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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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Student Loan to Buy a Car with an Affordable Monthly Payment

Student Loan to Buy a Car with an Affordable Monthly Payment

The student loans for cars are recommended for college goers to buy a good safe and reliable car.
Peninsula Tire Waste Facility Shut Down, Fined $30K by State

Peninsula Tire Waste Facility Shut Down, Fined $30K by State

The South San Francisco-based operation was reprimanded by state regulators.
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.
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?

The Fairfield-based candy company unveiled what may be the world's first beer-flavored jelly bean that took three years in the making.
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.