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Construction workers assemble a concrete pump on May 14, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco’s Affordable Housing Measure Compromised By Mayor Lee’s Negotiations With Supervisor

Affordable housing activists wanted a measure on November’s ballot, making it hard to for developers in San Francisco to build unless one-third of the new housing is reserved for renters in the low to moderate-income range.

07/30/2014

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More Mega Millionaires In SF Than Ever Before

The most expensive metro area in the U.S. is worse than Rwanda and Zimbabwe, and almost as bad as Guatemala and Suriname when it comes to the “haves” and the “have nots” according to San Francisco’s Human Services Agency, reviewing dozens of economic factors, including the “Gini Coefficient.”

05/27/2014

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Health Experts: Soda Tax Would Compel Behavior Changes In Low–Income Neighborhoods

Health experts addressed San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors this week to say a soda tax would compel changes in behavior in low-income neighborhoods and minority communities.

05/23/2014

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7 Deductions That Lower Your Taxable Income

Most folks looking for tax deductions focus on things like mortgage interest, real estate taxes and charitable donations. But tax rule changes that applied in 2013 made them less valuable in cutting taxes for an increasing number of taxpayers.

04/09/2014

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Gap Between Rich And Poor Much Larger In SF, Oakland Than In San Jose

It comes as no surprise that San Francisco and Oakland are top 10 among major United States cities for the earning gap between the haves and have-nots. However, you may be surprised to hear that San Jose ranks much lower among the 50 largest cities on income disparity, according to a Brookings Institute report.

02/25/2014

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San Ramon, Pleasanton & Palo Alto Named Among Nation’s Wealthiest Cities

Many people aspire to earn a six-figure income, but only about one-fifth of the nation’s households succeed. And, according to recent research, those six-figure families tend to congregate in a handful of cities, several of which are in the Bay Area.

05/01/2013

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Chevron’s Net Income Falls 5 Percent As Oil Prices Slip

Chevron said its net income fell 5 percent in the first quarter as oil prices slipped.

04/26/2013

An aerial view shows the Silicon Valley location of Intel in Santa Clara. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Jobs, Income, IPOs Up In Silicon Valley; Not For Blacks, Hispanics

A new report says Silicon Valley bounced out of the recession last year, adding jobs, income and initial public offerings.

02/05/2013

A sign is posted in front of the Cisco Systems headquarters in San Jose. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cisco Beats Estimates With 2Q Earnings, Sales

Cisco, the world’s largest maker of computer networking equipment, says its net income jumped 44 percent in the latest quarter as it continues to put last year’s slump behind it.

02/08/2012

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Clorox Quarterly Profit Sinks; Beats Earnings Estimates

Clorox Co.’s net income plummeted nearly 40 percent in the fiscal first quarter, largely because last year’s period included the benefit of selling a unit.

11/02/2011

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