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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

Clorox

Icahn Makes $10.2 Billion Offer To Take Clorox Private

Activist investor Carl Icahn is offering to take Oakland-based Clorox Co. private in a deal that values the consumer products maker at about $10.2 billion.

CBS San Francisco–07/15/2011

Volunteers fill grocery bags to be distributed to the needy at Glide Memorial Church December 16, 2004 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Buffett Lunch Auction Raises Over $2.6M For San Francisco’s Glide Foundationt

A auctioned-off power lunch with legendary investor Warren Buffett raised over $2.6 million for San Francisco’s Glide foundation, topping last year’s record-breaking bid.

CBS San Francisco–06/11/2011

Mariah Carey (AP Photo/ Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Berkeley Music Promoter Gets 21-Month Sentence In Mariah Carey Scam

A purported music entrepreneur now living in Berkeley who bilked a New Jersey investor out of $330,000 by claiming he was promoting a series of Mariah Carey concerts in Dubai…

CBS San Francisco–06/06/2011

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