City: San Francisco

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S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

S.F. Mayor Lee to Lead New Innovation and Technology Task Force of U.S. Mayors

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the formation of a Technology and Innovation Task Force at the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) that will demonstrate how cities can support growth of technology and new economy jobs and foster innovation in local governments through technology and transparency.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

S.F. Mayor Lee Announces City’s Plan to Ensure Continued Job Creation, Affordable Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Supervisor Malia Cohen today introduced a resolution at the Board of Supervisors to ensure that major redevelopment projects, such as Mission Bay, the Hunters Point Shipyard, and Transbay as well as affordable housing projects under the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency can continue after the State required their elimination.

S.F. Mayor Lee Announces HIV/AIDS Funding in City's Budget

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined by Supervisors Scott Wiener, David Campos and Christina Olague announced the introduction at the Board of Supervisors a $1.8 million budget supplemental for HIV/AIDS care and treatment funding to protect essential services to the City's most vulnerable despite severe budget shortfalls.

San Francisco Mayor Lee Appoints Christina Olague as District 5 Supervisor

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee today appointed Christina Olague as District 5 Supervisor, filling the vacancy left by Ross Mirkarimi. 'Christina Olague is my appointment for District 5 Supervisor,' said Mayor Lee.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

S.F. Mayor Lee Announces Major Expansion of One of San Francisco's Top Employers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced that Salesforce.com is again expanding and creating more jobs in San Francisco, entering into the largest long-term lease in the City in more than a decade. Salesforce will occupy 400,000 square feet of office space at 50 Fremont, which when fully occupied, will accommodate 2,000 employees.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

S.F. Mayor Lee Announces First of Its Kind Partnership With the Code for America to Bring Greater Innovation to San Francisco...

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced today a partnership with Code for America to launch the world’s first Civic Startup Accelerator. Based in downtown San Francisco, the Code for America Accelerator will support entrepreneurs that launch companies to make City government more responsive, efficient and connected.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

S.F. Mayor Lee and Chief Suhr Announce San Francisco's Historic Crime Rate Drop

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Police Chief Greg Suhr released the year end crime statistics showing continued historic low crime trends for the City of San Francisco. Mayor Lee and Chief Suhr announced that 2011 violent crime rates in San Francisco are down 6 percent from last year.

Calif. Governor Brown Releases Updated Schedule of Climate Conference

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today released additional details on panel participants and the issues that will be covered at the Governor's Conference on Extreme Climate Risks and California's Future.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

S.F. Mayor Lee Rolls Out Economic Strategy to Transform Central Market

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Thursday launched the Central Market Economic Strategy, the result of a 10-month public process that has resulted in a roadmap to stabilize, revitalize and transform Central Market.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

S.F. Mayor Lee Announces Congressional Passage of Critical 34th America's Cup Bill

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that the America's Cup Act to facilitate hosting the 34th America’s Cup by authorizing certain eligible vessels to participate in the events has passed the U.S. House of Representatives after passing the U.S. Senate earlier this month. The America's Cup Act is currently on the way to President Barack Obama's desk for signature.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

S.F. Mayor Lee's Statement On San Francisco Unemployment Rate Drop

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Friday issued the following statement on San Francisco's unemployment rate dropping to 8.1 percent in October, based on preliminary unemployment numbers released by the State Employment Development Department (EDD):
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Announces Conference on Climate Risks and California’s Future

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and environmental, business and public health and safety leaders will come together on December 15 in San Francisco at "The Governor's Conference on Extreme Climate Risks and California's Future."

San Francisco Mayor Lee Launches FashionSF Economic Development Initiative

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee today launched FashionSF, a new economic development initiative focused on supporting the retention and growth of apparel manufacturers and fashion designers in San Francisco. Mayor Lee joined by Supervisor Malia Cohen made the announcement at Cayson Culinary Designs in the Bayview and toured their workshop.

Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Law to Help San Francisco Finance America's Cup Infrastructure

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Friday signed AB 664 (Ammiano) to finance improvements the Port of San Francisco needs to host the 2013 America’s Cup yacht race, considered along with the Olympics and the World Cup to be one of the world’s top sporting events.
Governor Edmund G. Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Landmark Legislation to Create California Jobs, Level the Retail Playing Field to Guarantee Future Revenue from Online...

