I’m often on the edge of despairing over California’s pinot noir producers’ refusal to back down on making massive blockbuster wines with none of finesse they always promise on their labels and websites.
A neighborhood bistro on the cable- car line, a Greek restaurant in Silicon Valley and a pizza bar in Redwood City are among 83 San Francisco area establishments honored today by Michelin for serving good-value, quality food.
A former Bank of America Corp. executive whose work on mortgage bonds is the subject of regulator and Justice Department lawsuits was hired by U.S.- backed Fannie Mae months after the claims began to surface.
Cristobal Sustaita didn’t know about the pipeline running underground near his West Texas home until it erupted into a fireball in 1976, burning to death five people including his wife and 20-month old son.
Vintage Wine Estates, based in Santa Rosa, California, said it bought Clos Pegase Winery in the northern Napa Valley, adding to properties it owns in the state including Windsor Vineyards, Girard Winery and Ray’s Station.
Patricia Wiggins, a former California state senator who represented Napa County from 2006 to 2010 and was an advocate for winegrowers in the region, died yesterday in Santa Rosa after a long illness, the Napa Valley Register said, citing her family.
Bank of America Corp.’s $8.5 billion settlement with mortgage-bond investors is being considered by a New York judge two years after the lender struck the deal to resolve claims over home loans bundled into securities.