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The Nebia shower head. (Source: Nebia Facebook)

Eco-Friendly Shower Heads From San Francisco Startup Claim 70 Percent Water Savings; Apple CEO Invests

Apple CEO Tim Cook is among the first investors in a company producing water saving shower heads.

08/11/2015

(Photo Illustration by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Uber Founders Sued, Accused Of Stealing Idea For Ridesharing Service

A California entrepreneur sued Uber Technologies Inc., its founders and several investors in San Francisco Superior Court Thursday, claiming they stole his idea and plans for a cellphone-based ride service.

05/14/2015

Police at the scene of a standoff on Wall Road off of Highway 29 in Napa County, March 16, 2015. (CBS)

Napa Winemaker Embroiled In $800K Dispute Was Unraveling Before He Shot Silicon Valley Investor, Self

Robert Dahl came west from Minnesota with a powerful desire to make his fortune in Napa Valley’s famed wine country. And it looked like he had succeeded — for a while.

03/20/2015

(CBS SF)

Winemaker, Investor Dead At Napa County Vineyard In Apparent Murder-Suicide

A meeting over pending civil litigation between two businessmen spun out of control south of Yountville on Monday with a vintner shooting and killing his former investor and then killing himself after fleeing from sheriff’s deputies.

03/17/2015

An artist’s rendition of Coliseum City development that includes new stadiums for the A’s and Raiders at the current Coliseum site. (City of Oakland)

Major Investor Signs Onto Oakland’s Proposed Coliseum City Project

The possibility of building a new football stadium for the Oakland Raiders adjacent to the current O.co Coliseum remains alive after the last-minute addition of financial adviser Floyd Kephart to a group of investors who want to develop the site.

10/22/2014

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

California’s High-Speed Rail Project Piques Private-Investor Interest

California’s high-speed rail project could be getting a financial shot in the arm from the private sector.

07/21/2014

PayPal

Investor Icahn Drops Bid To Force eBay To Sell Off PayPal

The e-commerce company has been fighting a push from the activist investor to spin off PayPal, eBay’s mobile payment business that is growing revenue faster than the rest of the company. Icahn launched his campaign against the company in January.

04/10/2014

Oakland Athletics fan Dave Conand (#42) celebrates with other fans above the dugout after the game against the Minnesota Twins at O.co Coliseum on September 22, 2013 in Oakland, California. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Minnesota Twins 11-7 as they clinched the American League West Division. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Dubai Investors To Save Oakland Pro Sports?

The complex would include new facilities for the Oakland A’s, Raiders and the Golden State Warriors.

10/01/2013

(Robert Sullivan/AFP/Getty Images)

Netflix Moves To Block Hostile Takeover

Less than a week after activist investor Carl Icahn announced a 10 percent stake in Netflix, the online video company is moving to protect itself against hostile takeovers.

11/05/2012

Clorox

Clorox Says No To Icahn’s $10.2B Buyout Bid

Clorox Co. is turning down billionaire investor Carl Icahn’s offer to buy the company, saying the price of $76.50 per share is too low.

CBS San Francisco–07/18/2011

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