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Beetle inside Starbucks salad from Sacramento, CA

Customer Finds Live Beetle At Bottom Of Half-Eaten Starbucks Salad

A Starbucks salad packed a little extra protein for a woman who opened her plastic-enclosed lunch and ate several bites before finding something black with six legs and a hard exoskeleton wriggling below the broccoli florets.

05/14/2015

A screenshot of the Starbucks mobile app. (CBS)

Starbucks Auto Reload Accounts Become Target For Hackers, Bank Accounts Drained

One in six Starbucks customers now use mobile pay, many with auto-reload linked to their bank account, which automatically replenishes their Starbucks funds, when they get low. But hackers have managed to drain some customer’s account balances, and worse.

05/13/2015

Starbucks. (CBS)

Starbucks Announces It Will Stop Bottling California Spring Water For Sale Out-Of-State

Starbucks announced Friday it will no longer use California spring water in its “Ethos” bottles sold out of state.

05/08/2015

Starbucks near Pacific and Battery closed on April 24, 2015 due to a nationwide computer outage. (Tim Fang / CBS)

Starbucks Computer Glitch Disrupts Stores In Bay Area, Throughout U.S. And Canada

Starbucks locations in the Bay Area and throughout the United States and Canada were impacted by a computer glitch that lasted for several hours on Friday.

04/24/2015

Jacob Turner

Man Arrested For Placing Hidden Camera In Walnut Creek Starbucks Restroom

A man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of hiding a camera at a Starbucks in the East Bay. Authorities said he could have hidden cameras at multiple establishments.

04/16/2015

Daniel Lui

Starbucks Exec Apologizes For Accusing Bay Area Man Of Being Chinese Spy Trying To Steal Trade Secrets

Bay Area native Daniel Lui was at a Seattle Starbucks roastery on a business trip, when he said a Starbucks executive came up to him.

04/03/2015

Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz addresses the "Race Together Program" during the Starbucks annual shareholders meeting March 18, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Starbucks Ends Maligned ‘Race Together’ Initiative Following Social Media Backlash

Starbucks baristas will no longer write “Race Together” on customers’ cups starting Sunday, ending a visible component of the company’s diversity and racial inequality campaign that had sparked widespread criticism in the week since it took effect.

03/23/2015

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Elderly Man Crashes Car Through Window At Starbucks In Cupertino

Shortly after 9 a.m., the man drove his car into a Starbucks located at the intersection of South De Anza and Stevens Creek.

03/21/2015

(Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Flat White’ Coffee Drink Coming To U.S. Starbucks Stores

Starbucks will begin serving a new coffee drink Tuesday in the U.S. that’s been a big hit in Australia.

01/05/2015

A Starbucks gift card being swiped. (AP)

Canadian Secret Santa Treats San Francisco Starbucks Customers To $400 In Gift Cards

It wasn’t exactly a Christmas miracle, but a KPIX staffer, and a co-worker were treated on Christmas Eve at the Jackson Street San Francisco Starbucks by a Secret Santa who left $400 in gift cards for patrons to use as a tribute to a brother who had passed away.

12/29/2014

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