EBMUD Expects To Fine 5,000 Homeowners For Using Too Much WaterEast Bay Municipal Utilities District expects to fine up to 5,000 homeowners for using too much water as it plans to enact a new ordinance during California’s historic drought.
Netflix Raising U.S. Price For Most Popular Video PlanIt will cost a little more to "Netflix & chill"...
Cigarette Tax Proponents Push For $2-Per-Pack IncreaseProponents of an effort to raise California’s cigarette tax have launched a new effort to raise the cigarette tax by $2 a pack, this time with support from wealthy donor Tom Steyer.
Guns, Ammo Sell Like Hot Cakes Before Last San Francisco Gun Shop Closes Its DoorsCustomers are rushing to scoop up discounted firearms from San Francisco’s last gun store before it closes its doors at the end of the month in protest of a proposal to videotape gun sales in the city.
Peet's Buys Up Stumptown Coffee RoastersPeet’s Coffee & Tea is buying the popular premium coffee company Stumptown Coffee Roasters, bringing the once independent brand more into the mainstream.
California EDD Stops Printing Full Social Security Numbers On Mailers Following KPIX 5 ReportsThe state's unemployment agency has finally stopped printing full Social Security numbers on the bi-weekly mailings sent out to millions collecting unemployment or paid family leave.
General Mills Recalls 1.8 Million Boxes Of Cheerios Labeled Gluten-FreeGeneral Mills is recalling 1.8 million boxes of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios produced at a plant in Lodi, saying the cereal is labeled gluten-free but actually contains wheat.
Governor Jerry Brown Helps Close Loophole In California's Ivory BanGov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill to close a loophole in the state's ban on importing, buying or selling elephant ivory or rhinoceros horns.
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.