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A man uses his phone as he walks past an Apple store in Hong Kong on December 25, 2013. (credit: ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images)

Company Rolls Out Apple’s iBeacon To Grocery Stores

Soon, your phone might remind you to pick up detergent as you peruse the supermarket…

01/06/2014

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BART Police Bump Up Presence, Offer Escorts For Holiday Shoppers In SF, Oakland

Bay Area Rapid Transit riders can expect to see more police officers in stations, and on trains starting Thursday.

12/13/2012

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Anonymous Couple Picks Up Holiday Shopping Tabs For 5 Lucky Shoppers

Christmas came early for some shoppers at a Walmart in the San Francisco Bay area city of Livermore.

12/11/2012

A woman shopping online. (CBS)

Tech Report: Shopping Safely Online During Holiday Season

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid has some advice for consumers shopping online this holiday season.

11/27/2012

San Jose Police Car (CBS)

San Jose Police Identify Victims In Murder-Suicide

Authorities have released the identities of two people who died in an apparent murder-suicide at a busy San Jose strip mall.

04/16/2012

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

Police Find Unharmed Toddler Inside Car Linked To San Jose Murder-Suicide

Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide after finding a man and a woman shot at a San Jose shopping center Saturday morning. A toddler was found unharmed inside a parked vehicle believed to belong to one of the victims.

04/14/2012

Oakland Running Festival

Runners, Shoppers Expected To Pound Pavement For Oakland Marathon

Thousands of runners will make their way through the streets of Oakland this Sunday in the city’s third annual running festival which includes a 5K, a half marathon, a marathon and a kids fun run.

03/22/2012

Plastic Bag

San Francisco Supes Approve Shopping Bag Fee, Expand Plastic Bag Ban

A proposal to institute a fee for each paper bag provided at a store in San Francisco and also expand the city’s ban on plastic bags was unanimously approved by the Board of Supervisors Tuesday.

02/08/2012

Customers walk out of a Sears store. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Sears & Kmart Stores Under Threat Of Closure

Sears will be closing more than a hundred Sears and Kmart stores across the country after struggling during the holiday shopping season.

12/27/2011

BART Police

BART Increases Security At Downtown San Francisco Stations For Black Friday Shoppers

Passengers traveling on Bay Area Rapid Transit trains Friday might notice more police at downtown San Francisco stations

11/25/2011

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