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FILE - In this April 10, 2018, file photo, a customers uses a credit card machine to pay for food at Peli Peli Kitchen in Houston. Owner Thomas Nguyen had a change of heart after transitioning one of his three Peli Peli South African fine dining restaurants and his Peli Peli Kitchen fast casual location to a no-cash policy. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
April 12, 2019 - 11:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Hembert Figueroa just wanted a taco. So he was surprised to learn the dollar bills in his pocket were no good at Dos Toros Taqueria in Manhattan, one of a small but growing number of establishments across the U.S. where customers can only pay by card or smartphone. Cash-free stores...
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Mike Colgan
April 12, 2019 - 11:32 am
Customers have spotted a misleading new charge on the front page of their PG&E bills. The good news is that the confusing fee is not costing them what it appears.
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A Department of Motor Vehicles office in San Jose.
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Jennifer Hodges
April 12, 2019 - 6:23 am
In an attempt to avoid lines at the DMV, some drivers buy appointments through companies that reserve blocks of time that would have otherwise been available for free.
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The planned opening of a Chick-fil-A in Mineta San Jose International Airport has unleashed complaints about the fast-food chain's opposition to same-sex marriage and support for anti-LGBTQ causes.
Mineta San Jose International Airport
Matt Bigler
April 10, 2019 - 10:13 am
The upcoming opening of a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Mineta San Jose International Airport is painful to members of the LGBTQ community, because of the fast-food chain's stance against same-sex marriage and other queer rights issues.
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Bodega Bay in Sonoma County.
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Jeffrey Schaub
April 09, 2019 - 7:35 am
Energy provider Sonoma Clean Power has lost $10 million in annual electricity business, a downturn that the company attributes to small cannabis farmers folding or moving their operations to other parts of the state.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
April 09, 2019 - 6:18 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) -- Gas prices continue their rapid rise. The latest numbers from AAA show Bay Area pump prices are up about 20 cents in the last week and about 50 cents in the last month. A gallon of regular-grade gasoline now goes for an average of $3.92 in San Francisco. In San Jose,...
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 Mataresa Martinez, Michael Rodriguez, Andre Blakely and Annette Revas, allege that they've suffered emotional distress after their employer at a seniors home in Santa Rosa blamed workers for abandoning residents during the Tubbs Fire.
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Jeffrey Schaub
April 04, 2019 - 12:07 pm
Workers have sued officials at an upscale Santa Rosa senior home for allegedly slandering them with false statements that staff abandoned elderly residents during the Tubbs Fire.
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PGE Truck
KCBS Radio Morning News
April 04, 2019 - 7:39 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) -- Embattled Pacific Gas and Electric named a new CEO and ten new directors on Wednesday, saying the move would enhance the “safety culture and operational effectiveness” at the company. Longtime energy-industry executive Bill Johnson, who recently retired from the...
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KCBS Radio Midday News
April 02, 2019 - 11:09 am
The federal judge overseeing PG&E while the company is on probation has made a proposal with little precedent to restrict payments to shareholders.
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FILE - In this March 14, 2019, file photo, a worker walks next to a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane parked at Boeing Field in Seattle. U.S. aviation regulators said Monday, April 1, Boeing needs more time to finish changes in a flight-control system suspected of playing a role in two deadly crashes. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
April 01, 2019 - 3:50 pm
Boeing and U.S. aviation regulators say the company needs more time to finish changes in a flight-control system suspected of playing a role in two deadly crashes. The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it anticipates Boeing's final software improvements for 737 Max airliners "in the...
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