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Power Outage

Oakland Power Outage Affecting 4,000 Customers

Nearly 4,000 PG&E customers are without power in Oakland Wednesday afternoon, according to PG&E spokeswoman Tamar Sarkissian.

03/26/2014

Power Outage

Palo Alto Power Outage Affecting Nearly 2,000 Homes

A power outage was affecting about 1,950 customers in Palo Alto Tuesday morning, according to the Palo Alto Utilities Department.

08/21/2012

Netflix envelopes (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Netflix Shows Surprising Fourth Quarter Surge

2011 was a rough year for Netflix after the company announced it was raising its rates, losing hundreds of thousands of customers in the process.

01/04/2012

A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Flights Poses Threat To Other Travel Sites

The websites said they are concerned that search results will draw travelers away from their sites.

12/27/2011

A PG&E SmartMeter. (CBS)

PG&E To Allow SmartMeter Opt Outs

In a major concession to SmartMeter opponents, the Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has proposed allowing customers to keep their old analog meters, and not switch to a SmartMeter, for a fee.

12/20/2011

Pardee Reservoir

East Bay Water Plan To Enlarge Reservoir Derailed By Environmental Lawsuit

East Bay water officials are reversing course on certain aspects of a 30-year long range plan, deciding not to enlarge a key reservoir in the Sierra foothills in the face of a lawsuit by environmental groups.

12/06/2011

Netflix envelopes (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Is Netflix Still A Good Option For Streaming?

Despite losing 800,000 customers since announcing a price increase in June, is Netflix still a viable option to stream movies and TV shows?

11/01/2011

(AP)

San Francisco Cellphone Information Ordinance Goes Into Effect

Posters and fact sheets will be available at cell phone stores to provide information about possible radiation from the devices.

10/02/2011

Bake Sale Betty

Sandwich’s Popularity Grows At Oakland’s Bakesale Betty

Hundreds of customers wait in line every day to get their hands on the legendary fried chicken sandwich at the popular Oakland shop.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/17/2011

Glenview Hardware

More Small Businesses In East Bay Closing Down

KCBS reporter Doug Sovern tried to find a small, local shop to make a copy of his key. But the simple task proved harder than he originally thought it would be.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/08/2011

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