| 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....
| Jun 18, 2009
A startup automobile company planning to build an all-new vehicle in Louisiana has a strong management team with experience in automotives and appears to have an affordable product with fuel economy above some current competitors, according to an...
| Nov 4, 2009
| 8:10 AM
The 200-foot mast on the monster trimaran that will represent the United States in the America's Cup came crashing down during a sail on the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, snapping in two as it hit the rear beam.
None of the crew were injured in the mishap,...
| 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...
| Jul 8, 2010
| 2:38 PM
San Diego is no longer being considered to host the 34th America's Cup, leaving San Francisco as the sole candidate in the U.S. to host the prestigious sailing tournament, it was announced Thursday.
San Diego was eliminated along with Newport, R.I.,...
| 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 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-...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 10:04 PM
Todd M. Beamer, 32, an account manager for Oracle, a computer software company, left his Cranberry, New Jersey home on September 11 for a one-day business trip to San Francisco. Beamer was raised in the Chicago area and graduated from Wheaton College...