney general
  San Francisco DA Kamala Harris squeezed past her GOP opponent to take a narrow lead in the race for state attorney general
Nov.4  SF Marina  Missing SF ballots found floating in pond Nov.6   Oakland City Hall Jean Quan starts to lead voting Nov.10   Oakland City Hall   Quan scores upset win in mayor's race
  City Councilwoman Jean Quan has been elected as Oakland's next mayor following a days-long process of redistributing votes
 A new ranked-choice system allowed voters to list their first, second and third-place candidates. 61-year-old Quan received slightly over 50% of the votes, compared to 49% for former state senator Don Perata
Nov.24   San Francisco Cooley concedes Calif AG race to Harris



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 Baseball Timeline ... See Bay Area Baseball timeline, World Baseball timeline Top ^
2010 Jul.28   San Jose City Hall Mayor Backs Off Ballpark Initiative  San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed withdrew his request Wednesday to place a downtown ballpark initiative on the November ballot



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 Local Politics Timeline ... See Bay Area Local Politics timeline, World Local Politics timeline Top ^
2010 Feb.6  SF City Hall  Mayor To Make Retrofits Mandatory Feb.10  Redwood City  County To Cut Dozens Of Vacant Jobs Feb.21  SF City Hall  America's Cup Team Gets Key To City Mar.2   SF City Hall   Newsom To Reduce Hours Of SF Workers  Gavin Newsom announced a plan to reduce the hours of thousands of city employees; a move which he said will stave off mass layoffs Mar.4   SF City Hall   Police Commission Nixes Taser Proposal  The San Francisco Police Commission voted down a proposal by police Chief George Gascon to explore the use of Tasers by the department Mar.19  SF City Hall  Newsom Delays City Worker Layoff Plan Mar.27  Oakland City Hall  Tax Measures To Reduce Deficit Mar.30  San Jose City Hall  City Votes To Pursue Pot Regulations Apr.3  SF City Hall  SF To Face Soaring Deficits Apr.5  SF City Hall  Taxes sought from banks' takeovers Apr.21  SF City Hall  Deal Expected To Mean Fewer SF Layoffs Apr.27   San Jose County Trims Toys In Meals To Cut Fat
Apr.30  Walnut Creek  New City Budget Plan Includes Layoffs May.19  Fremont  Workers Asked To Take 6 Furlough Days Jun.2   SF City Hall   Mayor's Proposes Job, Program Cuts  Gavin Newsom has unveiled his $6.4 billion budget proposal, including cuts to substance-abuse and mental health programs Jun.15  SF City Hall  Cell Phone Radiation Law Gets OK Jun.21  SF City Hall  City public power plan hits snag Jun.27  Napa  Employees Agree To Pay, Benefit Freeze Jul.13   Oakland City Hall City approves plan to license pot growers Jul.21   Oakland City Hall Oakland Votes To Permit Large Pot Farms
  The City Council has approved a plan to license four production plants where marijuana would be grown, packaged and processed
Aug.1  SF City Hall  Giant Redevelopment Project Approved Aug.7  SF City Hall  Plan Would Send Trash To Yuba Co. Oct.4  East Oakland  City leaders attend reopening of pot store Oct.6  SF City Hall  Supervisors voted to host America's Cup Nov.9   SF City Hall City ban toys in unhealthy fast-food meals Nov.23   SF City Hall Healthier kids' meals ordinance approved  SF lawmakers have voted to pass a law prohibiting restaurants from including toys with children's meals that do not meet nutritional guideli... Dec.14   SF City Hall SF stays on track to host America's Cup Dec.24   SF City Hall City to enact law requiring local hires



