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Golden State Warriors Team Up With Peet’s For Limited Edition Coffee Blend

Peet’s Coffee has teamed up with the Golden State Warriors to create a special coffee blend to celebrate their shared Bay Area roots.

04/14/2015

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Russian Siri Accused Of Homophobia After Video Criticizing Questions About Being Gay Surfaces

A Russian speaking London man has “a few to Apple as a company about why its Russian Siri is so homophobic” after inquiries about gay marriage were dismissed and criticized by the personal assistant feature in an online video.

04/14/2015

An Asiana Airlines plane flies above Incheon International Airport in Incheon, west of Seoul on June 18, 2011. (PARK JI-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Asiana Plane Skids Off Runway In Japan Injuring 20

An Asiana Airlines plane skidded off a runway Tuesday after landing in western Japan, and about 20 people were injured slightly, officials said.

04/14/2015

A flag waves outside of a Wells Fargo bank branch in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Wells Fargo Sees Rare Profit Dip

First quarter earnings slipped 1.5-percent to $5.8-billion dollars, down from a record $5.9-billion a year earlier, and the first decline in four years for the country’s largest mortgage lender.

04/14/2015

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Airbnb Offering Rentals In Cuba

Airbnb is taking advantage of the renewed relationship between the U.S. and Cuba by offering vacation rentals there.

04/13/2015

Solar panels on top of a Bay Area home. (CBS)

SolarCity, Nest Join Forces To Get More Homeowners To Install Solar Panels, Smart Thermostats

California already leads the nation in home solar installations, but now there’s a deal that could literally put sales through the roof.

04/13/2015

A fishing boat makes its way through the harbor near pier 45  in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

West Coast Sardine Fishing Season Called Off In Effort To Stave Off Industry Collapse

Fisheries managers have decided to call off the West Coast sardine fishing season that starts in July because of rapidly dwindling numbers, hoping to save an iconic industry from the kind of collapse that hit in the 1940s and lasted 50 years.

04/13/2015

Sprinklers water the lawns of a new housing development July 28, 2005 in Hesperia, California. California's demand for water will jump by 40 percent over the next 25 years according to a study released this week by the Public Policy Institute of California. Half of all the water used by inland homeowners, where growth is booming, goes to irrigating yards, compared to one third or less in the cooler coastal regions. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Free Lawn Removal, Rebates For Homeowners Who Want A More Drought-Friendly Landscape

California’s drought is driving more and more homeowners to give up their lush, green, water-guzzling lawns. Now, landscape companies are offering to rip them out for free, and water districts across the state are giving rebates as incentive.

04/13/2015

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More Than 100 Passengers Sickened By Norovirus On Celebrity Cruise From Southern California

Federal health officials say 106 passengers and six crewmembers aboard the Celebrity Infinity cruise ship were sickened by the gastrointestinal illness norovirus.

04/13/2015

In a file photo, smoke drifts away from the Shell Oil refinery in Martinez. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Small East Bay Fault Could Shut Down Refineries, Disrupt Fuel Industry In A Major Quake

The Concord Fault is causing concern among Bay Area planners who worry that its 11-mile fracture zone is capable of producing a catastrophic earthquake that would impact regional and statewide fuel distribution.

04/13/2015