FBI investigating Berkeley wine store Premier Cru, trustee says
 
Posted: 8 Feb 2016, 9:48 am
The FBI has begun investigating Berkeley wine store Premier Cru as part of its bankruptcy proceedings, an attorney for the trustee overseeing case said on Friday, the Bay Area News Group reports. Premier Cru, in the news recently for a rash of lawsuits alleging it was running a "wine pyramid scheme," had previously shut its doors and become an online-only retailer before filing for bankruptcy in mid-January. At least 10 investors have sued Premier Cru since November 2014, saying they only received?

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Nation's largest wine retailer opens its first Bay Area store this week
 
Posted: 8 Feb 2016, 9:45 am
Huge wine retailer Total Wine & More will open its first Bay Area store in Fremont on Feb. 11, and has plans to open another store in Mountain View later this year, the retailer said this week. Total Wine's closest store before this was in Sacramento, but it is the country's largest independent retailer of fine wine, beer and spirits, and has stores in 18 states. It will now open in Pacific Plaza Shopping Center on Boscell Road in Fremont, at the site previously occupied by Staples. READ MORE: California?

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A fan's eye view of Super Bowl Day (slideshow)
 
Posted: 8 Feb 2016, 9:31 am
Silicon Valley Business Journal reporter Jody Meacham went to the big game at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. He travelled with Denver and Carolina fans on VTA and caught the game in the stands. In his slideshow, he shows a fan's-eye view of the game, right up until the very end.

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S.F.'s StubHub to take over Sixers ticket sales
 
Posted: 8 Feb 2016, 9:16 am
In a deal that moves one of the biggest names in secondary ticketing into primary sales, StubHub.com, the San Francisco-based online marketplace, is becoming the official ticketing partner of the Philadelphia 76ers. Sister publication the Sports Business Journal reports the 16-year-old ticket resale website will take control of the team's entire ticketing process starting with the 2016-17 season. Sixers fans will be able to purchase tickets from the team and other ticket-holders trying to unload?

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