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Past articles by Steven:

Airbnb opponents withdraw S.F. ballot measure - San Francisco Business Times

Three opponents of home-sharing service Airbnb dropped plans for a San Francisco ballot measure restricting the company's operations. → Read More

East Bay Jewish Federation leaving Oakland for Berkeley after a quarter century - San Francisco Business Times

The Jewish Federation & the Jewish Community Foundation of the East Bay is moving to a new home above Berkeley's downtown Magnes museum. → Read More

Oxigene changes CEOs - San Francisco Business Times

Drug company Oxigene Inc. hired David Chaplin as CEO, taking over from Peter Langecker, M.D. → Read More

Communication Intelligence CEO: Q1 results 'below expectations' - San Francisco Business Times

Philip Sassower, chairman and CEO of digital document business Communication Intelligence Corp., or CIC, said the company's performance in the March quarter was below expectations. → Read More

GGV Capital's $620 million fund aimed at digital media, mobile technology - San Francisco Business Times

Joint China and U.S. venture firm GGV Capital closed a $620 million fund aimed at investments in the Internet and mobile sectors. → Read More

Napolitano to regents: research doesn't hurt teaching - San Francisco Business Times

Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California, told the board of regents who oversee the UC system that an emphasis on world-class research doesn't hurt teaching. → Read More

Night School puts sleeping school buses to use for midnight commuter service - San Francisco Business Times

A new service called Night School will start carrying people across San Francisco Bay in school buses on Friday and Saturday nights after BART has stopped running. → Read More

Jordan's King Abdullah II to talk technology and startups at UC Berkeley - San Francisco Business Times

King Abdullah II bin Al Hussein of Jordan will speak at the University of California, Berkeley on Tuesday morning. → Read More

Portola Pharmaceuticals starts Phase III test of emergency bleeding drug - San Francisco Business Times

Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc. started enrolling patients in a late-stage clinical trial of a treatment for major bleeding. → Read More

Bill and Melinda Gates, Nancy Pelosi, Leon Panetta among Bay Area graduation speakers - San Francisco Business Times

Bill and Melinda Gates, Nancy Pelosi and Leon Panetta are some of the notable speakers at Bay Area university graduation ceremonies this year. → Read More

Napolitano to new lawyers: 'I envy you' - San Francisco Business Times

University of California President Janet Napolitano told the graduating class of newly minted lawyers at Hastings College of the Law that she envies them. → Read More

Bicycle Coffee: Where every day is Bike to Work Day - San Francisco Business Times

Bicycle Coffee Co. started with coffee beans roasted in a wok, stirred with a wooden spoon. Today the thriving Oakland business delivers all its products by bicycle, on foot, or on public transit. → Read More

Communication Intelligence Corp. borrows $2 million - San Francisco Business Times

Communication Intelligence Corp. borrowed $2 million in an unsecured loan available for 18 months. → Read More

Think this drought is hot and dry? Imagine 10 degrees hotter, says Berkeley Lab - San Francisco Business Times

As California sweats its way through what some scientists think will be its hottest, driest summer in 500 years, a Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory researcher says average temperatures could rise by 10 or more degrees Fahrenheit by the end of this century. → Read More

SolarCity and Carrier Corp. team up on solar powered air conditioning - San Francisco Business Times

The same sun that heats your house up could also soon cool it down. → Read More

Chevron Corp. profit drops to $4.5 billion in Q1 - San Francisco Business Times

Oil and gas giant Chevron Corp. earned $4.5 billion in the first quarter, down from a profit of $6.2 billion a year earlier in the same period. → Read More

Pattern Energy loses $22 million in Q1, buys stake in Texas wind farm - San Francisco Business Times

Pattern Energy Group Inc. lost $21.9 million in the March quarter versus a loss of $18.8 million in the same period a year earlier. → Read More

Pacific Biosciences of California loses $18.9 million in Q2 - San Francisco Business Times

Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. lost $18.9 million in the March quarter, down slightly from a loss of $21.1 million a year earlier in the same quarter. → Read More

Caveat Bitcoin: California government warns of virtual currency dangers - San Francisco Business Times

A California government agency warned consumers and investors about the dangers of Bitcoin and other virtual currencies. → Read More

SanDisk Corp. gives $1 million to UC Berkeley's engineering school - San Francisco Business Times

Flash memory drive maker SanDisk Corp. gave $1 million to the University of California, Berkeley. → Read More