China is planting more vineyards as producers in France and California struggle to keep up.
Twitter boosted the estimated share price of its highly-anticipated IPO to between $23 and $25.
Amid furious debate, California’s largest casino in Rohnert Park is ready to start dealing cards Tuesday.
A federal jury Wednesday found that Countrywide – acquired by Bank of America — defrauded mortgage firms.
Wells Fargo, the biggest US mortgage lender, said it would cut 925 jobs due to a decline in home refinancing.
Corporate raider Carl Icahn said he has taken a “large position” in Apple, calling the tech giant “extremely undervalued.”
Bank of America may face civil charges over its mortgage products during the financial crisis.
Social networking giant Facebook Wednesday briefly breached its 2012 IPO price of $38 a share.
San Francisco-based Wells Fargo Bank has deposed a Chinese firm to become the world’s largest bank.
The Bay Area — specifically the East Bay — is leading the way as the national housing market rebounds.
George Zimmer, whose raspy voice famously guaranteed how good men would look in his suits, is out of a job.
A former executive with The Wine Tasting Network is a wanted man after he failed to show up in federal court Monday.
The extra-large serving of proposed restrictions is aimed at placating The City’s restaurants.
The rush to mobile has put the squeeze on Zynga, forcing hundreds of layoffs and the closure of several studios.
Apple’s Tim Cook faced pointed question from a House committee over “sham” subsidiaries and offshore tax strategies.
Yahoo! scheduled a news conference Monday amid reports it was in talks for a billion-dollar acquisition of Tumblr.
California accuses the Wall Street bank of illegally abusing and harassing credit-card customers with lawsuits.
Palo Alto-based electric car maker Tesla posted its first-ever profit of $11 million in the first quarter.
The Chron premieres its new site with paid content this weekend, but will readers fork over $12/month for more C.W. Nevius?
It is a sober day for college students and cheap winos throughout the Golden State.
Paxti’s Chicago Pizza, famous for their deep dish pizzas, reaches deep in its pockets to settle unpaid Healthy SF fees.
Turns out Sean Penn is to SF foodies as Bono is to Africa: saving the world, one drinking hole at a time.
Popular car-sharing service Zipcar is being bought by Avis Budget in a deal worth $500 milion.
SOMA startup Lit says they have 500 pre-orders for their futuristic, electric, gyroscopically-balanced motorcycle.
Much to our chagrin, Diet Pepsi’s new mix of ingredients is not expected to improve its taste.
After much excitement last year and a hyped public offering from Groupon, the main players are now focusing on saving money themselves.
The company that started as a single gym in San Leandro is expected to fetch $2 billion on the auction market.
Goldman Sachs got hit with a deadline and a threatened boycott by the Oakland City Council Tuesday night.
The new J.C. Penney planned for downtown on Market Street gives you more options on where to shop with your grandma.
After losing at the state level, Amazon tries to reclaim sales tax dollars through local goverment. It’s sneaky, low and legal.
A California company that makes body scanners is doing quite well for itself, and it doesn’t care if you hate them.
ArtAround SF wants to hook up your smartphone with with a living map of The City’s legendary street art.
Payday loan companies are facing pressure from Santa Clara County and San Jose to get out of town.
Out-of-state corporations are opposing a bill that would close a loophole and make them pony up for middle-income college students’ tuition.
Best Buy’s closing of two Bay Area stores comes after a $1.7 billion loss and a messy breakup with their CEO.
Home Depot is hoping ’3′ is the magic number for their latest application to build a new store in The City’s Bayview District.
California winemakers may have hip hoppers Drake and Trey Songz to thank for a record year of wine sales.
Salmon lovers rejoice – Bay Area fishermen are baiting up for what should be the best salmon season since 2005.
Oakland’s most famous establishment of higher education has fallen on not so high times.
San Jose is taking a large yet predictable step in defending its (self proclaimed) title – “Capital of Silicon Valley.”
It’s all sad puppy eyes as we blow a slobbery kiss “goodbye” to Wonder Dog’s Fillmore office.
The most expensive home in San Francisco can be yours for just $38.5 million. And it’s not even finished yet.
President Obama signed an unemployment extension bill today that also slashes the maximum length of benefits by six months.
Tech giant Google has grown larger and faster than most companies even dream of, and they’re not about to slow down.
The long-faltering Metreon is hoping for a second chance, and with Saturday’s unveiling of its newly renovated interiors, it may just get one.
Ever wanted to open a business in The City? What if it took two years of jumping through planning department hoops?
The third week in May. Circle that sucker now if you sell luxury cars, watercraft, or anything else that indulges extravagant lifestyles.
Even before deciding if they want regular or sparkling water, diners at Palo Alto’s Calafia Cafe have to decide — Presto or human?
Little birdies have whistled to both Engadget and CNet that AT&T has flipped the switch on its brand-new, high-speed 4G LTE wireless network across the Bay Area.
Have you ever gone Black Friday shopping? Eager shoppers line up outside of big–box retailers and wait for hours on end for door-buster discounts on everything from laptops to lollipops.
Put away those Bon Appétit crab recipes — it looks like the Bay Area Dungeness crab season has been delayed until further notice.
A resurgence of Web startups is once again taking over The City’s South of Market neighborhood.
Dimes and quarters. That’s what City grocery and retail shoppers would fork up if new plastic bag ban legislation is approved.
Get the butter. Get the lemon. Ready, set…craccccck!…
The promise of sweet, sweet Dungeness crab is just around the bend, as news arrives today that the local commercial crab season will commence on Tuesday.
However, we may have to
In response to wailing public outcry, Bank of America is pulling a “Netflix” and axing the $5 debit card fee they had planned to implement next year.
In recent months, Netflix has become like your childhood bestie who went to university and decided to reinvent herself in all the worse ways. First it was the bad facelift, then the fallout with Starz, increased prices and the announcement…