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San Francisco Adopts Free Software Policy!

http://news.northxsouth.com

After years of activism by local free software advocates, San Francisco, in particular, and California have both adopted policies requiring all government software purchases to include an evaluation of free software!

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California blesses open source as 'acceptable'

http://news.cnet.com

Among the budget cuts California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has proposed to health care, prison, environment, and other parts of the state budget, there's one area that has a good chance of actually getting a budget increase: open source in IT.

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GNU Users Group Los Angeles

http://lists.gnu.org

"GUG LA is the GNU Users Group of Los Angeles, located in California, USA. Objectives include the networking of local GNU hackers, participation in GNU projects, and promotion of free software..."

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Symbio Technologies Helps Save Technology in Bankrupt California Schools

http://lxer.com

Using its expertise in LTSP (Linux Terminal Server Project), Symbio Technologies has helped bankrupt schools in California re-use their existing workstations and finally find a use for the many outdated machines they receive as donations.

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Free Culture Conference 2008

http://conference.freeculture.org

"...We’re holding a conference for, and about, free culture, technology, copyright, remixing, and free software..." --
* Students for Free Culture Conference in Berkeley
* Going to Free Culture Conference 2008!

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Students for Free Culture Conference 2008

http://www.freeculturenyu.org

"Save the date! Students for Free Culture Conference 2008 - October 11 and 12 Berkeley, CA ..."

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Fresno Unified officials buy 1,000 wireless laptops that will fit on students' desktops.

http://www.fresnobee.com

Thursday, school officials said they purchased 1,000 wireless laptops that fit on a desk alongside textbooks and notebooks, as well as give students the opportunity to build a digital portfolio of essays, drawings and other creations.

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A California city rebuilds network using all open source software

http://www.networkworld.com

When the city of Madera, Calif., needed a new voice system, it turned to open source technology -- not just for the IP telephony but for an entire network-infrastructure overhaul and loads of other functions. All the renovations cost less than half the estimated price of deploying a commercial VoIP system alone.

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How to get FOSS boxes from Microsoft in Calif -- for FREE !!

http://slashdot.org

It's now possible for public school districts in California (and maybe Iowa) to acquire decent Free Open Source Software computers, courtesy of Microsoft. The purpose of this article is to lay out the basic process involved, because the documentation available on the official websites is murky, at best. Hopefully this article will summarize the process a bit.

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How open source saved a school district’s IT department

http://www.linuxworld.com

California district slashes expenses, improves productivity with open source software

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