| Aug 1, 2010
After more than 20 years of environmental cleanup efforts, San Francisco's largest swath of undeveloped land will someday be home to thousands of families, as well as parks, businesses and perhaps even a new football stadium.
The county Board of...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 1:33 PM
Newly released figures show that the personal income of California residents declined last year for the first time since World War II.
An analysis by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis found that statewide income fell by $40 billion in 2009 to $1.56...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 2:10 PM
It's everyone's dream. Winning the big jackpot that changes everything. But even if you weren't one of the winner's in last week's $380 million Mega Millions lottery, the issues that come with sudden money may still apply to you.
In fact, you have many...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 4:37 AM
Constellation Energy Group Chief Executive Officer Mayo A. Shattuck III and other top executives of the Baltimore company are eligible to receive more than $36 million in cash severance and equity awards if a proposed merger with Chicago-based Exelon...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 11:29 AM
The pay cuts didn't last long.
Chief executives of publicly traded companies in Maryland and across corporate America saw their compensation rebound in 2010 as profits came back and the stock market recovered much of the ground it lost in the recession....
| Jul 16, 2011
| 2:01 PM
A few years into John Butts' superintendent job in DuPage's Lake Park High School District 108, a lucrative perk showed up in his contract: 300 sick days.
In an amendment to his contract, the school board signed off on 150 sick days in 2006-07 —...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 6:03 PM
As she unloaded groceries in the driveway of her Palo Alto, Calif., home, Lisen Stromberg was approached by a real estate broker who asked whether she'd be willing to sell her five-bedroom house to a senior Facebook executive.
"There is a house down...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 3:43 PM
Baltimore-based T. Rowe Price Group raised Chief Executive Officer James A.C. Kennedy's total compensation by nearly 51 percent to $7.1 million last year when the company posted record assets under management, net revenue and profit.
| Aug 5, 2011
| 3:19 AM
HAMPTON — Clad in red and brandishing signs promoting union labor, about 50 Verizon Communications Inc. workers marched along Mercury Boulevard during rush hour Thursday, soliciting honks from supportive passers-by.
With just two days remaining...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 5:14 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — With Steve Jobs bowing out as CEO, Apple Inc. must persuade investors and consumers that it doesn't need the force behind the iMac, iPod, iPhone and iPad in charge to keep the technology hits coming.
Tim Cook, his hand-picked...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 7:30 PM
Constellation Energy's second-largest shareholder and a partner in its nuclear business grilled the Baltimore company's chairman and chief executive, Mayo A. Shattuck III, about his compensation and proposed role at Exelon Corp. during the second day of...