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US President Barack Obama shops for clothing for his family alongside store employee Susan Panariello (R) during a visit to a Gap clothing store in New York City, March 11, 2014, to highlight his proposal to raise the federal minimum wage. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Visits NY Gap Store, Touts SF Company For Raising Minimum Wage

President Barack Obama made a brief stop Tuesday to browse the sweaters at a midtown New York Gap store to show support for the chain’s decision to increase wages for U.S. employees to a minimum of $10 an hour by next year. Obama wants Congress to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10, but lawmakers have resisted.

03/12/2014

Golden Gate Bridge

Board Approves 4 Years Of Toll Hikes On Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s board of directors voted 15-2 Friday morning to gradually raise the toll on the bridge over the next four years starting this April.

02/28/2014

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New Year Bringing Minimum Wage Increases For Bay Area Cities

January 1 will bring increases in the minimum wage in San Francisco and San Jose—two of the Bay Area’s largest cities. Meanwhile, California’s minimum wage will also increase later in 2014.

12/26/2013

Cars pass through the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Golden Gate Bridge Toll Could Hit $8 By 2018

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s board of directors considered plans Friday that could possibly raise tolls as high as $8 by 2018 to make up a projected budget shortfall.

11/15/2013

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San Francisco’s Minimum Wage Increases To $10.55 Per Hour

Those in favor said the money will go back to the local economy while those opposed fell it will especially hurt young people looking for jobs.

01/02/2013

San Bruno gas pipeline blast

PG&E Customers To Foot $299 Million In Pipeline Safety Costs

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. rates are set to increase by $299 million to help pay for pipeline inspection and upgrade costs in the wake of the fatal 2010 gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay area suburb.

12/20/2012

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San Jose To Let Voters Decide City’s Minimum Wage Hike

The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved putting a minimum wage ordinance on the Nov. 6 ballot. If approved, the minimum wage would rise from $8 to $10 an hour, with annual inflation adjustments.

05/23/2012

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Fee To Enter Marin County’s Muir Woods Jumps $2

Starting Jan. 1, the entrance fee to the national park is increasing from $5 to $7, according to the National Park Service.

12/30/2011

Minimum Wage Set To Increase In San Francisco

Minimum Wage Set To Increase In San Francisco

Good news for those who work in San Francisco and make minimum wage. The city is set to make history on January 1st when its minimum wage increases by 32 cents…

12/02/2011

A taxi cab crosses Market St. in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Taxi Fares Go Up

People planning to take taxis around San Francisco this Labor Day holiday weekend should carry a little extra money because cab fares are going up.

09/02/2011

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