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Dancing With the Start-Ups

2 hours 5 min ago
Some celebrities — both established and up-and-coming — are lavishing their promotional love on new companies rather than big brands. Often, the deals involve equity.

Breaking Through the Fog of San Francisco’s Weather Reputation

2 hours 5 min ago
When considering the temperature ranges in cities across the country, San Francisco doesn’t seem so extraordinary.

Turning Microcelebrity Into a Big Business

2 hours 5 min ago
All it takes is blood, sweat and selfies.

Art Man of Alcatraz

2 hours 5 min ago
The Chinese activist Ai Weiwei is mounting an exhibit at the infamous Alcatraz prison featuring 176 Lego portraits of prisoners of conscience and political exiles.

California: Wildfire’s Progress Slowed by Humidity

September 19, 2014 - 9:00pm
Higher humidity helped slow the growth of a large wildfire in Northern California that the authorities said was set deliberately set.

Women Allege Harassment and Abuse on Forest Service Firefighting Crews

September 19, 2014 - 9:00pm
A complaint alleges that the agency failed to stop workplace harassment and sexual abuse and retaliated against women who reported it.

The Car Whisperer

September 19, 2014 - 8:00am
Meet Blue Nelson, an auto dealer and collector who travels the world in search of rare rides.

Daily Report: Ellison Retires as Oracle's Chief

September 19, 2014 - 4:08am
The top job at the database giant will be shared by Mark V. Hurd, now co-president, and Safra Catz, who is co-president and chief financial officer.

Man Is Arrested as Northern California Wildfire Rages, Threatening Thousands of Homes

September 18, 2014 - 9:00pm
The wildfire in Placerville, east of Sacramento, burned through 71,000 acres and threatened over 2,000 homes, and was only 5 percent contained.

A Chance to Go From Hard Lives to Healing

September 18, 2014 - 5:00pm
A program in the Oakland area is training troubled young men to become emergency medical workers in their own communities.

UBM in Talks to Acquire California Trade Show Organizer

September 18, 2014 - 1:28am
The acquisition of Advanstar would bolster the British media and marketing company’s event planning business. UBM is also the owner of the news release distribution service PR Newswire.