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Construction in Fremont's Warm Springs District. (CBS)

Fremont Says BART Extension Is Helping Warm Springs District Blossom

For years, people talked about Fremont mostly as the place where BART service stopped, but the extension into the South Bay is a boon to the city’s economy, lawmakers say.

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Phone Scammers Target Bay Area Small Business Owners By Posing As PG&E Bill Collectors

Scammers posing as PG&E bill collectors are targeting small businesses here in the Bay Area.

07/21/2014

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State’s Imposed Fines For Water Wasters Don’t Sit Well With Some Silicon Valley Businesses

The newly approved state-imposed fines for water wasters doesn’t sit well with some Silicon Valley business owners.

07/16/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 18: White House Press Secretary Jay Carney speaks during his last White House news briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House June 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. Jay Carney was stepping down from his position as the White House Press Secretary. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Apple, Uber Rumored To Be Interested In Hiring Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney

A former White House Press Secretary may be in line for public relations positions at a few of the Bay Area’s big tech companies.

07/15/2014

Ford Motor Company CEO Alan Mulally (left) and Ford Chairman Bill Ford (right)

Google Appoints Former Ford CEO Mulally To Board

Google says it has appointed Alan Mulally, the former CEO of Ford Motor Co., to its board.

07/15/2014

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Santa Rosa Pizza Parlor Robbed At Gunpoint

Two armed suspects robbed a pizza parlor in Santa Rosa at gunpoint on Saturday night, police said.

07/13/2014

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San Leandro Police Use Surveillance Footage To Arrest Burglary Suspect

Investigators used surveillance footage to help catch a suspect in a burglary at a business in San Leandro earlier this week.

07/03/2014

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Pending San Francisco Minimum Wage Law May Force Technological Upgrades To City’s Restaurants

Technology has often been credited with–or blamed for–allowing companies to use fewer workers in order to save money, and those changes may soon be coming again to more San Francisco restaurants.

06/16/2014

The Richmond City Council voted on Tuesday to raise the city's minimum wage to $13 an hour by 2018. (CBS SF)

Richmond Sets New California Record After Voting To Raise Minimum Wage

Richmond unanimously agreed to a minimum wage increase Tuesday, becoming the city with the highest minimum wage in California.

06/05/2014

Silicon Valley Location Of IBM In San Jose. (David Mcnew/Getty Images)

Women In Technology Summit Celebrates 25 Years; Still Struggles With Male-Dominated Industry

This year marks the 25th anniversary of a Silicon Valley conference aimed at getting more women into senior positions in the technology industry.

06/02/2014

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