Protesters gathered outside the offices of Robinhood Markets in Menlo Park Thursday following a wild week of small-investor-driven price gyrations in GameStop and other much-shorted stocks. Wilson Walker reports. (1-28-21)
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GameStop Debacle Drives Protest Rally at Silicon Valley Stock Trade ServiceProtesters gathered outside the offices of Robinhood Markets in Menlo Park Thursday following a wild week of small-investor-driven price gyrations in GameStop and other much-shorted stocks. Wilson Walker reports. (1-28-21)
Elon Musk: 'Most Painful Year Of My Career'“This past year has been the most difficult and painful year of my career,” Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in an emotional interview with The New York Times published late Thursday. “It was excruciating.” Melissa Caen reports. (8-17-18)
Prices Going Up As Unemployment Hits Historic Lows In CaliforniaCalifornia's jobless rate is at it's lowest level in 40 years. The numbers are even better in the Bay Area. But as Devin Fehely reports, not everyone is benefiting form the boon.
SJ Considers Changes To Bidding Criteria On City Construction ProjectsIf San Jose goes through with a proposed plan, Devin Fehely reports that instead of awarding construction projects to 'the lowest reasonable bidder,’ they will go to the 'best value bidder.'
Mi Pueblo Markets Merge With Cardenas And Run By NY Investment Firm15 Bay Area Mi Pueblo markets were bought and renamed Cardenas. Len Ramirez reports. (2/17/18)
After A Wild Ride On Wall Street, Stocks Bounce BackAnother day on Wall Street, not for the faint of heart. Nikki Battiste tells us about Tuesday's wild ride.
SJSU Professor Says High-Frequency Trading Contributed To Market MeltdownWells Fargo Bank is among the largest losers in the February market meltdown. Mark Sayers reports. (2/5/18)
Long Lines At Assessor's Office As Homeowners Rush To Pay 2017 Property TaxesA lot of homeowners are rushing to pay their 2018 property taxes before the end of the year before the new Trump tax code kicks in, but Melissa Caen reports, Californians won't have that luxury.
Smoke Billows From Russian Consulate In San FranciscoThe consulate on Green Street in the city's Pacific Heights neighborhood is in the process of being shut down on orders of the Trump administration and, on Friday, smoke was seen billowing from the rooftop chimney. Andria Borba reports. (9-1-17)
San Francisco's Anchor Brewing Company Acquired By SapporoAnchor Brewing company, where modern craft beer brewing originated, has been acquired by Japanese brewer Sapporo Holdings Limited. Wilson Walker reports. (8-3-17)
Coastside Camera Captures Glowing SurfA mysterious glow off the San Mateo coast photographed by a De Anza College student may be linked to a warming ocean. Sharon Chin reports. (7-29-17)
ConsumerWatch: Net Neutrality ShowdownThe FCC is taking public comment on a proposal to eliminate so-called net neutrality protections and consumer reporter Julie Watts takes a look at what that could mean for the future of the Internet. (7-16-17)
Pink Triangle, Symbol of SF Pride, Unfurled on Twin PeaksCrafted from more than an acre of cloth, the Pink Triangle on Twin Peaks is an eye-catching symbol of San Francisco Pride weekend. Devin Fehely reports. (6-24-17)
Amazon To Buy Whole Foods Grocery Store ChainIn a major shakeup to the grocery industry, Amazon announced it is buying Whole Foods in what's said to be a $7 billion deal. Len Ramirez reports. (6-16-17)
Uber Board Weighs Troubled CEO's Future With CompanyThe board of Uber met Sunday to consider placing Travis Kalanick, the CEO of the ride-hailing company, on leave, according to several news outlets. Betty Yu reports from Uber headquarters in San Francisco. (6-11-17)
ConsumerWatch Weekend RoundupA look at some of the week's top consumer topics with Julie Watts. (6-10-17)
ConsumerWatch: Prepaid Card ProtectionsOne in ten households uses a prepaid debit card as their primary card but prepaid cards don't come with the same protections as credit cards. Julie Watts reports there are new rules that could change that. (6-9-17)
SF Startup Scours Your Medical Bills For Costly ErrorsEven when you have insurance, a surprise medical bill can really hurt. ConsumerWatch reporter Julie Watts tells us about a SF-based startup that will scan your bills for errors.
New Fund Formed To Help Women EntrepreneursEven with more women in corporate management and executive positions, the pay gap has not vanished. Betty Yu reports on a new venture that's trying to "shatter" all that. (7-2-17)
Google Co-Founder Reportedly Building Massive AirshipDetails are scarce about what’s going on behind the giant closed doors of a massive hangar at Moffett Field but word has it that the project involves Google co-founder Sergey Brin and construction of the world’s largest aircraft. Len Ramirez reports from Mountain View. (5-26-17)
Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Shows Up For Dinner With Ohio FamilyAn Ohio family says they learned just 20 minutes before dinner last week that a planned mystery guest would be Facebook founder and billionaire Mark Zuckerberg. (4-30-17)
Oakland Hills Homes Evacuated, Red-Tagged Following Storm-Caused LandslideAn Oakland hillside collapsed during Thursday night's rainstorm, forcing several homes to be evacuated and washing out a local road. Kiet Do reports. (4-7-17)
Media Forces Trump To Release Some Of His Tax ReturnsThe White House released part of Trump's 2005 tax return after a leaked copy was sent to a journalist. Christin Ayers reports. (3/14/17)
Private High School In Mountain View Cashes In With Snapchat InvestmentKeit Do reports on Mountain View's Saint Francis High getting likely windfall with Snapchat IPO investment (3-2-2017)