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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

UC Berkeley

University Of California Regents Approve 9.6% Tuition Hike

The UC Board of Regents has approved a plan to raise student tuition by an additional 9.6% for the coming school year in response to a steep reduction in state support…

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/14/2011

Cars exit Golden Gate Bridge toll booths (AP)

Big-Rig Drivers Brace For Huge Toll Hikes On Bay Area Bridges

Starting Friday, five-axle big-rigs will pay $18 — up from $11.25 — to cross the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and the Antioch, Benicia, Carquinez, Richmond-San Rafael, San Mateo and Dumbarton bridges. A year from now, the toll for those trucks will rise to $25.

CBS San Francisco–06/29/2011

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Ironically, Wet Year May Push Up South Bay Water Rates

The abundance of ground water after the heavy rainfall in 2010 and 2011, and the success of conservation efforts, has ironically led the Santa Clara Valley Water District to try and raise rates to make up for lower demand.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/14/2011

Larkspur Ferry

Golden Gate Transit Commuters Could Soon Pay More

The Golden Gate Bridge District Board is scheduled to vote later this month on a proposal to raise fares for its bus and ferry riders.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/07/2011

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Businesses Push Back Against Proposed California Minimum Wage Hike

Some lawmakers are making a new push to raise the minimum wage in California, but businesses owners are pushing back.

CBS San Francisco–03/30/2011

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Execs At Contra Costa Pension Board Seek Raises

Three top executives who oversee the Contra Costa County retirement system have asked for raises of four to six percent.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/09/2011

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