Gas prices rose 3.91 cents Thursday, and are expected to continue to rise through the holiday season.
California voters resoundingly voted down Proposition 23, which would have limited the environmental requirements of law AB 32, California's anti-greenhouse gas law.
Republicans have no intention of stimulating the economy. They want it to fix itself. Of course, that didn't work during the Great Depression.
Electric cars: Panasonic, Japan's biggest electronics maker, will acquire about a 2 percent stake in Tesla, purchasing Tesla common stock at $21.15 per share.
Despite paying lip service to 'working together' and deficit reduction, Boehner and Obama won't do much of either. Here's why.
Happy Meal ban: San Francisco restaurants can't package toys with unhealthy meals, says Board of Supervisors. Happy Meals either have to become healthier or lose the toys.
The growing ranks of the long-term jobless are clamoring for more jobless benefits. Will anyone listen?
While studies showing that some drugs are less harmful to users than tobacco or alcohol have their place in the debate, the crux is that the state should allow adults to make their own choices.
The Federal Reserve hopes its Treasury bond buy will boost economic grown and inflation. Critics say it will raise prices and do little to help the economy.
If this were Greece or Ireland, the government would be forced to cut back. But with quantitative easing ready, there is no need to face the music.
America's longest postwar recession officially ended more than a year ago. But in some places, the recession still looks alive and well. Here are four cities that over the past year have seen the biggest drops in employment and at least a 1 percentage point rise in the unemployment rate, according to the US Department of Labor. Is your city on the list?
So far, President Obama has resisted extending the Bush tax cut to the wealthiest 2 percent. Given the post-midterms realities, he should compromise on 1 percent.
A Happy Meal ban passed Tuesday by the SF Board of Supervisors limits toy giveaways in unhealthy meals and requires fruits or veggies with each meal.