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A Lowe's employee checks inventory of paint during the grand opening of the Lowe's store on November 4, 2010 in San Francisco, California. San Francisco mayor and California Lt. Governor-elect Gavin Newsom attended a ribbon cutting for the opening of a new Lowe's store in the city's Bayview district. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lowe’s Announces Plans To Acquire San Jose-Based Orchard Supply

Lowe’s says it plans to expand its California presence with an acquisition of Sears spinoff Orchard Supply Hardware Stores for about $205 million in cash.

06/17/2013

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Detroit Automakers In Search Of Top Talent From Silicon Valley

The comeback of the American auto industry may depend on whether the high tech engineers needed to design cutting edge cars will consider living in Detroit instead of the Bay Area.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/24/2011