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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

Mud Cracks

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

San Francisco Homes For Sale

Bay Area Home Buyers Need Four Times Income Of Some Other U.S. Residents To Afford Average Home

A study from home mortgage tracker HSH.com indicates the average worker in the San Francisco Bay Area needs to earn $137,129 a year to buy the median-priced home in the region, more than four times the salary required in the five cheapest metropolitan areas: Cleveland ($29k), Pittsburgh ($30k), St. Louis ($31), Cincinnati ($31) and Detroit ($32k).

05/20/2014

Disneyland Photo Credit: Randy Yagi

Disneyland Resort Hikes Admission Prices To $96

Ticket prices for the iconic theme park creep closer to triple digits…

05/19/2014

gas pump, gasoline

Bay Area Gas Prices Dip; Expected To Head Lower

As the busy summer travel season approaches, motorists in California can expect to see a dip in gas prices, according to AAA Northern California’s monthly gas survey.

05/14/2014

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