Last Call for Popular Pub in Menlo ParkDespite continuing brisk sales of burgers and beer, the Oasis Beer Garden is closing after six decades -- another victim of soaring real estate values in Silicon Valley. Andria Borba reports. (2-22-18)
New to San Jose: Electric Scooters You Rent by the RideThere's a cool new way to zip around the Silicon Valley and it doesn't involve a Tesla or a tech bus. As Len Ramirez reports, to get started you just download an app then scoot. (2-22-18)
Wine Country Weddings See Massive Downturn After North Bay WildfiresWedding planners in the North Bay say their businesses are taking a huge hit following the wildfires. Emily Turner reports. (2/20/18)
Empty Storefronts in San Francisco Show Impact of Years of Rising RentsSoaring rents in the city are squeezing out small businesses. Susie Steimle spoke to a lawmaker who says San Francisco needs to start cracking down on commercial landlords. (2-9-18)
Potrepreneurs Gather in S.F. for International Cannabis Business ConferenceOn Friday, people from around the world came to San Francisco to network about all things marijuana. Len Ramirez reports. (2-2-18)
S.F. Restaurant Sees Demand Soar for Flu-Fighting SoupFlu sufferers swear by it. Others call it a cure for whatever ails you. It’s the sopa de pollo, chicken soup, at a small San Francisco Mexican restaurant that people are lining up for. And it is selling out this flu season. Wilson Walker reports. (1-26-18)
Electric Bike-Sharing Program Gets Rolling in San FranciscoLocal bicycle sharing services are pretty much all the same -- until now. Susie Steimle gets a look at a brand new one in San Francisco that requires much less pedal power. (1-25-18)
Beloved Ice Rink in San Mateo Saved from ExtinctionNazareth Ice Oasis at Bridgepointe Shopping Center in San Mateo is up and running thanks to community pressure and a years-long battle. Vern Glenn reports. (1-19-18)
Recreational Marijuana Sales Soar in CaliforniaTwo groups of people, in particular appear to be driving the rapidly-rising sales of recreational pot. Andrea Nakano breaks out the new stats. (1-18-18)
At Issue: Expanding Rent Control in CaliforniaAn effort to expand rent control died Thursday in a legislative committee after hours of testimony from hundreds of landlords and renters. Phil Matier discusses the future of rent control with state assemblyman David Chiu (D-S.F.). (1-14-18)
Santa Cruz Company Targets Electric Skateboard at Solo Urban CommutersKyle Doerksen, with Future Motion Inc in Santa Cruz, was inspired by a love of snowboarding to create an electric vehicle that's about as small as it can get. KPIX 5's Kiet Do took the "Onewheel" for a spin. (1-11-18)
San Francisco Pot Sales Slow to Get StartedA day before recreational marijuana sales begin in San Francisco, there is still confusion over the permitting process and exactly who has the approval to sell. Susie Steimle reports. (1-5-18)
California Sees Incredible Boom In Recreational Marijuana DemandOne store in San Jose expected a 30 percent increase in demand, but saw a 400 percent increase in sales instead. Betty Yu reports. (1/2/18)
Green Rush in the Golden State: Marijuana Remakes California EconomyA KPIX special report as legal recreational marijuana arrives with 2018. Wilson Walker reports from the Emerald Triangle to San Diego as California’s cannabis economy is born. (1-1-18)
As Legal Marijuana Sales Begin, Complaints Over High Taxes Grow LouderOne of the big selling points for legalizing marijuana was all the money it would bring in. But has the state overdone it with taxes? Melissa Caen reports. (1-1-18)
Customers Wait Hours in Overnight Line to Buy Pot at Oakland DispensaryThe rush to buy legal recreational marijuana is on in Oakland. Jessica Flores reports from Harborside Dispensary where the first sale was made Monday at 6 a.m. Californians aren't unanimous in welcoming weed. UCSF prof. Stanton Glantz has words of warning. (1-1-18)
San Jose Cannabis Store Opens Recreational Pot Sales to Enthusiastic CrowdsCustomers lined up outside Buddy's Cannabis in San Jose to get their hands on edibles and other marijuana products. Buddy's owner Matt Lucero told KPIX 5's Sandra Osborne it was an historic day. (1-1-18)
Mendocino County Pot Distributor Wants Seized Marijuana ReturnedIn Ukiah, one cannabis company says it had all the paperwork in order but its employees were arrested anyway. Melissa Caen reports. (12-29-17)
With Recreational Marijuana Sales Imminent, Advertisers Light UpRecreational pot goes on sale in California in the new year and businesses are coming up with creative gimmicks to take advantage. Devin Fehely reports. (12-22-17)
Mom 'n' Pop Shops Hoppin' While Malls a-Floppin'Shopping malls are struggling with the continued rise of online shopping but according to Bloomberg mom-and-pop businesses have outpaced the big chain stores. (12-22-17)
California Issues Recreational Marijuana Licenses to Local DispensariesThe state issued the first few licenses to sell recreational marijuana beginning in January. One of those businesses is in Santa Cruz and Maria Medinat talked with the firm's founder on Friday. (12-15-17)
Bay Area Pot Dispensary Gears Up for Green Rush in New YearNew Year Day is also being called "Green Monday" That's when the sale of recreational marijuana becomes legal in California. KPIX 5's Jessica Flores visits one pot club that just got the new license required to start selling on Jan. 1. (12-15-17)
Support On Small Business Saturday Badly Needed After Sonoma WildfiresSmall businesses in Sonoma County are desperately in need of a boost in sales after the devastating wildfires. Kenny Choi tells us how the community the is rallying together to make it a big deal.
ConsumerWatch: Wine Country Wildfires Take Toll on Wedding IndustryConsumer reporter Julie Watts looks at how couples who planned to get married in Wine Country are recovering from the recent wildfires. (11-23-17)

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