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15 Things To Do In The Bay Area

Check out the Alameda County Fair or see the Lego Brickshow in San Leandro. Plus, Alice’s Summerthing in Sharon Meadow at Golden Gate Park, just some of the things to do this week in the Bay Area!

06/18/2015

Customers sit in front of a La Boulange Bakery on June 5, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Starbucks To Close All 23 Bay Area La Boulange Stores By End Of September

Starbucks acquired La Boulange’s parent company for $100 million back in 2012, in an effort to bolster its food-product menu.

06/17/2015

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Do El Niño Predictions Mean We’ll Have A Wet Summer And Fall?

It is very important to understand, just because the weather computer models are pointing in the direction of a powerful El Niño later this year does NOT mean it will happen! Last year, these same computer models indicated THIS past winter (2014-2015) would be wet, and we know how all that turned out!

06/15/2015

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San Francisco Public Transportation Helps Drive Local Economy

Bus and rail operators of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (MUNI) command some of the nation’s highest paid salaries in the transportation industry.

06/15/2015

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Entrepreneur Advises Healthcare Students To Get Work Experience

With many baby boomers thinking of retirement and a growing population of elderly residents, it shouldn’t be surprising that personal care aides and home health aides are among the fastest growing careers in San Francisco.

06/15/2015

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Fine Art Inspires Entrepreneurship In San Francisco

Artistic vision and business ventures can be powerful allies. In the case of art gallery co-founders Jenny Belotserkovsky and Michal Tavrosky, an entrepreneurial spirit drove them to co-found the Sanyok Gallery, creating artwork as well as social and business opportunities for other artists.

06/15/2015

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Metallica Rockers Hetfield, Hammett To Perform National Anthem Before NBA Finals Game 5 Between Warriors, Cavaliers

Metallica members James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett will perform the national anthem before tipoff of Game 5 of The NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland.

06/14/2015

The shuttered Fremont headquarters of Solyndra in 2012. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla To Occupy Former Solyndra Plant In Fremont; Expected To Add Over 1,000 Jobs

Tesla Motors has taken over the Fremont plant which was once the home of Solyndra, the solar company that went belly-up in 2011 and one of the more high-profile busts in Silicon Valley.

06/12/2015

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Executive Suggests Tech Students Find A Company They’re Passionate About

A successful business needs operations, marketing, strategy and happy people working there. If you’re smart and hungry, startups are the perfect place to bring non-technical value.

06/11/2015

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15 Things To Do In The Bay Area

Take a trip to Wine Country and binge on lobsters or see a concert in the park. Or bring Dad to a pig roast in Sonoma, just some of the things to do this week in the Bay Area!

06/11/2015

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