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2011 Chevrolet Volt on test in Little Rock, Arkansas, July 2011

California Running Low On Green HOV Stickers For Plug-In Hybrids

California drivers who are interested in buying a plug-in hybrid to take advantage of driving solo in the carpool lane are running out of time to receive clean air stickers from the state.

18 hours ago

An Uber car.

Uber May Be Going Public Soon As Tech Giant Reportedly Seeks $1B Credit Line

Uber is reportedly making financial moves that signal an eventual public offering of the ridesharing company.

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Meet The Bay Area Women On Forbes Magazine’s ‘World’s 100 Most Powerful Women’ List

They hold the keys to the kingdom. These Bay Area women are among the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women, according to Forbes Magazine. The are very well-paid, extremely well-educated and have all made this list before.

20 hours ago

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Media CEOs Dominate Ranks Of Highest Paid Executives

They’re not Hollywood stars, they’re not TV personalities and they don’t play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league.

05/26/2015

Stock traders on Wall Street. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Positive Economic News Met With Big Selloff On Wall Street

New home sales surged higher by nearly 7% in April, durable goods orders rebounded with a business investment spending improving for the second straight month, a critical sign for growth, and even consumer confidence is on the rise, although that really hasn’t translated into higher retail spending, in spite of lower gas prices and an improving job market.

05/26/2015

Tom Rutledge, president and chief executive officer of Charter Communications, speaks at INTX: The Internet & Television Expo in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Cable Company Charter Buys Time Warner Cable For $55.3B

Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion, creating another U.S. TV and Internet giant.

05/26/2015

Blue Bottle Coffee Co.'s New Orleans-style Iced Coffee will be available at grocery stores nationwide. (photo via Bluebottlecoffee.com)

4-Hour Wait For Blue Bottle Coffee In Tokyo

The company, which began in Oakland, California in 2002, hopes its early popularity is more than a passing fad.

05/25/2015

YouTube Stars

10 Years On, San Bruno Startup YouTube Now A Global Star-Maker

In its 10-years of existence, YouTube has evolved from a playground for kitty videos to a $20 billion incubator for a new type of celebrity.

05/24/2015

Homeless Veterans Housing

Tech Leaders Donate $5 Million To House Homeless Veterans In SF Mission Bay

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced a new public-private partnership to construct new housing for formerly homeless veterans and families in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood.

05/22/2015

People celebrate in San Francisco's Castro District following U.S. Supreme Court decisions on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) on June 26, 2013. (CBS)

Survey Says SF Castro District Is Becoming (Slightly) Less Gay

A November 2014 business survey of visitors and residents in San Francisco’s Castro and Upper Market neighborhoods indicates that new arrivals to the rapidly-growing area are less likely to identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.

05/22/2015