Billionaire Warren Buffett is auctioning off an all-you-eat tour of the See’s Candy factory in California to benefit an education nonprofit there.
An Apple 1 from 1976, one of the first Apple computers ever built and forerunner of today’s MacBooks, IPads and IPhones, goes on the auction block at Christie’s next week.
The USDA said it will increase inspections of imported beef, in the midst of a horsemeat scandal in Europe. So far, none of the tainted products have made it to the United States. But the scandal is renewing efforts to ban American horse slaughter.
A Bay Area race track is investigating why one of its thoroughbreds ended up on the auction block, where horses are at risk of being sent to slaughter.
Officials at San Francisco’s Palace Hotel have removed a painting considered to be a legendary work of art from the wall of the hotel’s main bar and plan on selling it at auction.
The public will get its first look at a gold fortune that has been hidden away in Nevada for years.
California horses are supposed to be protected by law from slaughter for human consumption. Yet many still end up in the slaughter pipeline, including thoroughbreds. That’s why some race tracks are taking protective action.
Americans don’t eat horsemeat, but we do export horses for slaughter. Most end up on dining tables in Europe and China. While California is one of the few states that bans the exports, some activists have said the ban isn’t working.
The auction for Tully’s Coffee chain concluded Friday in federal bankruptcy court, with a judge approving the sale to an ownership group led by actor Patrick Dempsey…
Actor Patrick Dempsey said it appears his bid to buy Tully’s Coffee has prevailed in a bankruptcy auction. Tully’s has shops in Pleasanton, San Francisco & San Jose…