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B. 01-02 Suspicious fire scorches SF Chinese Consulate door Chinese Consulate, Pacific Heights
2. 02-12 French President Hollande meeting with city officials and tech kingpins SF City Hall
D. 02-23 Dalai Lama talks about how to have a happy life
E. 03-14 Protesters remain in CCSF administration building Conlan Hall, CCSF, San Francisco
03-26 State Sen. Yee indicted on public corruption charges San Francisco
6. 04-03 Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns Mountain View
7. 04-11 Protest in Mission District over Google bus 19th and Dolores, SF Mission
I. 07-22 Oakland A's lease settled after Lew Wolff accepts city changes Oakland City Hall
J. 07-22 Obama arrives in Bay Area for fundraisers SFO

Summary.     Click for More > Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns Protest in Mission District over Google bus   The private Google buses carries employees from SF to the Silicon Valley. Protesters claim high tech workers with their big salaries are driving... Oakland A's lease settled after Lew Wolff accepts city changes Obama arrives in Bay Area for fundraisers Oakland rally protests Missouri shooting Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay  Cook says that for years he's been open with many people about his sexual orientation and that plenty of his Apple colleagues know he is gay Libby Schaaf declared victory in Oakland mayor's race   Surrounded by her supporters and campaign staff, Libby Schaaf declared victory in the Oakland mayor's race Berkeley passed soda tax Dave Cortese conceded close San Jose mayor's race
Suspicious fire scorches SF Chinese Consulate door   The consulate is condemning a fire that burned the front door of the consulate building on Wednesday night as an act of arson French President Hollande meeting with city officials and tech kingpins  President Francois Hollande is offering his government's support to French entrepreneurs seeking to gain a foothold in Silicon Valley   Dalai Lama talks about how to have a happy life   The auditorium at Berkeley High School was packed with those who paid $50 to hear the Dalai Lama speak Protesters remain in CCSF administration building State Sen. Yee indicted on public corruption charges
Jan.2   Pacific Heights
Jan.6  San Francisco  Arrest made in Chinese Consulate fire in SF
Jan.17  San Francisco  Governor Brown declares state drought emergency
Jan.30  SF Downtown  Michelle Obama attends Bay Area fundraisers
Feb.11  Western Span  Willie Brown Bridge now open
Feb.12   SF City Hall
Feb.23   Berkeley
Mar.5  Mountain View  Netanyahu and Gov. Brown sign pro-business pact
Mar.6  Sunnyvale  Sunnyvale's new gun controls take effect
Mar.14   San Francisco
Mar.26   San Francisco
  A series of search warrants are being executed by the FBI across the Bay Are. They are making numerous arrests in a widespread sweep.    In a stunning criminal complaint, State Sen. Leland Yee has been charged with conspiring to tr...
Mar.31  San Francisco  Leland Yee appears in court, bail kept at $500,000
Apr.3   Mountain View
Apr.8  South of Market  Hillary Clinton blasts Putin, discusses 2016
Apr.11   SF Mission
May.8  Los Altos  President Barack Obama in Bay Area once again
May.9  Mountain View  Obama touts efficiency, angers labor
May.13  Google  Google loses privacy ruling in European court
Jun.19  San Francisco  S.F. archbishop joins March for Marriage crowd in D.C.
Jun.29  SF Downtown  44th S.F. Pride parade
Jul.6  SFO  One year since deadly crash of Asiana Airlines
Jul.22   Oakland City Hall
  SFO
Aug.5  Bay Bridge  CHP probing whether Bay Bridge critics were muzzled
Aug.15   Oakland Downtown
Sep.12  San Francisco  Salesforce giving $5 million to schools
Sep.21  Fishermans Wharf  WWII-era ship leaks fuel into San Francisco Bay at Fisherman’s Wharf
Oct.10  South of Market  Obama brings stump speech, traffic, protests to S.F.
Oct.12  SF Downtown  Spectators for Fleet Week thrilled by Blue Angels
Oct.17  San Francisco  25th anniversary of Loma Prieta earthquake
Oct.30   Apple
Nov.4  San Francisco  Higher minimum wage in SF leading easily in early returns
Nov.5   Oakland Downtown
 San Jose City Hall  Sam Liccardo declares victory; Dave Cortese not conceding
Nov.6  Raiders  San Antonio officials to make relocation pitch to Raiders
Nov.7  San Jose  Ro Khanna conceded to long-time Congressman Mike Honda
Nov.8   Berkeley
Nov.10   San Jose City Hall
  Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese conceded the close San Jose mayor's race with city councilman Sam Liccardo
Nov.18  San Francisco  Uber CEO tries to distance company from controversial statements Nov.20  UC Berkeley  Protesters take over Cal building after tuition increase vote Nov.24  Oakland Downtown  Protesters voice anger at Ferguson non-indictment Nov.25   SF Downtown Sleeping homeless man beaten to death  Oakland Downtown  Dozens arrested in Oakland protest — stores vandalized   Oakland Downtown Oakland freeway blocked on second night of Ferguson protests Map of 18th Street Oakland
  A second day of protests in reaction to a Missouri grand jury’s decision quickly escalated into another freeway blockade
Nov.26   Oakland Downtown About 100 people marched through Oakland streets Nov.28  SF Downtown  Demonstrators marching protesting Ferguson decision Nov.29  SF Downtown  Police officer injured and protesters arrested Dec.3   Oakland Downtown Oakland, SF protesters denounce police killing of Eric Garner Dec.4  San Jose  The Jungle: San Jose shuts notorious homeless encampment  Oakland Downtown  Protests against decision not to charge white NY officer Dec.6  SF Downtown  Protest against killings of unarmed black men by police  Berkeley  Violence mars new protests in Berkeley Dec.8   Highway 80 Hundreds of protesters marching onto Interstate 80 Dec.9  Highway 24  Protesters briefly block Highway 24, light trash fires Dec.13  Oakland Downtown  Thousands participated in march against police brutality Dec.16  Redwood City  S.F., 3 other U.S. cities make case to host 2024 Olympics Dec.25   Oakland Downtown Police protesters smash windows, vandalize Christmas tree Map of Jack London Square Oakland
  Undeterred by chilly weather or the Christmas holiday, dozens of antipolice demonstrators marched through downtown Oakland
Dec.31  SF Downtown  Protests against police underway amid New Year's celebrations



