Let the Mac-obsessed descend upon the city! It’s Macworld, Wed Jan 26 – Sat Jan 29 at Moscone Center West, where the tech geeks and Apple heads wait with bated breath for the newest pronouncements from the Mac Gods, and then spend three days salivating over the latest gadgets and passionately blogging about their discoveries. Will there be (yet another) new iPhone released? Has the iPad created a cure for cancer? Find out all this and more at Macworld 2011.
The Oscar nominations were announced this morning at 5:30am (because, you know, that’s exactly the kind of news you need to hear that early in the am). Whoever you think was going to get nods from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences got one – well…except for a few folks.
Do you have a passion for Asian art? Do you like interacting with children as well as adults? Do you enjoy telling people not to touch things? Then you are in luck! The Asian Art Museum is looking for docents. The Docent Training Program begins this August and continues through spring 2014. Trainees who successfully complete the program will become docents at the museum.
The 15-year old girl who was gang-raped by over a dozen males in a remote courtyard outside Richmond High School during a homecoming dance Oct. 24, 2009, has settled a civic suit for $4 million. She will get $2.5 million right away and the other $2.5 million will be doled out over the course of 40 years. I guess this is one positive thing to come out of such a tragic, horrific story.
SF State has a $32 million deficit and with state and education funding quickly drying up, the university is facing a monetary crisis. To this end, the school created the 12-member University Planning Advisory Council [UPAC], who released a report today detailing the possible steps SF State would need to take to ease their financial woes.