Box leases Redwood City office complex where it could move 1,700 workers

09/16/2014 11:23 AM PDT
Box has leased 334,000 square feet in Redwood City, allowing for an expansion of the company's operations in the Bay Area in a location that could contain about 1,700 employees, realty officials said Tuesday. 
09/16/2014 08:19 AM PDT - Federal prosecutors say Alan Tikal, 46, of Brentwood, stole nearly $6 million from homeowners struggling to pay their mortgages during the height of the real estate crisis. Instead of assisting them, as promised, Tikal used the money for personal gain, prosecutors said.  
 
09/15/2014 12:23 PM PDT - Advertised as a path to an affordable retirement, federally insured reverse mortgages are showing signs of a rebound, drawing the scrutiny of regulators seeking to reduce historically high default rates that have cost the government billions.  
 
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09/15/2014 10:45 AM PDT - Marin's largest home has been sold -- an 18,495-square-foot Novato mansion with gold-plated doorknobs and two helicopter landing pads that was once home to a Hollywood star, an embezzler and one of the world's most corrupt officials.  
 
09/11/2014 05:32 PM PDT - Sales are down and price increases are mostly slowing across the Bay Area, as the housing market heads into the fall, according to a report from CoreLogic DataQuick released Thursday.  
 
09/11/2014 06:17 PM PDT - Council votes unanimously Tuesday night to approve the 740-unit project, without cutting number of proposed homes, despite intense opposition to the project  
 
09/10/2014 04:42 PM PDT - Oakley city staff presented six sites that they had evaluated as having the potential for affordable housing development. The state-mandated housing element being considered by the City Council would cover the years from 2014 to 2022.  
 
09/10/2014 06:24 AM PDT - Demolishing the 35-year-old, three-story structure will help make room for Capitol Avenue, envisioned as the downtown's new "Main Street."  
 
09/09/2014 01:04 PM PDT - The City Council voted 4-1 to ratify the housing element, which city officials said is needed to protect the city from the possibility of being sued by the state and losing millions of dollars and local control of certain governmental functions. But before the vote, council members heard from speaker after speaker against any further development in the city.  
 
09/08/2014 12:30 PM PDT - California conservation groups took advantage of depressed property values during the nation's recession to snap up vast swaths of land for public use in the Sierra Nevada region.  
 
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