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A computer keyboard. (CBS)

Google Testing Same-Day Delivery Of Online Orders In Bay Area

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.

03/28/2013

Netflix envelopes (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Netflix Could Gain From Loss Of Saturday Mail Delivery

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.

02/06/2013

File photo of elevators (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

SF Chronicle Deliverywoman Caught On Video Peeing Inside Apartment Building’s Elevator

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.

01/11/2013

US Postal Service letter carrier Juan Padilla arranges mail in his truck while on his delivery route in San Francisco.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cash-Strapped U.S. Post Office Tests Same-Day SF Delivery

The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service is moving aggressively this holiday season to offer same-day package delivery for Internet shoppers.

11/26/2012

Three Oakland Police officers delivered Baby Knowland at a gas station on November 9, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Couple Thanks Police Officers Who Helped Deliver Baby Boy

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.

11/13/2012

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Officers To Give Teddy Bear To Boy They Delivered

Three Oakland police officers who helped deliver a baby boy over the weekend are assigned to a different type of delivery duty on Tuesday.

11/12/2012

Jefferson Award winner Cathryn Couch (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Teaches Teen To Cook, Feeds Ill

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.

10/05/2012

Apple iPhone 5. (CBS News)

Apple Shares Drop Slightly On Weaker Than Expected iPhone 5 Sales

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.

09/24/2012

Armed Robbery

Pizza Delivernman Robbed In San Francisco’s Bayview District

A pizza deliveryman was robbed at gunpoint in San Francisco’s Bayview District early Tuesday morning, police said.

08/30/2012

An Amazon product locker (CBS)

Amazon Offering Lockers For Secure Product Delivery

Amazon has quietly started placing lockers in the San Francisco Bay area, The Wall Street Journal is reporting today. The company hasn’t yet said how many Lockers sites it has opened, but the rollout indicates its seriousness in giving customers another option for getting their hands on purchased products.

08/07/2012

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