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Approving a landmark legislative compromise that creates jobs and ensures that online retailers do not receive an unfair tax advantage over brick-and-mortar businesses, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Friday signed a bill that requires Amazon and other internet retailers to collect sales taxes starting next year.
Governor Edmund G. Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Calls for Pacific Rim Leaders to Wage War on Unemployment

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Speaking at the largest diplomatic gathering in California in more than 65 years, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Tuesday urged political and business leaders to wage a 'war on unemployment' by combating global warming and preparing for climate change.

San Francisco Named 'Greenest' City in North America by North American Green Cities Index

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Thursday (June 30) announced that San Francisco has received the distinction as...

Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center Names First Asian Executive Director

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center (Tel-Hi) has named Nestor L. Fernandez II, a corporate executive with a specialty in...

S.F. Mayor Newsom Swears In New Appointments and Reappointments to City Boards and Commissions

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom swore in the following new appointments and reappointments to San Francisco’s Boards and...

SF Giants Travis Ishikawa Autograph Signing – Fundraiser for Riordan High School

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ballpark Gallery is hosting an autograph signing with San Francisco Giants first baseman Travis Ishikawa on May 16th,...

Loyalty Lab, Inc. Introduces Free Trial of Loyalty and CRM Products for Consumer Brands

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Loyalty Lab, Inc., the leader in on-demand loyalty and CRM for consumer brands, today announced the launch of...

Terasaki Foundation to Host Update on Higher Incidence of Glaucoma Among Asians in S.F.

SAN FRANCISO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Glaucoma Research Foundation with Hisako and Paul I. Terasaki, MD will host an update and reception on...

Museum of Robots Introduces Innovative New Products for The Home

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- New products from Museum of Robots (www.museumofrobots.com) introduced at the International Home + Housewares Show 2009 have been...

American Identity Film Event Supports The Families of Fallen Soldiers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Lightning Pictures LLC announced today that, on Wednesday, March 25th, 2009, Hollywood joins Washington in honoring our nation's...

World Savvy Hosts Largest Academic Event for San Francisco Students, Prepares Them for Responsible Global Citizenship

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- On Saturday, March 14, 2009, over 500 middle and high school students from Northern California schools will convene at San...

Obsello Absinthe Verte Proud Sponsor of the 9th Edwardian Ball, San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Obsello Spanish absinthe verte is proud to support the 9th annual Edwardian Ball in San Francisco this year....

Skin Care Expert Wins Guinness World Record for Longest Wall Sit

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Dr. Thienna Ho, founder of Thienna, Inc., a skin care company that focuses on health, is no stranger to setting...

Mystery of the 6,000 Year Old Science and Art of Astrology Has Been Solved in New Book

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Author of the new book, "ASTROMASKS" (ISBN: 978-0-615-23386-4), Vijay Rishii Ph.D., announced today that his book reveals the secret code...

DiamondsOnWeb.com Offers Brilliant New ‘Don’t Pay Before You See’ Service and Premium Payment Options

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- For the very first time, loose diamonds and diamond engagement rings are being sold online with an exclusive see before...

Napatech Announces New Features for Their NT20 PCI Express 10GbE Network Adapters

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- Napatech today announces the latest release called CLEVELAND for their NT20E family of 10 Gbps FPGA-based high-performance network adapters for...

Skin Care Expert and Guiness World Record Holder to Attempt New Record Breaker Event in S.F.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Dr. Thienna Ho, founder of Thienna, Inc., a skin care company that focuses on health, is also the current Guinness...

XP Vehicles Announces ‘The Giant Leap Mission Team’ to Electrify the Auto Industry

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- XP Vehicles, Inc.(TM) has assembled a team of over 100 companies across the country with the vision to do for...

XP Vehicles Submits Congressional Briefing for EV Auto Industry Funding Hearings

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- XP Vehicles, Inc.(TM) is an electric powered automotive manufacturer with disruptive, proprietary technologies enabling safe, durable and energy efficient vehicles...

