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Yank Sing Restaurant In San Francisco. (CBS)

San Francisco’s Yank Sing Restaurant Settles For $4.25M With Workers Over Labor Practices, Stolen Wages

Yank Sing has won all the major awards, but there was a dark side to this family-owned, Zagat and Michelin rated restaurant.

11/18/2014

Marchers protested in Downtown Oakland over the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin on July 15, 2013. (CBS)

Oakland To Offer ‘Healing Centers’ As Police, Shop Owners Prepare For Ferguson Verdict

Business owners in Oakland prepped their storefronts in anticipation of protests over an expected grand jury decision on the police shooting of an unarmed man in Ferguson Missouri.

11/18/2014

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WhatsApp Now Encrypting Messages From Beginning To End

WhatsApp, the globally popular instant messaging system owned by Facebook, has begun using a powerful new encryption program aimed at protecting users’ conversations from unwanted surveillance and snooping.

11/18/2014

Mayo, Mayonnaise

Mayonnaise Lawsuit Puts Small San Francisco Company In The Spotlight

A small San Francisco food company is now in the national spotlight after being sued by the food giant Unilever.

11/18/2014

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Uber Exec Suggests Revenge Plan Against Journalists; Internet Backlash Goes Viral

A news website reported on Monday that an senior executive for Uber suggested that the company should consider hiring an opposition research team to find embarrassing information on media critics and specifically mentioned spreading details of the personal life of a female journalist who has criticized the company.

11/18/2014

A worker removes seats in the upper deck of Candlestick Park, November 17, 2014. (CBS)

Phil Matier: The End Begins For Candlestick Park

The demolition of Candlestick Park—the former home of the San Francisco Giants and 49ers—has begun.

11/18/2014

A KPIX 5 crew captured this video of Bakken crude oil getting unloaded from a train at a rail yard in Richmond. (CBS)

Richmond Makes New Push To Stop Crude-By-Rail Deliveries Amid Concerns Over Derailments

Officials in Richmond are making a new push to stop trains carrying cargo that they say is a disaster waiting to happen.

11/18/2014

Candlestick Park Stadium, San Francisco

Massive Shopping, Residential Center Planned For Candlestick Park Site

Candlestick Park will become the site of a large “urban outlet” shopping center.

11/17/2014

Gay marriage ring exchange

Bay Area Photographers Close Shop After Backlash From Refusing To Shoot Gay Wedding

A gay couple were approaching their wedding day, and opted for the services of UrLoved, a wedding photography company based in San Rafael.

11/17/2014

An image from the Hendo Hoverboard promotional video. (Arx Pax)

Famed Skater Tony Hawk Tests Out Los Gatos Company’s Innovative Hoverboard

Tony Hawk, the most famous skateboarder to ever ride (probably) took his first go at a new brand of skating: hoverboarding.

11/17/2014

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