Ticket Amnesty Law Goes Into Effect; Could Help 300K Bay Area ResidentsAt least 300,000 Bay Area residents could be eligible for help under a California law that went into effect Thursday to cut old ticket fines and reinstate lost driver’s licenses, according to a legal service and advocacy group.
California Governor Considers Landmark Law To Limit Antibiotics In LivestockCalifornia may be about to get another first-of-its kind law that could dramatically change the way farm animals are treated.
1.5 Million Bicycles Recalled Because Of Front Wheel Safety ConcernsMore than a million bicycles sold in the U.S., Canada and Mexico are being recalled because of a quick-release system that could cause the front wheel to come off during operation.
Tech Startup Testing Driverless Shuttle For Students On Santa Clara University CampusA Sunnyvale tech startup is testing a driverless shuttle on the campus at Santa Clara University.
Hyundai Recalls Thousands Of Sonatas, Accents To Fix Engine Fail, Brake LightsHyundai is recalling nearly a half-million midsize cars in the U.S. to replace key engine parts because a manufacturing problem could cause them to fail.
Bay Area Site Offering Home Cooked Meals For Sale Amid Objections From Health OfficialsThis isn't your typical takeout. A few times a month, Renee Wash cooks up a feast at her house in Oakland, and then sells the food online though a startup called Josephine.com.
American Pharmaceutical Group Distances Itself From Turing After Drug Price HikeA major pharmaceutical research group has distanced itself from the CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals after the company dramatically increased the price of a popular drug.
Volkswagen CEO Steps Down, Takes Responsibility For Emissions-Scandal, Admits No WrongdoingVolkswagen's CEO Martin Winterkorn has stepped following the EPA discovery that stealth software makes VW's 2009-2015 2.0-liter diesel engine cars run cleaner during emissions tests than in actual driving.
New San Francisco Tenant Protections Make Evicting Renters, Raising Rent Even TougherSan Francisco supervisors today passed new tenant protections making it harder to evict renters or raise the rent after some evictions and making it easier for tenants to add roommates.
Taco Bell Begins Serving Alcohol In Chicago Store; San Francisco Location Opening SoonTaco Bell customers in Chicago can now have beer with their burritos and sangria with their soft tacos.
Snoop Dogg Unveils New 'Merry Jane' Website At San Francisco Tech EventRapper Snoop Dogg says he may change his name to Snoop Tech as he spoke Monday at the Tech Crunch Disrupt event in San Francisco to unveil a new marijuana website.
New Website Lets Californians Compare Surgery Prices At HospitalsCalifornia is trying to help patients avoid big medical bills. A new tool lets patients crunch the numbers before going under the knife.