After Nine Years As CEO of Apple, Tim Cook Is Now A BillionaireApple CEO Tim Cook has become a billionaire as he nears a decade at the helm of the world's most valuable company.
Billionaire With Bay Area Venture Capital Firm Paying Student Loans For Morehouse College GraduatesA billionaire technology investor with a Bay Area firm stunned the entire graduating class at Morehouse College when he announced at their commencement Sunday that he would pay off their student loans, estimated at up to $40 million.
Billionaire Tom Steyer Backs Feinstein Challenger In U.S. Senate RaceCalifornia billionaire Tom Steyer endorsed state Sen. Kevin de Leon on Wednesday in his uphill challenge to U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein.
Political, Legal Battles Brew Over Public Access To Martins BeachTech billionaire Vinod Khosla's right to bar the public from Martins Beach is being challenged legally, and politically.
Billionaire Donates $5 Million To San Jose Flood Victims Relief FundA Los Angeles-area billionaire donated $5 million to the San Jose Flood Victims Relief Fund, increasing the victim-focused fund six-fold.
Billionaire Tom Steyer Is Single Biggest Spender In 2016 ElectionA San Francisco billionaire is taking much of the credit for registering more than a million new voters this year, most of them in California.
Billionaire Richard Branson Survives Bike CrashThe Virgin Group boss hit a hump in the road on Virgin Gorda, one of the islands in the Caribbean, catapulting him into the road...
Trump Fundraising Email Asks, 'Can You Spare $10 To Help Elect A Billionaire?'The billionaire running for president now seeks to convince millions of Americans to give him money.
Bay Area Billionaire Tom Steyer Spends Big As Climate CrusaderBay Area billionaire Tom Steyer is against money in politics. But he's spending plenty to become the Democratic party's climate crusader.
Bidding Begins On Lunch With Billionaire Warren Buffett Benefiting SF's Glide MemorialOver the past 15 years, Buffett's lunch auction has raised $17.9 million for the Glide Foundation. The 16th annual lunch auction starts Sunday with a $25,000 minimum bid on eBay
Multi-Billionaire On Paper, Elon Musk's Salary At Tesla Just $35KElon Musk may be a billionaire, but last year his total compensation was just over $35,000.
GoPro CEO Nick Woodman Declared Highest Paid Executive In U.S.Nick Woodman, founder and CEO of San Mateo-based camera maker GoPro, has been declared the highest paid executive in the Bloomberg Pay Index after receiving 4.5 million shares valued at $284.5 million.
Confusion Over Martin’s Beach Access Prompts San Mateo Co. Sheriff’s InvolvementDespite confusion, the San Mateo County Sheriff's office said deputies will not issue citations or make arrests for trespassing if someone is simply accessing Martin's Beach.
Billionaire Tom Steyer Not Running In Race To Succeed Senator BoxerBillionaire climate activist Tom Steyer says he will not enter the race to succeed California Sen. Barbara Boxer.
Sale Of WhatsApp To Facebook Turns Founder Koum, Once On Welfare, Into Overnight Multi-BillionaireWhatsApp founder Jan Koum a Ukraine immigrant who was once living on welfare, hit the jackpot with 76.4 million Facebook shares now worth $5.8 billion when he and his partner sold their mobile messaging service to the social networking leader.