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‘Credibles’ App Helping Small Bay Area Businesses Stay Afloat, Reward Repeat Customers

A new app is helping businesses keep cash on hand, and letting customers earn bonuses by pre-paying for the products they need.

03/03/2015

The Lupin Lodge nudist resort in Los Gatos is trucking in water after the drought dried up the resources on the property. (CBS)

Stanford Climatologist Says Californians Need To Prepare For Warmer, Drier Weather As New Normal

Stanford Professor Noah Diffenbaugh says “there are a number of measures that suggest that the drought we’re in now is the worst on record.”

03/02/2015

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Costco No Longer Accepting American Express In 2016 After Striking Deal With Visa, Citigroup

After only accepting American Express the last 16 years, the retailer is switching to Foster City-based card giant Visa and will use Citigroup as its exclusive provider of co-branded credit cards.

03/02/2015

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FCC Votes In Favor Of Net Neutrality; Internet Activists Declare Victory

Internet activists declared victory over the nation’s big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband service to prevent companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic.

02/26/2015

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Ben & Jerry’s Founders Would Consider Cannabis-Infused Ice Cream, When It’s Legal

The founders of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream say they would consider selling a cannabis-infused flavor, when it’s completely legal.

02/26/2015

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FCC To Rule On Net Neutrality, Tighter Restrictions On Internet Providers

The new rule would prevent Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. from intentionally blocking or slowing Web traffic.

02/26/2015

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Discovery Bay Man Sues Purina Alleging ‘Beneful’ Dog Food Sickened, Killed His Dogs

Frank Lucido claims he fed his three dogs Beneful “kibble” style dog food, and within a short period of time, two were sick and one was dead.

02/25/2015

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Napa Earthquake’s Effect On Single-Family Houses Subject Of New Study Offering Gift Cards To Homeowners

The California Earthquake Authority announced Tuesday that it is working with the City of Napa to learn more about how single-family houses fared in the South Napa earthquake that occurred Aug. 24.

02/24/2015

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West Coast Scientists Fishing For Solutions To Bluefin Tuna Overfishing

In the San Francisco Bay Area, no matter how you slice it, we’re wild about raw fish. But we have a big problem: We love this fish so much that we’re eating it into extinction.

02/23/2015

The Lupin Lodge nudist resort in Los Gatos is trucking in water after the drought dried up the resources on the property. (CBS)

East Bay Water Agency Puts Locks On Water Meters To Deter Tampering During Drought

As California’s drought drags on, officials are cracking down on thieves who wrench open fire hydrants and ignore or tamper with water meters.

02/23/2015

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