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California Drought Causes Estimated $1.84 Billion Agricultural Losses

Researchers from the University of California at Davis looked Tuesday at the likely farm costs of the drought in 2015.

08/18/2015

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Funding Request For New Jail In San Jose Cleared

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has voted to support an application to request state money to fund a new jail facility in San Jose.

08/11/2015

Apple Inc's iPhone 4S Goes On Sale In Mainland China

Apple Awarded Patent To Deliver Ads Based On How Much You Can Afford

Apple was awarded a patent Thursday for a system allowing it to deliver ads to customers based on the amount of money the company thinks you have in your bank account.

07/16/2015

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors grabs a rebound against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Five of the 2015 NBA Finals on June 14, 2015 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, CA. Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

The 5 Golden State Warriors Who Will Earn More Than MVP Stephen Curry Next Season

Anyone who just watched the Warriors break a 40-year title drought knows that the team has a ton of players who deserve to get paid. But, thanks to contract timing and existing long-term deals, the team will take the court in 2015-2016 with a starting five – in terms of top salary – that does not include the reigning NBA MVP.

07/02/2015

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Questionable Crowdfunding Campaigns May Be New Easy Money For Scammers

From politics to potato salad, even a trip to Mars, you can raise money for just about any product with crowdfunding, but those products don’t always make it into the hands of backers.

06/30/2015

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Bay Area Workers Earning Nearly 50 Percent More Than Average U.S. Employee

San Francisco-area workers earn around 47 percent more than the U.S. average, according to statistics released today by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.

06/23/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed at least 5. (CBS SF)

Donation Page For Berkeley Balcony Victims Goes Viral, Raises $215,000

Last week’s deadly Berkeley balcony collapse that killed six people and injured seven others has spurred an outpouring of support from the Bay Area to Ireland.

06/23/2015

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California State Sen. Mark Leno Wants To Raise State Minimum Wage To $13 An Hour

California state Sen. Mark Leno is pushing a plan to raise the state’s minimum wage to $13 an hour, but some critics say the wage increase would be a “job killer”.

06/02/2015

Susan Schneider & Robin Williams (credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Family Fight Over Robin Williams’ Estate Heads To San Francisco Court

The family of the late Robin Williams is at odds over how to split the actor’s estate after meeting with a mediator.

06/01/2015

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Berkeley Soda Tax Brings In $116K In First Month Alone

Berkeley is celebrating a big haul after just one month of the city’s new soda tax.

05/18/2015

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