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A PG&E utility truck.  (CBS)

Senior PG&E, CPUC Officials Lose Jobs Over Improper Email Communications

Four senior officials with Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and the state commission regulating it were removed or resigned over emails released Monday showing the utility and state regulators appeared to negotiate which judge would be assigned to hear one of the utility’s rate cases.

09/15/2014

Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs holds up the new iPad as he speaks during an Apple Special Event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts January 27, 2010 in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Founder Steve Jobs Limited His Kids’ Use Of Technology At Home

There was no Apple a day for the kids in the Jobs household, according to a New York Times article.

09/15/2014

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)

Medical Marijuana Grower To Showcase ‘Wicked Wicking System’ For Growing Plants, Produce Amid Calfornia Drought

A medical marijuana entrepreneur is promoting his method of developing thriving cannabis gardens amid California’s drought as a way to radically cut water waste.

09/15/2014

EARTHQUAKE

App Developers Seek To Connect Smartphones And Devices With Earthquake Early-Warning System

In the wake of last month’s quake in Napa, app developers are trying to step in to help build out the state’s under-funded earthquake early-warning system.

09/15/2014

Lyft Rideshare Service

California Regulators Say Carpool Services Of Rideshare Firms Lyft, Sidecar, Uber Are Illegal

California regulators appear to have put the brakes on new carpooling services offered by rideshare firms such as Lyft, Uber and Sidecar.

09/12/2014

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Will Ferrell Challenges Video Gamers To Play With Him At SF’s Twitch TV For Cancer Charities

“Anchorman” Will Ferrell is offering video game fans a chance to play with him in San Francisco to raise money for charities that help children with cancer.

09/12/2014

El Tarasco bar in San Jose. (CBS)

San Jose May Crack Down On Bar After Reports Of Violence, Prostitution

City officials may soon shut down a San Jose bar, after neighbors said the establishment is attracting crime, drugs and prostitution.

09/12/2014

A sign at Hewlett-Packard headquarters in Palo Alto. (John G. Mabanglo/AFP/Getty Images)

Hewlett-Packard Fined $58.7M After Pleading Guilty To Bribing Russian Officials For Contract

Hewlett-Packard has pleaded guilty to felony charges that former employees bribed Russian government officials for a contract, and the company has been fined $58.7 million.

09/11/2014

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yahoo Says It Was Threatened With Daily Fines Of $250K During Surveillance Fight With Government

Yahoo said Thursday the government threatened to fine the company $250,000 a day if it did not comply with demands to go along with an expansion of U.S. surveillance by surrendering online information, a step the company regarded as unconstitutional.

09/11/2014

Bandidos Restaurant in San Francisco, California which is now named Hecho. (Bandidos Facebook Page)

San Francisco Restaurant Bandidos Changes Name Following Outcry In Mexican-American Community

The owners of the restaurant in the Castro District, which is a little over a week old, have decided to change the name to Hecho after much public outcry over the original name.

09/11/2014

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Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the Apple Watch during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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