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A Caltrans construction project along East 8th Street in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Upholstery Shop Owner Says Business Down 90-Percent Because Of Caltrans Project

The owner of a 30-year old business in Oakland says a Caltrans construction project is running him out of town.

09/01/2014

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Lyft Drivers ‘Screwed Over’ By Feud Between Ridesharing Companies

“Oh it’s been a blood feud,” one driver, who wished to remain anonymous told KPIX 5.

08/26/2014

A car damaged by falling bricks is seen in downtown Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Napa Olive Oil Store Owner Reports Near Total Loss In Inventory After Earthquake

First-hand reports of the damage from the Napa County earthquake continue to pour in Sunday afternoon, with an olive oil seller reporting near total inventory loss.

08/24/2014

A sign outside Google headquarters in Mountain View. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Google Entered Stock Market 10 Years Ago Today, Launching A Decade Of Big Bets

Google’s IPO, a decade ago this week, launched the company on a trajectory that continues to reshape its business and much of the world in its orbit.

08/19/2014

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Customers Chase After Would-Be Laptop Thief From Business Near UC Berkeley

A man tried to run out of a Berkeley business with a laptop being used by a customer there on Monday morning but dropped it when other patrons chased him outside

08/13/2014

Lyft Rideshare Service

Uber Employees Allegedly Tricked Lyft Drivers By Canceling Thousands Of Fake Ride Requests

Uber is in the hot seat after new data provided by Lyft shows Uber employees have ordered and canceled more than 5,000 ride from Lyft in the last year.

08/13/2014

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.

07/31/2014

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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

San Jose

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

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