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January 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jan.2   Pacific Heights
  The consulate is condemning a fire that burned the front door of the consulate building on Wednesday night as an act of arson
Jan.6   San Francisco Arrest made in Chinese Consulate fire in SF Jan.17   San Francisco Governor Brown declares state drought emergency Jan.19  SF City Hall  Philanthropists pay bills for Batkid's adventure in SF Jan.21  SF City Hall  Agency OKs tech-bus rules, but not everyone's on board Jan.30   SF Downtown Michelle Obama attends Bay Area fundraisers   Obama's first stop was a private Democratic National Committee roundtable that shut down the streets until about 4:30 p.m. at Cotogna restau...

February 2014 ... more > Top ^
Feb.11   Western Span     Willie Brown Bridge now open  A ceremony on Treasure Island to dedicate the renaming of the western Bay Bridge span after Willie Brown in San Francisco Feb.12   SF City Hall French President Hollande meeting with city officials and tech kingpins
  President Francois Hollande is offering his government's support to French entrepreneurs seeking to gain a foothold in Silicon Valley
Feb.23   Berkeley   Dalai Lama talks about how to have a happy life
Map of Berkeley High School Berkeley
  The auditorium at Berkeley High School was packed with those who paid $50 to hear the Dalai Lama speak
Feb.24  Santa Clara  The Dalai Lama visits Santa Clara

March 2014 ... more > Top ^
Mar.5   Mountain View   Netanyahu and Gov. Brown sign pro-business pact   Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Gov. Jerry Brown signed a memorandum of understanding Mar.6   Sunnyvale   Sunnyvale's new gun controls take effect  A federal judge's last-minute refusal to put s new gun-control ordinance on hold Mar.7  Oakland City Hall  Mayor Quan touts Oakland's progress in state of city address Mar.11  San Jose  San Jose police officer arrested for sexual assault Mar.14   San Francisco Protesters remain in CCSF administration building
Map of Conlan Hall CCSF San Francisco
  Several protesters occupied a City College of San Francisco administration building overnight after violent clashes with campus police
Mar.16  Burlingame  CA Republican Party holds convention in Burlingame Mar.21  Willow Glen  San Jose firefighters put out blaze at church Mar.26   San Francisco State Sen. Yee indicted on public corruption charges
  A series of search warrants are being executed by the FBI across the Bay Are. They are making numerous arrests in a widespread sweep
 In a stunning criminal complaint, State Sen. Leland Yee has been charged with conspiring to traffic in firearms and public corruption as part of a major FBI operation spanning the Bay Area
Mar.27  San Francisco  Yee withdraws candidacy for Calif. Secretary of State Mar.31   San Francisco Leland Yee appears in court, bail kept at $500,000


April 2014 ... more > Top ^
Apr.3   Mountain View Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns
  Eich has stepped down after 11 days as chief executive, following criticism over a donation to the Prop 8 campaign, which opposed gay marriage
Apr.8   South of Market Hillary Clinton blasts Putin, discusses 2016
Apr.11   SF Mission Protest in Mission District over Google bus Map of 19th and Dolores San Francisco
  The private Google buses carries employees from SF to the Silicon Valley. Protesters claim high tech workers with their big salaries are driving up rents
Apr.18  SF Downtown  More than 100 gather to remember 1906 quake

May 2014 ... more > Top ^
May.1  SF Mission  May Day rally in the Mission ends with arrests May.8   Los Altos President Barack Obama in Bay Area once again
May.9  San Jose Downtown  Obama greeted by protestors as he arrived at the Fairmont Hotel   Mountain View Obama touts efficiency, angers labor   President Barack Obama announced new steps Friday by companies, local governments and his own administration to deploy solar technology May.13   Google Google loses privacy ruling in European court  Europe's highest court said Tuesday that people are entitled to some control over what pops up when their name is Googled May.26  Walnut Creek  Several Memorial Day ceremonies held around Bay Area May.29  Google  Google revealed how very white and male its workforce

