PG&E Using Huge Heli-Saws To Trim Trees From Power Lines In Wildfire CountryPG&E's Heli-Saw may sound like something out of a horror movie, but it’s a welcome sight in wildfire country.
Oracle OpenWorld Opts Out Of High-Priced San Francisco; Massive Convention Heads To VegasIn a major hit to San Francisco's hospitality industry, one of its largest annual conventions is leaving the City by the Bay and headed to Sin City.
San Francisco Says Businesses Must Get Permits To Test Tech In PublicTired of San Francisco streets being used as a testing ground for the latest delivery technology and transportation apps, city leaders are now requiring businesses to get permits before trying out new high-tech ideas in public.
Uber Weighs Next Steps After Jarring Sex Assault ReportA day after Uber revealed that more than 3,000 riders and drivers were sexually assaulted last year while using its service, attention is turning to what's next for the ride-hailing giant and whether its plans to improve safety go far enough.
Uber Safety Study Reveals Over 3,000 Reports Of Sexual Assault In 2018Uber released its highly-anticipated safety report on Thursday that revealed, among other details, that it received over 3,000 reports of sexual assault in 2018.
Google Buys Cisco Buildings, Continues Silicon Valley ExpansionGoogle is expanding its footprint in San Jose yet again, setting the stage for another mega campus along the N. First Street corridor and ending the year on an unprecedented shopping spree of South Bay properties.
Man's Car Stolen, Hand Broken In Fremont Meetup After Using Car Selling AppA man used the popular app LetGo to sell his car in what he thought would be a normal transaction, but he left the interaction with a broken hand and his car stolen.
20 More Victims File Sexual Assault Lawsuit Against LyftA group of 20 more sexual assault victims came forward Wednesday to file a lawsuit against ride-hailing app company Lyft.
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Peninsula Travel Agency Operators Plead No Contest To Fraud ChargesTwo operators of a discount travel agency could spend up to a year in jail after they pleaded no contest Tuesday to two felony charges related to an alleged consumer fraud case, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.
BevMo To Settle Lawsuit Over Items Charged Higher Than AdvertisedRetail beverage giant BevMo! will pay $359,000 to resolve a consumer protection lawsuit brought by a group of district attorney's offices contending that the Concord-based company sometimes charged customers more than the lowest posted or advertised price for items.
YouTube Cracks Down On Racist, Sexist And Similar InsultsYouTube is taking another step to curb hateful and violent speech on its site.
San Jose Mayor Stands Behind Endorsement Of Bloomberg For PresidentSan Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo is defending his endorsement of former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg, after his surprise announcement on Monday.
Oracle OpenWorld Opts Out Of High-Priced San Francisco; Massive Convention Heads To VegasIn a major hit to San Francisco's hospitality industry, one of its largest annual conventions is leaving the City by the Bay and headed to Sin City.
Contra Costa Supervisors Select Prospective Operators To Apply For Cannabis Business PermitsContra Costa County supervisors on Tuesday selected prospective operators to apply to move forward in a permitting process for the county's first adult-use cannabis stores and commercial grow operations in unincorporated areas.
San Francisco Says Businesses Must Get Permits To Test Tech In PublicTired of San Francisco streets being used as a testing ground for the latest delivery technology and transportation apps, city leaders are now requiring businesses to get permits before trying out new high-tech ideas in public.
Blue Bottle Coffee Company Pledges To Become Zero Waste By Next YearBay Area-based Blue Bottle Coffee Company is going green, pledging that all its cafes in the us will be zero-waste by the end of 2020.