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  • protest againt Google bus in San Francisco
  • The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is taking a look at how to regulate the so-called "Google buses" that stop at Muni stops.
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google, san francisco board of supervisors, SFMTA, economy, news
  • Lake Tahoe.
  • The delicate balancing act over the future of Lake Tahoe is expected to play out in a court room later this month.
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lake tahoe, recession, trials, sierra club, economy, assignment 7
  • Fires burn from protests in Kiev
  • Massive fires continue to burn in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev as riot police advance on anti-government protesters.
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protest, economy, news
  • $3.99 premium gas price sign
  • Gas prices are expected to rise significantly over the next few weeks, and experts are blaming the jump on a number of reasons.
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gas prices, oil, economy, driving, transportation, business
  • Man pumping gas in San Jose
  • Gas prices are expected to rise significantly over the next few weeks, and experts are blaming the jump on a number of reasons.
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gas prices, oil, economy, driving, transportation, business
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  • New figures from the city show San Francisco lost $11.5 million after hosting the 2013 America's Cup.
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america's cup, san francisco bay, boats, competition, tourism, larry ellison, economy, sports
  • Americas Cup race on San Francisco Bay
  • America's Cup organizers are threatening to pull the race from San Francisco in 2017, saying negotiations are not going well with the city.
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america's cup, san francisco bay, boats, competition, tourism, larry ellison, economy, sports
  • It's official - Janet Yellen is the new head of the Federal Reserve.
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ben bernanke, federal reserve, uc berkeley, economy, national/world
  • Children and a teacher in a classroom
  • If Gov. Jerry Brown's budget passes, K-12 schools and community colleges will get an extra $10 billion. But it's not all new money.
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taxes, sacramento, jerry brown, economy, teachers, news
  • Gov. Jerry Brown gestures are he responds to a question concerning his proposed 2014-15 state budget he unveiled at a news conference at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday Jan. 9, 2014.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
  • A robust economic recovery and surging revenue propelled by voter-approved tax increases sent California's budget to a record high.
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taxes, sacramento, jerry brown, economy, news
  • Macys
  • Macy's Inc. is cutting 2,500 jobs as part of a reorganization to sustain its profitability.
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macy's, jobs, layoff, economy, retail, business
  • Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks during a news conference at the Federal Reserve in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
  • Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Friday predicted a stronger year for the U.S. economy in 2014.
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ben bernanke, economy, housing market, taxes, federal reserve, business
  • People arrive to seek employment opportunities at a JobTrain office in Menlo Park, Calif.
  • About 1.3 million Americans are facing the end of jobless benefits after Congress did not extend the emergency program.
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economy, jobs, unemployment, news
  • Americas Cup race on San Francisco Bay
  • San Francisco's mayor wants the city to host the next America's Cup but says next time, it will be different.
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america's cup, san francisco bay, boats, competition, tourism, larry ellison, economy, sports
  • Americas Cup race on San Francisco Bay
  • San Francisco's mayor wants the city to host the next America's Cup but says next time -- it will be different.
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america's cup, san francisco bay, boats, competition, tourism, larry ellison, economy, sports, carolyn tyler
  • Many shoppers this year took advantage of Cyber Monday deals on Monday, but those online deals may stretch longer than we think.
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cyber monday, black friday, shopping, holiday, economy, business
  • Consumer Carol Uyeno looks at Cyber Monday sales on her computer at her home in Palo Alto, Calif., Monday, Nov. 29, 2010.
  • Many shoppers this year took advantage of Cyber Monday deals on Monday, but those online deals may stretch longer than we think.
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shopping, cyber monday, holiday, economy, black friday, palo alto, business, david louie
  • Hobees restaurant in Campbell.
  • The economic comeback has pushed up home and rent prices which is impacting small businesses.
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economy, restaurants, silicon valley, campbell, traffic, south bay news, david louie
  • Hobees restaurant in Campbell.
  • The economic comeback has pushed up home and rent prices which is impacting small businesses.
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economy, restaurants, silicon valley, campbell, traffic, news
  • A new survey shows shoppers plan to spend more this coming holiday season.
  • Shoppers plan to spend an average of $421 on holiday gifts, up about 8 percent from last year.
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shopping, internet, retail, black friday, holiday, christmas, hanukkah, economy, business
  • 7 On Your Side looks at prices this shopping season
  • The holidays are quickly approaching so 7 On Your Side looks at what the hot ticket items will be and how much they might cost.
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shopping, holiday, economy, smartphones, cellphone, best buy, consumer news
  • The Lawrence Livermore Laboratory faces a nearly total closure this week if the partial federal government shutdown continues.
  • As the government shutdown drags on, the ripple effects continue to stretch from Washington to the Bay Area.
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furloughs, lawrence livermore lab, government shutdown, livermore, restaurants, economy, east bay news, david louie
  • The Lawrence Livermore Laboratory faces a nearly total closure this week if the partial federal government shutdown continues.
  • As the government shutdown drags on, the ripple effects continue to stretch from Washington to the Bay Area.
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furloughs, lawrence livermore lab, government shutdown, livermore, restaurants, economy, news
  • Drivers might find a little less pain at the pump. The average cost of gas has fallen 14 cents a gallon over the past two weeks thanks to an oversupply of transportation fuel as the summer season ends.
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gas prices, oil, economy, driving, transportation, business
  • Alcatraz cruise
  • If the government shutdown continues businesses fear the economic impact to Pier 39 and Fisherman's Wharf will be huge.
