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Lyft Apologizes For Backpedaling On $1,000 Bonuses For New Drivers

Lyft is digging itself out of a public relations mess after angry drivers claim the ride-sharing company failed to deliver a $1,000 bonus advertised to new recruits and those referring them.


Yoenis Cespedes 'La Potencia' t-shirt. (Oakland Athletics)

A’s To Go Ahead With T-Shirt Giveaway Honoring Traded-Away Cespedes

The Oakland Athletics will go ahead with a planned T-shirt day promotion this weekend honoring outfielder All-Star Yoenis Cespedes, hours after the team announced he had been traded to the Boston Red Sox.


San Rafael Pacifics (Centerfield Partners)

San Rafael Minor League Baseball Team Offers Chance To Win ‘Very Own Funeral’

The San Rafael Pacifics minor league baseball team is offering a once in a lifetime promotion to fans who are planning ahead for their final arrangements.


June 16, 2011: Rep. Anthony Weiner resigned from Congress after accidentally posting a semi-nude photo of himself on Twitter. At first the Congressman denied it, blaming it on hackers. However, later on he admitted that it was him and that he had several online relationships with women. (Photo credit by  Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Giants’ Minor League Affiliate Hosting ‘Salute To Scandal Night’ In Honor Of Weiner

File under “gloriously inevitable”: The Richmond Flying Squirrels, Double-A affiliate of the SF Giants, on Aug. 1 will hold “Salute to Scandal Night,” in which fans, in honor of disgraced NYC mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner.


Horses racing at Golden Gate Fields. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Golden Gate Fields All-You-Can-Drink Promotion Facing Opposition

The promotion, “Bottomless Saturdays,” has some concerned about safety and the possibility of binge drinking.


A view of the back of an Apple ipad tablet.  (Photo Illustration by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: eBay Offering Trade-In Deal On iPad 2

The new iPad was announced earlier this week. If you weren’t thinking of trading up, you might want to reconsider.


Walmart Worker (2007)

Bay Area-Centered Wal-Mart Sex-Bias Case Hits Possible Court Block

The U.S. Supreme Court appears ready to block a massive sex discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart sparked by Bay Area women that is now being brought on behalf of up to 1.6 million women.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/29/2011

Oakland Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain, right, talks with Greg Biekert, left, assistant coach on defense. (AP Photo)

Raiders Promote Biekert To Linebackers Coach

The Oakland Raiders have promoted Greg Biekert from defensive assistant to linebackers coach.

CBS San Francisco–02/08/2011