Deadline Looms For Gov. Brown On Raising Tobacco Age To 21Gov. Jerry Brown faces a midnight deadline to act on six bills to restrict tobacco use in California, including a bill to raise the minimum age to buy cigarettes to 21.
California Marijuana Legalization Measure Has 600,000 SignaturesBackers of a marijuana legalization initiative say they have collected enough signatures for the measure to qualify for the California ballot this November.
Gov. Rick Scott Tries To Lure California Companies To Florida With Low Minimum WageFlorida Governor Rick Scott is attempting to lure California companies to Florida by highlighting his state's low minimum wage.
'Nonprofit' Stanford Hospital Among Top U.S. Hospitals Profiting Off PatientsStanford Hospital and Clinics in Palo Alto and Sutter Medical Center in Sacramento are two of the most profitable U.S. hospitals, yet both hospitals carry the "nonprofit" designation.
Negative Response To Interracial Old Navy Ad Spurs Flood Of Support From Mixed FamiliesHundreds of interracial families rallied behind Old Navy after the retailer posted an ad that set off a barrage of negative comments.
49ers Dispute Rent Payments At Levi's Stadium, File For ArbitrationA dispute over rent payments at Levi’s Stadium has prompted the San Francisco 49ers to file for arbitration to enforce a lease agreement the team says allows it to pay a lower rent.
Slumping Ping Pong, Foosball Table Sales Could Point To Silicon Valley SlowdownThe tables may be turning in Silicon Valley, as slumping sales of ping pong and foosball tables point to a slowdown, according to the San Jose man who provides them to much of the tech industry.
Auto Sales Hit Record HighU.S. consumers bought just over 1.5 million vehicles in April, nudging out the old record set in April of 2005.
Google Adds Chrysler Minivans To Self-Driving FleetFiat Chrysler and Google will work together to more than double the size of Google's self-driving vehicle fleet by adding 100 Chrysler Pacifica minivans.
Uber, Alibaba Partnering To Expand Ride-Hailing Service To ChinaRide-hailing service Uber and the online payments unit of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group are expanding a partnership to allow Chinese travelers to summon and pay for a car anywhere Uber operates.
Google, Fiat Partner To Develop Self-Driving MinivansGoogle and Fiat Chrysler are on the verge of inking a deal to develop 100 self-driving minivan prototypes.
Search For Bitcoin Creator May Not Be Over, Experts Dispute Latest ClaimWho is Satoshi Nakamoto? For many in the tech world, the identity of bitcoin's elusive creator has been a long-running parlor game. And the speculation might not be over.