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government shutdown, budget cuts, fleet week, fisherman's wharf, san francisco bay, economy, news
  • Halloween themed employee at Californias Great America
  • California's Great America and other Halloween-themed stores are hiring seasonal workers for the upcoming holiday.
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santa clara, great america, halloween, holiday, economy, jobs, business, ama daetz
  • Elizabeth May of San Mateo shops early for the holidays
  • To make the holidays less stressful, 7 On Your Side looks at ways to save a good amount of money by the time the holidays arrive.
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christmas, holiday, shopping, economy, deals, consumer news
  • Elizabeth May of San Mateo shops early for the holidays
  • To make the holidays less stressful, 7 On Your Side looks at ways to save a good amount of money by the time the holidays arrive.
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holiday, deals, economy, shopping, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • While the jobless rate has fallen into single digits in parts of the Bay Area, it's still in double digits in some places, like East Palo Alto.
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east palo alto, economy, jobs, unemployment, jackie speier, san mateo county, peninsula news, david louie
  • While the jobless rate has fallen into single digits in parts of the Bay Area, it's still in double digits in some places like East Palo Alto.
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east palo alto, economy, jobs, unemployment, jackie speier, san mateo county, news
  • minimum wage worker
  • California's minimum wage would rise to $10 an hour within three years under a bill that is all but certain to head to Gov. Brown.
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state capitol, sacramento, minimum wage, economy, politics video
  • Calif. domestic workers
  • Employers would have to temporarily pay overtime to domestic workers under a bill approved Wednesday by the state Senate.
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health care, economy, state capitol, sacramento, politics video
  • Emirates Team New Zealand and Oracle Team USA.
  • Emirates Team New Zealand beat Oracle Team USA twice on Thursday, moving closer to taking the America's Cup.
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america's cup, san francisco bay, boats, competition, economy, sports
  • Oracle atamaran at Americas Cup
  • Super fast and always just a mistake away from mayhem, the boats will be the stars when the 34th America's Cup starts Saturday.
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america's cup, san francisco bay, boats, competition, economy, sports
  • U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew speaking at the Commonwealth Club
  • U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew faced several questions about the recent Nasdaq outage during a visit to the Silicon Valley.
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palo alto, silicon valley, wall street, economy, stocks, AT&T, facebook, microsoft, cisco, news
  • U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew speaking at the Commonwealth Club
  • U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew faced several questions about the recent Nasdaq outage during a visit to the Silicon Valley.
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palo alto, silicon valley, wall street, economy, stocks, AT&T, facebook, microsoft, cisco, peninsula news
  • Americas Cup
  • The America's Cup race is not bringing in the anticipated economic boon many businesses in San Francisco expected.
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america's cup, economy, san francisco bay, fisherman's wharf, tourism, sports
  • Americas Cup
  • The America's Cup race is not bringing in the anticipated economic boon many businesses in San Francisco expected.
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america's cup, san francisco bay, boats, competition, economy, sports, wayne freedman
  • Travelers make their way to their trains inside Penn Station in New York.
  • Get ready for what is expected to be busiest Labor Day travel weekend in five years.
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traffic, tourism, travel, labor day, economy, housing market, AAA, driving, national/world
  • BART union striking
  • If BART goes on strike it could negatively impact Bay Area commuters' wallets and businesses' bottom line.
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BART, economy, strike, unions, jobs, news
  • A motorist puts fuel in his cars gas tank at a service station in Springfield, Ill.
  • People will have to dig even deeper into their pockets next time they go to the gas station.
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gas prices, oil, economy, egypt, business
  • Close up of high gas prices sign - $4.49
  • Gas prices are expected to surge in the next couple of weeks, just in time for when demand reaches its annual July peak.
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gas prices, oil, economy, AAA, business
  • A single house is offered for sale in Santa Monica, Calif., on Tuesday, June 11, 2013. DataQuick said Tuesday Southern California home prices rose last month at their fastest annual clip since 2004. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
  • The new Case-Shiller Index revealed Tuesday that home prices in the Bay Area have gone up 24 percent in just the past year.
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housing market, real estate, recession, economy, business
  • USPS hiring sign
  • California's unemployment rate fell to 8.6 percent in May, the first time in about 5 years the jobless rate has dipped below 9 percent.
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economy, jobs, unemployment, news
  • A new government survey shows that Americans worked less last year and spent more time doing things like watching TV.
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economy, medical research, television, health
  • In this Thursday, June 20, 2013, photo, specialist John Parisi, right, works with traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
  • The U.S. stock market is opening higher as traders regroup following the biggest drop of the year.
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economy, wall street, stocks, federal reserve, business
  • Specialist Christopher Carella watches his screes as he workson the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, June 20, 2013.
  • Investors aren't happy that the Federal Reserve may be cutting back on its stimulus program to keep interest rates low.
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economy, wall street, stocks, federal reserve, business
  • If you're unhappy with your job, you're not alone. A new survey shows seven out of 10 workers have "checked out" at work.
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jobs, economy, unemployment, business
  • The 175,000 jobs added in May is the latest evidence the economy could be poised for stronger growth.
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economy, jobs, unemployment, stocks, federal reserve, wells fargo, housing market, politics video
  • The monthly Case-Shiller index shows that Bay Area home prices have risin by 22 percent in the last year.
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housing market, real estate, economy, antioch, union city, oakland, news