The gig: Chris Simms, 40, is chief executive and founder of the Huntington Beach-based Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar chain. The casual dining company, founded in 2003, has 16 locations, with plans to open three more by year's end. Simms employs 2,000 people and aims to increase profit and revenue about...
Ari Taymor's 3-year-old restaurant Alma basks in the kind of acclaim most young chefs can barely begin to fathom.
Job growth in California continued to hum along in June as employers added 22,900 nonfarm payroll positions from the previous month.
Los Angeles fashion firm Guess Inc., known for its tight jeans and beach babe models, is replacing co-founder Paul Marciano with a new chief executive from outside the company.
Real estate agents saddled with luxury homes often use creative strategies to sell them, hiring helicopters and throwing elaborate fetes, calling in favors from top chefs and wealthy friends and advertising in elite magazines.
Starbucks Corp. is leading more than a dozen companies in an effort to hire 100,000 young workers with “systemic barriers to jobs and education” in the next three years.
Rayni and Branden Williams spent months lining up a director, cast and crew for their "lifestyle film."
U.S. investors have few direct links to the flagging Chinese stock market, but the indirect fallout from the plunge in the Asian giant's benchmark index could be protracted and painful for parts of the U.S. economy, experts said.