Top News & Analysis California

  • With a Billion Birthdays on File, Facebook Adds a Gift Store

    Facebook is in negotiations with Microsoft about acquiring advertising technology that could allow the social network displays ads on other websites, according to reports.

  • A worker drives a Kalmar reachstacker truck loaded with an AP Moeller-Maersk A/S shipping container.

    A U.S. port workers union has accused APM Terminals, a port operator of A.P. Moller-Maersk, of spying on union representatives in Los Angeles by tapping their phones.

  • Members of International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 63 Office Clerical Unit walk a picket line near APM Terminals, halting cargo at the busiest seaport complex in the nation.

    Striking harbor clerks reached a tentative contract deal with management at the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Tuesday night.

  • Hollywood, California

    Dalian Wanda Group, the world's biggest owner of movie theaters, is in talks with Hollywood studios to co-produce films and is looking to buy and build hotels in U.S. cities as it eyes a $10 billion "soft power" spending spree.

  • West Coast Wrap: Port of Los Angeles

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports the latest from the port of Los Angeles in Long Beach where it is the 7th day of the port strike.

  • The Twitter Metric We'll Never See

    Twitter steadily tightening grip over the 140- character messages on its network.

  • Forget the 'Fiscal Cliff,' Look at These Cliffs

    While politicians try to avoid the "fiscal cliff," CNBC.com remembers some legendary cliffs from pop culture.

  • The View of the 'Fiscal Cliff' From Pelosi Country

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has represented the San Francisco area for a quarter century. What do her constituents think about the "fiscal cliff?"

  • What Are Business Leaders Saying About Rep. Pelosi?

    CNBC's Jane Wells speaks to constituents in the 8th district of California to find out what business leaders are saying about the Minority Leader's handling of the "fiscal cliff."

  • California Finds Economic Gloom Starting to Lift

    After nearly five years of brutal economic decline, government retrenchment and a widespread loss of confidence in its future, California is showing the first signs of a rebound.

  • Arizona Seeks to Lure California Businesses East

    Phoenix, Arizona, has offered up to 100 free trips to California CEOs to check out the workforce there, lower taxes and incentives for creating jobs. CNBC's Jane Wells has the details.

  • Pelosi & Boehner's Hometowns

    CNBC's John Harwood & Jane Wells visit the home states of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and House Speaker John Boehner. (5:51)

  • Has California Finally Hit Bottom?

    The Golden State has been forced into a sort of economic rehab after years of runaway spending. Now, California's Legislative Analyst's Office says the state may be bottoming, and there is reason to hope.

  • California Tax Hike

    Mark Standriff, California Republican Party communications consultant, offers insight on why Californians passed Proposition 30.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- Traders and investors were in agreement on one thing as voters cast their ballots in Tuesday's U.S. presidential election: The markets want a clear winner by Wednesday morning.

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 6- Rupert Murdoch's News Corp on Tuesday reported quarterly profit that beat analyst expectations thanks to growth at the company's cable television networks. The media giant that owns Fox Broadcasting and The Wall Street Journal said adjusted earnings per share reached 43 cents for the quarter that ended in September.

  • Nov 6- A federal judge in Los Angeles has issued a tentative ruling that could block a sale of asset manager TCW Group to private equity firm The Carlyle Group LP. The tentative ruling stems from a lawsuit filed in August by EIG Global Energy Partners LLC to block the sale of TCW to Carlyle.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 6- AT&T set a $50 starting price a9649reuff. SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 6- AT&T set a $50 starting price for Nokia's latest Windows smartphones, which the struggling Finnish phone maker is pinning its hopes on for a turnaround.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 6- AT&T set a $50 starting price for Nokia's latest Windows smartphones, which the struggling Finnish phone maker is pinning its hopes on for a turnaround. Nokia, which has lost out hugely to Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co in recent years, is hinging its entire future on Microsoft's mobile software.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- Prices of U.S.