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Wells Fargo CEO takes home $830,000 in restricted stock

Wells Fargo CEO takes home $830,000 in restricted stock

Wells Fargo & Co. Chairman and Chief Executive John Stumpf received $830,000 worth of restricted stock as part of his compensation in 2015, though his total pay from last year has not yet been disclosed, a regulatory [Read entire story]

Lucas Museum has "resparked" interest in Bay Area, says interviewer

Lucas Museum has "resparked" interest in Bay Area, says interviewer

There may be some new clues that the George Lucas Museum is considering Oakland's bid to house the institution, with a TV interviewer saying Thursday night that interest in the Bay Area location has been [Read entire story]

San Francisco’s 9 most affordable neighborhoods for housing

San Francisco's 9 most affordable neighborhoods for housing

San Francisco may be the priciest housing market in the country, but some neighborhoods are less expensive than others. Here are the most affordable neighborhoods in San Francisco, ranked by median sales price and the [Read entire story]

San Francisco’s 8 most luxurious neighborhoods for housing

San Francisco's 8 most luxurious neighborhoods for housing

San Francisco's red-hot housing market is unlikely to cool soon, according to real estate firm Paragon. Here are the most luxurious neighborhoods in San Francisco, ranked by price per average square foot. In the [Read entire story]

No sign of a slowdown: The most and least affordable Bay Area cities for home owners and renters

No sign of a slowdown: The most and least affordable Bay Area cities for home owners and renters

Bay Area real estate is booming and unlikely to see a significant cooling any time soon, particularly in the white-hot cities of Oakland and San Francisco. That's one takeaway from San Francisco-based real estate firm [Read entire story]

Zynga puts San Francisco headquarters up for sale

Zynga puts San Francisco headquarters up for sale

San Francisco-based online gaming company Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA) has put its headquarters in the city up for sale, the company said Tuesday, confirming earlier news reports. Zynga's buildings at 650 Townsend and 699 8th [Read entire story]

Opponents of Warriors’ Mission Bay arena open new front in battle by going after office space (Video)

Opponents of Warriors' Mission Bay arena open new front in battle by going after office space (Video)

The battle over the Mission Bay site selected to house the Golden State Warriors new Chase Center hit another potential roadblock when attorneys for opponents of the arena said Tuesday they had appealed the city's [Read entire story]

Transbay project takes out loan from Goldman Sachs due to higher costs

Transbay project takes out loan from Goldman Sachs due to higher costs

San Francisco's beleaguered Transbay Transit Center has taken on a loan from Goldman Sachs that will cost taxpayers $37 million in charges and fees, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. That amount is part of a $171 [Read entire story]

Port of Oakland reaches deal with bankrupt operator to wind down operations

Port of Oakland reaches deal with bankrupt operator to wind down operations

The Port of Oakland has reached an agreement with bankrupt operator Outer Harbor Terminals that will have it pay two months rent and continue Oakland vessel and cargo operations through March 31, the port said in a [Read entire story]

Here are the cities where Millennials pay the most taxes–and S.F. tops the list

Here are the cities where Millennials pay the most taxes--and S.F. tops the list

A new study from financial advisory firm SmartAsset has found that Millennials in San Francisco pay a whopping 26.84 percent in taxes, the highest rate of any city in the nation. That's because a confluence of high [Read entire story]

Californians buy record number of flood insurance policies as El Niño continues

Californians buy record number of flood insurance policies as El Niño continues

Californians spooked by this year's wet winter and the strongest El Niño on record have purchased more than 55,000 new National Flood Insurance Program Policies, new federal data shows. The Federal Emergency Management [Read entire story]

Local lender Prosper raises rates, citing "turbulent market environment"

Local lender Prosper raises rates, citing "turbulent market environment"

San Francisco-based peer-to-peer lender Prosper Marketplace Inc. has raised the rates it charges borrowers for loans on its lending platform, citing a "turbulent market environment" as an impetus for the change. The [Read entire story]

Pier 70 snags S.F. children’s clothing maker as second tenant in historic development

Pier 70 snags S.F. children's clothing maker as second tenant in historic development

San Francisco clothing firm Tea Collection is the second tenant to ink a lease at San Francisco's $100 million first phase of the Pier 70 development near the Dogpatch neighborhood. The children's clothing company will [Read entire story]

State lawmakers to vote on major health care plan tax hike

State lawmakers to vote on major health care plan tax hike

The California Legislature is likely to pass a health care plan tax this week that will raise $1.27 billion annually, replacing an existing tax that is set to expire in July and raises $270 million less, the Contra Costa [Read entire story]

New attorneys getting frozen out of S.F. by chill in IPO market

New attorneys getting frozen out of S.F. by chill in IPO market

A new report from legal services provider UpCounsel has found that attorney growth in San Francisco has slowed to its lowest rate in a decade, fed by slower business growth and a chilling of the IPO market. Mason Blake, [Read entire story]

Pandora holding talks with possible buyers, report says

Pandora holding talks with possible buyers, report says

Oakland-based media company Pandora has been holding talks with potential suitors who are interested in buying it, the New York Times reported Thursday. Citing sources familiar with the matter, the Times reports that [Read entire story]

Joining Central SoMa gold rush, John Hancock signs off on plan for 32-story residential tower

John Hancock Life Insurance Co. plans to demolish its five-story office building at 95 Hawthorne St. in South of Market and replace it with a 32-story residential tower with 330 units, according to a preliminary [Read entire story]

Joining Central SoMa gold rush, John Hancock signs off on plan for 32-story residential tower

Joining Central SoMa gold rush, John Hancock signs off on plan for 32-story residential tower

John Hancock Life Insurance Co. plans to demolish its five-story office building at 95 Hawthorne St. in South of Market and replace it with a 32-story residential tower with 330 units, according to a preliminary [Read entire story]

Fitbit shares soar on ‘Benioff boost’ as Salesforce CEO takes stake

Fitbit shares soar on 'Benioff boost' as Salesforce CEO takes stake

Salesforce CEO Mark Benioff has taken a 5.3 percent stake in San Francisco-based Fitbit, news that sent shares of the fitness tracking company up more than 5 percent in trading Wednesday. Fitbit (NYSE: FIT) has seen its [Read entire story]

Zenefits lost its biggest client days before CEO resigned

Zenefits lost its biggest client days before CEO resigned

Days before losing its CEO amid a regulatory compliance scandal, San Francisco-based human resources company Zenefits lost its biggest client, the company confirmed Wednesday. Buzzfeed first reported the news late [Read entire story]