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Bottle of Shui Jing Fang baijiu. (Keith Mizuguchi/CBS)

Can Baijiu, The World’s Biggest Selling Spirit, Find A Marketplace In San Francisco?

The hugely popular Chinese spirit is slowly making its way to the U.S. market, including in several San Francisco locations.

04/22/2015

The air compressor model Chef John Cox is using in his restaurant, Sierra Mar, to clean dishes and conserve water during the drought. (California Air Tools)

Big Sur Chef Comes Up With Creative Water Conservation Solution – An Air Compressor

Chef John Cox said in the first week of installing the air compressor, they noticed an 80 percent reduction in the restaurant’s water usage.

04/22/2015

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4 Reasons Why Constantly Checking Email Is Making You Sick

Researchers have found a connection between constantly checking email and adverse well-being. Jill Schlesinger has tips on how to manage the stress and keep your cool at work.

04/22/2015

A section of Lake Oroville is seen nearly dry on August 19, 2014 in Oroville, California. Lake Oroville is currently at less than a third of its total 3,537,577 acre feet. A combination of record high temperatures and sparse rainfall during California's four-year drought have produced the worst conditions in 1,200 years, according to a study accepted for publication by the American Geophysical Union (AGU).

6 Crazy Creative Ideas For Solving The California Drought Crisis

Because state regulated water savings alone won’t solve a problem of this size.

04/22/2015

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Uber Accidentally Charges New Yorker $12,000 For 5.5 Mile Trip

Uber surge pricing has taken on a whole new meaning for one woman trying to get to Manhattan one snowy March morning.

04/22/2015

Yahoo! President and CEO Marissa Mayer delivers a keynote address at the 2014 International CES at The Las Vegas Hotel & Casino on January 7, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Yahoo Revival Not Evident In Latest Earnings Report; Value Beyond Asian Holdings Questioned

Yahoo is still struggling to boost revenue nearly three years into CEO Marissa Mayer’s tenure, magnifying concerns that the Internet company holds little value beyond its lucrative Asian investments.

04/22/2015

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Facebook Unveils ‘Hello’ App To Integrate Phone Callers With Their Shared Info

Facebook is rolling out a new app that integrates phone callers with their shared Facebook information.

04/22/2015

The Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla’s Mystery Product May Be Battery Power For Your Home

Tesla shares are getting a charge from a Bloomberg report that the company will unveil a home battery and a large-scale utility battery, at an event at its Hawthorne design studio next week.

04/22/2015

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IRS Cutbacks Resulted In 8 Million Hang Ups On Callers This Tax Season

The IRS’ overloaded phone system hung up on more than 8 million taxpayers this filing season as the agency cut millions of dollars from taxpayer services. The agency’s budget has been cut by $1.2 billion since 2010.

04/22/2015

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

Robust Real Estate Market Sees Most Home Sales In San Francisco Topping $1 Million

U.S. homebuyers flooded back into the real estate market in March, pushing up sales and prices at the start of the spring buying season.

04/22/2015