Beloved Bistro In San Francisco's Cole Valley Continues With Sale To StaffThe San Francisco restaurant industry is facing multiple challenges these days between soaring rents and the difficulty of finding staff who can afford the city.
Tsugaru Joins Lengthening List of San Jose Japantown Business ClosuresAfter nearly 50 years in business, the restaurant Tsugaru will shutter and join a small but growing list of decades-old businesses that have shut down in the small, quaint Japantown area of San Jose.
Walnut Creek Leaders To Consider New Regulations For Sidewalk VendorsIn response to a new state law significantly limiting cities in how they regulate sidewalk vendors, the Walnut Creek City Council on Monday will discuss proposed new regulations for sidewalk vendors.
SF Startup Promotes 'Beyond Organic' Baby Formula to New MomsBreast milk may be best for babies but new mothers have a healthy alternative in "Bobbie," a formula created with grass-fed dairy, no artificial ingredients, GMOs, corn syrup or soy.
Wells Fargo Giving $2M Grant To Oakland-Based Small Business LenderWells Fargo will be giving a $2 million grant to Oakland-based small business lender on Monday morning, according to bank officials.
Van Ness Construction Woes Prompt Landlord To Sue Japanese Internment Camp SurvivorDelays and construction issues for the Van Ness Improvement project have led to financial hardships for small business owners, including a WWII Japanese internment camp survivor.
Milk Pail Market In Mountain View To Close After 45-Year RunThe owners of the Milk Pail Market, a Mountain View staple, are calling it quits in June after a 45 year run.
Year One A Mixed Bag For Businesses In California Marijuana MarketIn a nation increasingly embracing legal cannabis, California stands out as the country's biggest pot shop. Some companies are doing well but many are not.
Palo Alto Restaurateur Rents Home To Help Workers With Housing, CommuteA Silicon Valley restaurant owner is now a landlord for her employees, allowing them to live nearby their workplace at an affordable price.
Facebook Won't Provide Free Meals To Employees At New Mountain View OfficesThis fall, Facebook will no longer be providing free food for some of its employees.
Owner Struggles To Reopen Long Shuttered San Francisco RestaurantA landmark restaurant atop San Francisco's Telegraph Hill stands at the center of a new controversy.
Eschewing Plastic Packages, Entrepreneur Finds Metal Suits Him to a TeaSo much of our supermarket food comes encased in shiny, plastic packaging. Chris Clark is doing something to change that -- starting in the beverage aisle.
LeBron James Contest Winner Helping Employ Bayview/Hunter's Point Residents In SFA Bay Area businesswoman is the winner of a contest held by Lebron James.
Proposed California Retirement Plan To Aid Those Without 401k PlansCalifornia could soon make it easier for employees who don't have 401k plans at work to sock away money.
Firing An Employee? Check Out These 4 Tips For Avoiding A LawsuitWhile it's no small business owner's idea of a good time, it sometimes becomes necessary to fire an employee.