Online Payday Lender LendUp To Pay Millions For Overcharging, False MarketingA San Francisco startup with millions in venture capital funding - hailed by many as an alternative to abusive payday lending - has agreed to pay millions in redress for overcharging consumers and using deceptive marketing tactics.
Train Filled With Hazardous Materials Sitting On Sonoma County Tracks Sparks Legal FightIn Sonoma County, a train, filled with hazardous materials is sitting abandoned on the tracks as a fight over who is responsible for moving it drags on.
Vallejo Waterfront To Be Transformed; Major Development Gets Green LightIt's been talked about for almost a decade, but now a major development in Vallejo that will change the city's waterfront has gotten the green light.
Culinary Union Calls For Nationwide Boycott Of Trump’s BusinessesUnion members are calling for a boycott of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's businesses because he isn't negotiating a contract with workers at his Las Vegas hotel.
Tiny San Francisco Shop May Be Smaller Than Your ClosetAn artist's ceramic shop in San Francisco - where real estate is the priciest in the country - is easily the smallest store in the city and maybe the country, measuring just 36 square feet.
Authorities Warn Ransomware Now Top Cybercrime ThreatEuropean police agency Europol says the threat from ransomware has now eclipsed other forms of online theft.
Health Insurer Aetna Subsidizes Apple Watches For Some PatientsHealth insurance giant Aetna plans to help pay for the purchase of an Apple Watch for some of its customers.
Soda Tax Battle Bubbles Up In Bay AreaThe national fight over sugary soda is bubbling up in the Bay Area, where voters in November will consider a tax on the drinks.
BlackBerry To Stop Making Its Own Phones, Focus On SoftwareBlackBerry plans to stop making its signature smartphones internally, signaling a strategic shift for a company that built its reputation on innovative smartphone technology.
Wells Fargo CEO Forfeits $41 Million In Stock Awards Over Fake Accounts ScandalWells Fargo says CEO John Stumpf and the executive who ran the bank's retail banking division will forfeit tens of millions of dollars in pay as the bank tries to stem a scandal over its sales practices.
Speculation Grows Over Possible Disney Bid For TwitterAfter months of speculation that Twitter would be sold, financial insiders say Disney is seriously evaluating a possible bid.
Sales Of Trump Piñatas, Toilet Paper Soaring At San Francisco StoreWith the presidential election heating up, sales of Donald Trump piñatas and other memorabilia poking fun at the Republican nominee are too.