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A Research In Motion BlackBerry device. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Tech Watch: Changes Ahead For BlackBerry Maker

CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley said Research in Motion CEO Thorsten Heins must quickly make changes to get the company back on track.


Apple Takes Another Step Towards Total Production Control

Apple is shifting the production of its iPhone and iPad displays to Sharp Corporation marking a big change in the way Apple does business, and one more step towards taking total control of the manufacturing process.


Man shopping for groceries. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Andronico’s Closing Another Berkeley Store

A long-time Bay Area based supermarket will shut its doors for good at their Telegraph Avenue location.


In the wake of Candlestick violence, SF BayView and Hunters Point religous and community leaders called on grocers to eliminate alcohol access - their focus is primarily a soon-to-open store "Fresh and Easy." They also want the store to commit to local jobs. August 23, 2011. (KCBS/Margie Shafer)

San Francisco Grocery Store Under Fire Over Easy Alcohol Access

Residents are concerned about the soon-to-open Fresh and Easy’s alcohol policy and hiring practices.


Charges Refiled In SF Haight Shooting Over Chihuahua

Prosecutors Wednesday said they were refiling an attempted murder charge against an employee at a market on San Francisco’s Haight Street accused of shooting a customer in the back during a dispute over a Chihuahua in February, after a judge dismissed the charge earlier this month.

CBS San Francisco–08/17/2011

A file photo shows a home for sale in San Francisco, California

Home Sales Drop In Bay Area As Market Reacts To Bad Economy

Home sales are dropping once again in the Bay Area as buyers and sellers react to the bad economic news.


Apple iPad

iPad Enthusiasm Pushes Apple Stock Near $300

Apple’s stock flirted with $300 Tuesday as investors high on the iPad’s promise pushed shares to a record peak. Analysts see few reasons to believe shares will stop there.


American Black Bear. (AP)

Dead Bear Dumped Outside San Leandro Market

Black bear sightings are not uncommon in California’s backcountry or even around trash bins in Lake Tahoe. But in a strip mall along a busy East Bay freeway?

CBS San Francisco–09/28/2010

A home for sale in San Francisco

San Francisco Leads Major Cities In Home Price Increase

The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index released Tuesday posted a 0.6 percent increase in July from June and was up 3.2 percent from a year ago. Twelve cities showed monthly gains.

CBS San Francisco–09/28/2010

Peninsula Rides Out Housing Slump

The National Association of Realtors reported dismal existing home sales in July, dropping 27 percent, and some Bay Area markets are faring better than others. Inventory is up nearly 20 percent year over year in […]