The measure signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown was inspired by the $2.5-million fine levied against Donald Sterling. The LA Times reports.» Read More
California gets slammed for any number of reasons—budget deficits, earthquakes—but it’s a big winner when it comes to venture capital (VC) spending. It drew more VC investment than any other state last year, by a landslide. More than half the $28 billion spent nation-wide last year went to California.
With home prices down more than a third from their peak and the market swamped with foreclosures, large investors are salivating at the opportunity to buy perhaps thousands of homes at deep discounts and fill them with tenants. The New York Times reports.
An improving jobs outlook in Northern California, continued low mortgage rates and the ongoing influx of new residents into the Golden State provide support to a healing housing market.
State governments wait hopefully to collect the taxes on the Mega Millions jackpot, which would give a boost to struggling states.
Not all states are created equal. Read ahead to see which states have the best credit scores in the country.
This collection features the habitations of performers from rock to pop and beyond. We’ve got two glamorous homes associated with 'American Idol,' and two not-to-be-believed properties in New York.
If you’re a professional athlete, injuries are almost guaranteed. However, sometimes the off-field injuries are so bizarre they become noteworthy.
While some homeowners see their abodes as shelter from the elements, others want to embrace nature and invite it inside.
Now we present a collection of teen idols and their homes. A lone elder statesman of this group is 33, but the rest were born after 1984, with four of them born in the 1990s.
The real estate website Trulia recently released its Winter 2012 Metro Movers report. What follows are 10 desirable neighborhoods that tend to fly under the radar in their major American cities.
With all the kitchen trends now, some homeowners and designers flout the conventions, go with personal taste and choose a look that no one else has. Here are 10 examples.
Even as certain tax credits and funding from Washington have dried up, U.S. states remain in competition for clean energy funding, especially from venture capitalists.
A California company can pull lithium, and other critical metals, out of the effluent water of geothermal power plants, removing the need to drill or blast for new resources the way miners typically do.
The Brookings Institution analyzed the financial data of the world’s largest metropolitan areas and uncovered some interesting findings. Check out which cities were the most productive.
The houses ahead are a window into recent comings and goings in the basketball world. It will reveal what Dallas Maverick Lamar Odom has in common with Jeremy Lin.
To get an indication of how stretched renters are in each market, the data team at John Burns Real Estate Consulting looked at the rent-to-income ratios in 40 major U.S. cities.
When famous fashion moguls’ handsomely appointed home spaces and estates go up for sale or rent and are listed online, it becomes a virtual catwalk.
As veterans of California's congressional delegation retire and send new reps to Washington, the state may not have the clout it once had to withstand to negotiate against huge cuts in federal spending in the coming years by Congress, the New York Times reports.
As technology improves traffic enforcement, it is also progressing on the side of the speeder. Check out the list of the 10 most-active cities for speed traps, as compiled by Trapster.com.
Gas prices in all 50 states this week are back above $3 per gallon for the first time since December 15, when regular unleaded gasoline remained at this level for nearly 10 months.