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Joe Brown works on his computer at home. (CBS)

Silicon Valley Startup Weeby.co Blows Up Salary Structure For Top Software Engineers

A Silicon Valley startup is changing the playbook when it comes to hiring engineers by paying top talent like pro sports teams pay top athletes.

09/22/2014

San Francisco: Living On Borrowed Time?

San Francisco To ‘Shame’ Property Owners Into Earthquake-Retrofitting Their Buildings

San Francisco will employ a new method of getting property owners to reinforce their buildings to better withstand earthquakes – shaming them into retrofitting their buildings.

09/16/2014

Uber Vehicle

Uber Quickly Shuts Down Hack That Showed Secret Passenger Rating

Uber quickly shut down a hack Sunday night that allowed Uber passengers to find out how drivers secretly rated them.

07/28/2014

San Francisco Giants Fans (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

San Francisco Giants May Ban ‘Culturally Insensitive’ Attire At AT&T Park

The San Francisco Giants organization is in the final steps of adopting a policy to ban fans from wearing “culturally-insensitive” attire at AT&T Park.

07/09/2014

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The Humor Code’s Five Best Comedy Clubs In The US

While traveling the world exploring the science of what makes things funny, we stumbled on an important question: What makes a good comedy club? According to many of the comics we interviewed, a “good room” is one that’s dimly lit, densely packed, with hard chairs, low ceilings, a red curtain, and nothing at all that’s blue.

04/01/2014

A KPIX 5 crew recorded hidden camera video inside the Galaxy Bar and Restaurant in San Jose. (CBS)

‘Bikini Bar’ Decrease In South Bay Credited To KPIX 5 Report

San Jose has been cracking down on businesses breaking rules with scantily clad waitresses offering illegal ‘adult entertainment’ for a price.

03/26/2014

An inspection tag marking a structure as unsafe following the Loma Prieta Earthquake. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch Uncovers Flawed Bay Area Earthquake Retrofits

A lot of Bay Area homeowners who’ve paid handsomely to retrofit their homes are living with a false sense of security, according to seismic engineers and state and local agencies that study earthquake safety.

11/19/2012

Facebook privacy settings indicated by user. (AP)

Facebook Rewards Hackers For Finding Security Flaws

Facebook doled out more than $40,000 worth of finders fees in August to hackers who identified security flaws in the uber-popular social networking site.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/31/2011

A man selects a loaf of bread. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Color Code Unlocks Secret To Fresh Bread

A web site that tracks urban legends has confirmed a little-known secret about those colored twist ties and plastic closures on your favorite loaves of bread.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/04/2011

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