• Uniqlo opens new store in Concord - 04/10/2014 04:50 PM PDT
    ( Kristopher Skinner )
    Record Store Day: Vinyl is making a comeback

    04/17/2014 09:44 AM PDT
    Meanwhile, the Oakland Museum of California opens an exhibit devoted to vinyl records on April 19. 
    04/02/2014 04:07 PM PDT - Central Contra Costa County set to become mobile-food hot spot.  
    03/28/2014 02:07 PM PDT - The East Bay consignment shop known for its whimsical antiques and home furnishings is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a four-day sale and festivities.  
    03/26/2014 06:55 AM PDT - If ever there was a pizza scholar, it is San Francisco chef-restaurateur Tony Gemignani of Tony's Napoletana, Capo's and Pizza Rock. He has tossed pizza for Francis Ford Coppola and in 2007 became the first non-Italian to ever win the title of World Champion Pizza Maker at the World Pizza Cup in Italy. Now he's expanding to AT&T Park, the East Bay and Las Vegas.  
    Mary Altaffer
    03/19/2014 02:22 PM PDT - Despite some vocal opposition, preliminary research shows sick-time laws have little, if any, downside for profits. And many small businesses say they don't find complying with the laws a burden.  
    03/09/2014 09:59 PM PDT - Lively is just one of a growing number companies offering senior monitoring devices and systems.  
    03/07/2014 10:29 PM PST - On Friday, one East Bay startup will appear on the reality show 'Shark Tank,' where they will be subjected to a ruthless panel of multi-millionaire judges who may throw money their way -- or humiliate them on prime-time television.  
    03/14/2014 04:20 PM PDT - The Book Tree and A Great Good Place for Books in Montclair Village report a spike in sales.  
    02/27/2014 05:23 PM PST - Everything But The Wedding Dress sells everything from veils to cake toppers.  
    02/26/2014 04:12 PM PST - Ordinance allows no more than 12 customers a day and restricts sale hours from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Mondays through Saturdays. Outdoor sales are not allowed.  
    (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP Images)
    Ryan Seacrest leaving 'American Idol?'

    Report says the “Idol” host stepping down after current season.