Minimum Wage Hike Hits Oakland Chinatown Shop, Restaurant Owners HardSome shop owners in Oakland’s Chinatown say business is down, and they are struggling to stay afloat after the city’s minimum wage increased to over $12-an-hour, making it the highest in the country.
Golden Gate Restaurant Association Director Says It’s An Exciting Time To Dine Out in The Bay AreaFor residents and visitors alike, the culinary offerings in the Bay Area are prized. Golden Gate Restaurant Association's executive director talks about both the challenges and exciting times the local industry faces.
Animals Often Center Of Nasty Divorce Proceedings When Bay Area Couples SplitIn San Francisco, dogs don’t just outnumber kids, they often are the ‘kids,’ and when couples split up, the fur often begins to fly over their pets.
San Francisco To 'Shame' Property Owners Into Earthquake-Retrofitting Their BuildingsSan Francisco will employ a new method of getting property owners to reinforce their buildings to better withstand earthquakes - shaming them into retrofitting their buildings.
San Francisco Restaurant Bandidos Changes Name Following Outcry In Mexican-American CommunityThe owners of the restaurant in the Castro District, which is a little over a week old, have decided to change the name to Hecho after much public outcry over the original name.
Photos Posted Online Of Jewelry, Other Items Found In Mountain View Burglary Suspect's HomeMountain View police have posted online photos of a large amount of jewelry and other items found in a burglary suspect’s home in hopes of finding the rightful owners, a police sergeant said Wednesday.
A’s Owner Says Team Close To Signing 10-Year Lease Extension At ColiseumA’s owner Lew Wolff appeared on Bloomberg TV Wednesday and said he expects the team to hammer out a lease extension in Oakland over the next few weeks.
San Jose Spa Owners, Employees Facing Insurance Fraud Charges In 'Operation Nail Polish' InvestigationProsecutors say a popular San Francisco Bay Area spa cost insurance companies and employers more than $7 million by falsely billing manicures and pedicures as chiropractic treatments.
No Shortage Of Potential New Owners For Los Angeles ClippersFrom Oprah to Magic Johnson to Larry Ellison, there are many potential buyers who would be glad to take the L.A. Clippers off of Donald Sterling's hands.
Oakland Merchants Concerned AC Transit’s Rapid Bus Plans Will Hurt Local BusinessA number of East Oakland merchants want to put a detour in the path of AC Transit’s proposed Bus Rapid Transit along a stretch of International Blvd., because they're concerned with how it will affect their businesses.
Milpitas Store Owners To Get $1M Prize After Selling Winning Powerball TicketA Bay Area convenience store that sold the sole winning ticket to the $425 million Powerball jackpot received a $1 million check on Thursday, as state lottery officials waited for the winner of the one of the largest jackpots in U.S. history to come forward.