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I rented a Tesla Model 3 from some dude on Turo, the car-share service
News 2 weeks ago
I rented a Tesla Model 3 from some dude on Turo, the car-share service

A few blocks down the hill from my home in Berkeley lives a guy named Ethan Dang. We'd never met before, but for two days he gave me his $45,000...

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A vintage clothing store will replace former Rasputin Music space in San Francisco
News 1 month ago
A vintage clothing store will replace former Rasputin Music space in San Francisco

A vintage clothing store with a global presence has taken over the former Rasputin Music space that closed last month. Flamingos Vintage Pound, a...

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GPS aids air travel, but adds noise
News 2 months ago
GPS aids air travel, but adds noise

Fall used to be Michael Baker's favorite time of year in Scottsdale, Ariz. Baker, retired owner of a medical device distributor, would sit outside...

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Is some of Calif.'s $9.3 billion in unclaimed assets yours? Here's how to find out
News 2 months ago
Is some of Calif.'s $9.3 billion in unclaimed assets yours? Here's how to find out

Suppose your late aunt designated you as her beneficiary, but never told anyone about the California bank safety deposit box where she kept her...

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Barneys starts its closing sales at SF, other stores
News 2 months ago
Barneys starts its closing sales at SF, other stores

NEW YORK - Days after Barneys New York was sold for pieces, the store-closing sales have started. But a warning before you run out the door: It's a...

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Amazon to offer free grocery delivery for Prime members
News 2 months ago
Amazon to offer free grocery delivery for Prime members

Amazon has yet to find the key to unlocking huge grocery sales. Now, the company is trying a new tack: free delivery for more people. On Tuesday...

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Walgreens says goodbye to Westfield San Francisco Centre next month
News 2 months ago
Walgreens says goodbye to Westfield San Francisco Centre next month

In recent years, the Emporium at Westfield San Francisco Centre has seen a number of businesses that once served customers in the mall's lower...

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When a mortgage is part of your retirement plan
News 2 months ago
When a mortgage is part of your retirement plan

There is no mistaking how Eric Markowitz feels about borrowing money: "I hate debt," he said. Markowitz, a dentist in Washington, took out a...

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Fed warns of financial risks from climate change
News 3 months ago
Fed warns of financial risks from climate change

Home values could fall significantly. Banks could stop lending to flood-prone communities. Towns could lose the tax money they need to build sea...

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Looking for a new, greener way to live
News 3 months ago
Looking for a new, greener way to live

For James Ehrlich, farm-to-table is just a starting point for the future. He migrated to Silicon Valley decades ago, and now is the founder and...

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Pet spa? Private elevator? Condo amenities race heats up
News 4 months ago
Pet spa? Private elevator? Condo amenities race heats up

The luxury condominium and apartment market is in the midst of an amenities war. Pools, playrooms and yoga studios have become commonplace, forcing...

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Trump moves to send mortgage giants back to private sector
News 4 months ago
Trump moves to send mortgage giants back to private sector

WASHINGTON - The Trump has unveiled a long-awaited plan to end federal control of two mortgage giants that had been bailed out by taxpayers during...

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Closer look at WeWork’s financials
News 4 months ago
Closer look at WeWork’s financials

There's a lot that the world's hottest real estate company isn't telling us as it prepares for its stock market debut. When WeWork released the...

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Barneys files for bankruptcy, SF store to remain open
News 5 months ago
Barneys files for bankruptcy, SF store to remain open

NEW YORK - Barneys New York is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the latest retailer to buckle as shoppers move online. The iconic...

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Barneys bankruptcy means closure of all but 7 stores: SF, Livermore expected to survive
News 5 months ago
Barneys bankruptcy means closure of all but 7 stores: SF, Livermore expected to survive

High-end retailer Barneys New York is expected to close all but seven stores after filing for bankruptcy Monday. The move, announced in a press...

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Where did Forever 21 go wrong?
News 6 months ago
Where did Forever 21 go wrong?

Nearly a decade ago, before Instagram personalities existed, Forever 21 helped teen girls dress like their favorite celebrities, for cheap. It wasn...

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