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Comcast Goes Into Damage Control Mode After Widespread West Coast Service Outage

Comcast was in explain-and-apologize mode after a widespread outage hit customers in the Seattle and San Francisco areas Monday night.

06/02/2015

A Comcast call center in Sacramento. (CBS)

Comcast Users Report Widespread Outage In San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle

Comcast customers reported a widespread service outage lasting up to an hour or more in the San Francisco and Seattle areas Monday night by taking to Twitter to voice their displeasure with the TV and internet service provider.

06/01/2015

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Silicon Valley Exodus Is Real, Even Techies Can’t Afford The Bay Area Anymore

After years of techies and start ups flocking to Silicon Valley, now they are flocking away, for better pay and more affordable places to live.

05/26/2015

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Top Fishing Destinations In The US

A look at five of the best fishing destinations in America.

05/13/2015

The 30-year-old, who said he wants to confront income inequality in America, has slashed his own salary and raised the minimum salary at his company to $70,000. (CBS News)

Seattle CEO Cuts His Own Pay To Give Workers $70,000 Minimum Wage Amid Fight Over Income Inequality

While fast food workers across the country and San Francisco are demanding restaurant chains pay them a $28,000 yearly salary, one Seattle CEO is taking matters into his own hands to fight income inequality.

04/15/2015

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Alaska Airlines Flight To San Jose Makes Emergency Landing After Reported Bird Strike

A flight headed to the Bay Area from Seattle was forced to turn around Thursday night after a bird strike was reported.

04/09/2015

Gay couple getting married at the beach in Massachusetts, the first state in the US to  legalize same-sex marriages.  (Photo by William B. Plowman/Getty Images)

Alaska Airlines’ Gay Travel Webpage Offers Discounts To Pride Events, Wedding Destinations

Alaska Airlines has added an LGBT Travel section to its website, offering discounts to pride celebrations, gay wine tastings, and LGBT events across the country. The airline they are “longtime supporters of the LGBT community” and same-sex marriage.

04/08/2015

Alibaba Group signage is posted outside the New York Stock Exchange prior to the company's initial price offering (IPO) on September 19, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Alibaba May Prefer Seattle Rather Than San Francisco For Its U.S. Headquarters

The e-commerce giant’s biggest rival, Amazon, is already based out of Seattle.

04/01/2015

This funduscopic image reveals the effects of late neuro-ocular syphilis on the optic disk and retina. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Cases Of Ocular Syphilis In San Francisco And Other West Coast Cities Increasing

Health officials in California are warning primary care and eye doctors to be on the lookout for ocular syphilis, as clusters of the disease hit San Francisco and other West Coast cities.

03/11/2015

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Eye On The Beer: Comic Book Beers You Must Try

How many comic book-inspired beers could we find out there? And boy did we hit the motherlode thanks to the beer fans at Beer Advocate.

02/20/2015

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