Oakland Café Stirs Controversy By Refusing To Serve Police OfficersA café in the East Bay is getting a lot of attention over recent news coverage of its policy of refusing to serve police officers.
Philz Coffee Opens Walnut Creek Store As Plans Percolate For Nationwide ExpansionPhilz Coffee started small in San Francisco's Mission District but the burgeoning boutique beanery is brewing up big expansion plans.
Mill Valley's Dipsea Cafe May Become Medical Marijuana DispensaryA beloved Mill Valley restaurant may become a medical marijuana dispensary next year.
Cafe Owner Shows Homeless Man Job Instead Of The DoorSan Francisco’s growing homeless problem has many wondering how they can help, and a café owner in Minneapolis found a way when he showed a man a job instead of the door.
Suspect Info In Fatal San Jose Cafe Shooting ReleasedPolice released Monday a suspect description in a shooting that injured two men, one of whom died, in East San Jose on Friday night.
Grieving Roommate Remembers SF Woman Struck, Killed By Robbery Suspects During Police ChaseAs the manhunt continues for the suspects in a wild San Francisco crime spree continues, more details are emerging about the innocent bystander who lost her life during their escape.
Singing 'Happy Birthday' Leads To Lawsuit Threat For Local CaféThe classic "Happy Birthday To You" song has been around longer than anyone can remember, however, that doesn't mean its free and clear for singers to perform in public spaces.
SAP, Oakland-Based Blue Bottle Coffee Team Up For High-Tech Cafe In Downtown Palo AltoSilicon Valley has no shortage of coffee shops where sleep-starved programmers and eager entrepreneurs sit hunched over laptop computers and talk about ideas for launching the next Google or Facebook. Now a giant tech company is opening its own cafe for the same clientele in downtown Palo Alto.
FBI, San Jose Police Raid Vietnamese Cafes, Seize Nearly 100 Illegal Gambling MachinesDozens of San Jose police officers and FBI agents raided several Vietnamese cafes Tuesday night, in a major operation to root out illegal gambling machines at the establishments.
Oakland Cafe Popular With Digital Nomads Bans Laptops On Nights And Weekends - And SurvivesFive years ago Oakland's Actual Cafe did something almost unthinkable in tech-crazed Bay Area -- they imposed a no-laptops policy on weekends. Now they've expanded that restriction to dinnertime.
Oakland Cat Town Cafe Now Taking Reservations
Customers Chase After Would-Be Laptop Thief From Business Near UC BerkeleyA 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