June 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jun.3  San Jose  Peninsula, South Bay voters passing bonds and parcel taxes Jun.4  Dublin  Baker, Sbranti to vie for Assembly - Glazer out Jun.19   San Francisco S.F. archbishop joins March for Marriage crowd in D.C.
Jun.25  Mountain View  10 Occupy Google protesters arrested after refusing to leave Jun.28  SF Mission  200,000 lesbians, women, and supportive men will gather for the annual Dyke March Jun.29   SF Downtown 44th S.F. Pride parade   Hundreds of thousands thronged the city's downtown for the ever-colorful celebration, one of the largest in the world, on a balmy summer day

July 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jul.6   SFO One year since deadly crash of Asiana Airlines
Jul.8  Santa Rosa  Decision in Andy Lopez shooting spars protests Jul.22   Oakland City Hall Oakland A's lease settled after Lew Wolff accepts city changes
  The long-disputed 10-year lease to allow A's to play at O.co Coliseum was settled after A's co-owner had accepted most of the changes made by Oakland
  SFO Obama arrives in Bay Area for fundraisers
  Air Force One touched down at 9:18 p.m., a little more than six hours after the president landed in Seattle for fundraisers
Jul.23  Twitter  Hillary Clinton visited Twitter, Facebook and Google  Los Altos  'Don’t kill the Internet,' protesters urge Obama in Los Altos  Los Altos  Obama had nothing to say in public during his 16 hour trip Jul.31  San Francisco  Leland Yee pleads not guilty in corruption case

August 2014 ... more > Top ^
Aug.5   Bay Bridge CHP probing whether Bay Bridge critics were muzzled  The state transportation secretary was concerned about reports that officials silenced engineers who called attention to shoddy work Aug.15   Oakland Downtown Oakland rally protests Missouri shooting
Map of 14th and Broadway Oakland
  More than 100 people marched through the streets, protesting police brutality in solidarity with those in Ferguson and calling for justice


September 2014 ... more > Top ^
Sep.11  Yahoo  Documents on Yahoo's challenge to NSA declassified Sep.12   San Francisco Salesforce giving $5 million to schools
Sep.21   Fishermans Wharf WWII-era ship leaks fuel into San Francisco Bay at Fisherman’s Wharf

October 2014 ... more > Top ^
Oct.6  San Jose  Honda, Khanna spar in Congressional District debate Oct.7  Twitter  Twitter sues FBI, DOJ to release NSA request data Oct.10   South of Market Obama brings stump speech, traffic, protests to S.F.   In partisan 15-minute speech to more than 200 Democratic donors, Obama accused Republicans of consistently blocking his efforts Oct.11  South of Market  Navy commissioned newest amphibious assault ship  San Francisco  Obama attended 'round table' at home of Zynga founder Oct.12   SF Downtown   Spectators for Fleet Week thrilled by Blue Angels   The familiar roar filled the sky to the delight of people who poured onto the city's waterfront to watch Oct.17   San Francisco 25th anniversary of Loma Prieta earthquake   The 6.9 quake hit during the World Series between the Giants and A's at 5:04 p.m.. A section of the Bay Bridge buckled; the 880 was flattene... Oct.30   Apple Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay
  Cook says that for years he's been open with many people about his sexual orientation and that plenty of his Apple colleagues know he is gay


November 2014 ... more > Top ^
Nov.3  Fremont  Fight for congressional seat could turn into nail-biter Nov.4   San Francisco Higher minimum wage in SF leading easily in early returns
 Santa Clara  Santa Clara's mayor and councilman leads early voting Nov.5   Oakland Downtown Libby Schaaf declared victory in Oakland mayor's race Map of Lake Merritt Oakland
  Surrounded by her supporters and campaign staff, Libby Schaaf declared victory in the Oakland mayor's race
  San Jose City Hall Sam Liccardo declares victory; Dave Cortese not conceding Nov.6   Raiders San Antonio officials to make relocation pitch to Raiders  San Francisco  Campos conceded race to David Chiu Nov.7   San Jose Ro Khanna conceded to long-time Congressman Mike Honda  Challenger Ro Khanna conceded a closely fought race to long-time South Bay Congressman. Honda thanked supporters at his campaign HQ Nov.8   Berkeley Berkeley passed soda tax
  Berkeley became the first city in the nation to adopt a soda tax. Measure D levied a penny-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened drinks
Nov.10   San Jose City Hall Dave Cortese conceded close San Jose mayor's race
  Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese conceded the close San Jose mayor's race with city councilman Sam Liccardo
Nov.13  San Jose City Hall  City manager: police chief violated gift policy Nov.18   San Francisco Uber CEO tries to distance company from controversial statements Nov.20   UC Berkeley Protesters take over Cal building after tuition increase vote   Students and activists have taken over Wheeler Hall following a vote by a committee with the Board of Regents that supports an increase Nov.24   Oakland Downtown Protesters voice anger at Ferguson non-indictment  Highway 580  Oakland protesters shut down Interstate 580 Nov.25   SF Downtown Sleeping homeless man beaten to death Map of Montgomery and Sutter street San Francisco
  Investigators are looking for a group of 'cowards' who attacked and beat a sleeping homeless man to death in Financial District early morning
  Oakland Downtown Dozens arrested in Oakland protest — stores vandalized  43 were arrested after protests sparked a night of chaos and destruction on the streets of Oakland, following a Missouri grand jury’s decisi...   Oakland Downtown Oakland freeway blocked on second night of Ferguson protests Map of 18th Street Oakland
  A second day of protests in reaction to a Missouri grand jury’s decision quickly escalated into another freeway blockade
Nov.26   Oakland Downtown About 100 people marched through Oakland streets Map of Broadway Oakland
  At various points during Wednesday's march, protesters wrote graffiti on buildings, threw rocks and smashed the windows of a CVS store.    A third night of protests spawned by a Missouri grand jury's refusal to ...
Nov.27  Oakland Downtown  35 arrested in Oakland on 3rd straight night of protests Nov.28   SF Downtown Demonstrators marching protesting Ferguson decision Nov.29   SF Downtown Police officer injured and protesters arrested   Demonstrations in San Francisco escalated throughout with some protesters smashing businesses' windows and throwing bricks

