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In this photo illustration a woman smokes an electronic cigarette. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

SF Supervisor Wants E-Cigarettes Regulated Like Other Tobacco Products

San Francisco Supervisor Eric Mar planned to introduce legislation to regulate the use and sale of electronic-cigarettes in the city.

03/03/2014

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Kutcher: Better At Keeping Personal Life Private

After embodying Steve Jobs in his new movie, Ashton Kutcher came to admire how the Apple Computer founder was able to balance his public and personal lives…

08/08/2013

Protesters expose themselves at San Francisco's City Hall (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Judge Upholds Public Nudity Ban In San Francisco

A federal judge Thursday turned down a request by five nudism activists for a temporary restraining order blocking a San Francisco ban on nakedness on public streets, sidewalks and transit vehicles.

03/21/2013

Protesters expose themselves at San Francisco's City Hall (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Tosses Challenge To San Francisco Nudity Ban

U. S. District Court Judge Edward Chen said nudists’s claims that the law violates free speech rights lacked merit.

01/29/2013

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San Rafael Passes Strict New Smoking Ban

The San Rafael City Council on Monday evening unanimously approved a strict new ordinance that prohibits smoking in multi-family housing with two or more units and in certain outdoor public places.

10/02/2012

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Facebook Seeks To Raise $10 Billion In IPO

Facebook might finally be laying down the groundwork for a highly-anticipated initial public offering, long expected to take place sometime after April 2012.

11/29/2011

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Stock Slide Slows Silicon Valley IPOs

The sudden slide in the stock market over the last few trading sessions may put a dampener on the recent resurgence of high tech initial public offerings. Now, Bay Area start-ups may wait until stocks recover before going public

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/09/2011

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Clorox Says No To Icahn’s $10.2B Buyout Bid

Clorox Co. is turning down billionaire investor Carl Icahn’s offer to buy the company, saying the price of $76.50 per share is too low.

CBS San Francisco–07/18/2011

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Icahn Makes $10.2 Billion Offer To Take Clorox Private

Activist investor Carl Icahn is offering to take Oakland-based Clorox Co. private in a deal that values the consumer products maker at about $10.2 billion.

CBS San Francisco–07/15/2011

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Bay Area Colleges Losing Out To Private Schools As Professors Jump Ship

This week’s passage of the state budget dealt another $150 million blow to the University of California system, which will likely be made up via higher students’ fees. However, that’s not the only looming problem that may require students to dig deeper into their wallets.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/29/2011

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