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Owner Of Private Commuter Shuttle To Be Charged After Bus Blocks J Church Muni Line

The Royal Coach commuter shuttle was traveling up 21st Street in Noe Valley Tuesday when it came to a stop right on top of the J Church line tracks and had to be towed away.

08/06/2014

A surfer prepares to jump off the cliffs into the Pacific Ocean at Steamer Lane, a well known surfing spot, on July 3, 2008 in Santa Cruz, California. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Santa Cruz Looks To Keep Tech Community In Town

To most of the outside world, Santa Cruz is known for the wide open ocean, its beaches, and the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. A few blocks from shore, a vibrant and growing tech community exists.

04/25/2014

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Skip The Bus, Report Claims Google’s Next Move Is Into SF Mission District

In what looks to be another skirmish in San Francisco’s escalating gentrification war, Google is said to be making a major move into the city’s Mission District and some are saying “there goes the neighborhood.”

02/17/2014

Tom Perkins (Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch)

Phil Matier: Tom Perkins’ Apology And The Perception Of Class Warfare

Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tom Perkins has responded to the criticism directed at him in the wake of controversial remarks he recently penned for a Wall Street Journal editorial comparing today’s treatment of wealthy Americans to the persecutions of Jews in Nazi Germany.

01/28/2014

A shuttle commonly known as a "Google Bus" arrives at a Muni bus stop in San Francisco to pick up commuters. (CBS)

San Francisco Proposes Rules For Tech Company Shuttles

Mayor Ed Lee announced an 18-month pilot program Monday that would allow commuter shuttles commonly known as “Google buses” to use 200 Muni bus stops throughout San Francisco to load and unload commuters, for a price.

01/06/2014

A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story Series: Through The Roof – Tech Influx Hikes SF Rents

San Francisco currently has the highest average rent in America. Meanwhile, real estate speculators are cashing in on the boom by snapping up buildings and evicting longtime tenants.

12/16/2013

Supervisors Criticize TechSF Program For Lack Of Job Placements

A San Francisco program to train the next generation of tech workers is coming under fire for its lack of job placements.

04/26/2013

Uber offices in San Francisco. (CBS)

Visa Lottery May Limit Bay Area Companies Hiring Foreign Workers

Demand for H-1B visas for highly-skilled workers is so high this year that the government announced Friday it will be issuing the visas by lottery.

04/06/2013

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San Jose Judge Deals Blow To Worker Lawsuit Suit Against Tech Giants

A federal judge has dealt a setback to a group of people who allege that Apple, Google and five other technology companies formed an illegal cartel to hold down wages and reduce the chances of losing their best engineers.

04/05/2013

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