Estate

Actor Billy Crystal (R) speaks in tribute to the late Robin Williams onstage at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Robin Williams’ Wife Claims Late Comedian’s Children Took Items From Home, Takes Fight To Court

Robin Williams’ children and wife have gone to court in a fight over the late comedian’s estate.

02/02/2015

Keys Security Lock Home House Key

Former Estate Of Donner Party Survivor Turned Into $30M SJ Development For Low Income, Homeless

A $30 million housing complex broke ground in San Jose Friday, where 20 percent of the units will be set aside for homeless and low income, putting them right alongside some of Silicon Valley’s highest paid workers.

01/09/2015

The de Guigne estate in Hillsborough (Sotheby's International Realty)

Hillsborough Estate – With Current Owner – Up For Sale At $100 Million

The owner of a nearly 50 acre compound in Hillsborough has tacked on an unusual caveat to his $100 million sale price; he intends to continue living in the home until he dies.

02/21/2013

This Woodside home is likely the most expensive ever to sell in California (Google Maps)

Woodside Home Sells For California Record $117.5 Million

The Bay Area real estate market has been on the rebound in recent months, but few homes have ever sold for as much as a mansion just purchased in Woodside.

01/28/2013

Notable Passings 2012

$66 Million Thomas Kinkade Estate Dispute Secretly Settled

After a rancorous public showdown, a secret settlement has been reached in the dispute between Thomas Kinkade’s widow and girlfriend over the late artist’s multi-million-dollar estate.

12/19/2012

Notable Passings 2012

Late Painter Kinkade’s Girlfriend Paying $11K Mansion Rent

Thomas Kinkade’s girlfriend is agreeing to pay $11,000 a month to rent the Bay Area mansion where she had lived with the late artist, but his paintings and possessions remain the focus of a bitter estate fight.

09/17/2012

Notable Passings 2012

Kinkade Estate Dispute To Remain Public

Hearings in the dispute between Thomas Kinkade’s widow and girlfriend over the late artist’s $66 million estate will not be conducted behind closed doors.

07/02/2012

Notable Passings 2012

Dispute Over Thomas Kinkade’s Will Heads To Court

Amy Pinto-Walsh was living with Kinkade and found his body when he overdosed on alcohol and Valium in April. She asked a Northern California judge on Tuesday to allow arguments over the artist’s contested will to be heard in open probate court.

06/12/2012

Bill Graham

Bill Graham Sons Sue Estate Executor Over Rock Memorabilia

The sons of rock music impresario Bill Graham are suing the executor of the late promoter’s estate, saying he’s concealing memorabilia treasures from heirs in order to enrich himself.

CBS San Francisco–10/29/2010

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