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Man shopping for groceries. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Berkeley-Based Annie’s Selling Out To General Mills For $820M

Packaged food giant General Mills plans to buy Berkeley-based Annie’s, the maker of rabbit-shaped mac and cheese, for $820 million, adding more natural and organic packaged offerings as consumers’ tastes change.

09/09/2014

Seats at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. (Otto Greule/ALLSPORT/Getty Images)

San Francisco Giants Offer Fans An Opportunity To Own Candlestick Seats

The Giants are offering seats at Candlestick to the general public, including some that are autographed by luminaries with the Giants and 49ers.

08/06/2014

Dr. Dre (L) and Interscope Geffen A&M Chairman Jimmy Iovine (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

‘First Billionaire In Hip-Hop’ Dre Boasts Of Apple-Beats Deal On Facebook

The Beats co-founder says Forbes’ rich list has changed “in a big way”

05/09/2014

Beats By Dr. Dre (credit: Noam Galai/Getty Images)

Apple On Verge Of Buying ‘Beats By Dre’ For $3.2B

A report says Apple is orchestrating a $3.2 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, the headphone maker…

05/08/2014

Larkspur's Honeymoon cottage is drawing a lot of interest in buyers, despite some obvious drawbacks. (CBS)

Historic Larkspur Cottage On Sale For Just $355k – But It’s No Tear Down

The quiet town of Larkspur is the epitome of quaint, the kind of place you might think about settling down, if you can afford it. But with an average sale price of $1.4 million, you might have to go bargain hunting. That’s where the ‘honeymoon cottage’ comes in.

04/28/2014

A visitor of the 'NEXT Berlin' conference tries out the Google Glass on April 24, 2013 in Berlin. 'NEXT Berlin' describes itself as 'a meeting place for the European digital industry'. Organisers say that at the conference, 'marketing decision-makers and business developers meet technical experts and creative minds to discuss what will be important in the next 12 months'. The conference is running from April 23 to 24, 2013. AFP PHOTO / OLE SPATA / GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read Ole Spata/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Is Google Glass’ One-Day Sale Hype?

Google’s high tech glasses are usually sold only to people invited to buy them. But the company made them available for one day only on Tuesday to anyone in the U.S. who wants to buy them.

04/15/2014

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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

Rancho Feeding Corporation slaughterhouse in Petaluma. (CBS)

Meat From Shuttered Petaluma Plant Was Sold Through Fast Food Retailers Including Jack In The Box

It appears Jack In The Box and other fast food restaurants were among the retailers who received meat that originated at a Petaluma meat company that was shut down last month after the USDA said the slaughterhouse processed diseased and unhealthy animals and skirted inspection rules.

03/20/2014

A Safeway supermarket in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Pleasanton-Based Safeway In Talks Over Possible Sale Of Company

The Pleasanton-based supermarket operator says that discussions are ongoing but that it hasn’t yet reached an agreement. It added that it isn’t certain that the talks will end in a deal.

02/19/2014

This home Emerson Street in Palo Alto sold for $1.6 million. (CBS)

Palo Alto Home Sells For $1.6 Million Despite Cracked Foundation, Nearby Train

A buyer snapped up 202 Emerson Street in an all-cash deal for a cool $1.6 million, which included the bars on the front door, cracks in the foundation and some missing bricks on the 1,100 square foot home. The house is also just steps from noisy Caltrain tracks.

02/19/2014

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