Clorox makes it easier for big investors to nominate directors
 
Posted: 28 Aug 2015, 5:48 pm
Clorox said Friday that it will make it easier for its large, long-time shareholders to nominate directors for up to 20 percent of the board. The move, which came at the urging of an unidentified Clorox stockholder, is seen as shareholder-friendly. The not-so-fine print: Investors holding at least 3 percent of the company's shares, who have held their stake continously for three or more years, can nominate up to 20 percent of the board. Up to 20 shareholders can aggregate their holdings to reach?

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Zillow vs. Redfin: Is San Francisco's housing market heating or cooling?
 
Posted: 28 Aug 2015, 5:42 pm
The outlook for the Bay Area housing market is a hot topic these days. Zillow drew notice earlier this week with its latest figures that show the national pace of housing appreciation has turned negative for the first time in four years and even dared to say that the white-hot San Francisco market is cooling. In response, Redfin contends that San Francisco's residential real estate is hotter than ever. So who's right? Zillow Chief Economist Svenja Gudell told me Friday that she doesn't take issue?

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Key parts of Floyd Kephart's plan for Raiders, Coliseum City
 
Posted: 28 Aug 2015, 3:15 pm
The plan from developer Floyd Kephart's New City Development LLC for a $1 billion stadium for the Oakland Raiders is at the center of the $4 billion Coliseum City development. Here are how key parts of the Raiders stadium and Coliseum City fit together: Conduit revenue bonds Some $300 million to $400 million in these bonds would be sponsored by the city, but Kephart said the city would not be on the hook to pay off bond investors. That differs from general obligation bonds, which were used by the?

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Players suit up for Raiders, Coliseum City game
 
Posted: 28 Aug 2015, 3:06 pm
A number of people ? some with transparent goals, others with conflicting motivations ? are at the center of a plan to redevelop the East Oakland site that currently houses the Oakland Raiders, Oakland Athletics and Golden State Warriors. See also: ? Will Oakland fumble or score new $1 billion Raiders stadium? ? Key parts of Kephart's plan for Coliseum City, Raiders Here's a look at some of those players: Floyd Kephart: In 10 months, Kephart?s New City Development won an exclusive negotiating?

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