San Francisco Events: World Renowned Entertainer Jim Bailey as Judy Garland LIVE in Concert

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- In his much-anticipated return to San Francisco, the legendary singer and character actor, Jim Bailey, will perform at the Herbst...

San Francisco’s Obsello Absinthe Wins Gold Medal from Prestigious Tasting Panel

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Premium authentic Obsello Absinthe Verte, which became available to U.S. consumers in August of this year, was awarded a Gold...

Ecologic Leasing Services Completes Conversion of Captara Clients and Software

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Ecologic Leasing Services today announced it has completed the conversion of Captara Corporation's clients, data, and software with the release...

Authentic Absinthe Wins the Hearts of Culinary and Cocktail Culture in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Obsello, an authentic Spanish absinthe verte, is quickly becoming recognized as the highest quality absinthe available to U.S. consumers. Obsello officially...

First Relationship Self-Help Book Women are Buying Specifically for Their Men; and it’s Working

SAN FRANCISCO -- Libra Press confirmed its new book "Please put the toilet seat down" (ISBN: 978-0-615-21623-2), by author Darcy Frew and illustrated by...

Author Dr. Gregg J. Carb Releases New Book Demonstrating Good Health Starts with Good Posture

SAN FRANCISCO -- So, maybe mom was right. People should sit up straight because it could be affecting their health. A new book released...

LocaModa Interactive Social Applications Integrated into Ecast In-Venue Entertainment Solution

SAN FRANCISCO -- LocaModa, a technology company providing an interactive media platform that connects digital out-of-home, mobile and web networks, today announced a partnership...

Limnia, Inc. Partnership to Deliver Leading Energy Storage Solution to Worldwide Marketplace

SAN FRANCISCO -- Limnia, Inc., in a private/public partnership with university and national lab efforts, has announced an initiative to aggregate over $100M of...

Virtual World Museum of Robots Debuts Housewares Line at N.Y. International Gift Fair

SAN FRANCISCO -- Museum of Robots in Second Life debuts its line of real world housewares at the New York International Gift Fair. The...

New Microphone Stand, Alien Hand, Makes Holding Microphones Easier

SAN FRANCISCO -- Alien Apparatus Company, Inc. announces the release of The Alien Hand Microphone Stand, a microphone stand designed specifically for miking speaker...

Obsello Disrupts U.S. Absinthe Market with Rare, Excellent Taste and Authenticity

SAN FRANCISCO -- Obsello, an authentic Spanish absinthe verte, announces its official entrance into the U.S. market today. Obsello, hand-crafted in the Catalan region...

World’s Greatest Endurance Man Attempts Record Breaking Feats in New York City

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- San Francisco-based Thienna Inc., a skin care company that focuses on health, is sponsoring Paddy Doyle from the U.K. as...

Museum of Robots in Second Life Announces Competition Winners at Event on July 19, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Museum of Robots in Second Life will announce the winners of its first annual "Build-a-Robot" Competition at an event on...

Ecologic Leasing Solutions Acquires San Francisco’s Captara Corporation

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Ecologic Leasing Solutions announced today that it completed the acquisition of Captara Corporation, a San Francisco, Calif.-based...

Museum of Robots in Second Life Announces Build-A-Robot Competition

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Museum of Robots (www.MuseumofRobots.com) in Second Life announces the "Build-a-Robot" Competition, and invites all Second Life residents to participate. According...

San Francisco-based Cultural and Philanthropic Tour Company, Shows Travelers How Easy it is to Help Others as They Travel South Africa

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- As TV viewers saw on Oprah's Big Give, it does not take a lot to make a difference in someone's...

San Francisco: Have a Very ‘Brady’ Saturday and Raise Money for a Great Cause

Field of Dreams Pier 39 SFSAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Barry Williams aka Greg Brady from the Brady bunch will be doing an autograph signing at "Field of Dreams" at Pier 39 in San Francisco. So come meet Barry 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Field of Dreams. "The store is located at the end of Pier 39, with the sea lions behind us, and the carousel in front of us," said John Waterman, manager of the store.

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