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Resellers Offering 49ers-Eagles Tickets For Less Than Face Value

Members of the San Francisco 49ers “Faithful 49″ loyalty program were offered “exclusive” pre-sale single game tickets for this Sunday’s matchup with the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday, but just below the purchase window on Ticketmaster, fans were being offered resale seats for far less, often right in the same section.

09/25/2014

A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Rents Rise By 15 Percent, Faster Than Any Other US Metro Area

The cost of renting an apartment in Northern California is rising more quickly than anywhere else in the country.

09/10/2014

Honey bees in an apiary. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

California Drought Devastating Honeybees, Pushing Honey Prices Higher

California’s record drought hasn’t been sweet to honeybees, and it’s creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.

08/21/2014

A lab technician works on a blood sample at a hospital. (FREDERICK FLORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Study Finds $10 To $10,000 Price Range For Same Blood Test At Different California Hospitals

A study of prices for common blood tests in California has discovered patients are along an extreme range of price differences, some as little as $10 all the way up to more than $10,000 for the same test.

08/15/2014

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2 Levi’s Stadium 49ers Home Games Among NFL’s 5 Most Expensive Matchups For 2014

The number two most expensive game in the NFL this season – based on resale on the secondary marketplaces – is the Thanksgiving Day matchup between the 49ers and Seattle Seahawks. That game will cost you just under $600, according to the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

08/11/2014

A preview of the food available at Levi's Stadium. (CBS)

Few Bargains On The Menu For 49ers Games At New Levi’s Stadium

Chances are if you had a few thousand dollars to plunk down on a seat license and tickets at the new Levi’s Stadium then you won’t suffer sticker shock from the new menu at 49er games.

07/25/2014

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Drought Forces Hollister BBQ Joint To Close Down Over Rising Meat Prices

California’s drought has been pushing beef prices higher, and those prices are putting a popular barbecue spot out of business.

07/15/2014

Stock traders on Wall Street. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dow Breaks 17,000 For 1st Time Following Strong US Job Gains

The government said early Thursday that U.S. employers added 288,000 workers last month, far more than economists were expecting. The unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent.

07/03/2014

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Starbucks Raises Prices Drink Prices Again

The Seattle-based chain also raised prices on some of the drinks sold in its cafes a year ago. The latest hikes don’t seem to be driven purely by the surging bean costs that have pressured other coffee sellers to raise prices, however, since Starbucks has said it already locked in its coffee contracts for the rest of this fiscal year and much of the next.

06/23/2014

A sale pending sign stands in front of a home for sale in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Leads National Housing Price Gains But Signs Of Slowdown Loom

The San Francisco Bay Area led the major United States markets with a 2.4 percent monthly home price increase, but the gains are decelerating nationally as fewer Americans can afford to buy.

05/27/2014

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