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Golden Gate Workers Headed for Possible Strike

Golden Gate Workers Headed for Possible Strike

Contract negotiations are in the works.
California Economy: Steady but Unremarkable Growth in the Months Ahead, Forecast Says

California Economy: Steady but Unremarkable Growth in the Months Ahead, Forecast Says

The recovery is "painfully plodding," and the state is still performing below its potential in employment and output, according to UCLA.
San Mateo County Transit District Looking for New Director

San Mateo County Transit District Looking for New Director

The current executive director is retiring.
California to Recover $300 Million for Pension Funds in Bank of America Settlement

California to Recover $300 Million for Pension Funds in Bank of America Settlement

The money will reimburse the state’s pension funds for money it lost investing in mortgage-backed securities through Bank of America.
5% Community Support Day to benefit CORA on September 4th

5% Community Support Day to benefit CORA on September 4th

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Salmonella Scare: If You Have This Almond or Peanut Butter at Home, Toss It!

Salmonella Scare: If You Have This Almond or Peanut Butter at Home, Toss It!

The goods in question were sold at several national retailers and online.
Yummy! Pumpkin Spice Latte Set To Make Early Debut This Year

Yummy! Pumpkin Spice Latte Set To Make Early Debut This Year

The popular fall-flavored drink will be returning soon...
Support Troops by Donating Your Unused Phones in San Mateo

Support Troops by Donating Your Unused Phones in San Mateo

Phones can be donated to 'Cell Phones For Soldiers' at several locations throughout the Bay Area.
SFO Runways Opening Ahead of Schedule After Safety Project is Completed

SFO Runways Opening Ahead of Schedule After Safety Project is Completed

The full cost of the project came to about $223 million.
Golden Gate Bridge Workers Authorize Strike

Golden Gate Bridge Workers Authorize Strike

Contract negotiations will resume next week.
Eaten at P.F. Chang's in Palo Alto Lately? Your Credit Info May Be Compromised

Eaten at P.F. Chang's in Palo Alto Lately? Your Credit Info May Be Compromised

The local eatery is one of 33 nationwide which was affected by a recent data breach.
HP Pays $32.5M to Settle Federal Allegations

HP Pays $32.5M to Settle Federal Allegations

The dispute involved a contract with the Postal Service.
GoPro IPO: Wall Street Goes Wild for GoPro

GoPro IPO: Wall Street Goes Wild for GoPro

The company is based in San Mateo, and it's hiring.
Construction on New Luxury Apartment Complex Complete in San Mateo

Construction on New Luxury Apartment Complex Complete in San Mateo

The 158-unit luxury apartment community is located at 888 San Mateo Drive in San Mateo. 888 San Mateo is currently 70% leased and 60% occupied. Average rents are between $2,600 and $4,000 pe
Bay Area CVS Stores to Stop Selling Cigarettes, Tobacco Products

Bay Area CVS Stores to Stop Selling Cigarettes, Tobacco Products

The drug store chain vows to stop selling all tobacco products in its stores by Oct. 1 this year.
Who's Hiring: Lands' End, Sears, College of San Mateo

Who's Hiring: Lands' End, Sears, College of San Mateo

Looking for a new career? Check out who's accepting applications in San Mateo County this week.
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.