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 A shopper carries a shopping bag while walking in the Union Square district on February 27, 2018 in San Francisco, California.
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Matt Bigler
July 31, 2019 - 3:11 pm
A new study out of UC Berkeley finds about half of California workers have no retirement savings and experts are warning the state may be heading toward a retirement crisis. The study looked at private sector workers in California and found not only are they not saving enough for retirement, many...
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Holly Quan
July 31, 2019 - 1:58 pm
San Francisco emergency officials gathered more than 100 private and nonprofit businesses together to urge them to plan in advance of Pacific Gas & Electric’s fire safety power outages. Officials say too many people don't believe so-called "PSPS" are going to happen in the city. PG&E plans...
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FILE - In this July 16, 2019, file photo a Capital One credit card is shown in a wallet in San Francisco. A security breach at Capital One Financial, one of the nation's largest issuers of credit cards, compromised the personal information of about 106 million people, and in some cases the hacker obtained Social Security and bank account numbers. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
July 30, 2019 - 11:05 am
SEATTLE (AP) — A security breach at Capital One Financial, one of the nation's largest issuers of credit cards, compromised the personal information of about 106 million people, and in some cases the hacker obtained Social Security and bank account numbers. It is among the largest security breaches...
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Denny's waitress Fong Van Luben (R) delivers free Grand Slam breakfasts to customers February 3, 2009 in Emeryville, California.
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Matt Bigler
July 26, 2019 - 11:04 am
Emeryville's minimum wage is the highest in the country. But will it backfire on the very workers it's designed to help?
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A homeless encampment near a Home Depot in Oakland on July 23, 2019.
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Holly Quan
July 25, 2019 - 9:56 am
In a week when Oakland reported a 47% increase in its homeless population , corporate attorneys from Home Depot are in town to meet with city officials over a growing encampment outside of the company's Oakland store. The front lot of the Home Depot off I-880 at High Street resembles a third-world...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2018, file photo Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg takes his seat to testify before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Washington Post reported on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, that the Federal Trade Commission will allege that Facebook misled users about its privacy practices as part of an expected settlement.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
July 24, 2019 - 1:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. fine against Facebook over privacy (all times local): 4:05 p.m. Wednesday's government complaint against Facebook describes numerous cases of sneaky behavior. When the 2012 Federal Trade Commission consent order took effect, Facebook placed a disclaimer at the...
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July 24, 2019 - 8:23 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Insurance companies contending that Pacific Gas & Electric owes them more than $20 billion from wildfire claims want to take over the California utility and pull it out of bankruptcy. The insurers filed court documents Tuesday to end PG&E's exclusive right to file a...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2004, file photo, a customer looks over color chips at a Sherwin-Williams store in Columbus, Ohio. The nation's major suppliers of lead paint have agreed to pay California's largest cities and counties $305 million to settle a nearly two-decade old lawsuit. The settlement announced Wednesday, July 17, 2019, comes after years of legal and legislative battling in California and other states. The settlement is with the Sherwin-Williams Company, ConAgra Grocery Products Company and NL Industries, Inc. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
July 17, 2019 - 3:54 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The nation's former major suppliers of lead paint have agreed to pay California's largest cities and counties $305 million to settle a nearly 20-year-old lawsuit, attorneys said Wednesday. The settlement comes after years of legal and legislative battling in California and...
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Everything must go at Zoonie's, including this vintage M&M telephone
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Doug Sovern
July 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
A beloved neighborhood candy store in Berkeley has closed its doors, but not before auctioning off the collection of vintage fixtures and memorabilia that helped give the shop its retro charm.
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2018, file photo a box for an Amazon prime customer moves through the new Amazon Fulfillment Center in Sacramento, Calif. This year Prime Day is happening on two days: Monday, July 15, 2019, and Tuesday, July 16. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
July 16, 2019 - 1:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's Prime Day is coming with a wave of deals — and protests. The company's fifth annual Prime Day now stretches two days, Monday and Tuesday, invented as an effort to try to drum up sales during sluggish summer months and sign up more users for its Prime loyalty program. The...
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