Kate Galbraith · @KateGalbraith ☜ 14,582
Assistant business editor, @sfchronicle. Alum of @TexasTribune, @CALmatters, @nytimes, @TheEconomist. Co-author, The Great Texas Wind Rush.
Really interesting development, may raise ethics/privacy questions re sites that collect DNA profiles: sfchronicle.com/bayarea/articl… #eastarearapist
Keller joined Tesla two years ago & departed Tuesday bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
RT @techchronicle: PG&E says its customers can receive $3,000 off a new 2018 Nissan Leaf, an offer that will end July 2 https://t.co/iUJE1i…
Re Trump-Ronny Jackson, this reminds me of what Eisenhower did to Nixon in '56. Hey, it's your decision, but wouldn't you like a cabinet post rather than being VP again? Nixon ignored the hint and stayed on the ticket.
Attn Californians. This is a big deal: Radioactive soil could have gone into roads or parks. And contaminated office furniture, fencing, metals and concrete could have ended up in places where they could harm an unsuspecting public sfchronicle.com/science/articl… Must-read by @SFjkdineen
Because of the warming atmosphere, the type of storms that produced the record flooding 156 years ago will likely be three to four times more frequent by the end of this century, study says sfchronicle.com/science/articl… by @kurtisalexander
All of California should be concerned by this report from @sfjkdineen: Contaminated soil could have ended up in rural roads, parks or building sites. It could have been used as “cover” at landfills & ended up blown into neighborhoods sfchronicle.com/science/articl…
RT @techchronicle: Most diversity training is inclusive of all races and genders. But at this new San Francisco program, the workshops are…
RT @trapperbyrne: Rent-control cities including SF, Oakland and Berkeley can't cap price increases when a unit goes vacant. They also can't…
RT @techchronicle: Silicon Valley University operated quietly for nearly two decades. As enrollment boomed, lawsuits and investigations wer…
RT @techchronicle: Sunpower says the purchase will make it the nation’s largest manufacturer of solar panels. Its stock is up 11% on the ne…
RT @techchronicle: "Charging is a crucial bottleneck in the scooter ecosystem because battery life is the scooter’s greatest weakness. In t…
RT @audreycoopersf: For the third year in a row, @sfchronicle has been named the best large newspaper in California (and also best online s…
RT @techchronicle: Once done, radiation at the site is not supposed to exceed natural background levels. @DavidBakerSF explains the process…
Nearly all ferries and tour vessels on SF Bay bay now burn diesel fuel -- ever seen the big clouds of pollution as they chug along? sfchronicle.com/bayarea/articl… by @CarlnolteSF
RT @techchronicle: But the environmentalists are going against a governor who has said, “you can’t just say, ‘We’re not going to have oil a…
RT @techchronicle: Investors apparently liked what they heard from Mark Zuckerberg’s Tuesday testimony. Facebook’s stock price on Tuesday r…
RT @techchronicle: Here are all the highlights from Mark Zuckerberg’s five hours in the Senate hot seat. sfchronicle.com/business/artic… (Thanks…
RT @techchronicle: Starting in minutes: Mark Zuckerberg’s Senate hearing, with live video feed and commentary from @sfchronicle tech, busin…
RT @sfchronicle: Park service closing access to #Yosemite Valley as storm approaches. via @dominicfracassa: trib.al/my0zHdT
RT @techchronicle: “People are stunned by it,” said one labor attorney. “Christine Baker was fiercely committed to her job. It’s hard to th…
RT @trapperbyrne: 6 months after the wildfires: Flames extinguished, but North Bay’s scars aren’t healing. Long-term reporting from @Lizzie…
RT @sfchronicle: Tony San Francisco enclave drenched its greenery on city’s dime for over a century. via @matierandross https://t.co/MsoKH…
Utilities have proposed a change in the way civic power programs operate — a change that could raise costs for the new programs’ customers. sfchronicle.com/business/artic… by @DavidBakerSF
RT @techchronicle: Tesla missed another target, but is showing improvement -- and the stock is up this morning following release of the pro…
RT @sfchronicle: #Yosemite's new superintendent faces several challenges ahead —parking, the new #Starbucks — so it perhaps helps that he a…
RT @sfchronicle: Pacific Gas and Electric Co. proposed Friday that it be allowed to pass along $325 million a year for two years in federal…
RT @sfchronicle: Head of federal immigration enforcement in Northern California apologizes for posting this offensive image on social media…
RT @techchronicle: It appears to be Tesla's largest recall to date. And it's another blow to the company's stock price https://t.co/QFVesKQ…
RT @audreycoopersf: How did SF allow a kid to get STRAIGHT Fs every year from 8th grade to his senior year? How does that happen to a child…
