DataQuick said Wednesday that the median sales price for new and existing houses and condominiums reached $579,000 in March, up 7 percent from $540,000 the previous month and up 23 percent from $470,000 in March 2013. It is the 24th straight annual increase and the highest level since December 2007.
A virus never before seen in the U.S. has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year, and with little known about how it spreads or how to stop it, it’s threatening pork production and pushing up prices by 10 percent or more.
After a two-week trial in September, Judge Wynne Carvill ruled Wednesday that Utah-based Overstock.com used formulas to create fictional comparison prices and chose the highest comparison for an item without informing consumers.
A research firm says California home foreclosure activity neared a seven-year low during the third quarter as rising prices left fewer homeowners in trouble.
The Justice Department sued Apple and other publishers last year. The five other publishers named in the lawsuit have settled. The judge has urged Apple to do the same.
Chevron said its net income fell 5 percent in the first quarter as oil prices slipped.
The real estate tracking firm DataQuick reported Thursday that San Francisco Bay area home sales dipped in February compared to the previous month and the year-earlier period.
Sour grapes are growing between San Francisco City Hall and restaurateurs over what critics say is a confusing and badly written law.
Facebook delivered fourth-quarter results above Wall Street’s expectations on Wednesday and sought to show that it has finally transformed into a “mobile company.”
A research firm says San Francisco Bay area home prices rose last month at the fastest clip in more than 20 years.