Businesses

A flood gate in front of a business in San Anselmo, California. (Jeffrey Schaub/CBS)

Flood Gates Help Spare 2 San Anselmo Businesses From Major Damage Following Water Main Break

Employees said they were fortunate, following a water main break that sent a river of water past their businesses.

11/13/2014

The Gap store at Westfield Valley Fair Shopping Center which straddles the San Jose - Santa Clara border. (Coolcaesar/Wikimedia Commons)

Westfield Valley Fair Mall Straddles Minimum Wage Laws On Both Sides Of San Jose – Santa Clara Border

Businesses at the Westfield Valley Fair Mall which straddles the San Jose – Santa Clara border are finding out workers are gravitating toward businesses on the San Jose side because of differences in each city’s minimum wage.

08/29/2014

A woman with a backpack is seen burglarizing the BuildZoom office in San Francisco. (BuildZoom)

Burglary Caught On Video Highlights Increased Reports Of San Francisco Startup Business Break-Ins

Some startup businesses in San Francisco have been plagued by break-ins lately, according to police.

07/22/2014

Wal-Mart employee checks the stock in a food aisle. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Richmond Moves Closer To Having State’s Highest Minimum Wage

On a first reading of the proposal Tuesday night, the Richmond City Council voted to hike the minimum wage to $12.30 an hour.

03/19/2014

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African-American Business Leaders Threaten Boycott Of SF Tourism

The San Francisco African American Chamber of Commerce is threatening a tourism boycott, alleging discriminatory practices by the hospitality industry.

01/01/2014

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2 Scotts Valley Businesses Burglarized

Police in Scotts Valley were investiging a pair of burglaries at two local businesses last week.

11/25/2013

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Shortened America’s Cup Schedule Impacts Bay Area Businesses

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is optimistic about the shortened schedule for this summer’s America’s Cup races, but many small businesses feel as if they have been left to take on water in choppy seas.

06/12/2013

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SF Surveillance Camera Provision Prompts LGBT Privacy Concerns

Some businesses that are seeking liquor licenses in San Francisco are being told to install security cameras in order to get a permit, once again sparking a debate about privacy concerns.

04/04/2013

U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, DC (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Legislators Help Pass Fiscal Cliff Deal

Although not everyone was happy about the deal, including lawmakers in the Bay Area, Congress has approved a proposal that staves off the fiscal cliff.

01/02/2013

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Eye On The Bay: Made In The Bay Area, Printing And Sweets

It’s another addition of “Made in the Bay Area” Thuy Vu and Liam Mayclem go behind closed doors on a tour through businesses that call the Bay Area home.

07/15/2012

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