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Focus Of Governor Brown’s Mexico Trip Is Energy, Education, Not Immigration

Though the pundits may be talking about immigration these days, Governor Jerry Brown was in Mexico Tuesday to talk business, specifically energy and education.

16 hours ago

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Alameda County Supervisors Vote Unanimously To Extend A’s Lease Deal

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to extend the Oakland A’s lease at the O.co Coliseum for another 10 years.

21 hours ago

A tenants' rights group has placed signs on buildings where they say tenants have been Ellis Act evicted to make way for tourist rentals. (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Tenants Rights’ Group Protests Against ‘Illegal’ Share Rentals In San Francisco’s North Beach

Demonstrators in San Francisco have posted neon green warning signs on the outside of some apartments where the director of the Tenants Union says people have been evicted under the Ellis Act and landlords are now renting apartments through websites like Airbnb and VRBO.

23 hours ago

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Plug-In Car Sales Charging Ahead In California, Other States

Plug-In 2014, the premiere electric vehicle conference in the nation, began on Monday at the San Jose Convention Center with those in attendance discussing and debating the future of plug-in cars.

07/29/2014

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OKCupid Dating Website Admits To Deceiving Users With Phony Match Results

Online dating site OKCupid admitted to deceiving its users with deliberate mismatches.

07/29/2014

Lily Aldridge

Jump On Tomorrow: A’s Lease Vote, Richmond Refinery Ruling, Lucy Li, ‘Terminator’ At Oracle, Victoria’s Secret Models

A’s lease deal; Richmond refinery ruling; young golfer Lucy Li; Terminator filming in Redwood Shores; ‘Best Movie Fest’ and Victoria’s Secret models come to Union Square

07/28/2014

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Flying Cars Take Flight, Samson Motors And ICON Aircraft Likely To Launch In Northern California

The flying car is coming, and it will likely be built right here in Northern California from two companies competing to put you in the pilot’s seat: Auburn-based Samson Motors, and ICON Aircraft, which manufacturing planned for Vacaville.

07/28/2014

Electric Vehicle

SUV, Van, Truck Owners May Soon Plug In To Electric Vehicle Revolution

Supersize plug-in hybrids, including 4-wheel-drive SUVs and pickup trucks, are starting to gain traction in the increasingly competitive electric car market.

07/28/2014

A sale pending sign stands in front of a home for sale in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Bayview-Hunters Point Real Estate Prices Soaring; $100,000 Over Asking Price Is Common

One of the most economically disadvantaged neighborhoods of San Francisco is seeing home prices soar as it joins the current real estate boom.

07/28/2014

Hetch Hetchy

Beverage Companies Using Bay Area Tap Water, While Residential Customers Face Mandatory Restrictions

Despite California’s ongoing drought, municipal water is being bottled—and in some case shipped out of state—for profit.

07/28/2014

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