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Business · San Francisco

Twitter jumps after Musk increases commitment in takeover bid to $33.5 billion, in talks for other funding

44% Center coverage: 34 sources
Elon Musk has increased the personal stake he's throwing down to acquire Twitter to $33.5 billion. The documents also say the Tesla CEO is in talks with Twitter co-founder and former CEO Jack Dorsey. Twitter has been in a state of turmoil since Musk about a month ago said he wanted to buy the social media platform and take it private.See the Story
Business · San Francisco

Twitter to hold annual meeting amid Musk uncertainty

47% Center coverage: 30 sources
Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal said at the outset that executives won't be answering any questions surrounding the proposal. Even a question from a stockholder asking what will happen to his shares if someone buys Twitter and takes it private was shot down. Musk did not join the meeting, although he could have, being one of Twitter's largest shareholders. The shareholder vote on the deal will take place at a yet-undetermined date.See the Story
Business · San Francisco

Jack Dorsey steps down from Twitter’s board

53% Right coverage: 19 sources
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has stepped down from his role. He will remain on the company's board of directors until the end of the year. Dorsey will continue to serve as an advisor to the company. He has been with the company since it was founded in 2006.See the Story
Real Estate · San Francisco

SF Penthouses Owned By George And Charlotte Shultz Listing For $29M

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
Charlotte Shultz and the late George Shultz with 999 Green Street (Getty, Google Maps)Two San Francisco penthouses owned by the late George and Charlotte Shultz are being listed on Russian Hill for a combined $29 million.The properties on the top floor of an Eichler-developed tower at 999 Green St.See the Story
US & Canada · San Francisco

Palo Alto PD looking for man who exposed himself to teen girl

Coverage: 2 sources
Palo Alto police are looking for a man who exposed himself to a high school-aged girl. Police released a sketch of the suspect Wednesday afternoon. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, about 25 years of age. He stood about 5'10" tall and weighed 150 pounds.See the Story
Gun Control · San Francisco

Vigil held in Bay Area for Texas school shooting victims, calling for gun control action

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Dozens gathered at Leo J. Ryan Park in Foster City to remember those who lost their lives. The event is calling for tougher gun control measures. Their pleas are being heard by state legislators in Sacramento. Some say, with hundreds of millions of guns already in circulation, the effect of new laws could take years to be felt.See the Story
US & Canada · San Francisco

Vallejo PD may close nighttime 911 dispatch

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Vallejo Police Department was fully staffed in early 2020. Officials say staff often leaves to work at other agencies in the region. The department is considering a plan that would stop 911 calls, police and fire dispatchers during nighttime hours. No final decision has been made on the issue.See the Story
US & Canada · San Francisco

Police activity impacts traffic in Portola area

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- The San Francisco Police Department stopped pedestrian and vehicle traffic in the area of Girard and Olmstead Streets Wednesday night due to police activity. Off-duty Oakland police officer involved in shooting near BARTOfficers responded at 8:10 p.m. to reports of a man swinging a pole or stick at moving vehicles. The man has refused to comply with the officers, causing the pause on traffic.See the Story
Wildfires · San Francisco

California moves to curb harmful tire pollutant collecting in Bay, threatening wildlife

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Researchers say as the rubber wears away from car tires, it spreads tiny micro particles. Often their path leads to storm drains and creeks and ultimately into the Bay. The State of California is laying the groundwork for potential regulations to curb the toxic tire pollution. After final approval, the plan could require companies to begin developing an alternative.See the Story

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