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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

Joseph Garrison (San Leandro Police Department)

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

Touchscreen restaurant ordering system

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

Democrats Steve Glazer (left) and Tim Sbranti are competing to represent the 16th District in the Assembly. (CBS)

Business, Labor Spend Millions In Battle For East Bay Assembly Seat

The battle lines are drawn in a hotly contested Assembly race in the East Bay. With less than one week, two powerful special interest groups are dividing Democrats.

05/28/2014

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

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