They’re not Hollywood stars, they’re not TV personalities and they don’t play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league.
New home sales surged higher by nearly 7% in April, durable goods orders rebounded with a business investment spending improving for the second straight month, a critical sign for growth, and even consumer confidence is on the rise, although that really hasn’t translated into higher retail spending, in spite of lower gas prices and an improving job market.
Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion, creating another U.S. TV and Internet giant.
The company, which began in Oakland, California in 2002, hopes its early popularity is more than a passing fad.
In its 10-years of existence, YouTube has evolved from a playground for kitty videos to a $20 billion incubator for a new type of celebrity.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced a new public-private partnership to construct new housing for formerly homeless veterans and families in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood.
A November 2014 business survey of visitors and residents in San Francisco’s Castro and Upper Market neighborhoods indicates that new arrivals to the rapidly-growing area are less likely to identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.
A British TV station reports that hackers got into the data of online hookup site AdultFriendFinder, and posted the personal details and sexual interests of nearly four million users in a hackers forum.
A group of thieves stole more than $150,000 worth of electronics from a San Jose mall, without ever stepping foot inside. It was a high-priced theft that four suspected criminals nearly got away with.
Governor Jerry Brown signaled his support for more aggressive water-saving measures Thursday in the face of the state’s historic drought, including a controversial plan to use recycled wastewater to replenish the drinking water supply.