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San Francisco Retailers Struggle To Fill Minimum Wage Positions In Face Of Flexible Tech Jobs

San Francisco has a unique problem with filling jobs – stores are hiring, but people aren’t applying, and some are blaming tech.

05/17/2015

`Designs for a development at Alameda Point. (CBS)

Developers Aim For Affordable Housing, New Community At Alameda Point

A new development plan is taking shape at Alameda Point that will bring affordable housing to the area.

05/11/2015

Artist rendering of proposed park in the Mission Rock area across McCovey Cove from AT&T Park in San Francisco. (Cordish Companies)

San Francisco Giants’ Modified Mission Rock Plans Include Shorter Buildings, Affordable Housing

The San Francisco Giants have modified plans for a mixed-use development near AT&T park to include shorter buildings and more affordable housing.

05/05/2015

Entrepreneur Adam Mayberry's rendering of a pop-up mall with stores inside shipping containers. (CBS)

San Jose Looks To Revive Downtown Retail With Pop-Up Mall, Stores In Shipping Containers

Looking to revive retail in Downtown San Jose, one entrepreneur is hoping to create a pop-up shopping mall created out of shipping containers.

02/04/2015

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The Future Of Retail? Army Of Robots Now Helping Customers At Orchard Supply Hardware In San Jose

San Jose-based Orchard Supply Hardware, a division of Lowe’s, has a robot helping customers. CNET reporter Sumi Das has more on whether the “Oshbot” is the future of retail.

12/24/2014

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Phil Matier: ‘Rainbow Girls’ Repeatedly Rob San Francisco Union Square Stores

Phil Matier says a group called the “Rainbow Girls” has San Francisco’s high-end retailers on high alert after taking Union Square by storm in a recent rash of brazen robberies.

12/08/2014

Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez says holiday workers deserve to earn extra pay. (CBS SF)

Proposed California Bill Would Offer Double Pay For Working Thanksgiving, Christmas Shifts

With more and more stores opening on Thanksgiving, proposed legislation in California could ensure workers get paid extra for spending the holidays at work instead of with their families.

11/28/2014

A view of Market Street heading east toward the Ferry Building in San Francisco. (CBS)

$150 Million Retail Development Breaks Ground At San Francisco’s 6th And Market

A long-delayed $150 million project to further energize the rapidly transitioning mid-Market area of San Francisco broke ground on Wednesday. The Dallas developer says Market Street Place will be an experience.

11/12/2014

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Best Time To Shop On Black Friday

The crack of dawn isn’t the only option for Black Friday shopping.

10/31/2014

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BART Approves Funding for Additional Station In Pittsburg

The Pittsburg to Antioch Bay Area Rapid Transit extension now under construction will include a station at Pittsburg City Center, officials said Thursday.

10/09/2014

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