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Did My Gas Cost Really Just Go Up 70 Cents A Gallon This Week? Yep

KPIX 5 Morning Weather Anchor Roberta Gonzales answers the questions you never get to ask on-air. In today’s blog I’m going to keep it short and simple! I am a little shocked and extremely bummed about […]

02/27/2015

Police Face-off

Oakland Protests, Staffing Shortages Send Police Overtime Estimate To $30M

Oakland’s Police Chief says the city has spent $3-million on overtime for his officers covering protests, and the department could spend upwards of $30-million on overtime, despite budgeting just $15-million for this fiscal year.

02/24/2015

(credit: Paul Hiffmeyer/Disneyland)

Price Hike For Disneyland Tickets Goes Into Effect

Visiting Mickey and Minnie just got more expensive.

02/22/2015

Trains carrying tankers of Bakken crude oil (Jeffery Schaub/CBS)

Bay Area Crude Oil-By-Rail Shipments Halted After Price Per Barrel Drops Sharply

The low price of oil has has prompted an energy company to halt the transportation by rail of Bakken crude through the Bay Area.

02/17/2015

General view of University of Phoenix Stadium on December 11, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. Super Bowl XLIX will be held at the University of Phoenix Stadium on Febrauary 1, 2015. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Host Mayor Expects To Lose Money On Super Bowl XLIX

The mayor of the host city for next Sunday’s Super Bowl says he doesn’t expect to see an economic boost from the biggest sporting event of the year.

01/21/2015

Burning Man Festival sculpture in Nevada desert

First Ticket Offer For 2015 Burning Man Cost A Whopping $800 Each

If you really, really want to make sure you get your tickets to this year’s Burning Man be prepared for a little sticker shock.

01/15/2015

Eggs for Sale

Egg Prices Could Rise As Much As 40 Percent When New State Regulations Take Effect In January

New state regulations that take effect in January that require poultry farmers to provide more space in hen houses is expected to drive up egg prices.

12/16/2014

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Uber Apologizes For Surge Pricing During Sydney Hostage Crisis

San Francisco-based Uber was hit with a new round of criticism overnight after users reported a spike in fares around a hostage situation in downtown Sydney, Australia.

12/15/2014

Work crews at the site of a sinkhole at 6th and Lake streets in San Francisco's Richmond District. (CBS)

Craigslist Ad Offers ‘Just Opened Up’ San Francisco Sinkhole To Rent For $2,800

One clever Craigslist poster is offering to rent you a massive sinkhole that opened up in the street Wednesday after days of rain. The hole, at Sixth Avenue and Lake Street, was 20 feet by 30 feet Wednesday but had grown to 30 feet by 28 feet as of Thursday morning. The pit is 10 feet deep.

12/04/2014

(David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Sub $3 Gas Becoming A Common Sight In Bay Area

Oil prices continued to tumble Friday after OPEC producers elected not to cut production. That means we could see the slide in gas prices continue for the foreseeable future.

11/28/2014

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