Federal antitrust regulators have cleared Disney’s $4 billion deal to buy Lucasfilm, the filmmaking empire behind the “Star Wars” franchise.
A new Bay Area start-up is making it easier to save money on movie tickets. Dealflicks offers users discounts of between 15% to 37% on tickets at independent theaters all over the country.
Left-hander Jeremy Affeldt and the San Francisco Giants have agreed to terms on a three-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations said Monday night.
A strike at a supermarket chain with stores in Northern California and Nevada is over after workers and the company reached a tentative agreement on a new contract.
The state of California has vetoed a $30 million deal between the San Francisco 49ers and Santa Clara County officials that would have allowed some of the money voters earmarked for a new stadium to be diverted to local schools.
Rush agreed to an $8 million, two-year deal Tuesday to stay with the Golden State Warriors after becoming the team’s most reliable reserve last season.
Oakland is currently paying $4 million a year in interest to Goldman Sachs for bonds at a locked-in rate that has them overpaying by millions compared current rates. City officials have said that needs to change.
Groupon has agreed to pay $8.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging that the expiration dates on Groupon vouchers are illegal in states, such as California, which have strong consumer protection laws.
As the trade deadline nears, the A’s can attempt the “addition by subtraction” method which sends overrated pieces out to create space for lesser guys who ultimately shine. This causes a late season push and possibly a jump into the playoffs.
Microsoft is paying $1.2 billion to buy San Francisco-based Yammer, an Internet startup that has built a social network similar to Facebook for the business world.