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About The Bay: Carrying A Tune At The Castro Theatre’s Sing-Alongs

Most movie theaters encourage quiet, but not when you’re at a musical sing-along at the Castro Theatre. Mike Sugerman tries to carry a tune in this About The Bay segment.

12/15/2014

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Uber Apologizes For Surge Pricing During Sydney Hostage Crisis

San Francisco-based Uber was hit with a new round of criticism overnight after users reported a spike in fares around a hostage situation in downtown Sydney, Australia.

12/15/2014

Daniel Craig

Producers Say Latest James Bond Film Script Was Stolen In Sony Pictures Hack Attack

The producers of the James Bond films have acknowledged that an early version of the screenplay for the new movie “SPECTRE” was among the material stolen in the massive cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.

12/14/2014

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Uber Surge Prices Highest Ever During Big #BayAreaStorm; Fares 3.8X Normal Rate

The Bay Area got hit by a double-whammy Thursday: the biggest storm in years, and the highest Uber fares ever, giving new meaning to ‘surge pricing.’

12/11/2014

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‘Living Wage’ Requirement Approved For Companies, Non-Profits With Santa Clara County Contracts

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved its first-ever resolution to require companies and nonprofits with county contracts to pay a living wage as of July 1.

12/09/2014

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California Credit Union Members Getting $18 Million Giveback Gift

A Sacramento-based credit union said it will give back $18 million to more than 500,000 of its members statewide.

12/09/2014

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Phil Matier: ‘Rainbow Girls’ Repeatedly Rob San Francisco Union Square Stores

Phil Matier says a group called the “Rainbow Girls” has San Francisco’s high-end retailers on high alert after taking Union Square by storm in a recent rash of brazen robberies.

12/08/2014

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How To Maximize Your Holiday Gift Giving By Shopping Smart

KCBS In Depth spoke with consumer psychologist Kit Yarrow about the dynamic between merchants and shoppers this holiday buying season and she gives some tips to keep shoppers from being their own worst enemies while hunting for the perfect gift.

12/08/2014

James Franco (left) & Seth Rogen (Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

North Korea Denies Involvement But Calls Hack Attack On Sony Pictures ‘Righteous Deed’

North Korea released a statement Sunday that clearly relished a cyber attack on Sony Pictures, which is producing an upcoming film that depicts an assassination plot against Pyongyang’s supreme leader.

12/07/2014

Tesla HQ

Tesla Eyes Texas For Direct Online Sales But Needs Looser Law

Proposals to allow direct car sales in Texas stalled during the 2013 legislative session, but Palo Alto-based Tesla appears poised to revive the issue by offering future investment projects.

12/07/2014

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