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 Global Politics Timeline ... See Bay Area Global Politics timeline, World Global Politics timeline Top ^
2010 Jan.12   Google Google to end China censorship  Google may pull out of the country completely after discovering that hackers had tricked human-rights activists into exposing e-mail account... Jan.13  Google  Google does about-face on China policy Jan.15  49ers  49ers to play Broncos in London game Jan.16  Yahoo  Yahoo criticised by Alibaba for 'reckless' Jan.19  Google  Google Puts China Cell Phones On Hold Jan.29  Concord  Soldier from Concord killed in Iraq Feb.25   Google Italian court convicts execs over video  In a case that could have broad implications for Internet use around the world, a court convicted three executives of criminal charges Mar.1   San Francisco Teenager Facing Deportation After Fight  Tracey Washington and her 13-year-old son are scheduled to be deported after the he was referred to authorities under a contentious city pol... Mar.22   Google Google stops censoring search in China
  Google has stopped censoring its search results in China, ignoring warnings by the country's authorities
Mar.24  Google  Google Deals In Doubt Amid Beijing Spat Mar.30  San Jose City Hall  City Votes To Pursue Pot Regulations May.4   SF City Hall Hundreds Of Asians Call To Stop Violence Jun.1  Bay Area  Activists Awaiting Release By Israel Jun.7  San Francisco  Man Hurt In West Bank Protest Returns Jun.20   Port of Oakland Protesters Block Unloading Of Israeli Ship Jun.21  Fremont  Fremont Soldier Killed In Afghanistan Jun.24  San Jose  23-Year-Old Marine Killed In Afghanistan Jul.8  San Jose  Nabokov leaving Sharks for deal in Russia Jul.9   Google China renews Google license Jul.29   Google Google Search Still Working In China Sep.8  San Francisco  S.F. set for APEC 2011 pre-summit Sep.9  Berkeley  Iran To Free Jailed Cal Hiker Sarah Shourd Sep.14   Berkeley UC Graduate Jailed In Iran A Free Woman  In just a few dizzying hours, former UC student Sarah Shourd exchanged a cell in Tehran's Evin Prison for a private jet crossing the Persian... Oct.9   Oakland Hiker recently released by Iran speaks  Sara Shourd, recently freed by Iran, says she's still haunted by images of her fiance and friend remaining confined in a cramped jail cell Oct.12  San Jose Downtown  Dalai Lama speaks at Convention Center Nov.25  San Jose  Marine from San Jose killed in Afghanistan Dec.4  Google  China 'orchestrated Google hack' Dec.14  Redwood City  Local soldier killed in Afghanistan



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 Religion Timeline ... See Bay Area Religion timeline, World Religion timeline Top ^
2010 Feb.14   Iron Triangle 2 Teens Shot In Church During Service
Map of Roosevelt Avenue and 21st Street Richmond
  About 100 people inside the New Gethsemane Church when three suspects entered the church and started shooting at members of the congretation
 Investigators don't believe the attack was random. The victims and other witnesses were initially reluctant to aid investigators but later provided leads
Apr.9   Oakland Pope Didn't Defrock Abusive Priest  The future Benedict XVI resisted pleas to defrock the Diocese of Oakland priest with a record of sexually molesting children Jul.24   San Francisco Gay Lutheran Pastors To Join Roster



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 Labor Conflict Timeline ... See Bay Area Labor Conflict timeline, World Labor Conflict timeline Top ^
2010 Jan.5   SF Downtown 140 Cited In Hotel Workers Protest
Feb.2  SF City Hall  Veto of eviction law stands, override fails Feb.23   San Francisco Newsom Testifies In Computer Case Feb.25   Google Italian court convicts execs over video  In a case that could have broad implications for Internet use around the world, a court convicted three executives of criminal charges Mar.26   SF City Hall   Newsom, Unions Reach Furlough Agreemt
  San Francisco Mayor announced a tentative agreement with city employees' unions to institute 12 furlough days over a two-year period.    It's an alternative to the mayor's proposal to ...
Apr.8  San Francisco  Man In Court For Alleged Pelosi Threats Apr.21  SF City Hall  Deal Expected To Mean Fewer SF Layoffs Apr.22   BART BART Fires 2nd Officer In Grant Case
Apr.24   SF Mission Day Laborers Protest Sit-Lie Ordinance Jul.12  Oakland  9 Charged In BART Verdict Protests Jul.22   SF Downtown 152 People Arrested During Hotel Protest   People were arrested for disobeying a police order when they refused orders to leave during a protest outside the Grand Hyatt San Francisco Jul.29  San Francisco  SF Fed Appeals Court Gets Arizona Case Aug.2  Oakland  Judge Blocks AC Transit's Contract Aug.2  Oakland  Judge Blocks AC Transit's Contract Sep.14  SF City Hall  Lawmakers Pass Alcohol Services Fee Dec.2   San Francisco   Man gets 21 months for Pelosi threats  Gregory Lee Giusti upset with support of health reform will spend 21 months in prison for threatening the congresswoman and her family Dec.17  Oakland City Hall  Pot-growing plan may hit legal wall



