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Some Water Districts Want Property Tax Hike to Pay for Delta Tunnels

July 24, 2014 | 8:00 am

Some Water Districts Want Property Tax Hike to Pay for Delta Tunnels

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But some agencies say they’re not bound to public vote because water project bond OK’d before Prop. 13.

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California Jobless Rate Falls Again; Now 7.4 Percent

July 18, 2014 | 12:09 pm

California Jobless Rate Falls Again; Now 7.4 Percent

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Federal and state statistics show unemployment at lowest level since ’08 as slow recovery continues.

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San Leandro Makes Bid to Become East Bay Tech Hub

July 17, 2014 | 1:10 pm

San Leandro Makes Bid to Become East Bay Tech Hub

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City boasts fast fiber network and a resource in short supply elsewhere: room for companies to grow.

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Rep. George Miller Proposes New Rules for Part-Time Work

July 17, 2014 | 8:37 am

Rep. George Miller Proposes New Rules for Part-Time Work

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Bill would protect employees who are fired abruptly or subject to unannounced schedule changes.

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Priced Out: S.F. Artist Turned Housing Activist Describes His Ellis Act Eviction

July 11, 2014 | 2:55 pm

Priced Out: S.F. Artist Turned Housing Activist Describes His Ellis Act Eviction

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Native of city, 63, was offered $20,000 but has decided to stay in apartment and fight with legal appeal.

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Proposal for New Pinterest HQ Derailed

July 9, 2014 | 8:00 am

Proposal for New Pinterest HQ Derailed

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Supervisors back away from plan that would have allowed Design Center building to convert to offices.

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Pinterest Move Threatens Long-Time San Francisco Tenants With Eviction

June 20, 2014 | 4:43 pm

Pinterest Move Threatens Long-Time San Francisco Tenants With Eviction

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In city’s Showplace Square District, a large number of design and production businesses may lose out.

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West Oakland Coffee Shop Vandalized Hours After Gentrification Protests

June 13, 2014 | 5:01 pm

West Oakland Coffee Shop Vandalized Hours After Gentrification Protests

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Masked vandals threw five bricks through the shop’s windows, damaging a coffee brewing machine.

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California Vies for New Tesla Battery Factory

June 5, 2014 | 5:47 pm

California Vies for New Tesla Battery Factory

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State senators hope incentives will lure Tesla Motors into opening a new battery factory in California.

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The Good News About Working in the Bay Area: For Many, Wages Are Very High

May 28, 2014 | 3:12 pm

The Good News About Working in the Bay Area: For Many, Wages Are Very High

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Driven by salaries in the tech sector, pay in the South Bay is 54 percent higher than the U.S. average.

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