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Electric Vehicles Start to Enter the Car-Buying Mainstream

Buyers of battery-powered cars are concerned about climate change, but lower costs are also a powerful attraction, according to more than 3,000 respondents to a request for stories about electric […]




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‘No Jobs Available’: The Feast or Famine Careers of America’s Port Drivers.

Consumer demand has cooled, leaving fewer containers to pick up on the West Coast. For Marshawn Jackson, a truck driver paid by the delivery, that means a hard scrabble to […]




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Who Gets the Last Word on Steve Jobs? He Might.

When Laurene Powell Jobs unveiled a website dedicated to the story of her late husband, historians wondered if it could change how influential people burnish their legacies. Read More










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California Governor Signs Bill to Regulate Fast-Food Industry

California will enact a sweeping new approach to regulating fast-food restaurants after Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday that he had signed a bill to effectively set a minimum wage in […]










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In California’s Housing Fight, It’s Newsom vs. NIMBY

As affordable housing problems spread, California’s enforcement kick could be an indication of an increasingly pitched battle between cities and states over housing. It also gives a clue into how […]




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Sweeping Children’s Online Safety Bill Is Passed in California

Social media and game platforms often use recommendation algorithms, find-a-friend tools, smartphone notices and other enticements to keep people glued online. But the same techniques may pose risks to scores […]