Lawsuit: American Spirit Cigarettes Unhealthy Despite ‘Natural’ ClaimsPlaintiffs says the company behind American Spirit is misleading smokers into believing their products are healthier than other tobacco products by using words like 'additive free.'
More Drought-Challenged California Winemakers Grow Grapes With Less WaterA growing minority of California growers and winemakers believe that when it comes to wine grapes, the less irrigation, the better.
Landlord Of San Francisco ‘Hacker’ Homes Responds To KPIX 5 InvestigationLast month, KPIX 5 first reported on San Francisco’s latest housing trend: a bunk bed for $1,800 a month.
Creators Of Peeple Face Backlash For People-Rating AppAn app being billed as the Yelp for people has caused quite the controversy. Called Peepel, the app allows users to rate anyone they know, but critics said the app would cause cyberbullying.
San Jose Minimum Wage Not Going Up In 2016 Due To Consumer Price Index DropThousands of people who work in San Jose who earn minimum wage thought they would be getting a raise on January 1st. But a lower Consumer Price Index means their wages will stay at $10.30 an hour next year.
Bay Area Startup 'Imperfect' Wants To Sell You Ugly Fruits & VegetablesImperfect is a new subscription produce delivery box that takes the flawed looking fruits and vegetables off farmers' hands and puts them into yours.
How Customer Service Jobs Can Lead To A High Paying CareerIn today's Jobs Report, Jill Schlesinger has tips for a career in customer service.
Apple Reportedly Leasing Planned Office Complex In SunnyvaleThe Cupertino-based maker of iPhones is reportedly looking to occupy a proposed 777,000 square foot office complex in Sunnyvale.
Layoffs Of 30 Workers At Exploratorium Met With ProtestsAbout 80 workers and activists rallied outside of the Exploratorium Thursday on San Francisco’s Pier 15 to protest a round of layoffs that will take place at the museum next week.
California To Conduct Its Own Probe Into Volkswagen Diesel EmissionsCalifornia is dropping out of a multistate investigation to conduct its own probe into Volkswagen’s admission that it rigged diesel emissions technology to pass U.S. smog tests.
Tomales Bay Oyster Company Fights To Stay OpenIt's been almost a year since the Drake's Bay Oyster Company had to close down, after a long legal fight. Now, the Tomales Bay Oyster Company is battling to stay open.
San Francisco's Academy Of Art Accused Of Numerous Building Code ViolationsThe Academy of Art is one of San Francisco's biggest employers and landowners. But a new city report says there's a troubling pattern of building code violations.