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A customer uses the credit card scanner at a Target store on December 19, 2013 in Miami, Florida. Target announced that about 40 million credit and debit card accounts of customers who made purchases by swiping their cards at terminals in its U.S. stores between November 27 and December 15 may have been stolen. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Target Reaches Deal With Visa For Massive 2013 Data Breach That Affected Millions Of Holiday Shoppers

Target says it’s reached a settlement with Visa related to its massive 2013 data breach that resulted in the theft of millions of debit and credit card numbers.

08/18/2015

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Woman Bites Macy’s Employee Over Price Of Item In Newark Store, Police Say

A woman was arrested after allegedly biting a Macy’s employee in a Newark store because she was upset over the price of an item.

06/25/2015

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Top 5 Nearby Honeymoon Getaways

The San Francisco Bay Area has it all for the newlywed couple on their honeymoon: outdoor adventures, city nightlife, rustic surroundings, beaches. A hotel in the heart of San Francisco, beaches just north of the Golden Gate, the Napa Valley wine country, or a waterfront view in Monterey; the choices are endless.

05/30/2015

A Whole Foods market in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Do I Really Need To Buy Organic Every Time?

We’d all love to feed our little angels an all-organic diet, but who can afford it when organic produce can cost almost 50% more? This is a great resource to help parents narrow down when you should go out of your way to buy organic, and when you can get away with running by the corner store to grab an avocado on the way home from work.

04/30/2015

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EU Files Antitrust Charges Against Google Over Dominance In Internet Searches

The European Union’s competition chief is filing an antitrust complaint alleging Google has been abusing its dominance in Internet searches and is opening a probe into its Android mobile system.

04/15/2015

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East Bay Manufacturers Want You To Look For The Label ‘Made In Oakland’

You’ve heard the saying, ‘look for the union label.’ Now, there’s a group of manufacturers and city leaders in the East Bay who hope to boost the local economy by putting ‘Made in Oakland’ on all their products.

03/18/2015

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

"Fifty Shades of Grey" (Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)

Fifty Shades Of Grey ‘Pleasure’ Products Make Their Way Into Mainstream Grocery Stores

Americans buy an estimated billion dollars’ worth of “pleasure” products every year, and with the growing popularity of the Fifty Shades of Grey novels and upcoming movie some of those intimate products are showing up in supermarkets.

02/02/2015

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Candlestick Park To Come Down By Wrecking Ball After SF Residents Worry Over Implosion Risks

A plan to implode Candlestick Park is now off the table after several hundred San Francisco residents opposed the idea citing health and environmental risks.

01/16/2015

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BART, Oakland Police Offer Escorts To Last-Minute Holiday Shoppers At MacArthur Station

BART and Oakland police are offering escorts at the MacArthur Station to passengers doing some last-minute Christmas shopping.

12/19/2014

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