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Jason Brooks
January 30, 2019 - 3:02 pm
TechCrunch reports that the social media firm has been secretly paying people to install a Facebook Research Virtual Private Network that allows Facebook to collect all of a user's phone and web browsing activity.
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January 30, 2019 - 1:25 pm
By SUDHIN THANAWALA , Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge in San Francisco found Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. violated its probation in a criminal case stemming from a deadly gas explosion in 2010 and berated the utility Wednesday for not doing enough to prevent its equipment...
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KCBS Radio Morning News
January 29, 2019 - 5:46 am
PG&E filed for bankruptcy early Tuesday, following through on a threat to seek Chapter 11 protection as it faces potential multi-billion dollar wildfire liabilities.
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File-This Sept. 21, 2007, file photo shows San Francisco Giants' owner Peter Magowan, right, and general manager Brain Sabean speaking at a news conference in San Francisco, Friday, Sept. 21, 2007. The longtime San Francisco Giants owner has died at the age of 76. The team said Magowan died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, after a battle with cancer. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
January 27, 2019 - 6:14 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Peter Magowan, the lifelong Giants fan who formed the ownership group that kept the team in San Francisco with a sparkling waterfront ballpark, died Sunday after a battle with cancer. He was 76. Magowan was a fan ever since going to games at the Polo Grounds in New York and...
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Oakland As
Margie Shafer
January 27, 2019 - 8:25 am
A gondola connecting downtown Oakland with a proposed ballpark with the Oakland A's on the waterfront would provide transportation and economic benefits to the city, according a new study.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
January 24, 2019 - 12:56 pm
The Tubbs Fire that burned across Sonoma County in October 2017, killing 22 people, was caused by a homeowner's electrical system, according to the Cal Fire.
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Matt Bigler
Jason Brooks
January 22, 2019 - 3:45 pm
PG&E's beaten-down stock is getting a boost today after disclosing in a securities filing that its received $5.5 billion n debtor-in-possession financing from JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Barclays and Citigroup. The financing will allow the utility to provide sufficient liquidity to fund...
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KCBS Radio Midday News
January 22, 2019 - 2:09 pm
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff called San Francisco a "train wreck" of inequality, and said that many tech executives are willfully blind to the issues of gentrification and homelessness. Speaking with CNBC's Sara Eisen at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the outspoken CEO called San...
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Mike Colgan/KCBS Radio
January 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
Tucked away in a nondescript factory in an industrial section of Santa Cruz is a small company building world-renowned guitars.
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