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California Air Regulators Dispute Ads Warning Of ‘Hidden Gas Tax’

California air quality regulators are disputing the accuracy of a new ad campaign claiming a hidden gas tax is set to go in effect January 1st that could add up to 76 cents to a gallon of gas in the state.

5 hours ago

A man shows a type of marijuana at a farm near Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia on October 3 , 2012. A bicycle ride against drug trafficking and in favour of the legalization of self-cultivation of marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes took place in Medellin on October 6, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Raul ARBOLEDA (Photo credit should read RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/GettyImages)

About The Bay: Harvest Time Is Here For California’s Marijuana Growers

It’s harvest season for the massive California marijuana industry but the quasi-legal status of the drug means the safety of those who grow and process it is always in question.

6 hours ago

Apple Unveils iPhone 6

Over 10 Million Apple iPhone 6, 6 Plus Sold, Exceeding Tim Cook’s Expectations

Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new model, in the three days after the phones went on sale.

12 hours ago

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Gov. Brown Signs Legislation To Boost Clean-Air Vehicle Use

Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law several bills designed to boost use of clean-air vehicles in California.

19 hours ago

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.

09/21/2014

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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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