Business briefs: The UAW talk it out

The United Auto Workers union agreed on a tentative four-year contract with Chrysler on Wednesday after a strike that sent thousands of workers to the picket lines for almost six hours. The UAW on Wednesday also announced that it ratified a four-year agreement with GM, reached Sept. 26 after a two-day strike. Ford will be the final automaker to bargain with the UAW.

BOEING 787

Boeing Co. (BA) is delaying initial deliveries of the 787 Dreamliner by six months due to continued challenges in completing assembly of the first airplanes, the company said Wednesday. The 787, Boeing’s first all-new jet since airlines started flying the 777 in 1995, will be the world’s first large commercial airplane made mostly of light, durable carbon-fiber composites.

More safe sites for people living in vehicles proposed

“This is not a new model; this is something that’s been utilized around the country.”

Pederson takes road less traveled to return home to Giants

After winning back-to-back World Series titles, one with the Los Angeles Dodgers and another with the Atlanta Braves, Joc Pederson…

Homelessness dipped in San Francisco during pandemic

“Our investments in shelter and housing are resulting in improvements in the lives of people experiencing homelessness and conditions on our streets.”