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Education Reporter — SFGate

Jill Tucker knows the rules of tether ball and sort of gets why one might need to solve for X and so she is the k-12 education writer at the SF Chronicle.

Feds drop bid to shut down Harborside in big win for pot industry

Feds drop bid to shut down Harborside in big win for pot industry
sfgate.com — In a major victory for the cannabis industry, the federal government dropped its four-year bid to shut down Oakland's Harborside Health Center, the biggest medical marijuana dispensary in the country with more than 100,000 patients, according to city officials. Harborside, on the Oakland Estuary, has faced potential closure since 2012, when the U.S.

Oakland looks to bring pot industry out of shadows, raise revenue

Oakland looks to bring pot industry out of shadows, raise revenue
sfgate.com — Oakland looks to bring pot industry out of shadows, raise revenue Oakland's medical marijuana industry may be big and proud and pioneering, but much of it still operates in the shadows - with growers, manufacturers, delivery drivers and unsanctioned dispensaries operating outside the bounds of city oversight, inspections and taxation.

Solar plane pauses in Bay Area as it soars above past records

Solar plane pauses in Bay Area as it soars above past records
sfgate.com — Silicon Valley birthed its share of cutting-edge creations and played host to a range of technological firsts, but an airplane with wings rivaling the span of a soccer field still invoked awe Sunday. The plane looks a lot like something out of a toy-store kit, with a 236-foot wingspan and an array of solar panels that are carrying it around the world without fuel.

With governor’s house for sale, folks turn up for the open house

With governor’s house for sale, folks turn up for the open house
sfgate.com — On Sunday, potential buyers and inquisitive folks flocked to a three-hour open house that offered an inside peek at the governor's Oakland digs. "I've been very curious about this house," said Tripp Borstel as he stood on the spa-level deck, which is accessed by metal roll-up doors.

Los Gatos man admits molesting 2 adopted sons, police say

Los Gatos man admits molesting 2 adopted sons, police say
sfgate.com — A Los Gatos sales executive and onetime coffee shop owner accused of molesting a Russian orphan he adopted has admitted to investigators that decades earlier he adopted another boy and sexually abused him as well, police reports say.

Famous white face from Chinese films blends in as Oakland dad

Famous white face from Chinese films blends in as Oakland dad
sfchronicle.com — Famous white face from Chinese films blends in as Oakland dad On one side of the world, Jonathan Kos-Read is a famous movie and television actor, where fans shout his name when they spy him and clamor for selfies and autographs.

Schools buying water filters even though fountains are fine

Schools buying water filters even though fountains are fine
sfchronicle.com — A growing distaste and distrust of tap water has prompted many school districts to spend thousands of taxpayer dollars on heavily marketed filters - some of which use a process that discards some water as waste - even though the schools say there's nothing wrong with what's currently flowing from their pipes.

After adoption, alleged abuse, ex-orphan facing uncertain future

After adoption, alleged abuse, ex-orphan facing uncertain future
sfchronicle.com — After adoption, alleged abuse, ex-orphan facing uncertain future Denis Flynn sat in the front room of his home, its wall of windows looking out over the garage holding a Rolls-Royce and beyond it, the tree-rimmed Lexington Reservoir at the base of the Santa Cruz Mountains.

Napolitano: UC Berkeley must lead change in sex harassment culture

Napolitano: UC Berkeley must lead change in sex harassment culture
sfchronicle.com — University of California President Janet Napolitano said UC Berkeley, as the world's best public university, must become a leader in transforming a culture that tolerates sexual harassment, one that exists throughout academia. In her strongest statements yet regarding the sexual harassment scandals at UC Berkeley, Napolitano said, It's 2016.

Bill, Chelsea Clinton spend day volunteering at Oakland schools

Bill, Chelsea Clinton spend day volunteering at Oakland schools
sfgate.com — Former President Bill Clinton and his daughter, Chelsea Clinton, joined hundreds of volunteers at an Oakland school Sunday for a day of service that included a coat of paint and freshly potted plants. The volunteers painted murals, organized the library, and created colorful art pieces for the garden and other areas of the school, among other improvements.
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May 03, 2016

RT @demianbulwa: Feds drop bid to shut down Harborside in big win for pot industry sfgate.com/bayarea/articl… via @jilltucker

Apr 30, 2016

A great guy, a wonderful journalist. Gone way too soon. sacb.ee/6b3F

Apr 29, 2016

RT @CAPolitiFact: Trump says recent polls show him even w/ Hillary Clinton. That's not what these recent polls show bit.ly/1foXXRS We'll keep looking

Apr 26, 2016

RT @EvanSernoffsky: Inmate arrested in 1984 kidnapping, killing of 3-year-old Fairfield boy Clark Handa sfgate.com/news/article/I… https://t.cpic.twitter.com/oDe1wjg8oc/oDe1wjg8oc

Apr 25, 2016

Solar plane pauses in Bay Area as it soars above past records sfgate.com/bayarea/articl… via @SFGate

Apr 24, 2016

Los Gatos man admits molesting 2 adopted sons 30 years apart, police say sfchronicle.com/bayarea/articl… via @sfchronicle


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