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Google To Offer Wireless Data Plans In Hopes Of Getting More People Using All Of Their Products

Google wants more people to get online so they can search around and click on its ads. And it’s shaking up the telecom world to do it. The company said Monday at the wireless show in Barcelona, Spain, that it will soon sell data plans for smartphones and tablets in the U.S. The announcement confirmed leaks and media reports in late January that Google planned to enter the telecom market.

03/03/2015

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Silicon Valley Startup Could Redefine Dental Care With New Toothpaste

A Silicon Valley startup wants you to think differently about the way you care for your mouth.

03/03/2015

Gallo Glass of Modesto. (CBS)

Central Valley Wine Bottle Maker Sued Over Putting Arsenic, Other Toxic Materials Into Glass

A company in Modesto that makes wine bottles is being sued by the state over claims of putting toxic materials into its glass.

03/03/2015

The Lupin Lodge nudist resort in Los Gatos is trucking in water after the drought dried up the resources on the property. (CBS)

Stanford Climatologist Says Californians Need To Prepare For Warmer, Drier Weather As New Normal

Stanford Professor Noah Diffenbaugh says “there are a number of measures that suggest that the drought we’re in now is the worst on record.”

03/02/2015

Customers at Costco. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Costco No Longer Accepting American Express In 2016 After Striking Deal With Visa, Citigroup

After only accepting American Express the last 16 years, the retailer is switching to Foster City-based card giant Visa and will use Citigroup as its exclusive provider of co-branded credit cards.

03/02/2015

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Google’s Internet-Beaming Drones Set To Take Flight This Year

Titan, the drone company Google acquired last year, plans to conduct its maiden voyage this year of aircraft that could provide internet to people on the ground.

03/02/2015

Hillside Apartments in Oakland.

Complaints Of Gangs, Bedbugs, Blight Lead To Promised Upgrades At Oakland’s Hillside Complex

Hillside Apartments have been called the worst in Oakland. Neighbors have a nickname for the complex: Killside Prison.

02/27/2015

Measure FF supporters celebrate on the steps of Oakland's City Hall.

A Tale Of Two Cities: Oakland Workers Celebrate Minimum Wage Hike As Business Owners Worry

Thanks to Oakland’s voter-approved Measure FF, minimum wages will rise to $12.25/hour on Monday. But as this employee wages go up, so go food prices forcing some restaurants to raise prices and cut worker hours.

02/27/2015

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Shuttle Drivers For Apple, Genentech Vote To Join Teamsters Union

Drivers for Compass Transportation, a shuttle-bus company providing commuter services for Google, Apple, Microsoft, Genentech, and other Bay Area clients, voted to join the Teamsters union, union officials said Friday evening.

02/27/2015

Artist's rendering of a $49 penthouse for sale at the Lumina high-rise in San Francisco. (CBS)

$49 Million Penthouse Breaking San Francisco Real Estate Records

A massive penthouse condo atop a luxury high-rise in San Francisco’s South of Market is being offered for a whopping $49 million, shattering local real estate records.

02/27/2015

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