Juul Halts Sales of Mint, Top-Selling E-Cigarette FlavorSan Francisco-based Juul Labs said Thursday it will halt sales of its best-selling, mint-flavored electronic cigarettes as it struggles to survive a nationwide backlash against vaping. Maria Medina reports. (11-7-19)
Airbnb To Make Critical Changes After Deadly Orinda Halloween ShootingThe aftermath of a deadly Halloween party shooting in Orinda is now impacting the way Airbnb does business. The company hopes the changes it's making will protect both the host and the renters in the future. Andrea Nakano reports. (11-6-2019)
Bay Area Supermarkets Included In Major Vegetable Recall Over Listeria ConcernsMann Packing Co., a subsidiary of Fresh Del Monte Produce, is recalling more than 140 vegetable products sold at supermarkets across the U.S. and Canada over potential listeria contamination. (11-5-2019)
Plan To Build More Affordable Housing In San Jose Under FireA plan to encourage developers to build more affordable housing in San Jose is under fire. Devin Fehely shows us why a compromise on rent control is getting backlash from all sides.
Apple Announces $2.5 Billion Plan To Help Calkfornia's Housing CrisisApple announced on Monday it will spend $2.5 billion to help with the state's housing crisis. Kiet Do reports from San Jose, where one projects backed by Apple, could go up.
SJ's Plans To Preserve Coyote Valley For Open Space Instead Of Urban SprawlSan Jose has decided what to do with the last big chunk of open land in Coyote Valley. As Len Ramirez tells us, this land was a longtime target for developers, but this time the wildlife has won.
Truck Owner-Operators Plan Protests Against California Gig Economy BillAB 5, a California bill aimed at reforming working conditions for gig economy employees, is leaving some truck drivers concerned it could upend their businesses and plunge them into bankruptcy. Devin Fehely reports. (11-3-2019)
AirBnB Bans Party Houses In Wake Of Halloween Party Shooting In OrindaNew video shows the chaotic moments after shots were fired at a Halloween party at an AirBnB house in Orinda. Da Lin tells us about the company's plan to ban party houses.
Gov. Newsom, San Jose Mayor Demand Accountability from PG&ECalifornia's governor and San Jose's mayor were both talking tough against PG&E on Friday with Gov. Newsom going so far as to suggest a state takeover of the beleaguered utility. Devin Fehely reports. (11-1-19)
Advances in Creating Capillaries Bring 3-D Bio Printing of Organs Closer to RealityOrgan donation for patients who need transplants saves lives but there are simply not enough donors. That worldwide shortage of organ donors is leading scientists to look toward other options. Juliette Goodrich reports. (10-31-19)
Repeated Power Shutoffs Spur Homeowners to Install Backup BatteriesIn the wake of the recent PG&E outages more people are looking for ways to keep their homes running when the power is shut off. Kiet Do reports. (10-31-19)
North Bay Residents Head To San Francisco To Escape Power OutagesPower outages in the North Bay prompted many people to head into San Francisco to have dinner or find a place to stay. The Marina and Cow Hollow neighborhoods were bustling more than usual on Sunday. Betty Yu reports. (10-27-2019)
East Bay Homes, Residents Get Ready For PG&E Power Safety Power ShutoffPeople who live and work in Lafayette were in the dark Saturday night after PG&E shut off their power. Betty Yu was in Lafayette to see if businesses and residents were prepared.
California Businesses Consider Leaving State Due To Unreliable Power SystemPG&E's power shutoffs have an enormous impact on businesses, both big and small. Business leaders say the unreliability of the power system might force them to leave the state. Devin Fehely reports. (10-25-2019)
Tesla Posts Quarterly Profit, Surprising Wall Street And Thrilling InvestorsTesla posted an unexpected profit, surprising Wall Street and thrilling investors and its customer base. Shares jumped over 17% on Thursday, a day after the earnings report. Len Ramirez reports. (10-24-2019)
Safeway Clerks Can Sit Down On The Job After Santa Clara Court RulingBig changes could be coming to your local Safeway check-out line. Employees will now get the option of "sitting down on the job" thanks to a Santa Clara County court ruling that also forces the grocery chain to pay a $12 million fine. Len Ramirez reports. (10-20-2019)
Thousands Of Bay Area PG&E Customers Again Face Potential Power ShutoffsWith high winds and dry conditions in the forecast, tens of thousands of PG&E customers in the Bay Area are again facing the possibility that their power will be shut off. Jackie Ward reports. (10/22/19)
Asiana Airlines Forced To Shut Down Its Route From SFO To Korea For 45 DaysIn a rare kind of punishment, Asiana Airlines will be forced to shut down its route from San Francisco International Airport to Korea for 45 days. Kenny Choi explains, it stems from the crash at SFO, six years ago.
California's Multi-Billion Dollar Wine Industry Could Dry Up Due To Climate ChangeCalifornia's $160 billion wine industry could dry up if something isn't done about climate change. Emily Turner talks to some concerned vintners about the fate of the state's grapes.
$30 Million S.F. Home Designed for Wellness, Sustainability and Killer Views646 Union Street is one of San Francisco’s glitziest homes to hit the market. But, despite appearances, it's no ordinary ultra-luxury home. Its health and wellness features make it one-of-a-kind. Betty Yu reports. (10-18-19)
Public Utilities Commission Grills PG&E Over BlackoutsMarybel Batjer, president of the California Public Utilities Commission, called an emergency meeting Friday and ordered PG&E executives to attend and explain themselves. Andria Borba reports. (10-18-19)
IBM and San Jose State Partner to Advance Tech EducationSan Jose State University and IBM announced a strategic collaboration designed to provide today's students with advanced skills needed for high tech jobs of the future. Len Ramirez reports. (10-18-19)
CPUC To Hold Emergency Meeting On PG&E Power ShutoffsCalling the situation unacceptable, the California Public Utilities Commission is expected to hold an emergency meeting on the recent PG&E public safety power shutoffs that impacted millions of people. Jackie Ward reports. (10/18/19)
San Francisco Cutting Business Ties With 22 States Over Abortion RestrictionsCity officials in San Francisco announced Wednesday it's cutting business ties with nearly two dozen states over laws restricting abortion. (10/16/19)