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Man shopping for groceries. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Berkeley-Based Annie’s Selling Out To General Mills For $820M

Packaged food giant General Mills plans to buy Berkeley-based Annie’s, the maker of rabbit-shaped mac and cheese, for $820 million, adding more natural and organic packaged offerings as consumers’ tastes change.

09/09/2014

A mound of toppled wine barrels sit in a storage room at Kieu Hoang Winery on August 25, 2014 in Napa, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Napa Valley Wine Industry Reports $80.3 Million Damage Toll From Earthquake

Napa Valley’s wine industry suffered $80.3 million in damage from the 6.0-magnitude earthquake last month, according to a report being presented today to the Napa County Board of Supervisors.

09/09/2014

(L-R) Tim Cook with The Edge, Bono and Larry Mullin of U2 (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

U2 Drops Surprise Album At Apple Unveiling

Surprise! U2 just put out a new album, and the renowned rock band is giving it away for free to iTunes users.

09/09/2014

Mi Pueblo Supermarket. (CBS)

Mi Pueblo Grocery Chain Launches Initiative To Raise Funds For Undocumented Minors

Mi Pueblo Foods is leading a new effort in Silicon Valley to raise funds for legal representation of undocumented minors detained at the U.S. border.

09/09/2014

Artist rendering of the Grand Hall of the new Transbay Transit Center in downtown San Francisco. This will replace the current bus terminal at First and Mission Streets with a multi-model transit center serving eleven transportation systems. (transbaycenter.org)

Phil Matier: San Francisco Developers Renege On Paying Special Tax For Transbay Terminal, Caltrain Extension

The San Francisco Board Of Supervisors are meeting Tuesday to create a special tax district around the Transbay Terminal to cover the cost of its reconstruction including the Caltrain extension. Downtown developers had earlier promised to pay in, they are now lobbying, and threatening a lawsuit claiming the amounts are too excessive due to soaring property values.

09/09/2014

The "Scarf Guy" was all over Twitter Tuesday. (CBS)

‘Keynote Scarf’ Generating Much Of The Buzz From Apple Event

The hottest consumer item coming out of the Apple event in Cupertino Tuesday may not be the larger iPhone, but it’s every bit as wearable as the company’s rumored watch.

09/09/2014

Screen shot of the Apple announcement (Apple, Inc.)

Having Trouble Watching Apple Event’s Live Stream? You’re Not Alone

Apple fans took their frustrations out on Twitter Monday morning, reporting massive problems with viewing the live stream on Apple’s website.

09/09/2014

(CBS/Matt Bigler)

Apple Expected To Reveal iPhone 6 And ‘iWatch’

Apple is expected to take the wraps off several new consumer products on Tuesday morning—everything from new iPhones to a possible “ iWatch.”

09/09/2014

A customer pushes a cart with supplies at a Home Depot store. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Home Depot Confirms Data Breach In US, Canada Stores, May Be Largest In History

Home Depot confirmed on Monday that its payment systems have been hacked in a data breach that could affect millions of shoppers who used credit and debit cards at its more than 2,000 U.S. and Canadian stores.

09/08/2014

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Twitter Rolls Out ‘Buy Button’ To Let Users Make In-App Purchases

Twitter is rolling out a feature allowing users to buy products with the push of a button.

09/08/2014

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Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the Apple Watch during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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