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Companies to Weigh in on State’s IT Procurement at Assembly Oversight Hearing

Jul 28, 2014

State officials and representatives from the technology industry will discuss ideas for making the state’s procurement process speedier and more flexible at a Tuesday afternoon Assembly hearing.

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San Francisco Commits to Socrata’s Open Data Network

Jul 28, 2014

To lay the framework, the network divides open data members -- such as cities, non-profits, civic developers and private businesses -- into separate industries.

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UC Irvine Researchers Receive Grant to Study ‘Crowdprogramming’

Jul 28, 2014

As part of the grant work, the UC Irvine team plans to create a publicly available platform for crowdfunding called CrowdCode, a tool set designed to address the intricacies of crowd programming.

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Report: Industry Groups Drop Concerns Over Outsourcing Bill Package in Assembly

Jul 28, 2014

As originally written, together Assembly bills 1574, 1575 and 1578 would have added terms helping the state to terminate underperforming contracts; added performance criteria; and built a searchable database. The post Report: Industry Groups Drop Conce...

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Our region’s “Beer Barons” show local craft beer boom

Our region’s “Beer Barons” show local craft beer boom

From the Summer issue of SierraFoodWineArt magazine: From the Gold Rush to Prohibition, our region was the West Coast beer capital. With easy access to mountain spring water, locally grown hops and barley, and refrigerated rail cars for shipping, it’s … Continue reading

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What Have They Done Lately? Constuction Halt on Elk Grove Promendade Now in its Sixth Year

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Jul 27, 2014
What Have They Done Lately? Constuction Halt on Elk Grove Promendade Now in its Sixth Year

July 28, 2014 |

On or about July 25, 2008, construction on the Elk Grove Promenade came to an abrupt stop. The unanticipated and sudden stop of construction precipitated the Great Recession's credit crunch and the bankruptcy of the mall's developer, Chicago-based General Growth.

In the six years since then there has been much speculation on...

Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Federalist Public House Opening Delayed Until Mid-August

Jul 27, 2014

#Sacramento restaurant update: Opening of Federalist Public House delayed to mid-Aug, says owner — Chris Macias (@chris_macias) July 25, 2014 The opening of Federalist Public House, the much anticipated biergarten at 20th & N, has been delayed until mid-August, reports...


AutoGlo
Buick’s LaCrosse sedan is worth knowing

Jul 25, 2014
Buick’s LaCrosse sedan is worth knowing

Mark Glover’s AutoGlo car reviews also can be seen on the Business page of The Sacramento Bee’s website  via the “GALLERY: Reviews of new cars” link at www.sacbee.com/business

Sacramento, California – Buick has been bombarding the TV airwaves with commercials insisting that the public really doesn’t “know” the General Motors division.  Some ads show puzzled folks standing...

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Stanford Researchers Plan for Powering California Entirely with Wind, Water and Sun

Jul 25, 2014

Under the plan, 55.5 percent of the state’s energy would come from solar, 35 percent from wind and the remainder from a combination of hydroelectric, geothermal, tidal and wave energy.

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Net Neutrality Needs ‘Strongest Possible Rules,’ S.F. Mayor Tells FCC

Jul 25, 2014

The mayors of San Francisco, Portland and New York teamed up, asking the FCC to reverse prior decisions and classify high-speed Internet access as a telecommunications service, subject to a higher regulatory standard.

The post Net Neutrality Needs ‘Strongest Possible Rules,’ S.F. Mayor Tells FCC appeared first on TechWire.net.


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