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KCBS Cover Story: Santa Cruz Residents Already Fined Thousands For Excessive Water Use

Santa Cruz residents have already racked up more than $500,000 in fines for excessive water use.

07/30/2014

Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar restaurant chain in Times Square (Photo by Ben Hider/Getty Images)

Applebee’s Applies To Trademark ‘No Tech Tuesday;’ Will They Curb Diners’ Electronics Use?

Could a nationwide restaurant chain be getting ready to take a stand on using electronic devices in public? Applebee’s has applied to trademark the phrase “No Tech Tuesday”.

07/15/2014

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California Repeals Law Requiring Chefs To Wear Gloves

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Saturday that he’s signed a measure repealing a state law that required restaurant employees to use gloves or utensils to handle food going straight to diners’ plates.

06/28/2014

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Bill To Repeal Law Requiring Restaurant Workers To Use Gloves Approved By State Senate

Many workers in the restaurant industry were up in arms about the law, arguing it would create unnecessary waste of disposable gloves and restrict their work.

06/26/2014

A sign stands outside of a McDonald's restaurant February 9, 2009 in San Francisco, California. Fast food chain restaurant McDonald's reported a 7.1 percent increase in same store sales for January as people look towards cheaper food alternatives in the weakening economy. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

McDonald’s Opens Up Mid-Market San Francisco Office To Lure Tech-Savvy Talent

McDonald’s is opening up a new location along San Francisco’s Market Street, but not to take your order. Instead, the fast food chain will use the space to recruit the best talent to boost its digital presence.

06/17/2014

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Pending San Francisco Minimum Wage Law May Force Technological Upgrades To City’s Restaurants

Technology has often been credited with–or blamed for–allowing companies to use fewer workers in order to save money, and those changes may soon be coming again to more San Francisco restaurants.

06/16/2014

Tai Wu restaurant in Millbrae. (CBS)

Millbrae Restaurant’s Success Comes At Cost To Neighbors

Is there such a thing as being too popular? People who live near a new restaurant on the Peninsula are complaining the eatery has led to a lack of parking and an increase in odors.

05/06/2014

Foodie Chap: Cafe de la Presse, San Francisco

Despite Slow Start Of Season, First of King Salmon Unloaded At San Francisco’s Pier 45

Some of the first King Salmon of the Northern California commercial salmon fishing season were unloaded at San Francisco’s Pier 45 this week, but it wasn’t exactly a great opening.

05/05/2014

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Santa Clara County Supervisors Consider Restaurant Report Cards

Restaurants in Santa Clara County could soon be required to display color-coded scorecards showing patrons their history of health violations.

04/29/2014

San Francisco's Chinatown neighborhood. (CBS)

Star Chefs, Hollywood Execs Called In To Spruce Up SF’s Chinatown

San Francisco’s Chinatown was rebuilt as a tourist attraction after the 1906 earthquake leveled the area. But now, this world famous tourist destination is looking a bit worn out and needs a facelift.

04/21/2014

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