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 Job Cut Timeline ... See Bay Area Job Cut timeline, World Job Cut timeline Top ^
2010 Feb.10  Redwood City  County To Cut Dozens Of Vacant Jobs Mar.2   SF City Hall   Newsom To Reduce Hours Of SF Workers  Gavin Newsom announced a plan to reduce the hours of thousands of city employees; a move which he said will stave off mass layoffs Mar.19  SF City Hall  Newsom Delays City Worker Layoff Plan Apr.30  Walnut Creek  New City Budget Plan Includes Layoffs May.19  Fremont  Workers Asked To Take 6 Furlough Days Jun.2   SF City Hall   Mayor's Proposes Job, Program Cuts  Gavin Newsom has unveiled his $6.4 billion budget proposal, including cuts to substance-abuse and mental health programs Jun.7   Fremont $19M grant for displaced Nummi workers
Jun.25   Oakland City Hall City Council Votes To Lay Off 80 Cops  The council voted 5-3 to eliminate the positions immediately and possibly up to 122 more in January if voters in November don't approve a new... Jul.13   Oakland City Hall 80 cop layoffs to occur; No deal reached
  City officials and police union leaders were unsuccesful in their attempts to reach a last-minute agreement by a 5 p.m. deadline




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 High Tech Business Timeline ... See Bay Area High Tech Business timeline, World High Tech Business timeline Top ^
2010 Jan.19  Google  Google Puts China Cell Phones On Hold Apr.18  SF Downtown  Hundreds Gather To Commemorate Quake Jun.24   Stanford   Medvedev tours Silicon Valley
  Russian President met with Silicon Valley leaders, sent his first Twitter message and said that his nation aims to emerge as a global leader in technology
Jul.8  San Jose  Nabokov leaving Sharks for deal in Russia Dec.4  Google  China 'orchestrated Google hack'



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 Riot Timeline ... See Bay Area Riot timeline, World Riot timeline Top ^
2010 Feb.26   UC Berkeley Student Protest Turns Into Riot
  A demonstration over university budget cuts turned violent when protesters broke into a campus building, torched trash cans
 Dozens of students stormed the office, angry over several recent racially charged campus incidents
Jul.8   Oakland Downtown   Verdict protests take a violent turn   Protests sparked by the involuntary manslaughter verdict in the murder trial of a former Bay Area Rapid Transit officer Johannes Mehserle Jul.16  Napa  Napa Soldier Killed in Afghanistan



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 Immigration Timeline ... See Bay Area Immigration timeline, World Immigration timeline Top ^
2010 Mar.1   San Francisco Teenager Facing Deportation After Fight  Tracey Washington and her 13-year-old son are scheduled to be deported after the he was referred to authorities under a contentious city pol... Mar.3  San Francisco  Woman, Son Get Deportation Reprieve May.2  San Jose  Poizner Voices Support For Arizona Law May.3  UC Berkeley  Students Stage Hunger Strike May.6   SF City Hall Fed Program Nixes Sanctuary Policy



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 Water Sports Timeline ... See Bay Area Water Sports timeline, World Water Sports timeline Top ^
2010 Feb.21  SF City Hall  America's Cup Team Gets Key To City Apr.25  San Francisco  Crime Lab Auditors Not Told Of Problems Oct.6  SF City Hall  Supervisors voted to host America's Cup Dec.14   SF City Hall SF stays on track to host America's Cup
Dec.24   SFO   TSA probes pilot critical of airport security  Federal authorities are investigating a pilot who posted videos critical of security at San Francisco International Airport



