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Doubling the minimum wage is fraught with employment dangers

...nation ? especially the West Coast, where it's bringing forth the most stinging increases in history.The cities of San Francisco, Seattle and Los Angeles, with increases to $15 an hour (double the current federal minimum of $7.25 per hour...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-07-04/doubling-minimum
App lets kids book rides themselves

SAN FRANCISCO - Sacha Simmons used to dread taking a taxi to her high school or someplace else to hang out with her friends when her parents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-04/app-lets-kids-book-rides-t
GreenJackets: Series guide vs. Kannapolis

...Saturday, July 4 - Tuesday, July 7 Kannapolis Intimidators 3-6 (Chicago White Sox)vs.Augusta GreenJackets 6-3 (San Francisco Giants) Probable starters (subject to change)July 4 - 7:05 p.m.KAN Yency Almonte (60 IP, 4.80 ERA, 4...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-07-04/greenjackets
Overtime

...photos with it.It marks the third time in five years the trophy has been in Augusta, the Class-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants.The Giants won the World Series in 2010, 2012 and 2014.The GreenJackets are honoring the world champions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-02/overtime
World Series trophy set to return to Augusta GreenJackets

...photos with it.It marks the third time in five years the trophy has been in Augusta, Class-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. The Giants won the World Series in 2010, 2012 and 2014.The GreenJackets are honoring the world champions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-02/world-series-trophy-set-
Need a reason to pay by phone? Apple, Google add new features

SAN FRANCISCO - The tech industry has been saying for years that smartphones would...tapped her Apple Watch to pay for breakfast cereal and other items in San Francisco last week."You don't realize how much freedom it gives you until...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2015-06-25/need-reason-
Boston's 2024 organizers release details of their $4.6 billion plan

...promised, without the need for taxpayer money.The so-called "Bid 2.0" comes as Boston 2024 organizers head to San Francisco for a critical meeting before the U.S. Olympic Committee board of directors today."We've now done the 'little-picture...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-06-29/bostons-2024-organizers-
Judge warns Alabama counties to comply with Supreme Court and allow gay marriages

...penalties."We will ask Judge Granade to hold them in contempt if they'd don't," said Shannon Minter of the San Francisco-based National Center for Lesbian Rights in Washington.Possible penalties include fines, cost assessments and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-01/judge-warns-alabama-counties-comply
Night at the Movies

...MastersINSIDE OUT (PG): Emotions run wild in the mind of a girl named Riley when she must move from her Midwest home to San Francisco. Evans, Exchange, Aiken, MonettaJURASSIC WORLD (PG-13): The long-awaited next installment of the Jurassic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-07-02/night-movies
Vet recalls different end

...obvious reasons.We landed at Travis Air Force Base, San Francisco. No screaming and spitting crazies greeted us. Security prevented any of that. A quick ride to San Francisco International followed for a flight to Augusta, where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-06-29/vet-recalls-different-en