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San Francisco Flower Mart Tenants Hope To Stave Off Eviction From Historic Building

Former Mayor Art Agnos is calling on Mayor Ed Lee to come to the San Francisco Flower Mart building and tell the tenants what the city is going to do to protect them from eviction as its long-term lease is about to expire.

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California Sets Insurance Standards For Ridesharing Companies

Drivers providing services for ride-sharing companies such as Lyft and Uber would have to carry a minimum level of insurance under a compromise the state Senate approved Wednesday.

08/27/2014

A screenshot of video allegedly showing Centerplate CEO Desmond Hague kicking a dog. (Source: UT San Diego)

Caught On Camera: Alleged Dog Abuse By CEO Of Company Tied To 49ers, Giants

The CEO of the company that provides concessions for both the 49ers and Giants said he was “ashamed and deeply embarrassed” after he was caught on camera in what investigators say is the act of kicking and abusing a dog inside an elevator.

08/27/2014

View of counterfeit dollar notes seized by the Department of Criminology (Dirincri) during a presentation to the press in Lima on October 29, 2013. About four million dollars and 422 thousand Euros were seized by the Peruvian Police from a specialized criminal organization. AFP PHOTO/ERNESTO BENAVIDES (Photo credit should read ERNESTO BENAVIDES/AFP/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Offers 2nd Opinion On San Francisco’s Proposed $15-An-Hour Minimum Wage

UC Berkeley researchers have given a second opinion on how raising San Francisco’s minimum wage to $15 an hour would impact the city and its employment rate and they seem to think it’s a good idea.

08/27/2014

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Silicon Valley Jobs Dominate List Of Highest Paying Careers

It may come as no surprise that a list of the highest paid jobs in 2014 is dominated by jobs that are prominent in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley.

08/27/2014

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Budget Watchdogs Urge California To Show Restraint As Tesla Gigafactory Competition Heats Up

Earlier this week, budget watchdogs wrote an open letter warning five states, including California, not to offer too many incentives to Tesla.

08/27/2014

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Lyft Drivers ‘Screwed Over’ By Feud Between Ridesharing Companies

“Oh it’s been a blood feud,” one driver, who wished to remain anonymous told KPIX 5.

08/26/2014

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Facebook, Twitter Users Less Likely To Offer Opinions On Major Issues; Social Media May Encourage Self-Censorship

People who use Facebook and Twitter are less likely than others to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research Center.

08/26/2014

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San Francisco-Based Video Game Streaming Company Twitch Selling To Amazon For Nearly $1 Billion

Twitch is a multi-channel online network built for a generation of people who not only enjoy playing video games, but find it entertaining to watch others who might impart tricks and tips for excelling at their favorite games.

08/26/2014

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Many Napa Wineries, Shops Suffer Little Or No Damage; Urge Tourists To Visit

The Napa Valley tourism industry is hoping to make a quick recovery after Sunday’s earthquake as shops and restaurants urge people to visit.

08/26/2014

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