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California Citrus Prices Dive As Port Labor Problems Keeps Product In U.S.

The Port of Oakland’s slow recovery after a massive West Coast labor-dispute is no consolation to local citrus growers, whose exports to Asia could become almost worthless.

02/23/2015

A Hainan Airlines Boeing 737 plane is seen at the Changsha airport in Hunan Province,  01 November 2007.(MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Mineta San Jose Airport Adding Nonstop Flights To Beijing

Mineta San Jose International Airport is adding nonstop service to Beijing on Hainan Airlines to its flight roster.

02/17/2015

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

University Of California Stepping Up Overseas Recruting To Lure Lucrative Out Of State Tuition

It’s estimated that non-resident students—from both foreign countries and other states in the U.S.—will make up one-fifth of all freshmen entering University of California campuses, this fall, and efforts to increase the number are underway.

08/11/2014

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Yahoo Reportedly Exploring Sale Of Asian Holdings

Yahoo appears to be getting closer to giving its frustrated shareholders something they’ve long wanted: a sale of the Internet company’s holdings in China and Japan.

12/21/2011

Majority Of Bay Area Crab Sent To Asia

This year’s bumper crop of Dungeness crab have North Coast fishermen capitalizing on the growing market in China. Over half the crab pulled from Bodega and San Francisco Bays is now headed to Asia.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/23/2011

Cover flown on the Martin M-130 flying boat PAA "China Clipper" (NC14716) from Alameda, CA, to Manila, PI, over FAN 14, November 22-29, 1935 (The Cooper Collections/Wikipedia)

Alameda Stamp Commemorates 1st Transpacific Mail Flight

Putting a stamp on a letter bound across the Pacific costs only a little more than it did when the China Clipper took off from Alameda Naval Air Station 75 years ago.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/22/2010

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