| Jun 7, 2014
| 10:04 PM
The billionaire suitors came one after another, pulling up to the beachfront mansion just steps up the coast from the exclusive Malibu Colony. A lucky few had been asked to meet with Shelly Sterling — the Clippers were for sale.
| Apr 25, 2009
Reporting from Los Angeles and Los Altos Hills, Calif. -- The housing slump has reached even the wrought-iron gates of Silicon Valley's great estates, where the rich and sometimes not-so-famous are having to adjust their thinking and their asking prices....
| Apr 1, 2011
It's annual-meeting season, which means shareholders are about to get their once-a-year look at the pay and goodies given to corporate top dogs as disclosed in company proxy statements.
The multimillion-dollar pay packages handed out this year will...
| Mar 5, 2011
Actress Jennifer Aniston has listed her Beverly Hills estate for sale at $42 million.
Designed by Hal Levitt, the 1970 house sits on about an acre in the Trousdale Estates area. The indoor-outdoor home of glass, wood and stone was designed for...
| Nov 6, 2010
It's not like the general manager of San Francisco's downtown Hilton Hotel was rooting for the Giants to lose Monday when the team clinched the World Series.
But as Michael Dunne watched hundreds of Major League Baseball employees close down their...
| May 6, 2011
Mark Zuckerberg has come a long way from the days when he crashed in a tiny apartment with little more than a mattress on the floor and dial-up Internet access.
The 26-year-old billionaire Facebook founder has bought a $7-million, 5,600-square-foot house...
| May 5, 2010
LOS ANGELES AND SAN FRANCISCO -- When a top-secret prototype of Apple Inc.'s new iPhone went missing recently, the computer giant summoned Silicon Valley's version of the cavalry -- an elite squad whose main mission is investigating crimes against high-...
| Aug 8, 2010
Built in the wooded canyon area of Malibu's Serra Retreat, this home combines the appeal of a contemporary loft with the rustic exterior look of a Hamptons barn, using floor-to-ceiling sliding glass pocket doors in many rooms to create an indoor-outdoor...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 1:17 PM
Shaky Europe. Political gridlock. Volatile markets.
Familiar themes for those who lived through 2011, and investors should be ready to revisit them next year.
With a spiraling debt crisis in Europe, political upheaval around the world, and crumbling...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 11:06 AM
An estate has sold in the wealthy northern California community of Woodside for $117.5 million, making it one of the highest-priced residential sales ever in the U.S.
Woodside is known for its striking equestrian neighborhoods and billionaire Silicon...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 11:23 AM
The number of homes statewide sold for more than $5 million reached an all-time high last year, while those selling at a million dollars or more rose to the highest level since 2007 last year, a real estate information service has reported.