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Lawsuit Claims Uber Bombarded People With Texts

Lawsuit Claims Uber Bombarded People With Texts

A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday claims ride-sharing company Uber has bombarded people with unwanted texts, which... Read »

Jan 3, 2015
Piano Stores Close as Fewer Kids Take Up Instruments

Piano Stores Close as Fewer Kids Take Up Instruments

Inside the Colton Piano Gallery off of Stevens Creek Boulevard, you may just find owner Dave Gatt playing “Piano... Watch »

Jan 3, 2015
New CA Gas Fee May Increase Prices at the Pump

New CA Gas Fee May Increase Prices at the Pump

Experts say gas prices will rise and the money collected from a new California fee will go to address climate change... Watch »

Jan 1, 2015
New Year's Eve a Showdown for Ride-Share Companies

New Year's Eve a Showdown for Ride-Share Companies

Starting at about 12:05 a.m. New Year's Day, the biggest question for many people will be how to get home. Watch »

Jan 1, 2015
East Bay Bookstore Hosts

East Bay Bookstore Hosts "Earth's Biggest Calendar Sale"

Pegasus Books sells 30,000 calendars on New Year's Day, and people line up outside the bookstore chain's three... Read »

Dec 31, 2014
San Jose Styrofoam Ban Starts in January

San Jose Styrofoam Ban Starts in January

Local restaurants, markets and street food vendors in San Jose will no longer be using foam and Styrofoam containers... Read »

Dec 30, 2014
Pinterest to Start Offering Ads

Pinterest to Start Offering Ads

Pinterest will soon start offering ads. Read »

Dec 29, 2014
Gas Prices Reach Lowest Level in More Than 4 Years

Gas Prices Reach Lowest Level in More Than 4 Years

Gas prices nationwide are at their lowest level in more than four years, with the average price of gas at just $2.31... Read »

Dec 28, 2014
Four Of USA's Five Spendiest Cities Are In Silicon Valley

Four Of USA's Five Spendiest Cities Are In Silicon Valley

Manhattan can't hold a candle to South Bay cities, four of which are on the list of the country's five cities with... Read »

Jan 1, 2015
Popular Silicon Valley Chinese Restaurant to Close

Popular Silicon Valley Chinese Restaurant to Close

A restaurant that grew up with Silicon Valley is closing. After nearly 60 years of business, Ming’s Restaurant in... Watch »

Dec 27, 2014
Post-Christmas Shopping in Full Swing

Post-Christmas Shopping in Full Swing

Christmas may be in the rear view mirror, but the shopping season is still on. A huge day for sales and returns... Watch »

Dec 26, 2014
Survey: U.S. Gas Prices Fall 25 Cents Per Gallon

Survey: U.S. Gas Prices Fall 25 Cents Per Gallon

The average price of regular gasoline nationwide has dropped another 25 cents a gallon in the past two weeks, to... Read »

Dec 23, 2014
Wall Street Wants Twitter CEO Costolo Gone

Wall Street Wants Twitter CEO Costolo Gone

Twitter shares jumped after reports that the chief executive Dick Costolo might be leaving the company. Read »

Dec 23, 2014
Shoppers Flock to Stores on

Shoppers Flock to Stores on "Super Saturday"

"Super Saturday" is considered one of the busiest days of the holiday season, with stores opening early... Watch »

Dec 21, 2014
Sidecar to Let Customers Choose Gender of Drivers

Sidecar to Let Customers Choose Gender of Drivers

A Bay Area ride-sharing service plans to step up to help female passengers feel safe. Read »

Dec 21, 2014
Uber Executive in Dispute with San Francisco Landlord

Uber Executive in Dispute with San Francisco Landlord

An Uber executive who recently suggested launching a million-dollar campaign to investigate journalists critical of... Read »

Dec 14, 2014
US Gas Prices Fall 12 Cents Per Gallon

US Gas Prices Fall 12 Cents Per Gallon

A national survey reveals the average price of regular gasoline has plunged another 12 cents a gallon over the past... Read »

Dec 7, 2014
Black Friday Sales Fall as Sales Start Earlier

Black Friday Sales Fall as Sales Start Earlier

The crowds of bargain hunters that rush through store doors the day after Thanksgiving have thinned out. Read »

Nov 30, 2014
Bay Area Shoppers Spend Local in 'Small Business Saturday'

Bay Area Shoppers Spend Local in 'Small Business Saturday'

Thousands of people in the Bay Area turned away from big box stores to head to locally-owned stores on Small... Watch »

Nov 29, 2014
Obama Shops to Support 'Small Business Saturday'

Obama Shops to Support 'Small Business Saturday'

President Barack Obama has done his part to support independently owned businesses as the holiday shopping season... Read »

Nov 29, 2014

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