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Security Hacked At Pleasant Hill UPS Store

Security Hacked At Pleasant Hill UPS Store

Customers at the Crescent Drive location were exposed to a malware from April 29 to Aug. 11.
Local Businesswoman Wins National Awards

Local Businesswoman Wins National Awards

Katie Wesselschmidt opened her window washing business in 2012 and recently cleaned-up at an awards ceremony.
Free Jamba Juice on Wednesday

Free Jamba Juice on Wednesday

Jamba Juice is giving away free samples of its new juice blends.
NOW HIRING: Home Depot Looking to Fill Thousands of California Jobs

NOW HIRING: Home Depot Looking to Fill Thousands of California Jobs

The home improvement retailer expects to hire 80,000 people for the spring season and has more than 2,000 openings in California right now.
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.
Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

How sharing finances brought one couple closer together.
How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

Follow these steps for lifetime job security.
Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Tips for generating impenetrable Internet passwords.
Would You Eat a Beer-Flavored Jelly Bean?

Would You Eat a Beer-Flavored Jelly Bean?

Jelly Belly has debuted its newest flavor: Draft Beer Flavor Jelly Beans.
One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

Two-thirds of women consider themselves the family breadwinner.
Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Google grabs the top slot yet again on Fortune list.
How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

Here's why you should think before you tweet. (Or Facebook. Or Instagram.)
W-2 Forms: Understanding Your Most Important Tax Document

W-2 Forms: Understanding Your Most Important Tax Document

This holds the key to a bigger tax refund.
2 New Google Default Settings to Watch Out For

2 New Google Default Settings to Watch Out For

A look at two of Google’s new — and controversial — service changes that recently went into effect.
If You Have a Lane Cedar Chest Here's How to Get a Replacement Lock

If You Have a Lane Cedar Chest Here's How to Get a Replacement Lock

Children can become trapped in the chests when the lid closes automatically locking with no way of opening from the inside.
Target Breach Also Includes Names, Addresses

Target Breach Also Includes Names, Addresses

Neiman Marcus customer information also hacked.
Is the U.S. Really on the Verge of a Doctor Shortage?

Is the U.S. Really on the Verge of a Doctor Shortage?

A breakdown of factors contributing to the looming doctor shortage in the United States.
Target: Data For 70M Customers Breached

Target: Data For 70M Customers Breached

The retailer had earlier said 40 million customers had sensitive data stolen, like credit card numbers, debit card PINs and email addresses.
7 Trends to Watch at Work in 2014

7 Trends to Watch at Work in 2014

Full-time hiring stalled, contract work up, survey reveals.