Phil Matier: ‘Rainbow Girls’ Repeatedly Rob San Francisco Union Square StoresPhil Matier says a group called the "Rainbow Girls" has San Francisco’s high-end retailers on high alert after taking Union Square by storm in a recent rash of brazen robberies.
High-End Merchandise Damaged After Water Main Break Floods San Francisco's Most Expensive StoresMore than a few shoppers are hoping the soggy mess will translate into a flood sale on some of the most expensive merchandise in town.
California Data Breaches Hit More Than 20 Million AccountsCalifornia businesses and government agencies have experienced 300 separate data breaches exposing the personal information of more than 20 million customer accounts during the past two years, leading state Attorney General Kamala Harris on Thursday to elevate cybersecurity as a key focus of the state's top crime-fighting agency.
Larry Magid: White House Developing Anti-Hacker Standards Our technology analyst says the White House has developed standards it hopes will help key industries protect themselves from hackers.
Neiman Marcus Joins List Of Big Name Retailers In Walnut CreekShopping in downtown Walnut Creek became even more upscale as Neiman Marcus opened an 85,000 square foot store on Friday.
Neiman Marcus Opens New Walnut Creek StoreAfter concerns over traffic and excess noise, Neiman Marcus opened its newest store in Walnut Creek on Friday. Juliette Goodrich reports...
East Bay Assemblywoman Enters Shoplifting Plea, Tumor To Blame?A state assemblywoman accused of shoplifting in San Francisco pleaded no contest Friday to a misdemeanor charge and her attorney said a benign brain tumor might have led to the incident.
East Bay Assembly Woman Gets Shoplifting Court DateAssemblywoman Mary Hayashi is set to return to court early next year to face charges that she shoplifted clothing from a San Francisco department store.