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Superlist: Step up!

When your tired Chucks just won't do
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It's a fact: when your sneakers are fresh, random people from the street will ask you where you got 'em. Read more »

Car trouble

Price-fixing lawsuit against rental companies has its roots in legislation by Mark Leno
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A lawsuit alleging that seven major rental car companies have been illegally colluding to fix prices has become a campaign issue in the State Senate race between incumbent Carole Migden and Assemblymember Mark Leno.

The suit was filed by the University of San Diego School of Law's Center for Public Interest Law and alleges that Hertz, Avis, Dollar, National, Thrifty, Alamo, and Enterprise took advantage of Assembly Bill 2592, sponsored by Leno, to charge consumers more and essentially blame the increase on the state.

The bill was created in the final days of Read more »

Guards hit streets

Downtown security officers strike over wages, benefits, and training
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More than 100 security guards from more than 20 buildings in the Financial District, including the Transamerica Building, participated in a three-day unfair-labor-practices strike before returning to work Sept. Read more »