State Senate OKs Bill Creating Special Pot BanksShut out of the traditional banking system by federal laws, the country's largest legal marijuana market in California could benefit if the state approves a measure creating a special class of banks to handle pot money.
Neighborhood Near SAP Center Gets New Life Through Urban DevelopmentsThe North San Pedro St. area is one of the oldest sections of downtown San Jose. After decades of blight and neglect, it's seeing new life spring up in the shadow of the SAP Center.
Tesla Wants to Cut Size of Board From 11 Directors to 7Tesla plans to cut its board of directors from 11 to seven in a move the electric car maker says will allow the board to act more nimbly and efficiently.
Big IPOs Add Even More Pressure To Red-Hot Bay Area Housing MarketIs the San Francisco IPO millionaire land rush over-hyped? Not if you talk with local high-end real estate agents.
Refinery Woes Send Gas Prices Soaring At The PumpGas prices across California are averaging $1 above the national average and refineries are being blamed for the higher prices.
Long Lines Greet Shake Shack Opening In LarkspurMove over In-And-Out, there is a new burger joint in town. The line of hungry and curious Marin County residents stretched for nearly two blocks Wednesday afternoon at Shake Shack's newest franchise in Larkspur.
Iconic San Francisco Clothier Levi Strauss Goes Public AgainLevi Strauss & Co., which gave America its first pair of blue jeans, is public for the second time. As of late Thursday afternoon, shares popped nearly 33 percent.
One In Five Americans Commit Financial InfidelityHave you ever lied about money to your partner? As it turns out, many couples are keeping secrets about their cash and spending.
Businesses In Concord Retail Area Forced To Close Due To Higher RentUsually businesses close when times are bad, but in Concord, it's economic growth that is forcing a number of long-time businesses to shut their doors.
Levi Strauss Plans To Raise $100 Million With Initial Public Offering Well-known jeans company Levi Strauss & Co. says it plans to raise about $100 million through an initial public offering.
PG&E Bankruptcy Sets Stage For Possible Power GrabNews of a PG&E's plan to file bankruptcy sparked panic in some, but in others, it raised the possibility of a power grab.
Toyota Recalls 1.7 Million Vehicles To Fix Air BagsToyota is recalling 1.7 million vehicles in North America to replace potentially deadly Takata front passenger air bag inflators.
California's Legal Pot Rush Falls Short For DispensariesJust one year ago, the arrival of legalized, recreational marijuana came with a good bit of celebration in California’s cannabis industry. One year later, that same industry is licking its wounds after a long, tough year.
Dangerous Surf Threatens Bay Area Christmas Crab SupplyA Bay Area Christmas dinner favorite - Dungeness crab - may not make it to the table this year. Dangerous waves battering the coastline are to blame.
Tobacco Giant Altria Buys $12.8 Billion Stake In San Francisco-Based JuulThe market value of San Francisco-based Juul, which sells more than 70% of the cartridge-based e-cigarettes in the United States, took a major jump Thursday after the nation's largest cigarette company bought a 35 percent share of the company.