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Amazon’s New Online Wine Shop: Industry Friend or Foe?

November 9, 2012 | 3:03 pm

Amazon’s New Online Wine Shop: Industry Friend or Foe?

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The world’s largest e-commerce site began its third foray into the world of wine Thursday. Amazon.com says customers can now order online from a list of nearly a thousand wines from around the country. KQED News anchor Stephanie Martin spoke with reporter Cathy Bussewitz, who covers California’s wine country for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, […]

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Why is it So Hard To Get a Cab in San Francisco?

November 9, 2012 | 1:39 pm

Why is it So Hard To Get a Cab in San Francisco?

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Ever waited for a very long time to grab a cab in San Francisco on Friday or Saturday night? Of course you have. Katrina Schwartz reported a story on KQED News Thursday about the rise of ride-sharing services in San Francisco that have emerged to fill the supply-demand gap. She reported: Several ride-sharing startups are […]

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November 9, 2012 | 8:55 am

A.M. Splash: Following Disappointing House Results, Whither Pelosi?; Calif. Gay Marriage Activists Look to Courts

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Pelosi’s future tangled by election (SF Chronicle) Speculation about Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s future is intensifying after House Democrats failed to net more than a single-digit gain in Tuesday’s election, despite gaining at least four seats, and possibly as many as six seats, in California. Pelosi’s office is tamping down the idea that she might […]

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