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Empty water bottles (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

SF Supervisors Propose Ban On Plastic Water Bottle Sales

The sale of plastic water bottles on city property could soon be banned under a proposal introduced Tuesday by a San Francisco supervisor.

12/18/2013

U.S. Post Office located at 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley CA.  (Wikimedia Commons)

USPS Puts Berkeley’s Landmark Post Office Up For Sale

The U.S. Postal Service put Berkeley’s landmarked main post office on the market on Tuesday despite major objections from city officials and long struggle with community activists.

10/09/2013

File photo of the screen of a blackberry phone featuring a page with the adress of the micro-blogging site Twitter website. (Photo by FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Twitter Unseals IPO Papers, Hopes To Raise $1 Billion

Twitter has unsealed the documents for its planned initial public offering of stock and says it hopes to raise up to $1 billion in one of the year’s most eagerly awaited stock market debuts.

10/03/2013

A tamale husk offered for sale on eBay. (mattrick_subtext/eBay)

‘Tamale Husk Jesus’ Drawing Eyeballs, Not Bids Online

A San Francisco-based eBay seller is offering what he describes as “an apparition of Jesus Christ” that he discovered while cooking dinner earlier this month.

06/25/2013

Members of the Sacramento Kings look on following a loss against the Los Angeles Lakers on April 13, 2011 at Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Sacramento Kings Owners Keeping Quiet On Latest Sale Rumors

A tweet send by sports reporter Matt Steinmetz revived rumors Friday about the Sacramento Kings being sold and moved to Seattle.

01/11/2013

A six-pack of Westvleteren 12 is displayed at Ales Unlimited on December 12, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rare Belgian Beer’s U.S. Debut Draws Crowds Seeking $90 Six Pack

Westvleteren 12, a beer brewed by Belgian monks at St. Sixtus Abbey, had never before been released internationally, but monks brewed up some extra this year to raise funds for a new roof and other improvements to the abbey.

12/13/2012

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Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Lists Newport Beach Home For Sale

If you really want to impress the Green Day fan in your life this holiday season, surprise them by dropping $2 million to buy Billie Joe’s quaint California beach cottage…

12/03/2012

Peet's Coffee logo (CBS)

Peet’s Coffee Sold For Nearly $1B To German Conglomerate

Peet’s Coffee & Tea is being taken private for approximately $977.6 million.

07/23/2012

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sunnyvale Based Yahoo Nearing Deal To Sell Stake In Alibaba

The two companies have been in talks for more than a year.

05/20/2012

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.

03/09/2012

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