December 2014 ... more > Top ^
Dec.3   Oakland Downtown Oakland, SF protesters denounce police killing of Eric Garner
Map of 14th Street and Broadway Oakland
  Protesters gathered to call for police accountability in the wake of a grand jury declining to indict a white New York City police officer
Dec.4   San Jose   The Jungle: San Jose shuts notorious homeless encampment   Evicted people stood beside endless row of shopping carts filled with their meager possessions as they watched city workers descend into 'the...   Oakland Downtown Protests against decision not to charge white NY officer Dec.6   SF Downtown Protest against killings of unarmed black men by police   Berkeley Violence mars new protests in Berkeley   300 protesters marched through Berkeley, chanting, tossing bottles and smashing windows as police tried with mixed success to control the vi... Dec.8  Berkeley  Berkeley protest swells to more than 1,000   Highway 80 Hundreds of protesters marching onto Interstate 80 Map of Interstate 80 Berkeley
  Traffic has come to a standstill after protesters began marching near University Avenue. The Downtown Berkeley BART has been closed for hours
Dec.9   Highway 24 Protesters briefly block Highway 24, light trash fires Dec.11  Emeryville  Emeryville stores trashed during protests Dec.13   Oakland Downtown Thousands participated in march against police brutality   Some people at the demonstration also broke windows at the Whole Foods grocery store. In SF the marches continued until about 7:30 p.m.  UC Berkeley  Lynching effigies hung at UC Berkeley, quickly taken down Dec.14  Western Addition  Michael Brown's father spoke at church Dec.16   Redwood City S.F., 3 other U.S. cities make case to host 2024 Olympics  4 cities spent the day presenting their cases to become the United States’ candidate to U.S Olympic officials behind closed doors Dec.25   Oakland Downtown Police protesters smash windows, vandalize Christmas tree Map of Jack London Square Oakland
  Undeterred by chilly weather or the Christmas holiday, dozens of antipolice demonstrators marched through downtown Oakland
Dec.31   SF Downtown Protests against police underway amid New Year's celebrations



Suspicious fire scorches SF Chinese Consulate door Map of Chinese Consulate San Francisco




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Arson Timeline ... See Bay Area Arson timeline, World Arson timeline Top ^
2014
Jan.2   Pacific Heights
  The consulate is condemning a fire that burned the front door of the consulate building on Wednesday night as an act of arson
Mar.21  Willow Glen  San Jose firefighters put out blaze at church Nov.6   Raiders San Antonio officials to make relocation pitch to Raiders



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Donation & Volunteering Timeline ... See Bay Area Donation & Volunteering timeline, World Donation & Volunteering timeline Top ^
2014 Jan.19  SF City Hall  Philanthropists pay bills for Batkid's adventure in SF Sep.12   San Francisco Salesforce giving $5 million to schools
Nov.8   Berkeley Berkeley passed soda tax
  Berkeley became the first city in the nation to adopt a soda tax. Measure D levied a penny-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened drinks




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Earthquake Timeline ... See Bay Area Earthquake timeline, World Earthquake timeline Top ^
2014 Apr.18  SF Downtown  More than 100 gather to remember 1906 quake Jun.3  San Jose  Peninsula, South Bay voters passing bonds and parcel taxes Jun.4  Dublin  Baker, Sbranti to vie for Assembly - Glazer out Oct.6  San Jose  Honda, Khanna spar in Congressional District debate Oct.17   San Francisco 25th anniversary of Loma Prieta earthquake   The 6.9 quake hit during the World Series between the Giants and A's at 5:04 p.m.. A section of the Bay Bridge buckled; the 880 was flattene... Nov.3  Fremont  Fight for congressional seat could turn into nail-biter Nov.4   San Francisco Higher minimum wage in SF leading easily in early returns
Nov.4  Santa Clara  Santa Clara's mayor and councilman leads early voting Nov.5   Oakland Downtown Libby Schaaf declared victory in Oakland mayor's race
Map of Lake Merritt Oakland
  Surrounded by her supporters and campaign staff, Libby Schaaf declared victory in the Oakland mayor's race
Nov.5   San Jose City Hall Sam Liccardo declares victory; Dave Cortese not conceding Nov.6  San Francisco  Campos conceded race to David Chiu Nov.7   San Jose Ro Khanna conceded to long-time Congressman Mike Honda  Challenger Ro Khanna conceded a closely fought race to long-time South Bay Congressman. Honda thanked supporters at his campaign HQ Nov.8   Berkeley Berkeley passed soda tax
  Berkeley became the first city in the nation to adopt a soda tax. Measure D levied a penny-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened drinks
Nov.10   San Jose City Hall Dave Cortese conceded close San Jose mayor's race
  Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese conceded the close San Jose mayor's race with city councilman Sam Liccardo




