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Sex Worker Calls Airbnb A 'Boon' To Her IndustryFor sex workers, renting a room on Airbnb can be a lot safer than being outdoors, and a lot cheaper than a hotel, and one worker calls the home-sharing service a boon to her industry.
California's Solar Industry Adds 20,000 Jobs In 2015The sun certainly shone on solar jobs last year, with California’s solar industry adding over 20,000 jobs in 2015, up 35 percent from the previous year.
Thieves Steal 10K Worth Of Shoes, Bags From Luxury Union Square BoutiqueA group of thieves stole high-end Italian shoes and purses valued at more than $10,000 from the Salvatore Ferragamo store on San Francisco's Union Square.
Twitter Tweaks Timeline In Search For More UsersTwitter is tweaking the way that tweets appear in its users' timelines in its latest attempt to broaden the appeal of its messaging service.
Feds Say Google Computers Can Qualify As Legal Drivers Of Autonomous CarsThe redefinition of "driver" by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is an important break for Google, taking it a step closer to its goal of self-driving cars without steering wheels, pedals or human drivers.
San Francisco Supes Propose Ways To Spend Super Bowl 50 Tax RevenuesThe cleanup is still underway, but city supervisors are already talking about how to spend any tax revenues the city reaps from Super Bowl celebrations.
California Farmers Reap Record Sales Despite Historic DroughtCalifornia farmers recorded $53.5 billion in sales n 2014, the same year Gov. Jerry Brown declared the state in a drought emergency.
Berkeley Organic Food Company Recalls Macadamia Nuts Over Possible SalmonellaA natural food company based in Berkeley announced a recall of macadamia nut products over the possibility of salmonella contamination.
California Farmers Reaping Record Sales In Spite Of DroughtA new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the drought.
Report Finds Bay Area Housing Market OverheatingHousing prices in the Bay Area have reached levels “unsupportable” by the area’s income, according to a financial research company.
Red Lobster Sales Surge After Beyonce Song Mentions Seafood ChainThe seafood chain says sales surged 33 percent on Sunday after the release of “Formation,” in which Beyonce says she took a man to Red Lobster after sex.
Facebook Under Fire In France For Using Data Of 30 Million Users Without ConsentTwo agencies contend Facebook is breaching privacy laws in France by tracking and using the personal data of more than 30 million users there without their knowledge.

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