More Retail Chains Set to Shutter Stores, Despite Robust Consumer SpendingAfter Christmas, many shoppers will return to stores but many popular chains won't be around much longer. Betty Yu reports. (12-25-19)
Oakland A's Ink Deal To Buy Share Of Coliseum SiteThe Oakland A's are moving forward with a plan to buy a 50 percent share in the Oakland Coliseum site. The sale was approved by Alameda County Supervisers on Monday, but as Andria Borba reports, some are concerned the deal could create a divide in the city.
Battle Brewing Over Oakland Home Between New Owner And SquattersA house in Oakland is causing a stir between two groups. One has been squatting there illegally, and the other, who now owns the home, plans to turn it into a place to train youth. Emily Turner has the rest of the story.
DoorDash Employee Caught Stealing Package From Santa Clara Complex After DeliveryYet another DoorDash delivery person has been caught on camera dropping off a customer’s food and proceeding to steal nearby packages, this time at a complex in Santa Clara. Kiet Do reports. (12-22-2019)
Go Share App Helps You Get Your Purchase Home FastCEO and founder Shaun Savage talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about Go Share, a new app that helps shoppers get their purchases delivered fast.
Farewell Party At SF Children's Gym Forced To Close Due To Soaring CostsFolks at a farewell party for a gym in San Francisco's Dogpatch neighborhood say despite the strong economy, small business owners are having a hard time surviving. Da Lin has more.
Bay Area Patients Stung by Unapproved Stem Cell TreatmentsHundreds of clinics are popping up all over the country offering unapproved and potentially dangerous stem cell treatments. Maria Medina reports. (12-19-19)
Facebook User Data Exposed in Massive BreachIf your phone is ringing off the hook with telemarketer calls, yet another Facebook data breach may be to blame. Andria Borba reports. (12-19-19)
Monterey Mushrooms Agrees To Pay Santa Clara's Largest Water Pollution LawsuitThe country's biggest mushroom grower, located in the Bay Area, just agreed to pay $2.24 million in what has become Santa Clara's largest water pollution lawsuit. Maria Medina reports. (12-17-2019)
Kaiser Mental Health Workers Strike Across CAThousands of Kaiser Permanente mental health workers across California are staging a five-day walkout, calling on the healthcare giant to improve working conditions. (12/16/19)
Anchor Brewing Label Illustrator Spreads Holiday Cheer With BeerJim Stitt, age 92, creates labels for San Francisco's Anchor Brewing. Reporter Ashley Williams asked the 92-year-old artist about his decades-long holiday tradition creating the company's Christmas Ale label. (12-13-19)
Some Cupertino Neighbors Miffed About Not Getting Apple Park Event InvitationsFor Apple, it was meant to be an olive branch, an opportunity for neighbors who endured the inconvenience of construction to get a close-up look at the company’s innovative “spaceship” campus. Devin Fehely reports. (12-13-19)
Contra Costa Supervisors Select Prospective Operators To Apply For Cannabis Business PermitsContra Costa County supervisors on Tuesday gave just four out of 40 cannabis operators the green light to apply for business permits. Wilson Walker reports. (12-10-2019)
Potential Tariffs On Chinese Imports Affect Toymakers In Swing Of Holiday Shopping SeasonA second wave of tariffs against Chinese imports scheduled to take effect in less than a week could have a significant impact on the toy business as the holiday shopping season goes into full swing. Joe Vazquez reports. (12-9-2019)
Uber Safety Study Reveals More Than 3,000 Reports of Sexual Assault in 2018Uber released its highly-anticipated safety report on Thursday that revealed, among other details, that it received over 3,000 reports of sexual assault in 2018. Mark Sayre reports (12-5-19)
Shareholders, Bondholders Battle Over PG&E FutureThe battle to shape the future of the utility is playing out between two different groups: bondholders vs. shareholders. Andria Borba reports. (12-5-19)
Bay Area Official Wants Stiffer Punishment For Porch PiratesAccording to a new survey, the Bay Area ranks number one in porch piracy. After a record-breaking Cyber Monday, a San Mateo County official seeks harsher punishment for package thieves. Joe Vazquez reports. (12-2-2019)
Amazon's Huge, Efficient Tracy Shipment Center Speeds Up Cyber Monday DeliveriesIt’s estimated that 68 million shoppers this year will have ordered items online on Cyber Monday. And a peek inside Amazon’s state-of-the-art shipping center in Tracy gives a glimpse of how so many products can be delivered so quickly. John Ramos reports. (12-2-2019)
Experts Advise Bay Area Home Shoppers to Get Going NowHousing experts say it's a good time to look for your dream home because this time of year there are more motivated sellers and fewer buyers. Da Lin reports. (11-29-19)
Shoppers Crowd Bay Area Stores Looking for Black Friday BargainsTeam coverage from Jackie Ward and Don Ford. (11-29-19)
Homeowners Scramble to Repair Roofs, Gutters Ahead of Stormy WeekAfter Tuesday's blast through the Bay Area, homeowners are scrambling to prep for the atmospheric river expected Saturday. Andria Borba reports. (11-29-19)
Tons of Unharvested Produce in California Left to Rot in the FieldA new study of farming practices shows that, after harvesting, there are tons of food left over and left to rot in the fields while Bay Area families are going hungry. Juliette Goodrich reports. (11-28-19)
Security Tips for Shoppers Hitting Early Black Friday SalesStores around the Bay Area were already open Thursday afternoon for Black Friday shoppers who may want to heed the advice of law enforcement pros. Team coverage from Andria Borba and Da Lin. (11-28-19)
62nd Annual San Francisco International Auto Show OpensAt the 62nd annual San Francisco International Auto Show, dozens of companies from around the world -- think Fords, Fiats, Ferrari -- vie to catch your eye. Don Ford reports. (11-28-19)