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Local Politics Timeline ... See Bay Area Local Politics timeline, World Local Politics timeline Top ^
2014 Jan.21  SF City Hall  Agency OKs tech-bus rules, but not everyone's on board Mar.6   Sunnyvale Sunnyvale's new gun controls take effect  A federal judge's last-minute refusal to put s new gun-control ordinance on hold Mar.7  Oakland City Hall  Mayor Quan touts Oakland's progress in state of city address Jul.22   Oakland City Hall Oakland A's lease settled after Lew Wolff accepts city changes
  The long-disputed 10-year lease to allow A's to play at O.co Coliseum was settled after A's co-owner had accepted most of the changes made by Oakland
Sep.11  Yahoo  Documents on Yahoo's challenge to NSA declassified Nov.24  Highway 580  Oakland protesters shut down Interstate 580 Nov.29   SF Downtown Police officer injured and protesters arrested   Demonstrations in San Francisco escalated throughout with some protesters smashing businesses' windows and throwing bricks Dec.8   Highway 80 Hundreds of protesters marching onto Interstate 80
Map of Interstate 80 Berkeley
  Traffic has come to a standstill after protesters began marching near University Avenue. The Downtown Berkeley BART has been closed for hours
Dec.9   Highway 24 Protesters briefly block Highway 24, light trash fires Dec.16   Redwood City S.F., 3 other U.S. cities make case to host 2024 Olympics  4 cities spent the day presenting their cases to become the United States’ candidate to U.S Olympic officials behind closed doors



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Global Politics Timeline ... See Bay Area Global Politics timeline, World Global Politics timeline Top ^
2014 Jan.2   Pacific Heights Suspicious fire scorches SF Chinese Consulate door
Map of Chinese Consulate San Francisco
  The consulate is condemning a fire that burned the front door of the consulate building on Wednesday night as an act of arson
Jan.6   San Francisco Arrest made in Chinese Consulate fire in SF Mar.5   Mountain View   Netanyahu and Gov. Brown sign pro-business pact   Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Gov. Jerry Brown signed a memorandum of understanding May.13   Google Google loses privacy ruling in European court  Europe's highest court said Tuesday that people are entitled to some control over what pops up when their name is Googled



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Religion Timeline ... See Bay Area Religion timeline, World Religion timeline Top ^
2014 Mar.21  Willow Glen  San Jose firefighters put out blaze at church Jun.19   San Francisco S.F. archbishop joins March for Marriage crowd in D.C.




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Justice Timeline ... See Bay Area Justice timeline, World Justice timeline Top ^
2014 Mar.26   San Francisco State Sen. Yee indicted on public corruption charges
  A series of search warrants are being executed by the FBI across the Bay Are. They are making numerous arrests in a widespread sweep
 In a stunning criminal complaint, State Sen. Leland Yee has been charged with conspiring to traffic in firearms and public corruption as part of a major FBI operation spanning the Bay Area
Mar.31   San Francisco Leland Yee appears in court, bail kept at $500,000
Jul.31  San Francisco  Leland Yee pleads not guilty in corruption case



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Media Politics Timeline ... See Bay Area Media Politics timeline, World Media Politics timeline Top ^
2014 Nov.18   San Francisco Uber CEO tries to distance company from controversial statements
Nov.25   SF Downtown Sleeping homeless man beaten to death Map of Montgomery and Sutter street San Francisco
  Investigators are looking for a group of 'cowards' who attacked and beat a sleeping homeless man to death in Financial District early morning




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Homeless Timeline ... See Bay Area Homeless timeline, World Homeless timeline Top ^
2014 Nov.25   SF Downtown Sleeping homeless man beaten to death
Map of Montgomery and Sutter street San Francisco
  Investigators are looking for a group of 'cowards' who attacked and beat a sleeping homeless man to death in Financial District early morning
Dec.4   San Jose The Jungle: San Jose shuts notorious homeless encampment   Evicted people stood beside endless row of shopping carts filled with their meager possessions as they watched city workers descend into 'the... Dec.25   Oakland Downtown Police protesters smash windows, vandalize Christmas tree Map of Jack London Square Oakland
  Undeterred by chilly weather or the Christmas holiday, dozens of antipolice demonstrators marched through downtown Oakland




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Weather Related Timeline ... See Bay Area Weather Related timeline, World Weather Related timeline Top ^
2014 Jan.17   San Francisco Governor Brown declares state drought emergency
Apr.11   SF Mission Protest in Mission District over Google bus Map of 19th and Dolores San Francisco
  The private Google buses carries employees from SF to the Silicon Valley. Protesters claim high tech workers with their big salaries are driving up rents
Apr.18  SF Downtown  More than 100 gather to remember 1906 quake Jul.6   SFO One year since deadly crash of Asiana Airlines Oct.17   San Francisco 25th anniversary of Loma Prieta earthquake   The 6.9 quake hit during the World Series between the Giants and A's at 5:04 p.m.. A section of the Bay Bridge buckled; the 880 was flattene...



