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Bay Area competes for business

<!–enpproperty 2013-05-01 11:30:37.0Chen Jia in San FranciscoBay Area competes for businessBay Area competes for business1811048365Across Americas2@usa/enpproperty–> When it comes to attracting Chinese tech companies to the Bay Area, San Francisco is giving Silicon Valley a run for its money. “So … Continue reading

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San Francisco Mayor Signs Quake Retrofit Law

advertisement Tenant advocates and property managers in San Francisco’s hyperactive real estate market are fretting about new earthquake safety rules that will spike the cost of repairing older buildings and ultimately increase monthly rents.   On the anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Proposition 8 same-sex marriage battle heads to Supreme Court: Bay Area …

From a cupcake bakery in Oakland and a Latino church in San Jose to the snowy steps of the U.S. Supreme Court, Bay Area residents are anxiously awaiting arguments to begin Tuesday in the contentious and historic same-sex marriage debate … Continue reading

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Gay marriage: The long road to Supreme Court

Click photo to enlarge A little over nine years ago, when then-San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom decided to flout California law and hand out marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples, it provoked such a local and national furor that … Continue reading

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San Francisco, San Jose team up to keep tech companies

SAN FRANCISCO — For years, as they’ve jockeyed for tech jobs and the cachet that comes with them, San Francisco has touted its cosmopolitan allure, while San Jose has countered with its vast supply of land. Now, in an effort … Continue reading

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