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CBS News: FAA Warns Airlines Of Fire Risk From E-Cigarettes

The Federal Aviation Administration is warning U.S. carriers about the risk of fires caused by e-cigarettes.

01/23/2015

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Rideshare Wars: Uber, Lyft & Sidecar Fight For Customers With Cheap Fares

In their battle for public dominance, Uber, Lyft and Sidecar are giving ridesharing evangelists a reason to rejoice.

01/23/2015

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San Francisco Unemployment Hits Record Low Of 3.8 Percent; State Jobless Rate Drops

The Employment Development Department released updated figures Friday showing that unemployment is down statewide and at a record low in the City of San Francisco.

01/23/2015

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Online Storage Provider Box Soars In Wall Street Debut

Box’s shares soared 66 percent in their stock market debut Friday despite the online storage provider’s decade-long history of losses, a showing that may encourage more unprofitable technology startups to go public this year.

01/23/2015

Dating concepts abound. Here, couples gaze into each other's eyes by candlelight during an "eyegazing" party, part of the latest dating craze in New York City. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Exclusive SF-Based Dating App ‘The League’ Gets $2.1M Boost From Investors

A new, exclusive dating app that’s still under wraps just got a $2.1 million beta-boost from a group of angel investors and venture capitalists. It’s called The League. Its motto: Date, Intelligently.

01/23/2015

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Certificate Programs Are Great Way To Sharpen Your Skills While Working Full-Time

You’re working full-time, you want to sharpen your skills, but you don’t have the time to attend graduate school. Does this sound like you? A certificate program may be just what you need.

01/23/2015

Mindy Kaling Sunbathes Nude In Nationwide Ad (Photo: Nationwide Insurance Youtube Channel)

2nd Naked Super Bowl Ad Released On Youtube: Mindy Kaling Sunbathes Nude For Nationwide

In the second Super Bowl ad featuring public nudity to be released on Youtube before the February 1st game, Nationwide insurance features a naked Mindy Kaling of The Mindy Project sunbathing in a public park.

01/23/2015

The August 2012 Chevron Richmond refinery fire as seen from San Francisco. (FoTo Taker/CBS)

Report Blames Poor Safety Protocols For Chevron Richmond Refinery Fire That Sent 15,000 To Hospital

Federal investigators say a 2012 fire at a Chevron refinery in the San Francisco Bay Area was the result of shortcomings in the company’s safety culture and gaps in regulatory guidelines.

01/23/2015

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$300,000 Wine Haul Stolen From French Laundry Found In Private Collection

The Bay Area’s most famous restaurant is about to get its wine list back after the discovery of 76 bottles of stolen wine in a private cellar in North Carolina.

01/23/2015

(CBS SF)

Milpitas Burger Joint With All-Halal Options Not Just For Muslims

Wayback Burgers in Milpitas is the first Halal franchise for the national chain, and its first Bay Area location.

01/22/2015

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