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Military Timeline ... See Bay Area Military timeline, World Military timeline Top ^
2014 May.26  Walnut Creek  Several Memorial Day ceremonies held around Bay Area Sep.21   Fishermans Wharf WWII-era ship leaks fuel into San Francisco Bay at Fisherman’s Wharf
Oct.11  South of Market  Navy commissioned newest amphibious assault ship Oct.12   SF Downtown Spectators for Fleet Week thrilled by Blue Angels   The familiar roar filled the sky to the delight of people who poured onto the city's waterfront to watch Nov.25   Oakland Downtown Dozens arrested in Oakland protest — stores vandalized  43 were arrested after protests sparked a night of chaos and destruction on the streets of Oakland, following a Missouri grand jury’s decisi... Nov.27  Oakland Downtown  35 arrested in Oakland on 3rd straight night of protests Dec.6   Berkeley Violence mars new protests in Berkeley   300 protesters marched through Berkeley, chanting, tossing bottles and smashing windows as police tried with mixed success to control the vi... Dec.11  Emeryville  Emeryville stores trashed during protests



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Business Lawsuit Timeline ... See Bay Area Business Lawsuit timeline, World Business Lawsuit timeline Top ^
2014 May.13   Google Google loses privacy ruling in European court  Europe's highest court said Tuesday that people are entitled to some control over what pops up when their name is Googled Oct.7  Twitter  Twitter sues FBI, DOJ to release NSA request data



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Political Probe Timeline ... See Bay Area Political Probe timeline, World Political Probe timeline Top ^
2014 Aug.5   Bay Bridge CHP probing whether Bay Bridge critics were muzzled  The state transportation secretary was concerned about reports that officials silenced engineers who called attention to shoddy work



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Retail Timeline ... See Bay Area Retail timeline, World Retail timeline Top ^
2014 Dec.11  Emeryville  Emeryville stores trashed during protests Dec.13  UC Berkeley  Lynching effigies hung at UC Berkeley, quickly taken down



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Visit Timeline ... See Bay Area Visit timeline, World Visit timeline Top ^
2014 Jan.17   San Francisco Governor Brown declares state drought emergency
Jan.30   SF Downtown Michelle Obama attends Bay Area fundraisers   Obama's first stop was a private Democratic National Committee roundtable that shut down the streets until about 4:30 p.m. at Cotogna restau... Feb.12   SF City Hall French President Hollande meeting with city officials and tech kingpins
  President Francois Hollande is offering his government's support to French entrepreneurs seeking to gain a foothold in Silicon Valley
Feb.23   Berkeley   Dalai Lama talks about how to have a happy life
Map of Berkeley High School Berkeley
  The auditorium at Berkeley High School was packed with those who paid $50 to hear the Dalai Lama speak
Feb.24  Santa Clara  The Dalai Lama visits Santa Clara Apr.8   South of Market Hillary Clinton blasts Putin, discusses 2016 May.8   Los Altos President Barack Obama in Bay Area once again May.9  San Jose Downtown  Obama greeted by protestors as he arrived at the Fairmont Hotel May.9   Mountain View Obama touts efficiency, angers labor   President Barack Obama announced new steps Friday by companies, local governments and his own administration to deploy solar technology Jul.6   SFO One year since deadly crash of Asiana Airlines Jul.22   SFO Obama arrives in Bay Area for fundraisers
  Air Force One touched down at 9:18 p.m., a little more than six hours after the president landed in Seattle for fundraisers
Jul.23  Twitter  Hillary Clinton visited Twitter, Facebook and Google Jul.23  Los Altos  Obama had nothing to say in public during his 16 hour trip Oct.10   South of Market Obama brings stump speech, traffic, protests to S.F.   In partisan 15-minute speech to more than 200 Democratic donors, Obama accused Republicans of consistently blocking his efforts Oct.11  San Francisco  Obama attended 'round table' at home of Zynga founder



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Arrest Timeline ... See Bay Area Arrest timeline, World Arrest timeline Top ^
2014 Jan.6   San Francisco Arrest made in Chinese Consulate fire in SF
Mar.14   San Francisco Protesters remain in CCSF administration building Map of Conlan Hall CCSF San Francisco
  Several protesters occupied a City College of San Francisco administration building overnight after violent clashes with campus police
May.1  SF Mission  May Day rally in the Mission ends with arrests Jun.25  Mountain View  10 Occupy Google protesters arrested after refusing to leave Oct.7  Twitter  Twitter sues FBI, DOJ to release NSA request data Nov.20   UC Berkeley Protesters take over Cal building after tuition increase vote   Students and activists have taken over Wheeler Hall following a vote by a committee with the Board of Regents that supports an increase Dec.13  UC Berkeley  Lynching effigies hung at UC Berkeley, quickly taken down



