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  • Tipping Point Raises $6 Million

    Tipping Point Community, the Bay Area’s leading poverty-fighting organization, raised $6 million during its recently held annual benefit for 2010. More

  • Mark Leno

    Party for Equality

    Wilkes Bashford and Christopher Bently recently chaired a special event at the Bently Reserve in San Francisco to encourage people to vote No on Proposition 8. It seems that everyone is opposed to Proposition 8 — Gavin Newsom, Barack Obama, Ellen DeGeneres, Sergey Brin and even (as you’ll soon see), Dr. Ruth have showed their opposition to 8. More

  • 44 Billionaires of Northern California

    According to our count, there are 44 northern California residents who appear on the “Forbes 400 Richest People in America” list for 2008. Here they are, listed by Forbes ranking, with a net worth between $1.3 billion and $27 billion: Rank: 3 Name: Lawrence Ellison Net Worth: $27.0 billion Age: […] More

  • Google’s Sergey Brin Opposes 8

    On Friday, Sergey Brin released the following statement at the Official Google Blog regarding the company’s position on California’s Proposition 8, which it opposes: Our position on California’s No on 8 campaign 9/26/2008 03:23:00 PM As an Internet company, Google is an active participant in policy debates surrounding information access, […] More

  • Silicon Valley Parties

    Chad Hurley of Youtube, Marissa Mayer and Sergey Brin of Google, and even MC Hammer, all make it into this short video by Kara Swisher of All Things Digital, who takes us inside Silicon Valley’s A-List holiday parties. As you might expect, they’re rather low-key affairs. Very biz-cahj. I mean […] More

  • The World Just 7 Minutes Away

    As you know, the hassles of air travel have little do with the actual travel and much to do with all the stuff leading up to the travel — commuting to and from the airport, checking in, waiting and waiting and waiting. And as you also know, people who fly […] More

  • Trading Places, And Nobody Cares | SFLUXE

    Trading Places, And Nobody Cares

    Vanity Fair has released its 2007 list of the 100 people they rank as leaders of “The New Establishment.” No big surprises on the list, which is really quite a silly thing anyway. I mean, what does it mean to say that in 2006 Steve Jobs was number three on […] More

  • Why We Love Esther Dyson

    Anne Wojcicki, Martha Stewart and Sergey Brin. Photo by Esther Dyson via Flickr. If the whole “Guru of Silicon Valley”/board member/investor, and all around smart-gal thing doesn’t work out for her, Esther Dyson could definitely get a gig as photographer to the stars. In the last few months she gave […] More

  • GOOG+WOJ Marriage Confirmed

    Photo by Esther Dyson, via Flickr. The bride wore white. A white swimsuit. Reuters has confirmed that Sergey Brin did indeed marry Anne Wojcicki (shown above) earlier this month. The Google co-founder and his biotech entrepreneur sweetheart exchanged vows at David Copperfield’s property on Musha Cay, in the Bahamas, sometime […] More

  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Sergey Brin

    Sergey Brin, in Moscow with his mom in 1990. “I don’t feel comfortable being one of the crowd. It’s kind of interesting I really liked the schools that I went to, but I never rooted for the sports teams. I was never one of the crowd supporting something or not. […] More

  • A-Listers at the X Prize | SFLUXE

    A-Listers at the X Prize

    Lovely Lucy Southworth seems to be getting more in the public eye. She was seen at Saturday’s bigtime X-Prize bash, seen chatting with Arianna Huffington. SF Gate has more photos from the event. It seems everyone who is anyone in Silicon society (and a couple of has beens… but we […] More