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EPA Awards $200K In Grants To Bay Area Companies Developing Green Tech

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that two Bay Area companies have each been awarded $100,000 contracts for the development of innovative green technologies as part of the agency’s Small Business Innovative Research program.

07/16/2014

Prescription Drugs

Santa Clara County Joins Lawsuit Against Drug Firms Over Narcotic Painkillers

Santa Clara County Thursday joined a lawsuit filed by Orange County charging major drug firms with deceiving consumers about the dangers of using opioid narcotic painkillers for non-cancer-related pain.

05/22/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Governor Ends California Business Recruiting Trip Empty-Handed

Gov. Rick Perry is wrapping up his high-profile recruiting trip to California without having convinced any businesses to relocate to his state—at least not yet.

02/13/2013

(CBS)

Oakland Shipping Company Named Among State’s Worst Tax Deadbeats

California is being cheated out of millions of tax dollars by deadbeats who don’t pay their bills, according to a new list revealed Friday by the Board of Equalization.

03/05/2012

The SMART Train would provide service between Larkspur and Cloverdale. (Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit)

Bay Area Companies Selected For Construction Of SMART System

The project is expected to create a thousand local jobs.

02/11/2012

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Silicon Valley Economy Shows Major Gains

But while the region added 42,000 jobs last year, the median income also went down.

02/07/2012

(AP)

Bay Area Businesses Bullish On 2011 Prospects

There’s some more positive news on the local economy: money managers for Bay Area businesses are optimistic on growth in 2011.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/23/2011