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Credit unions in the Bay Area outperformed their counterparts statewide during 2014, a trend that underscores the strength of this region's economy, according to information released Friday by the California Credit Union League.  
 
 
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PlayStation's Vue not much different from cable

Sony's new PlayStation Vue television service probably won't save you money over cable. Instead of a lower bill, what you get is an attempt to modernize how we watch TV.  
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Oakland: Old Sears building lands gourmet market as first tenant

Downtown Oakland's old Sears building, now renamed Uptown Station, has landed its first tenant, a specialty market that will feature high-quality and organic foods, cuisine for people on the go, a cafe, and wine and liquor offerings, the project's developers said. 
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Renewables make energy harder to manage

Because nearly 23 percent of California's energy now comes from renewable sources such as solar and wind -- and the state is on track to reach its goal of generating one-third of its energy from renewables by 2020 -- the energy has become much harder to manage.
 
 
 
 
 

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03/28/2015 08:46 AM PDT - Victory for Kleiner Perkins doesn't mean a loss for women in tech, though it may feel that way today.  
 
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03/27/2015 06:31 PM PDT - The state Public Utilities Commission, still struggling with the aftermath of a fatal explosion in San Bruno caused by PG&E, and facing criminal probes with a scope is so wide that state and federal investigators want to see at least 1.6 million documents, is planning to spend up to $5.2 million for its legal defense.  
 
 
 
Travel top 10: Celeb chefs in airports

From Cat Cora to Heston Blumenthal, celebrity chefs -- or at least their dishes -- are popping up in airport restaurants around the world. 
'The Sopranos' Drea De Matteo loses New York home in explosion

'Modern Family’ actress Sarah Hyland grew up across the street from buildings that burned and collapsed in accident caused by gas and plumbing work.