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Tesla Stock Sale Nets Electric Carmaker $738 Million In Capital

Tesla raised a whopping $738 million in a recent stock sale, netting the electric carmaker more than $200 million more than they had estimated.

08/23/2015

Tiburon hillside homes. (CBS)

Marin Co. Short-Term Rentals Hard To Find Now That Tiburon, Other Cities Ban Airbnb, VRBO

As more and more homeowners sign up rent out their homes to vacationers for short stays, more Bay Area lawmakers are just saying ‘no.’

08/22/2015

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Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Fires Back At Trump’s Proposed Immigration Plan For Workers With H-1B Visas

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s proposed immigration plan for workers with H-1B visas is not getting any likes from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

08/22/2015

Budweiser. (CBS)

California Brewer Uses Slogan ‘Queen Of Beers’ But Budweiser ‘King of Beers’ Isn’t Having It

She Beverage Co. of California, applied to register “The Queen of Beer” phrase with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Anheuser-Busch filed a notice of opposition Wednesday.

08/22/2015

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July Numbers Show Employment Growing Slowly But Surely In The Golden State

In the Bay Area, San Mateo County had the lowest percent of unemployed residents in July.

08/22/2015

Cheating website Ashley Madison hacked. (CBS News)

Ashley Madison Hack Merely Latest In A Long Line Of High-Profile Internet Security Breaches

The data breach affecting customers of the Ashley Madison website is only the latest — and not the biggest — high-profile breach of customer or employee data reported in recent years.

08/21/2015

A customer at a salon has her nails done. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Lawmaker Seeks To Remove Hazardous Chemicals From Nail Salons Statewide

The Healthy Nail Salon Task Force created by Assemblymember David Chiu will work through the fall on nail salon issues with a goal of pursuing legislation during the 2016 session that begins in January.

08/20/2015

(CBS SF)

Consumer Group Says Covered California Slow To Fix Customer Problems

A consumer advocacy group complains that Covered California remains sluggish at resolving customer service problems, leaving people unable to access health care or finish their taxes.

08/20/2015

Medical marijuana at a dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Federal Appeals Court Rejects Oakland Lawsuit Over Marijuana Dispensary

A federal appeals court has rejected Oakland’s attempt to stop the government from shutting down a large medical marijuana dispensary.

08/20/2015

A visitor looks at Panasonic ETW5 energy efficient Smart TV flat-screen televisions at the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA) 2012 consumer electronics trade fair in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)

Bill Proposed To Warn Consumers About Smart TVs That Can Record Your Conversations

A California lawmaker is pushing legislation to give consumers better warnings about a new phenomenon for smart TVs: They can record household conversations without your knowledge.

08/20/2015