Business

Large Winter Storm Brings Heavy Rains To Northern California

Bay Area Unprepared For ‘Superstorm’ Floods Says Business Group

A new Bay Area Council report finds a so-called 150-year “superstorm” could cause billions of dollars in damage, arguing the region is unprepared.

04/20/2015

Explore Bay Area’s Most Mysterious Spots

Drink Spirits With Spirits: The Winchester Mystery House To Allow Alcohol & Overnight Stays

Attention amateur ghost hunters and alcohol-swizzling history buffs: The Winchester Mystery House just got infinitely more fun.

04/20/2015

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Urgent Care Center Opening Before Doctors Medical Center Closes Tuesday

A new urgent care center will open today in San Pablo that aims to meet some of the needs of patients who would have gone to Doctors Medical Center, according to the nonprofit opening the center.

04/20/2015

Kraft Macaroni & Cheese

Don’t Tell The Kids… Kraft Replacing Artificial Ingredients In Mac & Cheese With Healthy Stuff

Shhh! Your kid’s favorite orange-y, gooey, cheesy dinner dish is about to get healthy. Well, maybe not exactly healthy, but certainly better for them. Kraft announced it is taking out the artificial colors and preservatives from its Original Macaroni & Cheese.

04/20/2015

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San Francisco Entrepreneur Co-Skippers Attempt To Break Sail Speed Record

Two sailboat skippers, one from San Francisco, set sail from Newport, R.I. at about 1:30 a.m. Eastern time Sunday morning with the goal of breaking the world sailing speed record.

04/19/2015

Almond Irrigation

California Almonds Roasted In Drought Debate Over Irrigation

As California enters its 4th year of drought, the state’s multi-billion almond crop is helping drive a sharp debate about water use.

04/19/2015

Stan Lee, Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak, Stan Lee Team Up To Bring Comic Con To Silicon Valley

Bay Area Comic Con fans will have something to look forward to next year when the event comes to the San Jose Convention Center.

04/17/2015

The Netflix show House of Cards is displayed on several monitors (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Binge-Watching Helping Keep People On Netflix Average Of 2 Hours A Day

The average Netflix users spend two hours a day streaming the service, according to a research group.

04/17/2015

Nick Woodman (C), founder and CEO of GoPro celebrates during the company's initial public offering (IPO) at the Nasdaq Stock Exchange on June 26, 2014 in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

GoPro CEO Nick Woodman Declared Highest Paid Executive In U.S.

Nick Woodman, founder and CEO of San Mateo-based camera maker GoPro, has been declared the highest paid executive in the Bloomberg Pay Index after receiving 4.5 million shares valued at $284.5 million.

04/16/2015

Sign at the entrance of Google offices in Brussels.  (Photo credit should read GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images)

European Union Threatens To Slap Google With $6 Billion Fine Over Alleged Antitrust Violations

Google is battening down the hatches after the European Union issued a formal list of grievances accusing the Mountain View-based company of abusing its power as the world’s most dominant search engine.

04/16/2015