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Bay Area Businesses Among 379 Pushing Supreme Court To Declare Same-Sex Marriage Constitutional Right

Bay Area businesses ranging from the San Francisco Giants to Silicon Valley firms such as Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. are among 379 companies that asked the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday to declare a constitutional right to same-sex marriage.

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Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley Must Raise $550,000 By March 14 To Continue Operations

The ballet company, the second largest professional company in California, has been facing financial struggles for some time.

03/05/2015

Screen image of the Google Auto Insurance comparison site. (Google)

Google Providing Auto Insurance Quotes In California; May Foreshadow Move To Underwrite Own Policies

Google is helping California drivers shop for car insurance as part of a new service that could foreshadow the Internet company’s latest attempt to shake up a long-established industry.

03/05/2015

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Google, Other Bay Area Companies Top Fortune’s List Of Best Employers

Google has once again topped the list of the best companies to work for in the Bay Area, and the country.

03/05/2015

Glassy-winged sharpshooter

Vineyard-Killing Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Found In Marin County

A destructive insect that could have serious adverse impacts for wineries and agricultural water use was discovered in Marin County last week, county officials said.

03/05/2015

A rendering of the Mercedes-Benz F 015. (Photo credit: Mercedes-Benz)

SF Goes Crazy Snapping Pictures Of Driverless Future Car Spotted On City Streets

Tweets are flying and Reddit users are in a buzz Thursday morning with news that a “mystery car” was spotted cruising around San Francisco Wednesday.

03/05/2015

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus elephants perform during Barnum's FUNundrum. (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Ringling Bros. Circus To End Elephant Acts By 2018

The circus’ parent company, Feld Entertainment, said the acts will be phased out by 2018, citing growing public concern about the animals’ treatment.

03/05/2015

Screen shot of Luxy, an online dating app for wealthy singles. (CBS)

‘Tinder Minus The Poor People,’ Online Dating App Caters Toward Affluent Bay Area Singles

Money can buy a lot of things like fancy clothes, houses and cars, but love? A new dating app is requiring its users to have at least a six-figure salary.

03/05/2015

Medicine

Sunnyvale Cancer Drug Maker Pharmacyclics To Be Acquired By AbbVie For $21 Billion

Biopharmaceutical giant AbbVie will purchase Sunnyvale-based cancer drug maker Pharmacyclics for $21 billion, the two companies announced Wednesday.

03/04/2015

The glassy-winged sharpshooter. (Courtesy: County of Marin)

Destructive Insect That Feeds On Grapevines, Almond Trees Discovered In Marin County

A destructive insect that could have serious adverse impacts for wineries and agricultural water use was discovered in Marin County last week, county officials said Wednesday.

03/04/2015

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