Business

A rat in a trap. (CBS)

Drought, Hot Weather Causing Rodent Infestations In East Bay Homes

Business is booming for pest eradication companies as the drought and the hot weather hitting the Bay Area has forced rats to come out of the woodwork in search of water.

07/02/2015

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How To Successfully Manage A Part-Time Job

Looking to bring in a little extra money? Jill Schlesinger has more on why an extra part-time job may be easier to manage than you think.

07/02/2015

Google Photos director Anil Sabharwal announces Google Photos during the 2015 Google I/O conference on May 28, 2015 in San Francisco, California. The annual Google I/O conference runs through May 29.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Apologizes After Photo App Tagged Black People ‘Gorillas’

Google is apologizing after reports surfaced that an automatic image-recognition feature in its Photos application was identifying images of some black people as “gorillas.”

07/02/2015

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Billion Dollar Project Will Bring Millions Of Tons Of Coal To Area Next To Bay Bridge Toll Plaza

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Coal is so polluting that demand for it as an energy source is way down in the U.S. The industry has to increase exports to survive. To do that we’ve learned […]

07/01/2015

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Drought Surcharge, Rate Increase Takes Effect For EBMUD Customers

East Bay customers will pay more for their water now that a drought surcharge and rate increase has taken effect.

07/01/2015

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Feds Probe Whether Major Airlines Illegally Conspired To Limit Seats, Keep Fares High

The Justice Department is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high.

07/01/2015

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The 8 Food Items Driving Up The Cost Of Your 4th Of July Barbecue This Year

In case you haven’t hit the store yet for this weekend Independence Day family barbecue, better plan to expand the budget a bit.

07/01/2015

The logo of social networking website 'Twitter' is displayed on a computer screen. (LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Latest Round Of Twitter Buyout Rumors Fizzle As Fast As They Come

Twitter has been one of the more speculated on takeover targets over the past several weeks, with many predicting that Google will eventually come calling as it looks to beef up its social media capabilities.

07/01/2015

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Trump Calls For Macy’s Boycott After Retailer Dumps His Clothing Line Over His Remarks About Immigrants

Macy’s is the latest company to end its relationship with Donald Trump as the fallout from the real estate mogul’s remarks about Mexican immigrants continues.

07/01/2015

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers a keynote during the Facebook f8 Developer Conference at the San Francisco Design Center in San Francisco on September 22, 2011. (Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Zuckerberg’s Facebook Q&A Session Features Arnold Schwarzenegger, Stephen Hawking, Arianna Huffington

A new round of celebrities turned up for a chance to ask Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg anything during a question & answer session on the social networking site Tuesday.

07/01/2015