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Environmental Timeline ... See Bay Area Environmental timeline, World Environmental timeline Top ^
2014 Sep.21   Fishermans Wharf WWII-era ship leaks fuel into San Francisco Bay at Fisherman’s Wharf




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Public Transportation Timeline ... See Bay Area Public Transportation timeline, World Public Transportation timeline Top ^
2014 Jan.21  SF City Hall  Agency OKs tech-bus rules, but not everyone's on board



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Software Timeline ... See Bay Area Software timeline, World Software timeline Top ^
2014 May.29  Google  Google revealed how very white and male its workforce Jul.23  Twitter  Hillary Clinton visited Twitter, Facebook and Google Jul.23  Los Altos  'Don’t kill the Internet,' protesters urge Obama in Los Altos Sep.11  Yahoo  Documents on Yahoo's challenge to NSA declassified Sep.12   San Francisco Salesforce giving $5 million to schools




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Political Leaders Timeline ... See Bay Area Political Leaders timeline, World Political Leaders timeline Top ^
2014 Feb.11   Western Span   Willie Brown Bridge now open  A ceremony on Treasure Island to dedicate the renaming of the western Bay Bridge span after Willie Brown in San Francisco Feb.12   SF City Hall French President Hollande meeting with city officials and tech kingpins
  President Francois Hollande is offering his government's support to French entrepreneurs seeking to gain a foothold in Silicon Valley
Mar.26   San Francisco State Sen. Yee indicted on public corruption charges
  A series of search warrants are being executed by the FBI across the Bay Are. They are making numerous arrests in a widespread sweep
 In a stunning criminal complaint, State Sen. Leland Yee has been charged with conspiring to traffic in firearms and public corruption as part of a major FBI operation spanning the Bay Area
Mar.27  San Francisco  Yee withdraws candidacy for Calif. Secretary of State Mar.31   San Francisco Leland Yee appears in court, bail kept at $500,000
Apr.3   Mountain View Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns
  Eich has stepped down after 11 days as chief executive, following criticism over a donation to the Prop 8 campaign, which opposed gay marriage
Jun.3  San Jose  Peninsula, South Bay voters passing bonds and parcel taxes Jul.8  Santa Rosa  Decision in Andy Lopez shooting spars protests Jul.22   Oakland City Hall Oakland A's lease settled after Lew Wolff accepts city changes
  The long-disputed 10-year lease to allow A's to play at O.co Coliseum was settled after A's co-owner had accepted most of the changes made by Oakland
Jul.31  San Francisco  Leland Yee pleads not guilty in corruption case Aug.15   Oakland Downtown Oakland rally protests Missouri shooting
Map of 14th and Broadway Oakland
  More than 100 people marched through the streets, protesting police brutality in solidarity with those in Ferguson and calling for justice
Sep.12   San Francisco Salesforce giving $5 million to schools Oct.11  San Francisco  Obama attended 'round table' at home of Zynga founder Oct.30   Apple Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay
  Cook says that for years he's been open with many people about his sexual orientation and that plenty of his Apple colleagues know he is gay
Nov.13  San Jose City Hall  City manager: police chief violated gift policy Nov.18   San Francisco Uber CEO tries to distance company from controversial statements
Dec.6   SF Downtown Protest against killings of unarmed black men by police



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Construction Timeline ... See Bay Area Construction timeline, World Construction timeline Top ^
2014 Aug.5   Bay Bridge CHP probing whether Bay Bridge critics were muzzled  The state transportation secretary was concerned about reports that officials silenced engineers who called attention to shoddy work



