Mattress Firm is buying The Sleep Train Inc. for $425 million to help bolster its position in the specialty retail bedding industry.
New construction, it’s something people in several Sacramento areas haven’t seen in years. But there’s light at the end of the tunnel for one neighborhood.
Lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would make California the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
CalVet withdrew approval at all California campuses mid-quarter. This is the latest hit to for-profit colleges, and it’s left some military veterans scrambling.
A local college will close its doors after it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, but despite this, they still have an option to finish their education.
The owner of the restaurant, Abe Alizadeh, is known for founding a restaurant empire in the region, but he has also had a bad financial track record. More than 70 Jack In The Box restaurants he owned closed after he declared bankruptcy over millions of dollars he owed in unpaid taxes.
Amazon is looking for workers to fill more than 200 full-time positions at its fulfillment facility in Tracy.
Businesses in California’s wine capital are mopping up thousands of dollars in high-end vintages and sweeping glass from ghostly downtown streets that officials hope will soon bustle again with tourists following the San Francisco Bay Area’s strongest earthquake in 25 years.
The co-owner of a Northern California slaughterhouse accused of processing cows with cancer while U.S. livestock inspectors took lunch breaks has pleaded guilty to a federal criminal charge.
Depending solely on the rains to either yield a good rice crop or leave their fields dry and barren, farmers in this village in northeastern Thailand, the country’s poorest region, led a precarious and back-breaking existence.
Officials at a California slaughterhouse behind a massive beef recall have been indicted on criminal charges.
Forbes released its 28th World’s Billionaires issue on Monday. Here’s the top 10. You can find the rest of the list on Forbes.com
Electronic Entertainment Expo kicked off today at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Early Saturday morning, a private company is set to make history by launching a supply ship to the International Space Station. Here’s a look at the mission preps and what Space X and NASA expect the mission to look like.
Advertising is supposed to make you WANT a product. But some time, the claims go too far. Here are a few products over the years that have made false, misleading, or unsubstantiated claims…and got caught! It does not include the dozens of diet pills that have been fined for making false claims.
Apple now has strict policies on which applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch are approved for their App Store. But some risque or offensive apps have made it through the approval process, while others were rejected before getting to market. Here’s a look at a few of the most controversial apps.
Facebook, populated by at least 500 million users, has been both a source of innovation, controversy and fascination.
Has it really been 30 years since Steve Wosniak & Steve Jobs sold off Jobs’ VW van to raise money and launch a company? Yes, it has, and if you don’t believe it, just check out some of the higlights.