RT @techchronicle: The $29 million from Ripple will fund all requests on a teacher fundraising site. It's the largest single virtual curren…
RT @techchronicle: A developer wants to build 2,400 housing units at a dying mall. It's controversial, to say the least. @thewendylee repor…
RT @sfchronicle: Uber plans to end all self-driving-car testing in California trib.al/g3nQSSD
RT @sfchronicle: Uber has agreed to pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit brought on behalf of 420 female and minority software…
Under the Trump administration, these eclectic, messianic and mostly untested geoengineering projects have been gaining unprecedented momentum sfchronicle.com/science/articl…
RT @TrishaThadani: After the Parkland shooting, 16yo Olive Blare was looking online and saw there was no Oakland March. So she registered o…
RT @techchronicle: Drag queens, privacy advocates, teachers: All distrusted Facebook long before Cambridge Analytica. Here's how they minim…
RT @sfchronicle: #BayArea home prices up again as Santa Clara County joins $1 million club. @kathpender's story: trib.al/3JYg8PH ht…
RT @techchronicle: Tix for the final flights are $69 to LAX, $109 to Newark for the red-eye sfchronicle.com/business/artic… by @KateGalbraith
RT @owenthomas: Remember the last time Mark Zuckerberg asked us to trust him? I do. sfchronicle.com/business/artic…
RT @techchronicle: “I suspect preliminarily it appears that the Uber would likely not be at fault in this accident either” https://t.co/81M…
RT @techchronicle: Steep fines for noise, trash, parking at vacation rentals as South Lake Tahoe struggles with tourism in residential area…
RT @jfagone: I wrote about the multi-year quest to preserve Stephen Hawking’s voice by porting his original hardware voicebox (30 years old…
RT @owenthomas: Half of San Francisco’s biggest tech employers are homegrown. Half are based elsewhere in the Bay Area. With Cisco, Google…
RT @taraduggan: "He feels like he can do anything" - one of now 31 women alleging sexual harassment by chef Charlie Hallowell. Our investig…
RT @trapperbyrne: Memorial service scheduled, donation funds set up for #Yountville victims. sfchronicle.com/bayarea/articl… via @sfchronicle
RT @trapperbyrne: Yountville victim Christine Loeber not only ran PTSD program, she taught yoga to troubled veterans. Even if only one pers…
RT @jswatz: Plead read this important thread from @EricLiptonNYT and then read his stunning story about the regulatory rollback of offshore…
RT @techchronicle: BART is in negotiations to install Wi-Fi in 46 stations & aboard all 775 new cars and hopes to have a deal by summer ht…
ICYMI: My @sfchronicle review of two new books on John Marshall, one of which drives directly at the issue of his slaveholdings. The "great chief justice" had far more slaves than most people think, and freed none of them: sfchronicle.com/books/article/…
RT @techchronicle: California manufacturer on Trump tariffs: “It’s a cost that will have to get passed on to customers … our margins have a…
RT @pfimrite: West Coast sardine fishing to close for 4th year after ‘alarming’ 97% population decline reminds biologists of infamous colla…
RT @demianbulwa: First rising tides, now sinking shorelines: Study finds new trouble for Bay Area sfchronicle.com/bayarea/articl… via @kurtisalexan…
John Marshall, slaveowner: My @sfchronicle review of two new books about the influential, much-lauded chief justice sfchronicle.com/books/article/…
RT @kurtisalexander: ICYMI... Next target of Trump's monument crackdown: Cascade-Siskiyou along California-Oregon border (w great pics by @…
RT @nytclimate: The global S.U.V. boom is a roadblock in the march toward cleaner cars. nyti.ms/2F9yQ77
Don't miss out on a lively politics discussion Tuesday evening in SF: sfchronicle.com/promotions/art… Featuring @audreycoopersf @philmatier & Willie Brown
RT @demianbulwa: Another big one from @haleaziz --> ICE said California arrests were ‘targeted” and not "indiscriminate," but Central Vall…
RT @trapperbyrne: Incredibly rare film of '06 earthquake damage is found at a flea market. Seller was smoking a cig a few inches from flamm…
Quite a story from @thewendylee, complete with 911 call audio. Having had a bad concussion four years ago, I'm sympathetic: sfchronicle.com/business/artic…
RT @DavidBakerSF: As price drops, renewable energy surges to second place in Minnesota strib.mn/2FeJjgU
Electric car registrations in California rose 30% last year sfchronicle.com/business/artic… by @DavidBakerSF
RT @trapperbyrne: Car burglaries down "a lot" on SF's Lombard Street after @hknightsf's great reporting. Meantime, an arrest in this case.…
The Low Carbon Fuel Standard now adds 8.5 cents a gallon to gasoline prices in California, by one estimate -- and the ARB may rein it in over the short-term sfchronicle.com/business/artic… by @DavidBakerSF
