Governor Jerry Brown signed a law last week legalizing currency other than U.S. dollars, opening doors for digital currencies like Bitcoin, Ripple, Peercoin and Primecoin to used in transactions across California.
Up to 5 million Americans struggling to make their monthly student loan payments could find relief under a program President Barack Obama expanded Monday, part of an election-year push by Democrats to paint Republicans as blocking common-sense steps that could help the middle class.
Millions of homeowners who took out Home Equity Lines of Credit during the housing boom are facing a looming deadline that could mean much larger monthly payments.
San Rafael is exploring whether it should emulate a plan used by the city of Albany to reduce the number of homeless people in the city by paying them to move.
PayPal wants to explore space — or at least begin to figure out how payments and commerce will work beyond Earth’s realm once space travel and tourism take off.
Workers on the span have begun to test the new all-electronic tolling system Wednesday morning, in hopes of fully implementing it by late March.
AC Transit foreclosed on the home in July, six months after former GM Rick Fernandez stopped making his loan payments.
A bond insurer said lenders are losing millions in Stockton’s bankruptcy while the city continues to fund pricey pensions.
State Controller John Chiang sent a letter to lawmakers, telling that immediate action needs to be taken or California will run out of cash by early March.
The Girl Scouts have left their old-fashioned ways behind, as they are now accepting credit cards to pay for those Thin Mints and Samoas.