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Sergey Brin finally lets someone else wear Google Glassupdated: Wed May 30 2012 13:56:00

Sergey Brin has once again hit the town with Project Glass -- but this time he let someone else wear Google's augmented reality headset. California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom wore the specs on "The Gavin Newsom Show," and later told Wired about his brief experience with one of the world's most rarefied pieces of technology.

CNNMoney: California companies fleeing the Golden Stateupdated: Tue Jul 12 2011 12:51:00

Buffeted by high taxes, strict regulations and uncertain state budgets, a growing number of California companies are seeking friendlier business environments outside of the Golden State.

San Francisco backtracks on cell phone radiation billupdated: Mon May 09 2011 07:58:00

The City of San Francisco's controversial cell phone radiation disclosure bill has been put on "indefinite hold," and a "watered-down version" will probably be enacted instead.

Banning toys 'goes too far'updated: Wed Nov 24 2010 06:18:00

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom says he vetoed the city's ban on most McDonald's Happy Meals with toys.

San Francisco overrides mayoral veto, bans Happy Meals with toysupdated: Wed Nov 24 2010 06:18:00

The San Francisco, California, Board of Supervisors banned most McDonald's Happy Meals with toys Tuesday. Despite objections and ridicule from opponents, the vote overrode the mayor's veto and officially approved the ban.

Mayor vetoes San Francisco ban on Happy Meals with toysupdated: Fri Nov 12 2010 20:33:00

San Francisco, California, Mayor Gavin Newsom vetoed Friday the city's ban on most McDonald's Happy Meals with toys.

Study: Most kids' meals unhealthyupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 19:45:00

A new study is revealing just how unhealthy most kids' meals are. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.

San Francisco bans Happy Meals with toysupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 19:45:00

The San Francisco, California, Board of Supervisors on Tuesday banned most McDonald's Happy Meals with toys, as they're now served.

Rosie O'Donnell, spouse having 'issues'updated: Wed Oct 21 2009 16:18:00

Rosie O'Donnell and spouse Kelli Carpenter "are working through their issues" and "nothing else will be said" about rumors the couple is splitting, according to O'Donnell's publicist.

Deadlines, partisanship won't keep mayors from federal dollarsupdated: Fri Feb 20 2009 23:23:00

Several dozen mayors from across the country emerged from their meeting with President Barack Obama on Friday with one message -- they are determined to get their money.

Can cleantech China teach the West how to be green?updated: Sun Nov 30 2008 21:45:00

For Dr. Xingyi Xu, the grass used to be greener on the other side. Why Gay Marriage Was Defeated in Californiaupdated: Wed Nov 05 2008 14:00:00

A look at the reasons proponents of marriage equality went down to defeat after spending huge amounts of money Lesbian Activist Del Martin Dies at 87updated: Wed Aug 27 2008 17:00:00

Pioneering lesbian rights activist Del Martin, who married her lifelong partner in June on the first day that same-sex couples here gained that right, has died

Lesbian activist who fought for marriage rights diesupdated: Wed Aug 27 2008 16:38:00

Lesbian activist Del Martin, at the forefront of the battle for same-sex marriage in California, died Wednesday in San Francisco. She was 87. San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom Wedsupdated: Mon Jul 28 2008 11:25:00

The politician marries actress Jennifer Siebel in Montana

Californians cleared to vote on same-sex marriage banupdated: Wed Jul 16 2008 19:19:00

The California Supreme Court has cleared the way for Californians to vote in November on whether to ban same-sex marriages in the state.

Wedding bells chime for California same-sex couplesupdated: Tue Jun 17 2008 13:06:00

California officials began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples Monday evening after a state Supreme Court ruling legalizing the ceremonies took effect.

Lesbian pioneers wed at San Francisco City Hallupdated: Tue Jun 17 2008 13:00:00

Breaking ground is nothing new in the nearly six-decade relationship of Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon. From Gay Marriage's Ground Zeroupdated: Tue Jun 17 2008 10:00:00

San Francisco's mayor spurred the issue with a huge round of weddings in 2004. Now same sex marriages are legal in California, but he worries about the next step Gay Calif. Couples Rush to Altarupdated: Tue Jun 17 2008 10:00:00

Hundreds of gay and lesbian couples are securing marriage licenses on Tuesday, the first full day same-sex nuptials will be legal throughout California Calif. Overturns Gay Marriage Banupdated: Thu May 15 2008 10:00:00

The California Supreme Court has overturned a ban on gay marriage, paving the way for California to become the second state where gay and lesbian residents can marry Austin Murphy: Torch relay becomes game of hide-and-seekupdated: Thu Apr 10 2008 12:48:00

It was a cautious decision, a safe decision, the decision you'd expect from an actuarial, or a hand-wringing assistant principal. But this call was made by one of America's most high-profile mayors.

Olympic protesters on bridgeupdated: Tue Apr 08 2008 08:03:00

Activists protesting the Olympic Games in China climb the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. (No audio) S.F. Mayor Newsom Engaged to Jennifer Siebelupdated: Wed Jan 02 2008 11:22:00

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom proposed to his girlfriend, Jennifer Siebel, over the weekend. Bay Area Spill Fouls Coastlineupdated: Fri Nov 09 2007 11:00:00

An oil spill fouled miles of coastline Thursday, sending environmentalists scrambling to save tarred marine life

Kentucky governor loses bid for re-electionupdated: Tue Nov 06 2007 22:35:00

Republican Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour won a second term Tuesday but GOP Kentucky Gov. Ernie Fletcher was defeated in a landslide.

