Bay Area's National Parks Pumping $1 Billion Into Local Economy, Report FindsThe Bay Area’s eleven National Parks sites are more popular than ever, and the result is more tourist dollars being directed into Bay Area communities and businesses.
PG&E Telling Downtown SF Employees To Work From Home, But Some Businesses Left In Super Bowl ColdAs construction and road closures for Super Bowl City put a choke hold on downtown, the old joke “you can’t get there from here” may actually be coming true for some businesses in downtown San Francisco.
End To Grassy Lawns Ordered By California Officials Due To DroughtCalifornia officials are ordering an end to traditional grassy lawns for new homes and businesses as they continue targeting ornamental landscapes as a waste of water.
Emeryville Approves Highest Minimum Wage In The Country At Nearly $16 An HourThe ordinance goes into effect July 1st and by 2019, the city’s minimum wage will go up to nearly $16 an hour.
Woman Carrying 'Rifle' Through Busy Business District Disarmed By Santa Cruz Police With Beanbag Rounds“I’m sure she’ll be sore,” Barry said, adding the impact is akin to being hit with a softball.
New California Law Aims To Help Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender-Owned BusinessesThe law requires big public utilities in the state to report how much work they do with LGBT business owners.
Businesses In Oakland’s Temescal Neighborhood Cleaning Up After Another Night Of Ferguson ProtestsBusinesses on Telegraph Avenue were hit hardest following a second night of protests in Oakland over the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri.
Flood Gates Help Spare 2 San Anselmo Businesses From Major Damage Following Water Main BreakEmployees said they were fortunate, following a water main break that sent a river of water past their businesses.
Westfield Valley Fair Mall Straddles Minimum Wage Laws On Both Sides Of San Jose - Santa Clara BorderBusinesses at the Westfield Valley Fair Mall which straddles the San Jose – Santa Clara border are finding out workers are gravitating toward businesses on the San Jose side because of differences in each city's minimum wage.
Burglary Caught On Video Highlights Increased Reports Of San Francisco Startup Business Break-InsSome startup businesses in San Francisco have been plagued by break-ins lately, according to police.
Richmond Moves Closer To Having State’s Highest Minimum WageOn a first reading of the proposal Tuesday night, the Richmond City Council voted to hike the minimum wage to $12.30 an hour.
African-American Business Leaders Threaten Boycott Of SF TourismThe San Francisco African American Chamber of Commerce is threatening a tourism boycott, alleging discriminatory practices by the hospitality industry.
2 Scotts Valley Businesses BurglarizedPolice in Scotts Valley were investiging a pair of burglaries at two local businesses last week.
Shortened America’s Cup Schedule Impacts Bay Area BusinessesSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is optimistic about the shortened schedule for this summer’s America’s Cup races, but many small businesses feel as if they have been left to take on water in choppy seas.
SF Surveillance Camera Provision Prompts LGBT Privacy ConcernsSome businesses that are seeking liquor licenses in San Francisco are being told to install security cameras in order to get a permit, once again sparking a debate about privacy concerns.