Charles Schwab Drops Online Trading Commission Fees As Industry Battles Over Cost To InvestCharles Schwab is dropping commissions for online trading of U.S. stocks and exchange-traded funds, the latest slash in an industry battle that's drastically cut the cost of investing.
Should You Pay Your Sales Staff On Commission?Paying your staff on a commission has many benefits, but it can have some drawbacks too.
Senators Call For Commission To Investigate Alleged Russian Interference In ElectionDemocratic senators are calling for an independent commission to investigate alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Oakland Looks To Form Independent Police Commission In Wake Of Department ScandalsOakland may soon be taking a page from San Francisco with the creation of its own independent police commission that would have access to all police records, investigate alleged misconduct and be able to discipline and fire officers and the chief.
Bay Area Realtor Shaking Up Business By Removing CommissionsA Bay Area man at the top of his profession is now disrupting the old business model when it comes to real estate.
No Change To California’s Congressional Districts After Supreme Court RulingIn what's seen as a big victory for campaign reformers, the Supreme Court has upheld Arizona congressional districts drawn by an independent commission, which in turn upholds California's.
Delayed Reporting Of Racist, Homophobic SFPD Text Messages Could Jeopardize FiringsThe decision to not notify San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr for two years of racist and homophobic texts exchanged between several of his officers may end up preventing the chief from disciplining the officers involved.
Beach-Capable Wheelchairs Available At Bay Area BeachesIf you need a wheelchair, the California Coastal Commission doesn’t want it to keep you from enjoying California’s amazing beaches, and they have the equipment to make it happen.
PG&E Ordered To Turn Over 65,000 Emails To City Of San Bruno By End Of JanuaryThe city claims that several sets of previously released emails show a “cozy and improper” relationship between PG&E and the CPUC.
San Francisco Supervisor's Streetlight Legislation Aims To Improve Maintenance, SafetySan Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has been beating the drums for better street lighting for years and now he's pushing some legislative changes.
Judge Allows San Francisco To Proceed With Lawsuit To Stop City College's DisaccreditationA judge ruled this morning that a lawsuit filed on behalf of beleaguered City College of San Francisco against a regional accrediting commission can continue despite the school's accreditation no longer being in imminent danger of revocation.
Bay Area Government Agencies Make Largest Electric-Car Purchase In U.S.More electric cars are coming to the Bay Area after the Metropolitan Transportation Commission made one of the largest purchases of electric cars in the nation.
City College SF Likely To Retain Accreditation As College Commission Changes Rules City College of San Francisco is expected to retain its accreditation and will not be forced to close. On Wednesday, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges proposed new rules in a turn of events.
Legislators Tweaking Proposal To Ban Sale Of Plastic Water Bottles In San Francisco Legislation in San Francisco to ban the sale of water in plastic bottles is undergoing some tweaks since the City's Small Business Commission has been vocal about their serious reservations about the proposal.