Business

A flood gate in front of a business in San Anselmo, California. (Jeffrey Schaub/CBS)

Flood Gates Help Spare 2 San Anselmo Businesses From Major Damage Following Water Main Break

Employees said they were fortunate, following a water main break that sent a river of water past their businesses.

11/13/2014

Larry Page, Google co-founder and CEO speaks during the opening keynote at the Google I/O developers conference at the Moscone Center on May 15, 2013 in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fortune Magazine’s 3 ‘Top People In Business’ Work Right Here In Bay Area

If you want to work for the best minds in business, you’re in the right place here in the Bay Area.

11/13/2014

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Old Navy Explains Why Women Pay More For Plus-Size Clothing

Old Navy found itself in a quandary when a customer named Renee Posey went to its website and noticed that plus-sized women’s jeans cost $12 to $15 more.

11/13/2014

Bottles of Clorox bleach sit on a shelf at a grocery store in San Francisco.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Ebola Fears, Start Of Flu Season Spur Jump In Sales For Clorox Disinfectant Wipes

Oakland-based Clorox said sales of its disinfectant wipes jumped 20 percent last month, with fears over Ebola virus and the start of flu season perking up interest for Americans to stock up on supplies.

11/12/2014

Post-Modern Jukebox keyboardist

Starving Artists Turn To Fans To Crowdfund Their Work

Making music for a living is a gamble. Now, some starving artists are getting funding straight from their fans.

11/11/2014

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Elon Musk Confirms Plans To Launch Satellites For ‘Low-Cost’ Internet Access World-Wide

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk confirms plans to launch a fleet of small satellites to deliver low-cost Internet access around the world.

11/11/2014

A sign outside of a Google office in Mountain View, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Snatching Up Silicon Valley Real Estate To Prepare For Massive Hiring Spree

Google is playing the real estate market like a game of monopoly out of what could be a massive hiring spree.

11/11/2014

Drawing of Pandora co-founder Tim Westergren's proposed home in Inverness Park. (CBS)

Marin Residents Upset After Pandora Co-Founder Proposes Mega-Mansion

Residents of a Marin Community said they don’t want a mega-mansion next door. The people of Inverness Park told KPIX 5 that the tech giant planning to build it should start thinking smaller.

11/10/2014

Recalled "Hello Kitty® Birthday Lollipop" whistle (CPSC.gov)

McDonald’s Recalls 2.5 Million ‘Hello Kitty’ Whistles Sold With Happy Meals Due To Choking Hazard

There have been reports of children coughing out pieces of the Hello Kitty whistles they sucked into their mouths.

11/10/2014

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SF Net Neutrality Proponents Applaud President Obama’s Plan To Keep Internet Free

San Francisco Bay Area companies that have joined a national coalition to fight for net neutrality include Reddit, Imgur, Y Combinator and Netflix.

11/10/2014

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