California Drought Causes Estimated $1.84 Billion Agricultural LossesResearchers from the University of California at Davis looked Tuesday at the likely farm costs of the drought in 2015.
Funding Request For New Jail In San Jose ClearedThe 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.
Apple Awarded Patent To Deliver Ads Based On How Much You Can AffordApple 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.
The 5 Golden State Warriors Who Will Earn More Than MVP Stephen Curry Next SeasonAnyone 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.
Questionable Crowdfunding Campaigns May Be New Easy Money For ScammersFrom 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.
Bay Area Workers Earning Nearly 50 Percent More Than Average U.S. EmployeeSan 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.
Donation Page For Berkeley Balcony Victims Goes Viral, Raises $215,000Last 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.
California State Sen. Mark Leno Wants To Raise State Minimum Wage To $13 An HourCalifornia 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".
Family Fight Over Robin Williams' Estate Heads To San Francisco CourtThe family of the late Robin Williams is at odds over how to split the actor's estate after meeting with a mediator.
Berkeley Soda Tax Brings In $116K In First Month AloneBerkeley is celebrating a big haul after just one month of the city’s new soda tax.
California Man's Tax Refund Garnished Over Parking Ticket For Someone Else's CarA California man’s state tax refund was heavily garnished over a parking ticket from a city he’s never been to, for a car he’s never owned.
Bay Area Rapper, Lil B, Claims His Money Was Stolen After Getting Kicked Out Of Oakland HotelBay Area rapper Lil B says that $10,000 was stolen from him after he was kicked out of a hotel room at the Oakland Airport.