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Dow Jones Tops 18,000 For First Time As U.S. Economy Grows At Fastest Pace In 11 Years

Stocks are pushing further into record territory as the Dow Jones industrial average tops 18,000 points for the first time.

12/23/2014

Like this vendor in Shanghai, US phone providers work from a list of available phone numbers -- and the classic 415's are almost gone.  (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)

Numbers With Classic 415 Area Code In Short Supply As New 628 Area Code Arrives

Time is running out on the 415 area code and so are available 415 numbers, especially if you live in Marin County.

12/22/2014

A self-driving car on the Google campus in Mountain View, September 25, 2012. (CBS)

California DMV Misses Year-End Deadline To Set Rules For Self-Driving Cars

California’s Department of Motor Vehicles will miss a year-end deadline to adopt new rules for cars of the future because regulators first have to figure out how they’ll know whether “driverless” vehicles are safe.

12/21/2014

A North Korean flag.  ( JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Mulls Putting North Korea Back On Terrorism List After ‘Act Of Cybervandalism’ Involving Sony’s ‘The Interview’

President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an “act of cybervandalism,” not one of war.

12/21/2014

The jobless rate dipped below 8 percent -- the lowest it's been in six years. (Bloomberg via Getty Images)

California Adds 90,000 Jobs In November; SF Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.4 Percent

Unemployment rates across the Bay Area dropped in November, compared with a year ago, according to data released Friday from the state’s Employment Development Department.

12/20/2014

KPIX Special California's Green Rush

KPIX News Special: California’s Green Rush, The Business Of Marijuana In The Golden State

KPIX 5 News’ in-depth look at the marijuana business in California since it became the first state to legalize the use of medical pot 17 years ago.

12/20/2014

Rice Shipment at the Port of Oakland (BCN)

Port Of Oakland Rejected Over Million Pounds Of Rice, Soybeans Due To Beetle Larvae Infestation

Agriculture specialists at the Port of Oakland sent 1.2 million pounds of soybeans and 88,000 pounds of rice back to India in November, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday.

12/20/2014

Flames seen illuminating the steam cloud during a flare-up on December 18th, 2014 (CBS)

Richmond Official Blasts Chevron For Calling Huge Flare At Plant ‘Routine’

Supervisor John Goia said the series of flares were an emergency reaction to something that went wrong at the plant.

12/19/2014

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

SFO Restaurant Workers Reach Tentative Agreement With Management After 2-Day Strike

San Francisco International Airport food service workers and restaurant management announced Friday that they have reached a tentative agreement on a six-year contract.

12/19/2014

A Staples office supply store. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

1.2 Million Customer’s Credit Card Data Exposed In Staples Security Breach

Staples says criminals used malware to access cardholder names, payment card numbers, expiration dates and card verification codes.

12/19/2014

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