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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

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‘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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Oakland Begins Cleanup After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Protest Leaves Downtown Businesses Vandalized, Looted

Work crews on Tuesday morning began cleaning up downtown, where demonstrators protesting the Ferguson, Mo. grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson over the shooting death of Michael Brown set fires, smashed store-front windows and looted businesses on Monday night.

11/25/2014

Police closed Interstate 880 at Mowry Avenue in Fremont on October 16, 2014. (CBS)

Armed Robbery Suspect Who Prompted Shutdown Of I-880 In Fremont Arrested

A man who witnesses said acted erratically at a Starbucks in Fremont and who prompted a shutdown of Interstate 880 last month has been arrested on suspicion of armed robbery.

11/06/2014

Antioch Police

Security Guard Expected To Recover After Being Shot Outside Antioch Starbucks

A security guard was shot Wednesday outside a Starbucks in Antioch after he drew a weapon and began to fire at a suspect involved in an argument, according to police.

11/05/2014

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Starbucks Looks To Expand Its Consumer Base With New Guinness-Flavored Latté

Starbucks is looking to expand its consumer base with new Guinness-flavored Latté. KCBS’ Margie Shafer interviews consumer psychologist Kit Yarrow and finds out why San Francisco is never chosen as a test market.

09/22/2014

Annual Heavyweight Pumpkin Contest Held In Half Moon Bay

Pumpkin Spice Latte Back Early, Pumpkin Beers Available Now As Fall Flavors Get Head Start

While every flavored coffee lover may be asking, “When is the pumpkin spice latte (PSL) available?” the better question might be when is pumpkin beer going to be on store shelves, but at any rate, both are either here now, or starting in days.

08/21/2014

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Travel On A Budget This Labor Day Weekend

Here are some helpful tips to keep costs down while enjoying a safe and enjoyable trip over the Labor Day weekend.

08/20/2014

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