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Ride Services Decimate S.F. Taxi Industry’s Business

Sep 17, 2014

It's been evident that the booming popularity of app-dispatched ride services like Lyft and Uber have dramatically eaten into the taxi industry's business. But a report on the status of the taxi industry reveals the depth of the impact.

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City Concerns Halt Airbnb Law in San Francisco

Sep 17, 2014

Issues over insurance, enforcement and taxation spur supervisors to revise short-term rental legislation for Airbnb hosts.

TechWire
Video: Sept. 10 Industry Briefing: Davood Ghods, Chief, Office of Technology Services

Sep 17, 2014

During a TechWire Industry Briefing on Sept. 10, 2014, Office of Technology Services Chief Davood Ghods gave an informative presentation summarizing the office’s roles, responsibilities, and future initiatives and goals.

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Permits for Self-Driving Cars a ‘Game-Changer,’ DMV Official Says

Sep 16, 2014

The Department of Motor Vehicles on Wednesday approved permits for the Volkswagen Group of America, Mercedes and Google to test autonomous vehicles in California, as regulations governing automated driving in California went into effect for the first t...

Alison Toon
Sacramento’s own FallRise opened Sunday at Aftershock, loud and clear!

Sep 16, 2014
Sacramento’s own FallRise opened Sunday at Aftershock, loud and clear!

FallRise, Aftershock 2014No lazy Sunday morning this weekend; FallRise started the show, made sure everyone was awake, and gave us their signature best. Those who came to Aftershock from far away--this year, I met people who had driven from as far as O...

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YubaNet.com
Pilot Rescued After Plane Crash in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

Sep 16, 2014

September 16, 2014 - On Tuesday, September 16, Park Rangers from Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks participated in the successful rescue of a 67-year old man from San Jose whose plane crashed in a remote area of Sequoia National Park. The plane was reported missing when it failed to arrive as scheduled in...

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Landmark Ground Water Bills Signed

Sep 16, 2014
Landmark Ground Water Bills Signed

Governor Jerry Brown signed a package of legislation that were 4 decades in the making that would regulate the pumping of groundwater in California for the first time. California has been one of few states that did not have a groundwater management plan.

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Alison Toon
Otherwise: Aftershock 2014, and what a CD launch party!

Sep 16, 2014
Otherwise: Aftershock 2014, and what a CD launch party!

Adrian Patrick of OtherwiseSo I started editing photos for several of the other performers from Aftershock 2014, but was drawn back to Otherwise, who once again put on a stellar show at Aftershock. And not only the show--it was also the launch day for ...

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YubaNet.com
Cause of Conway Fire Determined to Be Vehicle-Related

Sep 16, 2014

September 16, 2014 - Investigators have determined the cause of the Conway Fire to vehicle-related. The fire is 50 acres and will be fully contained today.

The fire started south of Conway Summit on the west side of Highway 395.

In addition, there were two small fires south of the Sherwin Grade along Highway 395 on...

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YubaNet.com
Dan Bacher: Winnemem Wintu War Dancers: Shasta Dam a ‘Weapon of Mass Destruction’

Sep 16, 2014
Dan Bacher: Winnemem Wintu War Dancers: Shasta Dam a ‘Weapon of Mass Destruction’

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