Sex Workers Say California Bill Gives Police Too Much PowerSex workers are fighting to do away with parts of a California bill that they say would give law enforcement officers discretion over whether sex workers are arrested or instead referred to social services, and could put sex workers at risk of police exploitation.
Judge Grants Preliminary Approval To $27 Million Lyft Driver SettlementA federal judge in San Francisco gave preliminary approval Friday to a lawsuit settlement that would give $27 million to 163,000 present and former Lyft drivers in California.
Global Markets Dive As Britain Votes To Leave EUBritain voted to leave the European Union after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign, toppling the prime minister Friday, sending global markets plunging .
San Francisco Seeks Court Order Against Short-Term Rental Site HomeAwaySan Francisco moved to force short-term rental site HomeAway.com to hand over information about hosts and transactions in San Francisco to city tax collectors.
Passengers In Small SUVs May Be At Higher Risk In CollisionsNew crash tests found that passengers may be at higher risk than the driver in collisions involving small SUVs.
President Obama Lands In Bay Area For Conference With Tech LeadersPresident Barack Obama landed at Moffett Field in Mountain View Thursday evening for his third trip this year to the Bay Area for a roughly 20-hour trip that includes a conference alongside tech industry leaders.
Costco Skewered On Social Media Over Troubled Switch To Visa Credit CardMany Costco customers have taken to Twitter and the retailer's Facebook page to vent their frustration over Costco's switch from using American Express credit cards to Visa.
VW To Pay Owners Up To $7K In Wake Of $10B Diesel Emissions ScandalVolkswagen will pay owners of its polluting diesel cars up to seven thousand dollars and agree to fund a grant program to offset air pollution.
San Francisco-Based Twilio Shares Soar In Stock Market DebutTwilio shares soared 70 percent after the technology company's debut on the stock market Thursday.
People Are Implanting Microchips Under Their Skin To Improve Their LivesMicrochip implants are a popular way to keep track of pets, but now some people are getting them implanted in hopes of improving their lives.
Best Buy Sale Prices Called Into QuestionA class-action lawsuit is accusing Best Buy of phantom markdowns, and falsely representing former “original” or “regular” prices.
Pillsbury Muscling In On Girl Scout Cookie Market With Year-Round MixesThe Pillsbury Dough Boy is horning in on the Girl Scout Cookie market with baking mixes that will help everyone handle their cookie cravings throughout the year.