City officials confirmed Sunday that they have made a bid for electric-car maker Tesla Motors to consider Tucson for the site of a massive battery factory that would employ 6,500 people.
A California lawmaker has introduced legislation to regulate the state’s free-wheeling medical marijuana industry — the farmers that grow the drug, the hundreds of storefront shops that sell it and especially the doctors who write recommendations allowing people to use it.
Starting next year, a new law will force fuel distributors into the same cap-and-trade marketplace as utilities and major manufacturers. The oil industry says it will lead to price increases.
After its journey from the Bay Area to Stockton on Thursday morning, the mysterious Google Barge has quickly become an attraction for Central Valley residents.
Thousands crowded San Francisco’s waterfront on Friday, as Salesforce.com celebrated its 15th anniversary. Behind the celebration is a serious goal: fighting poverty.
After hearing from several consumers, KPIX 5 compared multiple items on Amazon, offered by multiple sellers, everything from electronics to dental floss, even baby formula, many reflected higher prices for Amazon Prime Members, even with free shipping costs factored in.
The state Employment Development Department said Friday the rate was down from 8.3 percent in December and from 9.5 percent a year earlier.
UberX, Lyft and Side Car are all on notice now that San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors are looking at ways to clamp down on the ride sharing companies.
In 2012, ConsumerWatch reporter Julie Watts went undercover shopping at 5 Safeway stores in 3 counties. She was overcharged 5 times. According to more than 1,800 scanner inspections at Safeway-operated stores in 31 California counties and 11 different states, ConsumerWatch discovered that inspectors were overcharged on 1 out of every 50 items purchased over a 5 years span in California alone.
Safeway says it has agreed to be acquired by an investment group led by Cerberus Capital Management, the owner of Albertsons and several other supermarket chains.