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Archived Since:March 9, 2008

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Bay Area home prices still surging, up 23% in March

Home prices in the Bay Area continued their brisk pace upward in March, according to new figures out Wednesday.

Deaf college student: Is there an app to follow lectures?

Marc's daughter is attending college in Michigan. She's also deaf.

Petroleum group says fracking helped reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The American Petroleum Institute said hydraulic fracturing, or fracking as it is sometimes called, contributed to a 3.4% drop in greenhouse gas emissions in 2012, the trade group said in a statement.

Joe's Crab Shack loads up on trans fat despite pledge, watchdog says

Artificial trans fat still lurks in our food, at least at the Joe’s Crab Shack chain, according to a health watchdog group.

88% of Californians believe state is facing serious water shortage

The majority of Californians believe, unsurprisingly, that the state is in the throes of a serious water crisis. But many disagree about what can be done about it.

Legal expenses push Bank of America into $276-million loss

Socked by mortgage-related legal expenses, Bank of America Corp. lost $276 million during the first quarter, sending its stock down sharply.

Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox says 'no prospects' for restart of business

Mt. Gox, the online bitcoin exchange that shuttered in February, said Wednesday that a Japanese court had dismissed its request for a civil rehabilitation proceeding, similar to a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. 

Housing starts rise slightly in March

Builders broke ground on more new homes nationwide in March, although the increase missed expectations.

Southern California home prices up in March, but sales are down

Home prices in Southern California are at their highest level in six years, according to new data, though those gains may be taking a bite out of sales volume.

Tax day deadline: Who gets penalized and how to get an extension

April 15 is tax day, which brings with it the annual scramble to file returns in time.

Average American foots the bill when firms sidestep taxes, report says

The average American would have to fork over an extra $1,259 in state and federal income taxes this year to make up for the revenue lost because of offshore tax havens used by corporations and wealthy individuals, according to a new report.

Home-builder confidence steady but weak in April

Home-builder confidence inched up this month, but remains shaky as the spring home-buying season gets underway.

Food, housing costs rise sharply in March; overall inflation low

Food and housing costs rose sharply in March, but overall inflation remained low, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday.

Yellen says Federal Reserve considering tougher rules for big banks

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve is considering tougher rules for big banks to keep credit flowing in case of another financial crisis, Fed Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen said Tuesday.

US Airways sends out tweet with graphic porn image, is really sorry

US Airways apologized Monday for sending out a Twitter message that included a pornographic image.

SpaceX scrubs launch to ISS due to helium leak; reschedules for Friday

Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX said its planned launch to the International Space Station has been delayed because of a helium leak on its Falcon 9 rocket.

Computer glitch won't stop SpaceX's launch to space station Monday

SpaceX, the upstart rocket manufacturer, plans on launching a cargo mission to the International Space Station despite a computer glitch that threatened to delay the mission.

Majority of Americans think federal taxes are too high, poll finds

As the April 15 deadline looms for filing taxes, a new poll says that the majority of Americans think federal taxes are too high.

Teen suspected of tweeting terrorist threat is arrested, report says

A Dutch teenage girl has reportedly been arrested on suspicion of sending a Twitter message that sounded like a terrorist threat against American Airlines.

When a mail carrier spends too much time on the cellphone

Stephen says there's a new mail carrier in his neighborhood, and she's fond of chatting on her cellphone.

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