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Netflix Raising US, Canada Prices With Streaming Competition GrowingNetflix is raising prices for its video streaming customers in the U.S. and Canada, less than a year and a half since its last price increase, as competition from other streaming services increases.
Study Contradicts 25-Year-Old Announcement of Mars Life in Antarctic MeteoriteA 4 billion-year-old meteorite from Mars that caused a splash here on earth decades ago contains no evidence of ancient, primitive Martian life after all, scientists reported Thursday.
January 6 Capitol Insurrection Panel Subpoenas Social Media Giants Facebook, Youtube, Twitter And RedditThe House Select Committee investigating the January 6 Capitol insurrection issued subpoenas Thursday to Silicon Valley social media giants Meta, Alphabet, Twitter and Reddit after receiving 'inadequate responses' to voluntary requests for information.
Hayward City Council to Revert to Zoom-Only Meetings For Rest Of MonthDue to a surge in COVID-19 cases in the city, the Hayward City Council announced Thursday it is holding only Zoom meetings for the rest of the month of January.
Sentencing Of Elizabeth Holmes In Theranos Fraud Case Delayed Until Late SeptemberThe sentencing of Elizabeth Holmes on four counts of criminal wire fraud will be delayed until Sept. 26 based on a stipulation between the prosecution and the defense and an order signed by U.S. District Judge Edward Davila on Wednesday.
Fact Checkers Call On YouTube To Stop Spreading MisinformationMore than 80 checking organizations called on YouTube this week to address what they say is rampant misinformation on the platform.
SF Tech Unicorn 'Bolt' Introduces 4-Day Workweek To Increase ProductivityAs more and more workers rethink their work-life balance, San Francisco-based e-commerce checkout company and unicorn Bolt is the first major tech company to permanently introduce the four-day workweek.
COVID: Website Issues with San Francisco's Testing Partner Still Plaguing SitesThere continues to be an enormous demand for COVID-19 testing across the Bay Area, but on Tuesday in San Francisco, some city-run test sites had to turn people away from their scheduled appointments for the second day in the row because of computer issues.
Google Ordered To Turn Over Documents Related To Anti-Union Efforts In NLRB CaseA judge has ordered Google to turn over hundreds of internal documents — many related to its efforts to quash an employee union — as part of a National Labor Relations Board case over the tech giant's firing of former employees.

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Marin Brewing Company Shutting Down After 3 Decades Due To Pandemic StrugglesThe Marin Brewing Company has been an institution in the North Bay for almost 33 years. This week, the owner announced the restaurant and brewery would be forced to close at the end of the month.
California Healthcare Workers Say Ambulances Wait Hours With Patients Outside HospitalsEmergency healthcare workers in northern and southern California complained of hours-long waits to transfer patients from ambulances to hospital emergency rooms Wednesday in what they said were chronic delays worsened by the nearly two-year COVID-19 pandemic.
Another Planet Entertainment Announces Partnership with Castro Theatre OwnersBay Area concert promoter Another Planet Entertainment on Wednesday announced it is partnering with the owners of San Francisco's Castro Theatre to refurbish the landmark building and present live events at the venue.
5G Wireless Rollout Prompts Several Airlines To Suspend Flights To SFO, Other Cities; Expect DelaysEmirates Airlines announced Tuesday that flights to San Francisco International Airport and other major U.S. airports were suspended as airlines raised concerns about the pending rollout of 5G wireless service by AT&T and Verizon.
Enrollment Up At Hayward Trucking School As Driver Shortage Fuels Better PayAs the world's supply chain struggles drag on, more attention is being focused on a years-long shortage of truck drivers. That demand is driving up paychecks for first-time drivers.
Hundreds of Kaiser Mental Health Clinicians Strike To Demand Better Care For People Of ColorAround 200 Kaiser mental health clinicians in Oakland went on strike Monday to demand better care for communities of color, representatives of the National Union of Healthcare Workers said.
With Omicron Still Looming, Death Angel Readies Return to Live PerformanceBefore the pandemic, the nightlife industry in the Bay Area was a major contributor to the local economy. Now, the highly contagious omicron coronavirus variant poses a new threat
San Francisco Chinatown Stockton Street Fair Canceled Due To COVID-19 Omicron SurgeThe COVID-19 omicron surge is dealing the San Francisco Chinatown business community yet another blow.