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Rick Kitagawa

Rent Rise Forcing Artists To Flee San Francisco

Artist Rick Kitagawa and studio owner Solange Gabrielli worry that San Francisco will lose its reputation as a haven for entertainers, artists and colorful characters priced out of the city by soaring housing costs.

23 hours ago

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What Disney Character Are You? Those Online Quizzes Give Marketers Info You May Not Want To Share

What Disney character are you? What city should you live in? What kind of pet should you have? What precious gem are you? If you know the answers to these questions and others like them, chances are you learned them by taking a quiz online.

09/20/2014

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Chrysler Recalls Jeep Grand Cherokees, Dodge Durangos For Faulty Fuel Pumps

Chrysler is recalling nearly 189,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos in the U.S. to fix a fuel pump problem that can cause the SUVs to stall.

09/20/2014

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Forget Your Standing Desk, Hamster-Wheel Is The New Workplace Health Trend

Much has been made of the potential health risks of sitting at your desk all day, leading some to opt for a standing work surface. Now comes a walking desk that to keep your body not only upright, but moving.

09/19/2014

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KCBS Cover Story: Zoo Labs In Oakland Shows Musicians How To Think Like Startups

OAKLAND (KCBS) — Some of Silicon Valley’s greatest companies and some of the world’s most famous rock bands have one thing in common—starting up in garages. But now musicians are applying some of the ideas […]

09/19/2014

Jack Ma (R), Chairman of Alibaba Group, and Wang Jianlin, Chairman of Dalian Wanda Group, attend the 2013 CCTV's China Economic Person Of The Year Award on December 12, 2013 in Beijing, China. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

Alibaba Makes IPO History Opening At $92.70 Per Share, Surpassing Amazon, Ebay & Facebook

Alibaba’s stock is surging as the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse’s begins its first day trading as a public company.

09/19/2014

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Apple Fans Snap Up iPhone 6 After Days-Long Camp Out; CEO Tim Cook Turns Up At Palo Alto Store

It’s the day Apple groupies have been waiting for. On Friday, the Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus went on sale across the country.

09/19/2014

(CBS SF)

Richmond Restaurant Hacks Yelp By Encouraging Customers To Leave Bad Reviews

Forget impeccable customer service and superb-quality food — one Richmond restaurant is working to become the worst-rated restaurant in the Bay Area as a way to fight back Yelp.

09/18/2014

The launch of the Circle the Schools initiative at Junipero Serra Elementary School in San Francisco, California  on September 18, 2014. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

San Francisco Public Schools ‘Get Adopted’ By Bay Area Tech Companies

The Circle the Schools initiative uses an adopt-a-school model to connect San Francisco-based companies with schools.

09/18/2014

A Chinese Alibaba employee walks through a communal space at the company headquarters in Hangzhou. (PETER PARKS/AFP/GettyImages)

Alibaba Sets $68 Per Share Price Ahead Of Friday Debut On NYSE; May Be Largest IPO In History

The Chinese e-commerce powerhouse is expected to start trading Friday on the NYSE in an IPO that values it at $167.62 billion, bigger than the current market value of Amazon, Cisco, and eBay.

09/18/2014

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