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Star Wars: Episode V- The Empire Strikes Back (credit: 20th Century Fox/Lucasfilm)

Lucasfilm Is Suing New York Brewing Company

An NYC brewer named their beer “Empire’s Strikes Bock” & the SF-based film company is not happy…

10/23/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), an Electron Micrograph of the Ebola Virus is seen. (CDC via Getty Images)

South San Francisco Firm Developing Ebola Vaccine In Tablet Form

A South San Francisco company is developing an Ebola vaccine that can be administered by tablet rather than injection.

10/23/2014

Demonstrator Tom Comitta pretends to talk on a telephone during a protest inside the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Civic Center station on August 15, 2011 in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Are These For Real? CareerBuilders’ Most Unbelievable Excuses For Calling In Sick List

Excuses for calling in sick to your job can range from the mundane and ordinary (like a flu call-in) to the more outlandish or wild. CareerBuilder, has been keeping track through a survey and has released some of the strangest reasons employees have given for sicking out.

10/23/2014

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Christian Bale To Play Late Apple CEO Steve Jobs In New Film

Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin confirms Bale will portray the late Apple CEO in a upcoming movie…

10/23/2014

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Silicon Valley Tech Company Fined For Paying Foreign Workers $1.21 An Hour

A U.S. Department of Labor investigation found that a Silicon Valley technology company owed more than $40,000 in back wages to several severely underpaid foreign employees.

10/23/2014

Apple In Talks For iCloud For Movies

Apple Issues Security Warning For iCloud After Reported Attempts To Steal User Data In China

Apple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports of a concerted effort to steal passwords and other data from people who use the popular service in China.

10/22/2014

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Healdsburg City Officials Ban Tobacco Sales To Anyone Under 21

The Healdsburg City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday night that will ban the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 making it the first city in California to do so.

10/22/2014

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Oakland City Council Approves Tenant Protection Ordinance After Increasing Complaints About Landlord Harassment

Oakland renters will soon have a new list of protections against harassment and evictions as the Oakland City Council night approved a tenant protection ordinance on Tuesday night.

10/22/2014

An image from the Hendo Hoverboard promotional video. (Arx Pax)

Los Gatos Startup Develops Working Hoverboard; Offers Technology For Others To Use

A Bay Area company has created what could be the first functioning hoverboard which can float above a surface as someone rides it like a skateboard.

10/21/2014

A sign advertising an apartment for rent hangs from a fire escape in front of an apartment building July 8, 2009 in San Francisco, California. As the economy continues to falter, vacancy rates for U.S. apartments have spiked to a twenty two year high of 7.5 percent, just short of the record high of 7.8 percent set in 1986. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Law Forcing Higher Relocation Payments For Evicted Tenants Struck Down

San Francisco property owners have scored a legal victory over the city involving payments to relocate evicted tenants.

10/21/2014

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