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Candy bars laced with medical marijuana. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Venture Capitalists Look To Cash In On Booming Cannabis Industry

Hundreds of investment firms are looking to get in on the ground floor of what is being called the fastest growing investment opportunity in the country.

01/28/2015

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Male Founders Of San Francisco Biotech Startups Promise To Make Vaginas Smell Like Ripe Peaches

Two men at a San Francisco biotech startup are on a quest to deliver personal empowerment for women in the form of fruity-smelling genitals.

11/20/2014

The UC Berkeley campus in Berkeley, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

University Of California Proposes Creation Of Venture-Capital Fund For Student And Faculty Startups

The proposal is calling for an initial $250 million investment to finance faculty and student-led startups.

09/17/2014

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Tech Bus Breaks Down, Blocks J-Church Muni Tracks Near Dolores Park In SF

A private shuttle bus broke down while blocking San Francisco Municipal Railway tracks near Dolores Park Tuesday morning.

08/05/2014

(CBS SF)

Protesters Block Tech Shuttle Buses On First Day Of Muni’s Pilot Program

Police moved in after protesters blocked two buses in San Francisco’s Mission District Friday morning — day one of an 18-month pilot program designed to incorporate tech shuttles into the city’s mass transit commute.

08/01/2014

A woman with a backpack is seen burglarizing the BuildZoom office in San Francisco. (BuildZoom)

Burglary Caught On Video Highlights Increased Reports Of San Francisco Startup Business Break-Ins

Some startup businesses in San Francisco have been plagued by break-ins lately, according to police.

07/22/2014

John Yi in front of an art installation at Code & Canvas in San Francisco, California. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

KCBS Cover Story: Tech And Art World Come Together At San Francisco Space

Code & Canvas on 15th Street and Potrero Avenue in San Francisco is a space where tech startups help subsidize the cost of artist studios.

05/01/2014

Inside look at co-working space Impact Hub Oakland (Impact Hub Oakland/Facebook)

Phil Matier: Oakland’s Identity Changing Amid Tech Boom

A new co-working space has opened in Oakland, as there are continued concerns about the crime rate and increasing rent costs throughout the city.

02/13/2014

WWDC attendees look at the new MacBook Pro that is displayed at the 2012 Apple WWDC keynote address at the Moscone Center. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Acquires 2 Startups With Plans To Improve Map Features

Apple has bought online mapping services HopStop and Locationary as part of its ongoing effort to create a more formidable alternative to Google’s navigation system.

07/19/2013

(CBS)

Funding For Business Startups Declines

A new study shows that funding for business startups declined in 2012, the first time that’s happened in three years, as venture capitalists spent less money on fewer deals.

01/18/2013

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