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The mega-chain began in 1971 as one store in downtown Seattle. Three friends invested $1350 each of their own money. Imagine that return! (Getty Images)

Starbucks Hiking Prices Despite Falling Coffee Costs

The Seattle-based coffee company has said it’s hiking prices on average by 1 percent nationally starting Tuesday. But it says the price for many drinks, such as medium and large brewed coffees and Frappuccinos, won’t change in most of its 11,000 U.S. cafes.

06/25/2013

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Deputies Kill Suspect In Stabbing Death Of 60-Year Old In Front Of Starbucks In Windsor

Sonoma County sheriff’s deputies fatally shot a man suspected of stabbing a 60-year-old woman in front of Starbucks on the Town Green in Windsor Saturday morning.

06/08/2013

Ramineh Behbehanian

No Charges For Woman In San Jose Starbucks Alleged Poisoning Case

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office will not be filing charges against a woman who was accused of placing rubbing alcohol in two bottles of orange juice at a Starbucks in San Jose last month, a prosecutor said Friday.

05/24/2013

Ramineh Behbehanian

Tests May Take Weeks In San Jose Starbucks Alleged Poisoning Case

It may take up to three weeks to test orange juice allegedly poisoned a week ago at a Starbucks in San Jose because no one knows what is in it yet, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.

05/06/2013

Ramineh Behbehanian

San Jose Starbucks Attempted Poisoning Suspect Released From Jail

A woman arrested Monday after she allegedly placed two poisoned bottles of orange juice inside a refrigerator full of merchandise at a San Jose Starbucks store has been released from jail.

05/02/2013

A woman was charged with leaving poisoned juice in a San Jose Starbucks.  (CBS)

Woman Accused Of Attempting To Poison SJ Starbucks Customers With Juice

San Jose police were investigating a the motives of a female suspect who placed orange juice mixed with rubbing alcohol on a refrigerated shelf at a Starbucks coffee shop on Monday afternoon.

04/30/2013

Patrick Dempsey (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

Tully’s Coffee To Go To Dempsey’s Group

The auction for Tully’s Coffee chain concluded Friday in federal bankruptcy court, with a judge approving the sale to an ownership group led by actor Patrick Dempsey…

01/12/2013

Patrick Dempsey's Bid On Tully's Coffee Appears Successful

Patrick Dempsey’s Bid On Tully’s Coffee Appears Successful

Actor Patrick Dempsey said it appears his bid to buy Tully’s Coffee has prevailed in a bankruptcy auction. Tully’s has shops in Pleasanton, San Francisco & San Jose…

01/04/2013

A La Boulange bakery in San Francisco. (CBS)

Illegal Immigrants Working At La Boulange May Lose Jobs Soon

Workers at La Boulange told CBS 5 they could be fired in two months because they are illegal immigrants, after receiving letters from their new owner. Up to 400 workers could lose their jobs.

10/13/2012

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Starbucks Testing New Baked Goods In Bay Area

Starbucks Corp. is testing a variety of toasty croissants and baked goods in nine San Francisco stores, with plans to eventually expand distribution nationally.

10/04/2012

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