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Taco Bell Plans New Locations That Will Serve Alcohol

Taco bell plans to serve alcohol at 300 new locations as part of its expansion into urban markets, the fast food chain announced Tuesday.The company will build new "Cantina style" locations throughout...Photo Credit: AP [Read entire story]

Video: Top senator calls for Fed to fire Wells Fargo’s board

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) is calling on the Federal Reserve to fire Wells Fargo's entire board, saying this week that the scandal-plagued bank has eroded consumer confidence and needs further penalties [Read entire story]

Sacramento sees S.F. migrants as ‘drunk millionaires in a dollar store’

Former San Francisco residents who have left the Bay Area for the lower cost of living in Sacramento are beginning to grate on the Capital City's populace, a new column in the Sacramento Bee suggest. Sacramentans are [Read entire story]

It’s not your imagination: Bay Area congestion has gotten even worse

Traffic congestion on the Bay Area's freeways surged 10 percent last year, a new report from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) released this week has found. The MTC found that about one third of the worst [Read entire story]

S.F. fintech AlphaFlow raises seed round from former hedge fund manager Steven Cohen

San Francisco-based AlphaFlow, an automated alternative investment platform for those investing in residential real estate loans, raised a seed round of $4.1 million from several investors, including Steven Cohen. [Read entire story]

Sean Parker’s cancer-fighting institute aims 1st trial at tough target

Small Peninsula biotech company Apexigen and drug giant Bristol-Myers Squibb are teaming with the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy in an early-stage trial in metastatic pancreatic cancer patients. [Read entire story]

Sean Parker institute to lead immunotherapy trial for pancreatic cancer

The Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, the San Francisco nonprofit created in 2016 with $250 million from the billionaire former [Read entire story]

Armed with $26 million in funding, this cybersecurity company will monitor client data on the deep web

The CEO of a San Francisco cybersecurity company says it's difficult to stand out in the increasingly crowded market for helping businesses monitor their digital risks. The company just raised another $26 million in [Read entire story]

Home of the Day: Modern European-Inspired Estate

By Samira Amid-Hozour, Luxury Property Specialist Home of the Day is presented by the San Francisco Business Times with Pacific Union Real Estate. This is your invitation to view some of San Francisco's most-luxurious [Read entire story]

Silicon Valley Security Robot Company Expands With New ‘Bots

It’s bigger than a Roomba, cruises the malls 24 hours a day, and is in more selfies than a member of One Direction.But the Knightscope K-5 robot, an autonomous security guard introduced three years ago, has company. [Read entire story]

Silicon Valley Security Robot Company Expands With New ‘Bots

It’s bigger than a Roomba, cruises the malls 24 hours a day, and is in more selfies than a member of One Direction. But the Knightscope K-5 robot, an autonomous security guard introduced three years ago,...Photo [Read entire story]

Meet the Bay Area’s top 25 women-owned businesses for 2017

Women-owned businesses in the Bay Area contributed more than $5 billion to the local economy last year and employ almost 12,000 people, our research has found. We have pulled out the top 25 largest women-owned business [Read entire story]

Anthony Bourdain isn’t a fan of Silicon Valley’s new Bodega vending machine idea

Anthony Bourdain, world-trotting chef and noted lover of San Francisco's most classic establishments, likes his city bodegas just fine. [Read entire story]

Business News Roundup, Sept. 20

Acquisitions Walgreens, Rite Aid get OK Walgreens and Rite Aid have finally devised a deal between the nation’s [Read entire story]

FDA clears cheaper biotech drug copycats, but buying them isn’t easy

In 2016, Roche sold $3 billion worth of its blockbuster biotechnology drug Avastin. Last week, the Food and Drug Administration approved what’s expected to be a less-expensive version. Patients and [Read entire story]

Toys R Us files for bankruptcy; stores to remain open

In filing for bankruptcy, Toys R Us joins a list of dozens of store chains that have done so already this year as online leader Amazon increasingly exerts its influence over a huge part of the retailing world. [Read entire story]

Ship traffic, Sept. 20

Ship traffic Due to arrive today SHIP [Read entire story]

‘Words with Friends’ adds 50,000 pop culture entries

Tell your bae or bestie: “Words With Friends” is adding thousands of pop culture words as part of its largest dictionary update in the game’s eight-year history. Game developer Zynga said Tuesday [Read entire story]

McDonald’s gets juiced up, United’s 747 sells out, and Uber hits a skid

Juice 2.0 The Happy Meal is getting a new apple juice. McDonald’s says that starting in November, it will swap out Minute Maid for organic juice from Honest Kids. Both brands are made by Coca-Cola Co., [Read entire story]

Trump administration’s delay of International Entrepreneur Rule sparks suit

A group of entrepreneurs, companies and venture capitalists have sued the Trump administration for delaying the International Entrepreneur Rule, which was intended to help foreign founders live in the U.S. while growing [Read entire story]