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 Visit Timeline ... See Bay Area Visit timeline, World Visit timeline Top ^
2010 Mar.28  SF Downtown  Pelosi Receives Warm Greeting At Glide Apr.20  Bay Area  Obama To Visit For Boxer Fundraiser Jun.24   Stanford   Medvedev tours Silicon Valley
  Russian President met with Silicon Valley leaders, sent his first Twitter message and said that his nation aims to emerge as a global leader in technology
Aug.6  Santa Clara  Schwarzenegger Talks Budget Sep.27  San Jose Downtown  President Benigno Aquino visited Oct.13   East Palo Alto   Dalai Lama visits E. Palo Alto school  The highlight of the 45-minute visit at Costano School will be 10 students who will pose questions of the Dalai Lama Oct.14   San Jose Palin visits conservatives  The darling of the Tea Party and ex-Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is speaking at a fundraising dinner at the M... Oct.17   Napa Bill Clinton visits to stump for Dems Oct.20   Redwood City VP Biden visits Bay Area to support Boxer Oct.21  San Francisco  President Obama arrives in San Francisco Oct.22   Palo Alto Obama talks at Google exec's home
  Zachary Bogue, husband of Marissa Mayer, introduced the president to about 50 supporters at the couple's home.    Obama had a brief meeting at the Westin hotel in Millbrae with Apple CEO Jobs; then starred at a $30,400-a-pe...
Dec.10  Millbrae  Holder assures Muslims of anti-bias focus Dec.24   SFO   TSA probes pilot critical of airport security  Federal authorities are investigating a pilot who posted videos critical of security at San Francisco International Airport



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 Timeline ... See Bay Area timeline, World timeline Top ^
2010 Mar.26   SF City Hall   Newsom, Unions Reach Furlough Agreemt
  San Francisco Mayor announced a tentative agreement with city employees' unions to institute 12 furlough days over a two-year period.    It's an alternative to the mayor's proposal to ...
Jul.21   Oakland City Hall Oakland Votes To Permit Large Pot Farms
  The City Council has approved a plan to license four production plants where marijuana would be grown, packaged and processed
Oct.4  East Oakland  City leaders attend reopening of pot store



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 Environmental Timeline ... See Bay Area Environmental timeline, World Environmental timeline Top ^
2010 Jun.15  SF City Hall  Cell Phone Radiation Law Gets OK Jun.20   Port of Oakland Protesters Block Unloading Of Israeli Ship Jul.30   Berkeley Activists Protest BP, Gulf Oil Spill Oct.23   Port of Oakland   Workers close port in support of Grant  On Saturday, the Longshore and Warehouse Union shut down the Port of Oakland to express their concerns wo weeks before sentencing



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 Higher Education Timeline ... See Bay Area Higher Education timeline, World Higher Education timeline Top ^
2010 Feb.19  UC Berkeley  Professor Cleared Over Terror Memos Feb.19  UC Berkeley  Professor Cleared Over Terror Memos Feb.26   UC Berkeley Student Protest Turns Into Riot
  A demonstration over university budget cuts turned violent when protesters broke into a campus building, torched trash cans
 Dozens of students stormed the office, angry over several recent racially charged campus incidents
Mar.4   Highway 880 Protest Crowds Flood Streets, Shut 880 Map of Interstate 880 Oakland
  Students, teachers and parents flooded streets and plazas, an temporarily shut down 880 in Oakland
Apr.7   SF Tenderloin   Man Arrested Over Pelosi Threats  FBI arrested Gregory Lee Giusti, 48, for allegedly making threatening and harassing phone calls to U.S. House Speaker over health care refor... Apr.20  Google  Google reveals government data requests May.3  UC Berkeley  Students Stage Hunger Strike May.12   UC Berkeley Cal Hunger Strike Ends; Talk Started Jul.22   SF Downtown 152 People Arrested During Hotel Protest   People were arrested for disobeying a police order when they refused orders to leave during a protest outside the Grand Hyatt San Francisco Nov.17   San Francisco 13 arrested in protest outside UC Regents Dec.11   San Francisco DMV employee in privacy case suspended



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 Software Timeline ... See Bay Area Software timeline, World Software timeline Top ^
2010 Feb.17  Google  Google donates $2 million to Wikipedia Feb.25   Google Italian court convicts execs over video  In a case that could have broad implications for Internet use around the world, a court convicted three executives of criminal charges Mar.22   Google Google stops censoring search in China
  Google has stopped censoring its search results in China, ignoring warnings by the country's authorities
Mar.24  Google  Google Deals In Doubt Amid Beijing Spat Apr.20  Google  Google reveals government data requests Jul.9   Google China renews Google license
Jul.29   Google Google Search Still Working In China Dec.4  Google  China 'orchestrated Google hack'



