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(CBS SF)

Complicated Financial Landscape Will Increase Demand For Financial Planners

Jill Schlesinger looks at the growing demand for financial advisers with employment in the field expected to rise by 27 percent during the next eight years.

02/25/2015

(Photo By Scott Zentner, KMAX-TV)

Typo In Siemens’ High-Speed Rail Display At State Capitol?

California’s High-Speed Rail Authority will soon award a massive contract to one of at least 10 bidders who want to build the new bullet train from San Francisco (or Sacramento) to Southern California. If Siemens gets the job, though, they may want to subcontract with a painter to handle the lettering.

02/24/2015

Facebook Headquarters

Facebook Expands Empire, Buys 21 New Buildings In Menlo Park

Facebook is collecting a bunch of new buildings and transforming the Silicon Valley tech campus.

02/24/2015

Thieves smashed a truck through the front door of a San Francisco audio equipment store before making off with merchandise. (CBS)

San Francisco Audio Store Owner Gets Last Laugh After Thieves Smash Truck Through Front Door, Steal Equipment

A San Francisco audio store owner was picking up the pieces after thieves drove a pick-up truck through the front door and stole thousands of dollars in equipment early Sunday morning.

02/22/2015

The field is cleared before the start of the game between San Francisco 49ers against the Seattle Seahawks at Levi's Stadium on November 27, 2014 in Santa Clara. (Don Feria/Getty Images)

Minority-Owned Bay Area Businesses Vying For Lucrative Super Bowl Contracts

Hundreds of small business owners gathered in Oakland this week to try to win a piece of the Super Bowl 50 pie. They’re hoping for a slice of the millions of dollars in contracts organizers of next year’s game in Santa Clara will hand out.

02/20/2015

A view of the dashboard in a new Tesla Model S car at a Tesla showroom on November 5, 2013 in Palo Alto. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Analyst Predicts Apple To Buy Tesla For $75 Billion

Apple may be in the market to buy Tesla, according to the rumor mill.

02/17/2015

Marijuana is poured from a jar at at medical marijuana dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Cannabis Business Conference Draws Marijuana Entrepreneurs To San Francisco From Around The World

The International Cannabis Business Conference in San Francisco brought advocates and investors alike to the Hyatt Regency Hotel with the goal of legalizing recreational marijuana in California next year.

02/16/2015

Medical marijuana. (Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images)

Cannabis Marijuana Dispensary Medical Conference Business Pot Weed

A cannabis business conference drew marijuana entrepreneurs from around the world to the Bay Area.

02/15/2015

(CBS SF)

VIDEO: Apple Pay Will Get You Into National Parks Starting In September

Apple CEO Tim Cook announced during a White House summit on cybersecurity at Stanford Friday that Apple Pay is partnering with the federal government for some financial transactions.

02/13/2015

Medical Marijuana in various forms. (CBS)

Federal And State Laws Obscure Legal Boundaries For Pot Businesses Looking To Deposit Money In Banks

Now that four states have legalized recreational marijuana use, entrepreneurs want to start businesses. It may be a lucrative proposition, but there’s no place to keep the money.

02/10/2015

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