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A cable car passes by Wells Fargo bank branch in San Francisco, California.  ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Wells Fargo Sued, Accused Of Opening Accounts Without Customer Knowledge

A Wells Fargo customer is suing the bank, accusing it of deceiving customers by giving them new accounts and credit cards without their knowledge.

16 hours ago

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Silicon Valley Population Reaches Estimated 3 Million People

Silicon Valley reached a population milestone Tuesday, with an estimated 3 million people now inhabiting the area known worldwide for its tech industry.

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California Citrus Growers Trimming, Painting Trees To Deal With Drought

Growers in Fresno have sawed off large portions of their trees because there’s not enough water to keep the dense canopies alive, and spray painting them with a diluted latex paint that acts as a sunblock.

18 hours ago

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21st Century Crop Dusting: FAA Approves Large Drone Use On Farms

A drone large enough to carry tanks of fertilizers and pesticides has won rare approval from federal authorities to spray crops in the United States.

20 hours ago

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Merchandise Takes Top Sales Spot In NBA

The Warriors have been on a roll this season, and merchandise sporting the team’s logo is tops in the NBA.

21 hours ago

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SF Supervisor Short 4 Votes In Call For Mission District Housing Moratorium

San Francisco Supervisor David Campos and a coalition of activists are calling for a moratorium on the construction of market-rate housing in the City’s Mission District.

22 hours ago

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff speaks during the 2014 DreamForce conference on October 14, 2014 in San Francisco, California. The annual Dreamforce conference runs through October 16.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Microsoft Reportedly Considering Bid For San Francisco’s Salesforce.com

Microsoft is possibly looking at bidding for San Francisco-based cloud computing company Salesforce.com, according to a published report.

22 hours ago

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 9: Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the Apple Watch during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 9, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Apple Inc. is expected to unveil more details on the much anticipated Apple Watch, the tech giant's entry into the rapidly growing wearable technology segment. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Apple’s $10K Watch Too Pricey? Get One Gold Plated

Jewelers are undercutting Apple’s pricey $10,000 gold model watch by gold-plating cheaper models.

23 hours ago

Artist rendering of proposed park in the Mission Rock area across McCovey Cove from AT&T Park in San Francisco. (Cordish Companies)

San Francisco Giants’ Modified Mission Rock Plans Include Shorter Buildings, Affordable Housing

The San Francisco Giants have modified plans for a mixed-use development near AT&T park to include shorter buildings and more affordable housing.

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Napster All Over Again: Periscope Users Could Face $150,000+ Fines, Jail Time For Live-Streaming Copyrighted Events

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The Mayweather-Pacquiao fight may have been a “win” for Twitter-owned Periscope, but for users who share a copyrighted live event, it could be a major loss — of up o $150,000 in penalties per incident.

05/05/2015