A panel of federal judges has rejected Gov. Jerry Brown’s attempt to circumvent its long-standing order for reducing California’s prison population.
Lowe’s plans to expand its California presence with an acquisition of Sears spinoff Orchard Supply Hardware Stores for about $205 million in cash.
An Oregon company is recalling a frozen berry mix sold to Costco and Harris Teeter stores after the product was linked to at least 34 hepatitis A illnesses in five states.
The number of California homes entering the foreclosure process has plunged to a more-than-seven-year low as the state housing market continues to improve.
Six automakers including Toyota, Honda and Nissan, are recalling nearly 3.4 million older-model vehicles worldwide in a massive effort to fix defective air bags made by the same parts company.
It’s no secret that Apple wants to get into the living room by making its own TV set, and there have been plenty of rumors and reports about how and when it’s going to happen.
An empty Elk Grove shopping center is a reminder of how hard the city was hit during the recession; but city leaders say they have taken steps to bring back business and it’s paying off.
Free iPhone and iPad apps from Apple’s App Store pose a larger privacy risk than free apps from Google.
Apple CEO Tim Cook sought to assure shareholders Wednesday that the company is working on some “great stuff” that may help reverse a sharp decline in its stock price.
New figures show U.S. wine exports grew for the third consecutive year in 2012, setting a record of $1.43 billion in revenue, the San Francisco-based Wine Institute said Thursday.
Sacramento’s Town & Country Village is getting a major facelift in the form of three superstores taking up shop at the struggling shopping center.
Two years ago the Call Kurtis team exposed how some customers nationwide were shorted when returning items using gift receipts at Walmart. Walmart insists its policy is to give you the full price the gift-giver paid, but this past holiday season, we checked to see if their stores are following their own policy.
The 2012 Christmas Book was unveiled today by luxury retailer Neiman Marcus in Dallas.
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.
The 2012 North American International Auto Show is under way in Detroit. Here is a look at some of the new cars expected to hit showrooms this year.
Who knows if the economy will improve in 2012? But there is some bright money news. Some things will cost less this year. DealNews.com put together a list of ten items that will likely be cheaper in 2012.
With the down economy and the rising value of some goods (and creatures), thieves are targeting some odd items to sell for a quick buck. Here is a list of the top 5 Weird Things People Are Stealing from TIME/Moneyland.
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.
Every year, toy makers and sellers hope there will be a runaway hit toy to help spur excitement around the holidays and boost sales. Toys R Us is betting that 15 toys ranging from a flying, inflatable remote-control fish to tiny collectible monsters will be big hits this season.