( Elaine Thompson )
Love not war wins for small businesses and large companies

05/28/2015 12:39 PM PDT
Imagine a world where David and Goliath are best buds. Well it's becoming reality more frequently in the business world.
 
Charles Sykes
05/14/2015 05:50 AM PDT - These days, one of the most-coveted roles among A-list actresses is business owner. Oscar winner Halle Berry is one of the latest female celebrities to start a business.  
 
Seth Wenig
05/06/2015 03:05 PM PDT - Take a product on a home shopping channel and sell out in a matter of minutes-- it's the dream of many entrepreneurs.
 
 
05/01/2015 06:20 PM PDT - Poultry leasing business showing steady growth  
 
04/24/2015 12:43 PM PDT - Sarah Leary, co-founder of Nextdoor, has built a social media site for neighbors to get to know each other.  
 
Frank Micelotta
04/15/2015 10:25 AM PDT - Some businesses court celebrities because they want to be part of the excitement of the entertainment industry or sports, and perhaps become well-known themselves. For other businesses, a famous client can bring publicity and a bump up in overall sales.  
 
Frankie Frost
04/07/2015 12:17 PM PDT - Armstrong Nurseries, which recently expanded in Marin, is owned by the employees who work for it -- a corporate structure poised to rise in popularity as economic inequality grows in the United States.  
 
04/06/2015 06:31 AM PDT - Leiter's Pharmacy closed last week after operating for more than 40 years across the street from the Rosicrucian Museum  
 
Matt York
03/25/2015 10:58 AM PDT - Bosses can get mad when staffers vent on social media about their jobs, but they may not be able to get even.  
 
Rui Vieira
03/12/2015 02:45 PM PDT - Fifteen minutes of Internet fame can create long-term riches for a small business. Whether it's a photo that gets shared on social media like the recent controversy over the color of #TheDress or a funny review that gets passed around, sales of products that go viral often skyrocket.  
 
( Robert E Klein )
Weekend Top 10: Les Claypool, Bay Area punk stars, team for benefit

Also on tap: San Jose Japantown celebrates anniversary; Hope Mohr Dance Company; S.F. International Arts Fest; Laurie Anderson 
(Dana Ferguson/AP)
Dustin Diamond bar fight: Former TV star guilty of lesser charges

PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) -- TV actor Dustin Diamond was convicted Friday of two misdemeanors stemming from a barroom fight, but a Wisconsin jury cleared the former "Saved by the Bell" actor of the most serious felony charge.