Oakland Startup Offers To Cancel Your Comcast Subscription For YouA Bay Area startup is offering a service that allows Comcast customers to cancel their service – and avoid a telephone runaround – by hiring them to cancel for the customer instead.
Peet's Buys Up Stumptown Coffee RoastersPeet’s Coffee & Tea is buying the popular premium coffee company Stumptown Coffee Roasters, bringing the once independent brand more into the mainstream.
Large Silicon Valley Lots Being Split Up To Build More HousingSilicon Valley’s real estate market is so hot, the latest trend is building four houses where there used to be one.
Program That Lets Tech Shuttles Use Public Bus Stops Working, SF Transit Agency SaysSan Francisco's transit planners are calling a pilot program involving those controversial tech buses a success.
Google's Alphabet Drops 'Don't Be Evil' Mantra From Code Of ConductGoogle’s new parent company Alphabet has decided not to continue the mantra of 'Don’t be Evil' that was spelled out in Google’s official code of conduct.
Twitter Gives Co-Founder Jack Dorsey A 2nd Chance As CEOTwitter is embracing Jack Dorsey as its CEO in hopes that its once-spurned co-founder can hatch a plan to expand the short messaging service's audience and end nearly a decade of financial losses.
Governor Jerry Brown Helps Close Loophole In California's Ivory BanGov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill to close a loophole in the state's ban on importing, buying or selling elephant ivory or rhinoceros horns.
Last Gun Store In San Francisco To Shut For Good On HalloweenThe only gun store in San Francisco is shuttering for good, saying it can no longer operate in the city's political climate of increased gun control regulations and vocal opposition to firearms.
Lawsuit: American Spirit Cigarettes Unhealthy Despite ‘Natural’ ClaimsPlaintiffs says the company behind American Spirit is misleading smokers into believing their products are healthier than other tobacco products by using words like 'additive free.'
More Drought-Challenged California Winemakers Grow Grapes With Less WaterA growing minority of California growers and winemakers believe that when it comes to wine grapes, the less irrigation, the better.
Landlord Of San Francisco ‘Hacker’ Homes Responds To KPIX 5 InvestigationLast month, KPIX 5 first reported on San Francisco’s latest housing trend: a bunk bed for $1,800 a month.
Creators Of Peeple Face Backlash For People-Rating AppAn app being billed as the Yelp for people has caused quite the controversy. Called Peepel, the app allows users to rate anyone they know, but critics said the app would cause cyberbullying.