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 Shooting Timeline ... See Bay Area Shooting timeline, World Shooting timeline Top ^
2010 Feb.14   Iron Triangle 2 Teens Shot In Church During Service
Map of Roosevelt Avenue and 21st Street Richmond
  About 100 people inside the New Gethsemane Church when three suspects entered the church and started shooting at members of the congretation
 Investigators don't believe the attack was random. The victims and other witnesses were initially reluctant to aid investigators but later provided leads
Feb.23   San Francisco Newsom Testifies In Computer Case Mar.4   SF City Hall   Police Commission Nixes Taser Proposal  The San Francisco Police Commission voted down a proposal by police Chief George Gascon to explore the use of Tasers by the department Apr.7   SF Tenderloin   Man Arrested Over Pelosi Threats  FBI arrested Gregory Lee Giusti, 48, for allegedly making threatening and harassing phone calls to U.S. House Speaker over health care refor... Apr.8   SF Downtown BART shooting protesters disrupt commute Apr.28  San Francisco  SF Fed Bank chief may get No. 2 US spot May.26   Fremont Obama Touts Alternative Energy Jul.26  San Jose City Hall  Police Chief Announces Retirement Jul.27  Oakland  Ex-Rep. Tauscher Diagnosed With Cancer Aug.4   Oakland City Hall Mayor Ron Dellums Won't Seek Re-Election Sep.23   Facebook Facebook founder giving $100M to schools  The 26-year-old tycoon Mark Zuckerberg is pouring some of his staggering fortune into Newark's blighted school system Oct.13   East Palo Alto   Dalai Lama visits E. Palo Alto school  The highlight of the 45-minute visit at Costano School will be 10 students who will pose questions of the Dalai Lama Nov.11   East Oakland   March over Grant, Jones shootings   A crowd protested the shooting of another unarmed man by police. Dozens of people are holding a rally right now Nov.14  SF City Hall  Uncertainty reigns over replacing mayor Nov.29   Oakland Schools receive $10.5M Kaiser donation Dec.2   San Francisco   Man gets 21 months for Pelosi threats  Gregory Lee Giusti upset with support of health reform will spend 21 months in prison for threatening the congresswoman and her family



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 Protest Timeline ... See Bay Area Protest timeline, World Protest timeline Top ^
2010 Jan.5   SF Downtown 140 Cited In Hotel Workers Protest
Feb.2  SF City Hall  Veto of eviction law stands, override fails Feb.26   UC Berkeley Student Protest Turns Into Riot
  A demonstration over university budget cuts turned violent when protesters broke into a campus building, torched trash cans
 Dozens of students stormed the office, angry over several recent racially charged campus incidents
Mar.4   Highway 880 Protest Crowds Flood Streets, Shut 880
Map of Interstate 880 Oakland
  Students, teachers and parents flooded streets and plazas, an temporarily shut down 880 in Oakland
Mar.24   SF Downtown Protestors Seek Immigration Reform Apr.5  SF Mission  Protesters Cited In Duplex Takeover Apr.5  SF Mission  Protesters Cited In Duplex Takeover Apr.8   SF Downtown BART shooting protesters disrupt commute Apr.24   SF Mission Day Laborers Protest Sit-Lie Ordinance May.1   SF Downtown Huge Crowd Rally For Immigration Reform   Angered by a controversial Arizona immigration law, thousands allied demanding President Obama tackle immigration reform immediately May.10   UC Berkeley UC Protesters Rally For Immigrant Right May.12   UC Berkeley Cal Hunger Strike Ends; Talk Started May.29   Pac Bell Park Rally Over Arizona Immigration Law Jul.8   Oakland Downtown   Verdict protests take a violent turn   Protests sparked by the involuntary manslaughter verdict in the murder trial of a former Bay Area Rapid Transit officer Johannes Mehserle Jul.12  Oakland  9 Charged In BART Verdict Protests Jul.22   SF Downtown 152 People Arrested During Hotel Protest   People were arrested for disobeying a police order when they refused orders to leave during a protest outside the Grand Hyatt San Francisco Jul.30   Berkeley Activists Protest BP, Gulf Oil Spill Aug.1  SF City Hall  Giant Redevelopment Project Approved Aug.14   Google Activists pressure Google on net neutrality Oct.23   Port of Oakland   Workers close port in support of Grant  On Saturday, the Longshore and Warehouse Union shut down the Port of Oakland to express their concerns wo weeks before sentencing Nov.5  Oakland  White ex-officer sentence sparks protest Nov.6   Oakland Downtown   Police arrest 152 people during protests
  Protesters streamed through the streets, breaking windows and knocking down fences, after a former transit officer received the minimum sentence
Nov.11   East Oakland   March over Grant, Jones shootings   A crowd protested the shooting of another unarmed man by police. Dozens of people are holding a rally right now Nov.17   San Francisco 13 arrested in protest outside UC Regents




