West Coast ports begin clearing heavy backlog after labor deal reached

...waiting for dock space at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. There are smaller, though substantial, backups in San Francisco Bay and Washington's Puget Sound. The Port of Oakland reckoned it would take up to eight weeks to recover.In recent...

US rents rise in January, but dip in Chicago and Minneapolis

...parts of the country are experiencing a rental boom.Rents surged 16.2 percent in Fort Myers, Florida, while the San Francisco Bay area also posted a double-digit gain.

Raises help, but many Wal-Mart workers too poor to afford living costs without government aid

...living wage is far higher: In Philadelphia, it rises to $19.68 an hour. In San Leandro, California, one of the San Francisco Bay Area's more affordable suburbs, a single parent's living wage is $23.22."The real challenge for them...

Sales / Marketing / Account Manager Job in Augusta, Georgia US

...social media, mobile marketing and provide a unique customer facing tablet solution rewards program. Headquartered in San Francisco-Bay Area, Central Payment currently processes transactions for over 50,000 businesses and processes more than $5...

Attitude adjustment

...world-renown idea factory for cutting-edge technologies.And while few places in the world can rival the south San Francisco Bay Area's critical mass of talented employees, famous tech companies, first-class universities and deep-pocketed...

Strong California quake causes injuries, damage

NAPA, Calif. - The largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years sent scores of people to hospitals, ignited fires, damaged multiple historic buildings and knocked out power...

Ex-Bills receiver Stevie Johnson hopes to make impact with 49ers

...following the death of his mother.A fresh start is welcome out West, where as a boy he used to throw rocks into San Francisco Bay off Candlestick Point. A bit bummed out he won't play in The Stick, Johnson sees this as an opportunity to help...

Wine Time: Mt. Brave Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, Napa Valley

...Howell Mountain, Spring Mountain and Diamond Mountain. They all benefit by the influence of the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, but Mount Veeder is closer to the water. The vineyard is relatively cool, but it sits above the fog line so it...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, wife Priscilla Chan gift $120 million to California schools

...Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $120 million to public schools in the San Francisco Bay Area.The gift, which the couple discussed Tuesday in an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, will be...

Giants pound Braves' Julio Teheran again

...the fourth inning Wednesday as the Giants pounded him and the Atlanta Braves 10-4 on a warm, windless day along San Francisco Bay."I had a hard time with my grip here and in Los Angeles," Teheran said. "I was trying to find a way to get...