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Firefly Restaurant in San Francisco. (Firefly Restaurant)

Cooks Being Snatched Up In San Francisco’s Booming Restaurant Industry

San Francisco’s unemployment rate is at its lowest level in six years, but for those in the restaurant industry, the booming economy is making it hard for some small businesses to fill job openings.

05/28/2014

Wine Grapes

Napa Grapes Blooming Early; Good For Taste, Bad For Business

The gradual rise in temperature could eventually threaten Napa’s ability to make wine.

05/17/2014

The Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Loses Nearly $50M In 1st Quarter As Development Costs Grow

Electric car maker Tesla Motors lost $49.8 million in the first quarter as it accelerated the development of its new crossover.

05/07/2014

Princess Paulmerie of Oakland has been running a successful bakery business named Sweet Tooth. (CBS)

Oakland 7th Grader Running Successful Bakery Business

A seventh grader in Oakland is already on her way to accomplishing a goal many adults never achieve by owning her own business.

05/06/2014

Bay Area Transit Workers Go On Strike

Oakland Merchants Concerned AC Transit’s Rapid Bus Plans Will Hurt Local Business

A number of East Oakland merchants want to put a detour in the path of AC Transit’s proposed Bus Rapid Transit along a stretch of International Blvd., because they’re concerned with how it will affect their businesses.

04/29/2014

Tesla Model S. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Electric Car Maker, Tesla Motors To Expand In California

Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding in California. The Bay Area company has leased a 430,000 square-foot building in Lathrop, a community on Interstate 5 near Manteca.

04/23/2014

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Google Earnings Report Shows Growth Faltering, As Costs For Staff, Acquisitions Rise

Google’s first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet company dealt with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire more employees and invest in daring ideas.

04/16/2014

Uber Vehicle

Uber, Google Partner To Shuttle Bay Area Entrepreneurs To Meet Face-To-Face With Venture Capitalists

Hopeful entrepreneurs got a chance to pitch their ideas to venture capitalists in face-to-face meetings Wednesday when Google teamed up with ride-sharing service Uber.

04/09/2014

A visitor of the 'NEXT Berlin' conference tries out the Google Glass on April 24, 2013 in Berlin. 'NEXT Berlin' describes itself as 'a meeting place for the European digital industry'. Organisers say that at the conference, 'marketing decision-makers and business developers meet technical experts and creative minds to discuss what will be important in the next 12 months'. The conference is running from April 23 to 24, 2013. AFP PHOTO / OLE SPATA / GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read Ole Spata/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Begins Pitching Glass As Tool For Workplace

Google has begun working with different business and industries create specific uses for “Google Glass” in the workplace.

04/08/2014

(Photo credit: DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Tips To Get Your Website To The Top Of A Google Search

Increasing the digital presence of your business may be easier than you think. A strong digital presence can increase revenue, even for businesses that rely on walk-in traffic.

04/07/2014

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