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 Race Issues Timeline ... See Bay Area Race Issues timeline, World Race Issues timeline Top ^
2010 May.4   SF City Hall Hundreds Of Asians Call To Stop Violence




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 Police Timeline ... See Bay Area Police timeline, World Police timeline Top ^
2010 Jan.6   Oakland City Hall Response Criticized In OPD Tragedy
Mar.12   Santa Clara GOP Rides Momentum Into Convention  California Republicans are hoping the political tide has finally turned in their favor after years of fractious infighting Apr.22   BART BART Fires 2nd Officer In Grant Case May.5   San Francisco Police To Shut Down Troubled Drug Lab
  San Francisco police said they have decided to shut down their troubled drug testing lab and outsource the work
 Prosecutors have dismissed more than 600 drug cases. The unit had been indefinitely shuttered since March 9, after former lab technician Deborah Madden was accused of skimming cocaine evidence.
Jun.21  Oakland City Hall  City Considers Losing Up To 200 Officers Jun.25   Oakland City Hall City Council Votes To Lay Off 80 Cops  The council voted 5-3 to eliminate the positions immediately and possibly up to 122 more in January if voters in November don't approve a new... Jul.2   Highway 680 Caltrans Paints Over Flag Mural Map of Interstate 680 Sunol
  Gov. Schwarzenegger is unhappy that the Caltrans has painted over a mural of an American flag on a concrete slab near the Sunol Grade
Jul.3  Oakland City Hall  Police Chief Warns Of Impact Of Cuts Jul.5   Highway 680 Covered-Up Flag Mural Restored Jul.12  Oakland City Hall  Talks In Final Hours Over Police Layoffs Jul.13   Oakland City Hall 80 cop layoffs to occur; No deal reached
  City officials and police union leaders were unsuccesful in their attempts to reach a last-minute agreement by a 5 p.m. deadline
Dec.18  BART  State orders BART to reinstate officer



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 LGBT Timeline ... See Bay Area LGBT timeline, World LGBT timeline Top ^
2010 Jan.11   San Francisco Landmark Gay Marriage Trial Begins
  A federal trial on the constitutionality of Proposition 8 began with one of the first witnesses.    A gay man is testifying that he found campaign mater...
Jan.12  San Francisco  Historian: Prop 8 Played On Stereotypes Jan.14  SF City Hall  Economist: Gay Marriage Ban Costs City Jan.15   San Francisco Gay Marriage Made Witness Feel Family Jan.20  San Francisco  Professor: Gays Are Politically Unpopular Jan.26  San Francisco  Witness: Marriage Threatened May.22  San Francisco  Bay Area Celebrates Harvey Milk Day Jun.26   SF Downtown Gay Parade Celebrates 40th Anniversary Aug.4   San Francisco Fed Judge Rules Prop. 8 Unconstitutional
  A federal judge in San Francisco overturned state's voter-approved same-sex marriage ban on , saying that Proposition 8 violated the U.S. Constitution
 A cheerful and noisy crowd is gathering in Castro neighborhood to celebrate Wednesday's ruling
Aug.12   San Francisco Judge Keeps Gay Marriage On Hold Dec.5   San Francisco Appeals court to hear Prop 8 arguments



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 Entertainment Timeline ... See Bay Area Entertainment timeline, World Entertainment timeline Top ^
2010 Jun.26   SF Downtown Gay Parade Celebrates 40th Anniversary




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 Energy Business Timeline ... See Bay Area Energy Business timeline, World Energy Business timeline Top ^
2010 May.26   Fremont Obama Touts Alternative Energy
Jun.10  PG&E  PG&E's Prop. 16 lost big in its service area Jun.21  SF City Hall  City public power plan hits snag



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2010 Sex Crime Timeline ... See Bay Area Sex Crime timeline, World Sex Crime timeline Top ^
2010 Apr.9   Oakland Pope Didn't Defrock Abusive Priest  The future Benedict XVI resisted pleas to defrock the Diocese of Oakland priest with a record of sexually molesting children