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Apple Park sparks huge rise in property values

Innovation is great but having it as a neighbor can be a mixed blessing.<p>Silicon Valley counties are reporting soaring property values thanks to a tech sector boom led by Apple and Google, who have spent the last few years buying huge swaths of land to build new headquarters.<p>In Santa Clara County, …

Silicon Valley

Tech exec Scott McNealy lists Palo Alto home for record price; includes ice rink, spa, safe room

LOS ALTOS HILLS<p>ATHERTON<p>WOODSIDE<p>HILLSBOROUGH<p>PIEDMONT<p>A Palo Alto home with an asking price $66.8 million more than the city's previous record home sale is raising eyebrows.<p>The hillside home could catapult the city's record to new heights with an asking price of $96.8 million. Scott McNealy, who …

Real Estate

ROCK’N’ROLL DECEMBER BY GEMMA REYNOLDS

Another adverse effect of high home prices: Fewer babies

Forget about a baby boom — rising home prices appear to be causing many would-be parents to think twice before expanding their family.<p>An additional …

New Poll: 46 percent of Bay Area residents plan to move

A new poll shows that more than half of Bay Area residents think the region is going in the wrong direction, so much so that many plan on leaving the …

Check out some of the places Bay Area residents are moving to

With nearly as many people (especially Millennials) moving away from the crowded and expensive Bay Area as those moving into the crowded and …

Home prices outside San Francisco, Silicon Valley soaring

Video<p>SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - Bay Area home prices continue to climb.<p>It's not just San Francisco or Silicon Valley anymore, but a growing number of …

People are fleeing Silicon Valley for Nevada, Texas and Idaho, report finds

<i>Click here if you are unable to view this gallery on a mobile device.</i><p>The heart of the nation’s tech sector, the astronomically expensive Santa Clara …

Economist: Bay Area, Silicon Valley boom will continue, but housing woes will worsen

SAN JOSE — Silicon Valley will continue to boom for the foreseeable future, helping to spur a strong economy throughout the Bay Area, but the …

People Are Selling Their Homes For Bitcoin Now

“As a realtor ... I thought, isn’t it time to offer something in crypto?”<p>If you're one of the tens of people in the world out there thinking, “You know, there just aren't enough options for the average blockchain enthusiast/house hunter looking to convert $2 million worth of non-state-backed …

Shaq Is Selling His $28 Million Superman-Themed Mansion. Here’s A Peek Inside

Amenities include an diesel truck aquarium and ancient Egypt room.<p>Shaquille O’Neal’s $28 million waterfront estate hit the market Thursday and, yes, …

Instant Pot recipes everyone should know: Hard-boiled eggs, rotisserie chicken and more

You already know that the Instant Pot can be used to make a wide range of dishes, but there's more than just stew, chili and soup. You can make hard-"boiled" eggs, bread, cake and "rotisserie" chicken in the wonder cooker, too.<p>Pressure cooked hard-boiled eggs<p>In a pressure cooker you can't …

Don’t feel the pressure to fit in

The Passion of Jordan Peterson

Is this middle-aged Canadian college professor the philosopher our times need—or a dangerous anti-PC provocateur in tweed clothing?<p>“WHAT <i>AM</i> I EXACTLY?”<p>Here in a guest cottage at the summit of a high hill in northern California, the tenth stop on a three-continent tour to promote his new book, <i>12</i> …

very disturbing double homicide in tennessee - CNN iReport

The animals pictured below car-jacked then raped Christopher Newsom, cut off his penis, set him on fire and fatally shot him several times while they forced his girlfriend, Channon Christian, to watch. An even more cruel fate awaited her! <br>Channon Christian was beaten and gang-raped in many ways for …

Taylor Swift Sells Off-Market in Beverly Hills

Location:Beverly Hills, Calif.Price:$4 millionSize:2,826 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms plus one-bed/one-bath guest cottage<p>We first caught …

Real Estate

How to Stop All Sites from Asking You to Allow Push Notifications [Firefox]

There are some elements that I find the most annoying on the web. Autoplay videos or ads, popups, websites whining about ad blockers and then showing …

Yum!

Home Values Are Rising by $800 a Day in San Jose

Typical U.S. homeowners are gaining more than $50 of equity in their homes during every eight-hour workday, according to an analysis from Zillow. …

The best Stockholm areas according to Airbnb users

Short-term rental site Airbnb has revealed the Stockholm locations that received the best reviews from its users in 2017, and the results show …

Extremadura – Did you know?

No trip to Spain would be complete without a visit to Extremadura, a combination of old Spain, rich culture and foodie paradise<p>Trujillo - Image (c) …

extremadura

Veterans Affairs Secretary Is Latest to Go as Trump Shakes Up Cabinet

WASHINGTON — After weeks of uncertainty atop the Department of Veterans Affairs, President Trump dismissed its secretary, David J. Shulkin, on Wednesday and announced he would replace him with the White House physician, Dr. Ronny L. Jackson, a rear admiral in the Navy.<p>If confirmed, Dr. Jackson, a …

Donald Trump

Fairfield villa with 100-car garage and its own 1950s diner listed for $12.9 million

Looking for a home where you can lead a life of luxury—and house your fleet of cars?<p>Villa De Madre in Fairfield, listed for $12.9 million, offers all the hallmarks of a big deal estate with a 24,000-square-foot villa, a four-bedroom caretaker's cottage and two car barns that fit up to 100 …

Living Rooms

Income needed to buy a home in San Jose soars $19K in three months

“You guys suffer from limited supply maybe more than any other place in the country”<p>Mortgage company HSH Associates released another of its quarterly surveys estimating how much money a potential homebuyer should earn before attempting a foray into the real estate market in most major cities. …

Wrap up warm: Snow and wind on the way for parts of Sweden

Drivers were told to be prepared for snow and strong winds on Monday.

Trump signs budget deal ending shutdown

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump greets 3 American detainees freed by North Korea Trump called Blankenship after Senate primary loss: report …

Ultimativer Coffee Cake mit Crème fraîche & Walnuss-Streuseln

Mit Superlativen gehe ich sparsam um, aber dieser Coffee Cake hat das «Ultimativ» mehr als verdient. Er ist sooooo köstlich! Was ist ein Coffee Cake? …

Chief of staff Kelly suggests undocumented immigrants who didn't sign up for DACA were 'too afraid' or 'too lazy'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> White House chief of staff John Kelly suggested Tuesday that some undocumented immigrants were "too afraid" or "too lazy" to sign up for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.<p>"There are 690,000 official DACA registrants and the President sent over what amounts to be …

Immigration

Olympics: Ivanka Trump to attend closing ceremony

<b>Ivanka Trump is expected to travel to South Korea for the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics.</b><p>The White House confirmed to BBC News that the first daughter will lead the US delegation in Pyeongchang.<p>She will also reportedly attend several of the sporting events leading up to the closing …

North Korea