Bee rustlers have pulled off at least half a dozen hive heists in California this year, pinching beekeepers and almond farmers.» Read More
A week of freezing temperatures has damaged California's citrus crop, but it will take several weeks to quantify losses, industry officials said.
Five years after Bernie Madoff's arrest, new masters of Ponzi schemes have emerged. Meet the scammer convicted as Minnesota's $200 million man.
Pilots of an Asiana Airlines plane that crash-landed in San Francisco in July tried to correct it in the final seconds before impact.
Before Detroit filed for bankruptcy, there was Stockton. The California city is nearly ready to climb out of bankruptcy but faces pension woes ahead.
Rob Mawhinney desperately wanted to become a rockstar. Instead, he found fame when he pleaded guilty to money laundering and loan fraud.
If you just decided to join the Black Friday crunch but didn't prepare well, don't despair: Just pick up your smartphone.
A judge threw cold water on a Sriracha plant, ordering the hot sauce factory to partially shut down due to odor complaints.
New data on the population of millionaires suggest little connection between tax rates and a state's population of millionaires.
The use of eminent domain to halt foreclosures is still only a threat, and rather than helping the housing market, it may cause damage.
California's exchange is now averaging more than 10,000 applications a day. Peter Lee, the program's executive director, provides insight.
A technology boom, while beneficial to San Francisco, is causing resentment among longtime residents, many of whom are being forced out.
Wider efforts to rebuild America's deeply depressed cities can't succeed until public safety is restored.
Even struggling metros are having success in attracting investment. In the process, they are creating a virtuous cycle of creativity.
Aiming to generate growth and jobs, small- and mid-sized companies in more metro areas are making bigger bets on the global economy.
A Morgan Stanley report in October sent wine lovers into a panic, suggesting that global supplies were dropping as demand was rising. But don't fret.
Sales of existing home sales nationally fell 3.2 percent in October, but in the West they were down 7 percent.
These sunshine cities have focused their efforts on developing new industry niches to strengthen their local economies and promote future growth.
The ebbing economic tide from the Great Recession revealed some of the worst swindles in municipal finance in decades.
Detroit's bankruptcy, and rumblings about tax overhaul, have fueled a big sell off in the municipal bond market. What's next?
Although Oakland is hiring again, CNBC's Scott Cohn reports some issues holding the city back from balancing its budget.