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The Fresh Market in Santa Barbara is Closing

The Fresh Market at 222 North Milpas Street in Santa Barbara is closing its doors after being opened for just over a year.

Home Energy Tech

emPower Central Coast Helping Homeowners Save Money On Energy Bills

The emPower Central Coast program is helping local homeowners make energy efficient upgrades on their home.

Apple headquarters

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Apple to FINALLY join Dow. It's about iTime!

Apple, the most valuable company on the planet, is finally getting the recognition it deserves from the people that run the world's most well-known stock market index. Apple will join the Dow Jones Industrial Average later this month.

Apple will repla...

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CNN

Market freak out: Dow plunges 279 points

While most of America welcomed the news Friday that U.S. unemployment is at a 7-year low, Wall Street freaked out.

The Dow tumbled 279 points Friday and the S&P 500 shed 1.4%.

That's a lot of jitters for a market that just a few days ago was on a mass...

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Unemployment rate falls to seven-year low

The winter weather didn't cool the job market in February.

Federal Reserve

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Fed: Banks could lose $490 billion in next crisis

America's biggest banks would lose $490 billion -- most of that due to bad loans -- over the next nine quarters in a worst-case scenario devised by the Federal Reserve.

Thankfully, the Fed does not expect that scary scenario to happen. But in an effor...

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Apple

10 things we know about the Apple Watch

Any last questions we have about the Apple Watch are about to get answered.

Apple is holding an event in Cupertino, Calif. on Monday, during which CEO Tim Cook and other executives are expected to announce more details about the Apple Watch.

There's a ...

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Snuggie maker pays $8 million to settle fraud charges

Did that infomercial sound too good to be true? If it was about a Snuggie, it may very well have been.

The seller of the Snuggie blanket and other as-seen-on-TV products, like the Perfect Brownie Pan and the Perfect Bacon Bowl, is paying $8 million to...

Apple Pay

From Apple

Report: Thieves use stolen credit cards on Apple Pay

Thieves are using stolen credit card data to make bogus purchases on Apple Pay, Apple's mobile payment system.

The stolen card data is believed to have come from recent hacks on major retailers including Home Depot and Target, according to a report by...

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Etsy files $100 million IPO

The DIY industry is coming to Wall Street.

Etsy, an online marketplace for homemade crafts, arts and jewelry, filed its initial public offering Wednesday.

The company wants to raise $100 million and will list on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol ETSY...

Koenigsegg Regera

From Koenigsegg

New super hybrid: Zero to 248 in less than 20 seconds

It looks like a Transformer, has 1,500 horsepower and can go from zero to 248 miles per hour in less than 20 seconds.

It's the new super hybrid Regera that Swedish car maker Koenigsegg unveiled at the Geneva Auto Show on Tuesday.

Regera means "to reig...

Starbucks

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The 'Starbucks effect': Higher home prices

Living near a Starbucks has its benefits for homeowners, whether you're a coffee drinker or not.

The value of homes within a quarter-mile of a Starbucks rise faster than those that aren't, according to real estate research group Zillow.

With tens of ...

Personal Finance

Couple pays off $100,000 in debt

Extreme savers pay off $100K in debt in 4 years

A Tennessee couple pays off $100,000 in debt in just four years.

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What does estate planning cost?

If you haven't started estate planning yet, it's not too late, and it doesn't have…

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Avoid these 8 mistakes during estate planning

Drafting an estate plan is an important step for every adult, but there are several…

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6 tips to handling debt in the new year

What can you do with residual debt from the "down times" of the last five years?…

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How to protect your estate from greedy family members

Brother against brother, father against son — are we talking about the Civil War? No…

10 reasons to have a prenuptial agreement

A prenuptial agreement should be considered by every couple (regardless of income…

Money Interactives

How much do winter sports cost?

Skiing ski resort slopes

Snow and sub-freezing temperatures are no reason to hibernate. Adopt a new winter…

The history of gas prices

Gas pump

As gas prices continue to drop, take a look back at what we have paid for a gallon…

Gas savings tips: Fact or fiction

Pumping gas

Summer means road trips, and it seems everyone has a tip on how to save fuel. But…

Taxes 101: tips and resources

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April 15 is approaching. You may know how to fill out a basic tax return (or hand…

The life of Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs with Apple logo

Technology pioneer Steve Jobs was one of the most recognizable CEOs in the world and…

Employment News

Job fair

Unemployment rate falls to seven-year low

The winter weather didn't cool the job market in February.

Car driving on darkened road

Man commutes 220 miles a day for 'dream job'

A Virginia man commutes 220 miles -- or about seven hours -- a day, all in the name…

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Need a job? Put your resume on your beer

A graphic designer in Canada separates himself from the pack by printing his resume…

National Recalls

2011 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai recalls 200,000 vehicles for power steering defect

Hyundai is recalling more than 200,000 vehicles that could have a power steering…

Takata

Takata hit with fine over exploding airbag probe

Airbag maker Takata is being fined $14,000 a day for failing to cooperate with a…

Petco store

Petco pulls pet treats made in China

Petco says it has removed Chinese-made dog and cat treats from store shelves because…

Stock Market

Etsy logo

Etsy files $100 million IPO

The DIY industry is coming to Wall Street.

Etsy, an online marketplace for homemade…

Alibaba headquarters

5 reasons Alibaba stock is tanking

Alibaba was supposed to be the can't miss initial public offering of a lifetime when…

Happy trader New York stock exchange

Dow sets record as Nasdaq tops 5,000

The Nasdaq topped the 5,000 level for the first time in 15 years Monday as the Dow…

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Google Solar Fund

HE PUSH TO 'GO SOLAR' IS HEATING UP...
TECH GIANT GOOGLE IS TEAMING UP WITH A SOLAR…

Arquette s Oscar Speech Sparks Equal Pay Legislation Talks

Arquette's Oscar Speech Sparks Equal Pay Legislation Talks

Lawmakers plan to announce equal pay legislation after Oscar speech touches a nerve

Fifty Shades Debate

Fifty Shades Debate

Some people call for boycott of movie

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