California health officials say electronic cigarettes are a health threat and should be strictly regulated like tobacco products.» Read More
While all eyes on Wisconsin, two less noticed local elections in California could have bigger ramifications for struggling state and local governments and for organized labor.
Sean Parker, Airtime co-founder, discusses new corporate governance models in Silicon Valley, with CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin.
A high-profile California cigarette tax initiative backed by cycling legend Lance Armstrong that once seemed like a sure thing teetered on the brink of defeat, a testament to the efficacy of a $50 million campaign backed by Big Tobacco.
In a battle pitting Big Tobacco and small business groups against health advocates, California voters are deciding whether to increase the state's cigarette tax by $1 a pack. The vote was too close to call Wednesday, The Associated Press reports.
In San Diego and San Jose, voters appeared to approve ballot measures designed to help balance ailing municipal budgets by cutting retirement benefits for city workers.
Known as America's Main Street, Route 66 is undergoing a business resurgence of sorts as travelers search for a bygone era.
Officials in California fell victim to a mindset that says China is automatically cheaper, says one analyst. “We shot ourselves in the foot,” she says. “We never even took seriously the domestic bid.”
What follows is a list of the wives of 10 athletes who’ve made names for themselves as columnists, models, designers and more.
CNBC.com surveyed real estate agents in 18 U.S. cities to gain individual perspectives on the health of America’s local real estate markets. Check out the list!
Writers are known much more for their way with words than for their ability to put impressive roofs over their heads. Of course, there are many exceptions. Check out who they are!
This gated community counts among its members bigwigs from Facebook, Apple, and Google. Will such upscale communities become standard for the titans of Silicon Valley?
In the budget revision released this week by California Governor Jerry Brown, there was only one thing to “like”—Facebook.
Many jobs that let reserved types work in solitude offer poor salaries and unchallenging work. But there are other careers that are stimulating, well-paying and require little human contact.
The following is a list the most expensive of the sporting events that had the most expensive luxury box suites, from baseball to basketball to football and more.
Colleges and universities are pouring millions into renovating residence halls and freshening up cafeteria food. Administrators believe it can give them an edge in recruiting top students, while also improving the overall education by improving quality of life.
Bob Bazell, NBC News reports on the first case of mad cow disease to surface in the U.S. in six years. The USDA is assuring consumers there is no danger of meat from the California dairy cow entering the food chain.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports the details of the first mad cow discovery in six years.
As baseball players are traded, bought, or signed as free agents, they leave behind homes and need new ones. Click ahead to see some of these high-profile houses.
The settings for favorite TV shows can often become as familiar as the characters themselves, but their details usually remain a mystery. Not anymore!
TripAdvisor looked at the busiest U.S. airports and user-generated reviews to see which ones were rated the best by the general flying public.