Clinic supervises drug takingupdated: Thu Nov 01 2007 15:17:00

CNN's Jason Carroll reports on a Canadian clinic that provides addicts with a clean, safe place to take drugs.

Health clinic helps addicts shoot upupdated: Thu Nov 01 2007 15:17:00

I didn't know quite what to expect when I entered the injection room at Insite, the world's busiest supervised drug clinic. New Home-Run King Barry Bonds Salutedupdated: Wed Aug 08 2007 14:23:00

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has declared Wednesday Barry Bonds Day in the City by the Bay, following the Giants slugger's hitting his 756th home run Tuesday night.

California ban on same-sex marriage upheldupdated: Thu Oct 05 2006 20:43:00

A California appeals court ruled Thursday that state laws limiting marriage to heterosexual couples are constitutional and do not deprive gay or lesbian couples of a "vested fundamental right."

Fortune: Wi-Fi mania: When whole cities are public hot spotsupdated: Mon Oct 31 2005 00:01:00

WHAT IS A CITY OBLIGATED TO PROVIDE for its citizens? Well-maintained streets, traffic lights, sewer and water, police and fire--okay, sure. As for taverns, gas stations, and peep shows, most folks...

showbuzzupdated: Fri May 06 2005 15:22:00

Michael Pena considers his role in the movie "Crash" the most satisfying of his career.

Cabinet shake-upsupdated: Fri Nov 05 2004 09:01:00

Check out the links below to hot political stories around the country this morning.

Same-sex marriage bans winning on state ballots updated: Tue Nov 02 2004 20:52:00

Six months after gay and lesbian couples won the right to marry in Massachusetts, opponents of same-sex marriage struck back Tuesday, with voters in 11 states approving constitutional amendments codifying marriage as an exclusively heterosexual institution.

California high court voids same-sex marriagesupdated: Thu Aug 12 2004 16:15:00

Thousands of marriages sanctioned in San Francisco earlier this year were voided Thursday when the California Supreme Court ruled that city's mayor overstepped his authority by issuing licenses to gay and lesbian couples.

Calif. Supreme Court weighs SF mayor's marriage authorityupdated: Wed May 26 2004 10:25:00

Neither San Francisco's mayor nor its county clerk had discretion to act as "arms of the state" when they granted 4,000 marriage licenses to same-sex couples in February, an attorney for the state told the California Supreme Court Tuesday.

California court halts same-sex marriagesupdated: Thu Mar 11 2004 17:40:00

The California Supreme Court ordered a halt Thursday to same-sex marriages in San Francisco.

New York town's mayor marries same-sex couplesupdated: Fri Feb 27 2004 13:23:00

The same-sex marriage controversy moved to a tiny Hudson River village, where the mayor of New Paltz, New York, began performing same-sex marriages Friday.

State high court may get same-sex marriageupdated: Sun Feb 22 2004 22:38:00

California's attorney general announced Monday he would ask the state Supreme Court to decide if San Francisco's approval of same-sex marriage licenses is legal.

Mayor defends same-sex marriagesupdated: Sun Feb 22 2004 16:03:00

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom said Sunday he is willing to sacrifice his political career over his belief that denying gay men and lesbians the right to marry "is wrong and inconsistent with the values this country holds dear."

Same-sex marriages break for weekendupdated: Sat Feb 21 2004 04:52:00

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom shut off the same-sex marriage license pipeline this weekend, but will reopen the city clerk's office Monday for business as usual -- with marriage licenses issued by appointment only.

Judge combines same-sex marriage casesupdated: Fri Feb 20 2004 08:22:00

A San Francisco county judge has combined three cases concerning whether the city's issuance of marriage licenses to same-sex couples is legal.

San Francisco challenges state's same-sex marriage ban in courtupdated: Thu Feb 19 2004 16:13:00

The city of San Francisco Thursday filed a lawsuit against the state of California, challenging the state law that defines marriage as being between one man and one woman only, the city attorney's office said.

Same-sex newlyweds in legal limboupdated: Tue Feb 17 2004 22:12:00

Looming court battles to stop same-sex marriage have put the more than 2,800 gay and lesbian couples who wed in San Francisco in legal limbo.

Same-sex marriage decisions delayedupdated: Tue Feb 17 2004 11:41:00

Two judges have delayed decisions that could have stopped San Francisco's issuance of marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples, allowing the city to issue the licenses until at least Friday when the next hearing is scheduled.

More gays, lesbians marry on eve of court hearingupdated: Mon Feb 16 2004 13:16:00

By noon Monday, 140 couples -- nearly all of them gays or lesbians -- had married at City Hall, and a city worker vowed that the day's total would rise to 650 before the weddings stop at 8 p.m.

More than 1,600 same-sex marriages performedupdated: Sun Feb 15 2004 13:29:00

Officials at San Francisco City Hall had to turn away hundreds of people hoping to marry their same-sex partners Sunday as huge crowds of gay and lesbian couples lined up to exchange vows.

Gay, lesbian couples line up to marryupdated: Sat Feb 14 2004 14:05:00

Hundreds of gay and lesbian couples ringed San Francisco's City Hall on Saturday to be married, before a judge hears a challenge Tuesday from two groups opposed to same-sex marriage.

Groups try to block same-sex marriage licensesupdated: Fri Feb 13 2004 10:41:00

A Superior Court judge heard arguments Friday from a conservative group that asked for a restraining order to stop San Francisco from issuing marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples.

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