First Ticket Offer For 2015 Burning Man Cost A Whopping $800 EachIf you really, really want to make sure you get your tickets to this year’s Burning Man be prepared for a little sticker shock.
Uber Apologizes For Surge Pricing During Sydney Hostage CrisisSan Francisco-based Uber was hit with a new round of criticism overnight after users reported a spike in fares around a hostage situation in downtown Sydney, Australia.
Price Matching During Holidays Is Easy Money That Many Pass UpFor some holiday shopping is a contact sport, but scoring better deals this holiday season doesn’t even require getting off the couch.
Sub $3 Gas Becoming A Common Sight In Bay AreaOil prices continued to tumble Friday after OPEC producers elected not to cut production. That means we could see the slide in gas prices continue for the foreseeable future.
Principal Of Marin County School Arrested, Resigns After Being Found In Hotel Room With Unconscious Woman, DrugsThe principal at a prestigious Marin County high school was arrested last Friday after allegedly being found in a motel room with an unconscious woman and drugs.
Bay Area Rents Rise By 15 Percent, Faster Than Any Other US Metro AreaThe cost of renting an apartment in Northern California is rising more quickly than anywhere else in the country.
Bay Area Sees Sharp Drop In Gas PricesGas prices throughout Northern California dropped steeply in July and are now under $4 per gallon in most of the Bay Area, AAA officials said Tuesday.
Bay Area Sets Record For Million-Dollar Home SalesA record number of million-dollar homes were sold in the San Francisco Bay Area during the second quarter, a research firm said Thursday, another sign that affording a place to live is a growing challenge for anyone who isn't tied to the booming technology economy.
SF Startup Offering To Sell You A Restaurant Reservation The prime dinner time reservations are typically for two, and are currently available on just Fridays and Saturdays and cost $5.00 for the most readily available and $12 or more for tougher to land bookings.
Vernon Davis Holdout Sends Stock In 1st Publicly-Traded Player SlidingLess than two months after becoming the first professional athlete to sell shares in his future earnings, 49er tight end Vernon Davis says he's unwilling to join the San Francisco 49ers until a more lucrative contract can be worked out.
Netflix Raises Subscription Price $1 Per Month For New SignupsNetflix is raising its Internet video prices by $1 per month for new customers and giving its current U.S. subscribers a two-year break from the higher rates.
Twitter Stock Slides To All-Time Low As Employee Lock-Up EndsLock-up periods prevent company insiders from selling stock following an initial public offering. CEO Dick Costolo and co-founders Jack Dorsey and Evan Williams have said that they have no plans to sell their stock when the lock-up expired, 180 days after Twitter's initial public offering.
4 Ways To Save On Golden Gate's New $7 Bridge Tolls The toll to cross the Golden Gate Bridge will go up next week (and every summer for the following four years), meaning it’ll cost $7 for the average Joe to cross the span next Monday, and $8 by 2018. So what are you going to do about it, aside from complaining? Here are some simple cost savers.
ConsumerWatch: Safeway Agrees To $2.25 Million Settlement For Overcharging In 2012, ConsumerWatch reporter Julie Watts went undercover shopping at 5 Safeway stores in 3 counties. She was overcharged 5 times. According to more than 1,800 scanner inspections at Safeway-operated stores in 31 California counties and 11 different states, ConsumerWatch discovered that inspectors were overcharged on 1 out of every 50 items purchased over a 5 years span in California alone.
Palo Alto Home Sells For $1.6 Million Despite Cracked Foundation, Nearby TrainA buyer snapped up 202 Emerson Street in an all-cash deal for a cool $1.6 million, which included the bars on the front door, cracks in the foundation and some missing bricks on the 1,100 square foot home. The house is also just steps from noisy Caltrain tracks.