(Karl Mondon)
Quinn: Where is the San Francisco-based tech boom taking us?

07/04/2015 01:08 PM PDT
San Francisco, as the new tech capital, may not have the gravitas to foster companies that want to change the world.  
Techies who surf are stoked about Silicon Beach club
07/03/2015 07:04 PM PDT - Silicon Beach Surfers club in Manhattan Beach proves to be fertile pool for business networking  

Trade schools have to find grads jobs, or lose financial aid
07/03/2015 07:04 PM PDT - New rules are now in effect for any school with a career-training program. Graduates have to be able to earn enough money to repay their student loans, or a school risks losing access to financial aid. In general, annual loan payments shouldn't exceed 20 percent of a graduate's discretionary income or 8 percent of total earnings. 

Wolverton: Apple Music impresses a subscription skeptic
07/04/2015 10:21 AM PDT - Apple's new subscription music service offers excellent music recommendations, a big library of music and Siri integration, but it comes at a hard-to-swallow price.
 

Here's why Reddit users have shut down sections of the popular site
07/03/2015 04:01 PM PDT - Some of San Francisco-based Reddit's most popular content remained hidden from its users on Friday as the heavily trafficked site's volunteer moderators staged a massive protest after the firing of a beloved employee.
 

Univision files for IPO as companies covet Latino market
07/03/2015 03:06 PM PDT - Univision, the largest Spanish-language broadcaster in the U.S., is going public at a time when Wall Street is salivating over the growing clout of Latino consumers. 

Aetna to buy Humana as health insurer landscape shifts
07/03/2015 02:37 PM PDT - Aetna aims to spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul.  

Job market's new normal: Smaller workforce, sluggish pay
07/03/2015 01:58 PM PDT - Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn't what it used to be. Pay is sluggish. Many part-timers can't find full-time work. And a diminished share of Americans either have a job or are looking for one.  

SpaceX failure tests its bold agenda
07/03/2015 01:38 PM PDT - Before its unmanned rocket disintegrated Sunday, SpaceX had become an industry rising star. The brainchild of billionaire Elon Musk was not just blasting spacecraft into orbit, but was making it look easy. 

PUC approves big changes in state's electricity rate system
07/03/2015 06:24 PM PDT - State regulators brushed aside pleas to shield low-income Bay Area residents from increases in monthly electricity bills and approved on Friday a far-reaching overhaul of California's power system, changes that could increase bills by $5 a month for one-third of the state's residential customers. 

 
(Dan Rosenstrauch/Bay Area News Group)
Five delicious noshes for that picnic basket

Ready to dine al fresco? Picnic cocktails, addictive fried chicken and tasty salads add up to a quintet of delicious treats for your outdoor feast. 
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Did Tiger Woods cheat with Amanda Dufner?

Lindsey Vonn reportedly caught golfer with his competitor’s ex-wife, which is likely why they aren’t dating anymore.