After months of testing and tweaking, Google Shopping Express launched on Wednesday, offering same-day delivery of thousands of items to parts of the Peninsula and the South Bay.
The taxpayer-funded program allows kids between the ages of 12 and 19 to get up to 10 condoms a month mailed to their home, without parental permission.
The new service, called Google Shopping Express, will initially provide same-day delivery of food and other products bought online by a small group of consumers in San Francisco and on the Peninsula.
The U.S. Postal Service’s planned shift to five days of home delivery a week instead of six may even make Netflix Inc. slightly more profitable by lowering the costs for sending out its familiar red envelopes with DVDs. That’s because subscribers may be able to watch fewer DVDs for the same monthly price.
Residents in a Marina district apartment building discovered they had been getting a nasty surprise along with their daily news when a San Francisco Chronicle delivery woman was caught repeatedly urinating in the building’s elevator.
The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service is moving aggressively this holiday season to offer same-day package delivery for Internet shoppers.
An Oakland couple on Tuesday thanked three Oakland police officers who helped them successfully deliver a healthy baby boy under frantic conditions at a gas station Friday night.
Three Oakland police officers who helped deliver a baby boy over the weekend are assigned to a different type of delivery duty on Tuesday.
North Bay chef started with a simple request: teach a teenager how to cook. Now, that idea’s boiled over into a unique meals program that the chef says is saving lives. It’s earned her this week’s Jefferson Award.
Apple Inc. said Monday that it sold more than 5 million units of the iPhone 5 in the three days since its launch, fewer than analysts had expected.