British royalty, Fortune 500 CEOs and professional athletes catch their zzz’s in luxury beds manufactured by San Francisco’s McRoskey Mattress Co. — and now so do residents of a South of Market low-income housing complex. Read More
Anderson Cooper has had enough from Star Jones and he’s not going to take it anymore. When asked if he felt any different after he came out in July, he replied, “The only thing that did kind of annoy me … Star Jones of all people,” said Anderson. Jones had accused Cooper of coming out in an effort to boost his ratings, because, you know, being gay is a huge draw in TV news. Read More
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong was rushed to the hospital in Italy “due to illness” (rumor has it that it was “gastric” in nature) and had to cancel the band’s show Sunday.
Ashen bandmates Tré Cool and Mike Dirnt appeared on video and seemed to take the change in plans very hard, somberly apologizing to fans and saying they were “beyond devastated” that they had to bow out of the I-Festival in Bologna and that it “sucks.” Read More
A man accused of burglarizing the late Steve Jobs’ Palo Alto home last month — making off with electronics, jewelry and even the Apple co-founder’s wallet, which contained a $1 bill — reportedly had no idea whose home it was before he broke in, authorities said.
Kariem McFarlin, 35, of Alameda, was arrested Aug. 2 and charged with the July 17 burglary of Jobs’ home on Waverley Street, which had been vacant for renovations. Read More
The final words spoken by Steve Jobs before his death have been revealed by his sister in an Op-Ed in The New York Times.
Mona Simpson, whose was Jobs' biological sister but did not meet Jobs until she was 25, delivered a eulogy for the late Apple co-founder at a memorial service Oct. 16 at Stanford University. Read More
Apple will close some of its retail stores for at least an hour Wednesday to coincide with a Steve Jobs memorial being held at the company headquarters in Cupertino, the Wall Street Journal is reporting. Read More
Governor Jerry Brown proclaimed Sunday Steve Jobs Day in California, the governor's office announced Saturday."To call him influential would be an understatement," Brown said. "His innovations transformed an industry, and the products he conceived and shepherded to market have changed the way the entire world communicates. Steve Jobs embodied the California dream." Read More
The late Steve Jobs demonstrated how one person’s innovation and creativity can launch a company and an industry of previously unimagined products.
Apple Computers was based in the Bay Area, not far from Solyndra, the bankrupt solar panel company for which taxpayers face a $528 million loss.
Unlike Solyndra, Steve Jobs didn’t get government loan guarantees for his first Apple computer, or for the Mac, iPod, iPhone or iPad.
With Solyndra’s bankruptcy, surely September w Read More
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died of respiratory arrest that was caused by a tumor in his pancreas, according to his death certificate that was obtained by Bloomberg News. Read More
IMAGE OF THE WEEKInnovator: The Apple Store in downtown San Francisco was a gathering spot Thursday for mourners and fans following the death Wednesday of Steve Jobs. Notes expressing catchphrases and gratitude for his work were left on Post-It notes. (Jeff Chiu/AP)SOMETHING TO READKeystone Corner: Portrait of a Jazz ClubBy Kathy Sloane and Sascha Feinstein ($40) Read More