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Ban On Chain Stores Set For Sebastopol City Council Vote

The plan would restrict development of any business that has 25 or more locations across the country.

22 hours ago

Korbin Forrister, driver of the #08 Tilted Kilt Chevrolet, poses with Tilted Kilt promoters on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway on February 20, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

Skimpy Outfit Restaurant Chain ‘Tilted Kilt’ Plans Major Bay Area Expansion

Watch your back, Hooters. Your position as the premiere Bay Area restaurant chain for pub food with a side of sexy server is about to face a big challenge.

03/06/2015

Mi Pueblo Supermarket. (CBS)

Mi Pueblo Grocery Chain Launches Initiative To Raise Funds For Undocumented Minors

Mi Pueblo Foods is leading a new effort in Silicon Valley to raise funds for legal representation of undocumented minors detained at the U.S. border.

09/09/2014

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UC Berkeley Grad Sues In-N-Out Over Spilled Hot Coffee Incident

A University of California at Berkeley graduate sued a burger chain in Alameda County Superior Court Thursday over injuries suffered when she was badly burned by a spilled cup of hot coffee last year and an employee allegedly refused to call for an ambulance.

05/22/2014

A Safeway supermarket in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Pleasanton-Based Safeway In Talks Over Possible Sale Of Company

The Pleasanton-based supermarket operator says that discussions are ongoing but that it hasn’t yet reached an agreement. It added that it isn’t certain that the talks will end in a deal.

02/19/2014

The mega-chain began in 1971 as one store in downtown Seattle. Three friends invested $1350 each of their own money. Imagine that return! (Getty Images)

Starbucks Hiking Prices Despite Falling Coffee Costs

The Seattle-based coffee company has said it’s hiking prices on average by 1 percent nationally starting Tuesday. But it says the price for many drinks, such as medium and large brewed coffees and Frappuccinos, won’t change in most of its 11,000 U.S. cafes.

06/25/2013

DeLano's market (Sean O.)

Family-Owned Market To Close Doors In San Francisco, Marin, Davis

A family-run grocery chain with outlets in San Francisco, Marin and Davis is planning to shut down most of its stores in the next few weeks.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/30/2010

A Safeway delivery truck. (CBS)

Safeway 3Q Net Income Falls On Severance Charges

Safeway Inc. says its third-quarter net income fell 4.7 percent, as the national grocery chain paid out severance and sales weakened slightly.

CBS San Francisco–10/14/2010