Interesting exchange of essays between two professors and two ARB attorneys (writing in personal capacities) on state & local climate regulation theregreview.org/2018/02/19/sta…
Temperatures may have soared as high as 35 degrees Fahrenheit at the pole washingtonpost.com/news/capital-w…
RT @sfchronicle: California Democratic Party shocks Dianne Feinstein by not endorsing her. sfchronicle.com/politics/artic…
RT @Weather_West: Heavier mountain snowfall & (finally!) some more widespread coastal rain looking more likely next week. Will it be a Marc…
RT @demianbulwa: At SF’s leaderless EPA office, "lean" cutbacks, policy shifts and denial of climate change under the Trump administration…
RT @techchronicle: What's behind the astonishing 65% growth in assets that put the SVCF ahead of the Ford Foundation? Facebook shares? Bitc…
RT @trapperbyrne: At an @EPA office that enforces environmental laws in California, Nevada, Arizona, Hawaii, the Pacific islands and 148 tr…
California DMV could begin issuing permits for truly driverless cars as soon as April 2 sfchronicle.com/news/article/L… by @CSaid
The dip is largely attributed to fewer Indian graduate students in science and engineering programs -- which are big Silicon Valley feeders sfchronicle.com/business/artic… by @TrishaThadani
Sierra snowpack is at just 20 percent of average sfchronicle.com/news/article/C… by @kurtisalexander
Two Wired magazine founders backed TCHO a decade ago & ran it until 2013 sfchronicle.com/business/artic…
With more Californians moving into fire-prone areas, CPUC president questions the fairness of forcing all utility customers to pay cost of preventing wildfires sparked by power lines sfchronicle.com/business/artic… by @DavidBakerSF
It's Friday afternoon, and time to read about beer. @TrishaThadani is on the case sfchronicle.com/business/artic…
“When I heard they got rid of the beer, I was like ‘What!’” sfchronicle.com/business/artic… Raising a pint to @TrishaThadani's scoop
RT @RichardDenison: Washington Post: In a surprising study, scientists say everyday chemicals now rival cars as a source of air pollution…
RT @techchronicle: A before-and-after analysis of Airbnb and other short-term listings suggests San Francisco’s strict enforcement has larg…
RT @laura_nelson: Trump endorsed raising the federal gas tax by 25 cents: axios.com/trump-endorsed…
RT @sfchronicle: Because of #globalwarming, increasingly brutal spells of heat, drought and precipitation are up to five times as likely to…
RT @trapperbyrne: Defendant in Chihuahua's S.F. death plunge: Many arrests, not much jail time. From @matierandross sfchronicle.com/crime/article/…
"Driving it doesn’t feel like work," writes @DavidBakerSF, who was especially impressed with how the car performed on a long, twisty downhill road sfchronicle.com/business/artic…
Renewed interest in space has prompted Stanford to create a new undergraduate major called Aeronautics and Astronautics, to debut this fall sfchronicle.com/business/artic… by @TrishaThadani
Utah rep wants to spend $2 million to sue California over CA's cap&trade-linked “excise tax” for Utah coal going to CA sltrib.com/news/environme…
“This was one of the biggest clouds hanging over Uber’s head. It didn’t burst into a thunderstorm, & now it’s gone.” sfchronicle.com/news/article/W… by @CSaid
Though Tesla has yet to turn an annual profit, Musk has earned comparisons to P.T. Barnum, Steve Jobs and Richard Branson sfchronicle.com/business/artic… by @DavidBakerSF
RT @sfchronicle: #BREAKING: Uber and Waymo have reached a settlement in the blockbuster trade-secrets case. bit.ly/2Ednr5O
OH in the newsroom: Are the Waymo and the Uber lawyer (both shown here) going to share a ride? sfchronicle.com/news/article/U…
Yes, this reminder is sometimes needed here: sfgate.com/bayarea/articl…
Back for more in the Waymo-Uber trial. Follow @CSaid for live tweets. Starting w/more Stroz report; Benchmark's Bill Gurley set to testify later. Yesterday's action: sfchronicle.com/news/article/U…
RT @DavidBakerSF: Elon Musk on #Tesla's struggles to ramp up the Model 3: “I’m hopeful that people will think that if we can send a roadste…
Earth to Tesla: In its brief history as a publicly traded company, Tesla has scored only two profitable quarters — and not in succession sfchronicle.com/business/artic… by @DavidBakerSF
RT @sfchronicle: #BREAKING: California officials said they will block the federal government from transporting oil using state waters or ro…
RT @CSaid: Travis Kalanick back on the stand; jury is seated
Follow @CSaid's live tweets from the Waymo-Uber courtroom. Back on the stand this morning: Travis Kalanick. Here's how it went for him yesterday: sfchronicle.com/news/article/U…
For the 34 states that rely solely on Healthcare.gov, enrollment fell 5 percent compared to last year sfchronicle.com/business/artic… by @Cat_Ho
 
 
 
 
 
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