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Richmond refinerys
Richmond refinerys (Photo credit: Lora Parks)
Jon Bristow
March 19, 2019 - 12:52 pm
People living in the area of the Chevron refinery in Richmond are increasingly concerned about the huge fiery flares that were seen recently rising from the facility.
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FILE - This Jan. 31, 2018 file photo shows a Lyft logo on a Lyft driver's car in Pittsburgh. Lyft officially kicked off the road show for its initial public offering Monday, March 18, 2019, with 30 million shares expected to cost between $62 and $68 per share. That would raise more than $2 billion for the San Francisco ride-hailing company, which could be valued in between $20 billion and $25 billion eventually. Lyft announced earlier this month that it intended to go public and has been in a race with Uber to be first to offer its stock to the public. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
March 18, 2019 - 6:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lyft officially kicked off the road show for its initial public offering, saying Monday it plans to put more than 30 million shares up for sale with an anticipated price of between $62 and $68 per share. That would raise more than $2 billion for the San Francisco ride-hailing...
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Joe Montana, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, at the 2019 Super Bowl.
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Matt Bigler
March 14, 2019 - 2:20 pm
The embattled businessman who allegedly orchestrated a bribery scheme that got the children of wealthy parents into elite universities reportedly claimed to have a large roster of Bay Area luminaries, including ex-49er legend Joe Montana and the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.
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Wells Fargo on California Street in downtown San Francisco.
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KCBS Radio Midday News
March 14, 2019 - 10:43 am
An activist group is planning a three-day, 34-mile march up the Peninsula to Wells Fargo's corporate headquarters in San Francisco to protest the bank's investment in fossil fuels.
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Deco Carter, also known as Hip Hop Lyft on social media, is upset about missing a bonus given to some drivers.
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Carrie Hodousek
March 13, 2019 - 10:34 am
Hip-Hop Lyft driver Deco Carter of San Francisco is not happy he won't be getting the $1,000 bonus Lyft has promised to drivers ahead of the company's IPO.
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Matt Bigler
KCBS Radio Overnight News
March 12, 2019 - 8:53 pm
Prosecutors in four Northern California counties will not file criminal charges against PG&E in connection with a series of fires that burned through the region in October 2017.
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Medical Marijuana Testing
Medical Marijuana Testing (Photo credit: Jose Luis Villegas/Sacramento Bee/MCT/Sipa USA)
KCBS Radio Afternoon News
March 11, 2019 - 5:38 pm
A warning has been issued to state lawmakers that California's legal cannabis industry needs an intervention to avoid going “extinct."
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Fidelity Home Energy, a solar installation company in San Leandro, allegedly discriminated against customers who appeared to have Middle Eastern or Indian names.
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Matt Bigler
March 08, 2019 - 3:41 pm
An East Bay solar company is accused of refusing to do business with homeowners it believes are of Indian or Middle Eastern origin, according to a federal lawsuit.
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A busy street in Chinatown in San Francisco.
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Tim Ryan
March 07, 2019 - 5:45 pm
There may be thousands of empty storefronts around San Francisco and their owners may soon have to register with the city and pay for annual inspections for the unused properties
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The Fremont police department added an all-electric Tesla to its fleet of patrol cars.
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Matt Bigler
March 06, 2019 - 12:15 pm
An all-electric Tesla made its debut today as part of the Fremont Police Department's fleet of patrol cars.
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