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Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail trail. (CA High-Speed Rail Authority)

Appellate Court Overturns Bond Ruling, Moving California’s High-Speed Rail Forward

A state appellate court has handed a big win to California’s high-speed rail project, overturning two lower court rulings that stalled funding for the $68 billion train.

08/01/2014

Barry Bond Attends San Francisco Giants Camp as a Spring Training Instructor

5 Gift Ideas For Barry Bonds On His 50th Birthday

Barry Lamar Bonds was born 50 years ago, and has since crushed more homers than anyone ever to put on a pair of spikes. The San Francisco Giants legend has achieved just about everything a pro can hope for in baseball, including surpassing the bar set by his all-star dad. But what’s missing from a trophy case of a 22 year career that includes 8 Gold Gloves, 12 Silver Slugger selections, and 7 Most Valuable Player Trophies? Here are our picks for gifts that would be appreciated by the birthday boy:

07/24/2014

San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds watches his ball fly over the right field wall after hitting his 73rd record breaking homerun of the season off Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Dennis Springer during the first inning 07 October 2001. (Monica M. Davey/AFP/Getty Images)

Kickstarter Campaign Seeks To Fund Barry Bonds Statue Outside AT&T Park

Fans attending San Francisco Giants games at AT&T Park are greeted by bronze statues of the team’s all-time greats: Willie Mays, Willie McCovey, Juan Marichal and Orlando Cepeda. Now a group of fans wants to add one more statue – that of controversial superstar Barry Bonds.

07/22/2014

Netflix Headquarters

Netflix Development Plan On Ballot For Santa Clara County Election

Measures on Tuesday’s ballot in certain parts of Santa Clara County are mostly about new taxes for schools or libraries, but voters in Los Gatos will mull a development plan by the online media company Netflix.

06/01/2014

This 23 August 2002 file photo shows new member of the 600 club, San Francisco Giant Barry Bonds (L) being congratulated by then leading all time homerun king Hank Aaron (R) during a pre-game ceremony at Pacific Bell Park in San Francisco. San Francisco Giants slugger Bonds surpassed Aaron as Major League Baseball's all-time home run leader with his 756th career homer 07 August 2007 against the Washington Nationals in San Francisco. (MONICA M. DAVEY/AFP/Getty Images)

Commissioner Selig Hints That Bonds Is Phony ‘Home Run King’

Aaron was honored before the Braves game against the New York Mets on Tuesday night with a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of his 715th home run, the one that pushed him past Babe Ruth and gave him the major league record.

04/09/2014

CA high speed rail

High-Speed Rail Funding In Jeopardy After Judge Blocks Sale Of Bonds

A judge on Monday tore up California’s funding plans for what would be the nation’s first bullet train, issuing separate orders that could force the state to spend months or years redrawing its plans for the $68 billion rail line.

11/25/2013

An Apple iPhone 5. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Reportedly Selling Record Amount Of Corporate Bonds

Apple Inc. is selling $17 billion in bonds on Tuesday, according to a published report. That would make it the largest corporate bond issue ever.

04/30/2013

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

California Sues Everyone Over Funding Of High-Speed Rail

The State of California has filed a civil case against anyone willing to challenge $8.6 Billion in voter-approved bonds for the high-speed rail project.

03/28/2013

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Credit Rating Agency Warns Of More California City Bankruptcies, Bond Defaults

One of the nation’s top credit rating agencies will begin a wide-ranging review of municipal finances in California because of what it sees is a growing threat of increased city bankruptcies and bond defaults.

08/17/2012

California Governor Jerry Brown

Brown Seeks To Chip Away At Calif’s ‘Wall Of Debt’

Gov. Jerry Brown said it’s time to pay up. He wants to start reducing the state’s debt and tens of billions more in accounting gimmicks, temporary loans and delayed payments.

CBS San Francisco–05/18/2011

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