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Protest Timeline ... See Bay Area Protest timeline, World Protest timeline Top ^
2014 Mar.14   San Francisco Protesters remain in CCSF administration building
Map of Conlan Hall CCSF San Francisco
  Several protesters occupied a City College of San Francisco administration building overnight after violent clashes with campus police
Apr.11   SF Mission Protest in Mission District over Google bus Map of 19th and Dolores San Francisco
  The private Google buses carries employees from SF to the Silicon Valley. Protesters claim high tech workers with their big salaries are driving up rents
May.1  SF Mission  May Day rally in the Mission ends with arrests Jun.25  Mountain View  10 Occupy Google protesters arrested after refusing to leave Jul.8  Santa Rosa  Decision in Andy Lopez shooting spars protests Jul.23  Los Altos  'Don’t kill the Internet,' protesters urge Obama in Los Altos Aug.15   Oakland Downtown Oakland rally protests Missouri shooting Map of 14th and Broadway Oakland
  More than 100 people marched through the streets, protesting police brutality in solidarity with those in Ferguson and calling for justice
Nov.20   UC Berkeley Protesters take over Cal building after tuition increase vote   Students and activists have taken over Wheeler Hall following a vote by a committee with the Board of Regents that supports an increase Nov.24   Oakland Downtown Protesters voice anger at Ferguson non-indictment Nov.24  Highway 580  Oakland protesters shut down Interstate 580 Nov.25   Oakland Downtown Dozens arrested in Oakland protest — stores vandalized  43 were arrested after protests sparked a night of chaos and destruction on the streets of Oakland, following a Missouri grand jury’s decisi... Nov.25   Oakland Downtown Oakland freeway blocked on second night of Ferguson protests Map of 18th Street Oakland
  A second day of protests in reaction to a Missouri grand jury’s decision quickly escalated into another freeway blockade
Nov.26   Oakland Downtown About 100 people marched through Oakland streets Map of Broadway Oakland
  At various points during Wednesday's march, protesters wrote graffiti on buildings, threw rocks and smashed the windows of a CVS store.    A third night of protests spawned by a Missouri grand jury's refusal to ...
Nov.27  Oakland Downtown  35 arrested in Oakland on 3rd straight night of protests Nov.28   SF Downtown Demonstrators marching protesting Ferguson decision Nov.29   SF Downtown Police officer injured and protesters arrested   Demonstrations in San Francisco escalated throughout with some protesters smashing businesses' windows and throwing bricks Dec.3   Oakland Downtown Oakland, SF protesters denounce police killing of Eric Garner Map of 14th Street and Broadway Oakland
  Protesters gathered to call for police accountability in the wake of a grand jury declining to indict a white New York City police officer
Dec.4   Oakland Downtown Protests against decision not to charge white NY officer Dec.6   SF Downtown Protest against killings of unarmed black men by police Dec.6   Berkeley Violence mars new protests in Berkeley   300 protesters marched through Berkeley, chanting, tossing bottles and smashing windows as police tried with mixed success to control the vi... Dec.8  Berkeley  Berkeley protest swells to more than 1,000 Dec.8   Highway 80 Hundreds of protesters marching onto Interstate 80 Map of Interstate 80 Berkeley
  Traffic has come to a standstill after protesters began marching near University Avenue. The Downtown Berkeley BART has been closed for hours
Dec.9   Highway 24 Protesters briefly block Highway 24, light trash fires Dec.11  Emeryville  Emeryville stores trashed during protests Dec.13   Oakland Downtown Thousands participated in march against police brutality   Some people at the demonstration also broke windows at the Whole Foods grocery store. In SF the marches continued until about 7:30 p.m. Dec.25   Oakland Downtown Police protesters smash windows, vandalize Christmas tree Map of Jack London Square Oakland
  Undeterred by chilly weather or the Christmas holiday, dozens of antipolice demonstrators marched through downtown Oakland
Dec.31   SF Downtown Protests against police underway amid New Year's celebrations



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Race Issues Timeline ... See Bay Area Race Issues timeline, World Race Issues timeline Top ^
2014 May.29  Google  Google revealed how very white and male its workforce Dec.13  UC Berkeley  Lynching effigies hung at UC Berkeley, quickly taken down Dec.14  Western Addition  Michael Brown's father spoke at church



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Macroeconomics Timeline ... See Bay Area Macroeconomics timeline, World Macroeconomics timeline Top ^
2014 Mar.5   Mountain View   Netanyahu and Gov. Brown sign pro-business pact   Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Gov. Jerry Brown signed a memorandum of understanding Mar.11  San Jose  San Jose police officer arrested for sexual assault Mar.16  Burlingame  CA Republican Party holds convention in Burlingame Nov.4   San Francisco Higher minimum wage in SF leading easily in early returns




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 LGBT Timeline ... See Bay Area LGBT timeline, World LGBT timeline Top ^
2014 Apr.3   Mountain View Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns
  Eich has stepped down after 11 days as chief executive, following criticism over a donation to the Prop 8 campaign, which opposed gay marriage
Jun.28  SF Mission  200,000 lesbians, women, and supportive men will gather for the annual Dyke March Jun.29   SF Downtown 44th S.F. Pride parade   Hundreds of thousands thronged the city's downtown for the ever-colorful celebration, one of the largest in the world, on a balmy summer day Oct.30   Apple Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay
  Cook says that for years he's been open with many people about his sexual orientation and that plenty of his Apple colleagues know he is gay




SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Entertainment Timeline ... See Bay Area Entertainment timeline, World Entertainment timeline Top ^
2014 Jun.29   SF Downtown 44th S.F. Pride parade   Hundreds of thousands thronged the city's downtown for the ever-colorful celebration, one of the largest in the world, on a balmy summer day



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Olympics Timeline ... See Bay Area Olympics timeline, World Olympics timeline Top ^
2014 Dec.16   Redwood City S.F., 3 other U.S. cities make case to host 2024 Olympics  4 cities spent the day presenting their cases to become the United States’ candidate to U.S Olympic officials behind closed doors



SF Bay Area, Politics, 2014 Sex Crime Timeline ... See Bay Area Sex Crime timeline, World Sex Crime timeline Top ^
2014 Mar.11  San Jose  San Jose police officer arrested for sexual assault