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Funeral Homes And Casket Stores Could Be Coming To A Mall Near You

We eat there, buy our clothes there and some people suspect teenagers may actually live there. So perhaps it was just a matter of time until funeral homes began moving into the local shopping mall.

02/03/2014

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City Of Davis Considers Cutting Ties With PG&E

Davis city council is considering creating the city’s own utility company, possibly saving its residents a lot of money.

02/01/2014

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Napa Valley Grape Growers Prepare For Drought

With California in the grips of severe drought, Napa Valley wine grape growers say some vines are ripening early and that farmers are planning fewer crops to save water

01/28/2014

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Drought Causing Ranchers To Sell Cattle

In January, business at the 101 Livestock Market’s cattle auction on California’s Central Coast is usually slow. The busy season is normally in June or July, when ranchers have had time to fatten their animals for weeks on spring grasses.

01/26/2014

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California Gas Prices Fall 8 Cents In Last 2 Weeks

The average U.S. price of gasoline has dipped 3.5 cents a gallon in the past two weeks and prices in California have fallen nearly 8 cents in the same time period.

01/26/2014

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State’s Jobless Rate Dips But Manufacturing Suffers

California’s unemployment rate continues to move lower, dropping to 8.3 percent in December. That is 1.5 percentage points lower than the same time a year ago.

01/24/2014

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California Home Foreclosures Hit Lowest Levels Since 2005

A real estate research firm says California home foreclosures plummeted to an eight-year low in the fourth quarter, thanks to rising home prices.

01/21/2014

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Slumping Chip Maker Intel To Cut More Than 5,000 Jobs In 2014

Intel plans to trim more than 5,000 jobs from its workforce this year in an effort to boost its earnings amid waning demand for its personal computer chips.

01/17/2014

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Starbucks iOS App Stores Customer Information In Plain Text; Target For Hackers

Starbucks’ mobile app for iOS has a security flaw that could allow hackers to steal the users’ username and password directly from the phone without even knowing the users’ PIN.

01/16/2014

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Netflix Stock Price Falls As Investors Ponder Net Neutrality Ruling

Will broadband providers start charging Internet services such as Netflix to deliver the massive amounts of data that streaming video and other content require?

01/15/2014

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Wal-Mart Charged With Federal Labor Violations

Federal officials have filed a formal complaint charging that Wal-Mart violated the rights of protesting and striking workers last year.

01/15/2014

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Dunkin’ Donuts Looking To Expand Into Northern California

We see the ads on TV and the coffee beans on the shelves in our grocery stores, but now East Coast favorite, Dunkin’ Donuts, is looking to expand in our area!

01/14/2014

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Forbes 2014 List of the World’s Richest People

Forbes released its 28th World’s Billionaires issue on Monday. Here’s the top 10. You can find the rest of the list on Forbes.com

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E3 Conference Kicks Off In L.A.

Electronic Entertainment Expo kicked off today at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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Space X Launch To Space Station

Early Saturday morning, a private company is set to make history by launching a supply ship to the International Space Station. Here’s a look at the mission preps and what Space X and NASA expect the mission to look like.

The makers of Airborne agreed to a $30 million settlement over false advertising claims that Airborne tablets can prevent or reduce the risk of colds, reduce the severity or duration of a cold, and protect against colds in crowded places such as airplanes, offices, or schools. (source: Federal Trade Commission)

Too Good To Be True…

Advertising is supposed to make you WANT a product. But some time, the claims go too far. Here are a few products over the years that have made false, misleading, or unsubstantiated claims…and got caught! It does not include the dozens of diet pills that have been fined for making false claims.

Take the top tennis players in the world and focus just on their cleavage. That was the premises of the "Adult Tennis Boobs" app. Apple said no thanks. (credit: Overdamped)

Banned: Most Controversial iPhone Apps

Apple now has strict policies on which applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch are approved for their App Store. But some risque or offensive apps have made it through the approval process, while others were rejected before getting to market. Here’s a look at a few of the most controversial apps.

An internet user looks at a Facebook page dedicated to Anna Chapman in Paris on July 23, 2010. Two weeks after 10 Russian spies flew back from the United States to Moscow, the buzz of interest around the ring's most photogenic member, the feisty redhead Anna Chapman, shows no signs of receding. While Chapman remains in an unknown location since her arrival in Moscow, reportedly being debriefed, she has apparently found time to write enigmatic Facebook updates and negotiate with journalists on her first interview. (Photo by Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images)

The Rise Of Facebook

Facebook, populated by at least 500 million users, has been both a source of innovation, controversy and fascination.

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Apple Through The Years

Has it really been 30 years since Steve Wosniak & Steve Jobs sold off Jobs’ VW van to raise money and launch a company? Yes, it has, and if you don’t believe it, just check out some of the higlights.

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