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  • Republican mayor of Fresno enters state controller race

    Republican mayor of Fresno enters state controller race
    SACRAMENTO -- Two-term Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin is launching a bid for state controller, her campaign announced Wednesday. Swearengin, a Republican, injects the GOP into a race that has so far been an intra-party battle between two high-profile...
  • 'Real Housewives' stars plead guilty to fraud charges in N.J.

    'Real Housewives' stars plead guilty to fraud charges in N.J.
    Two stars of the reality television show “Real Housewives of New Jersey” face the reality of prison after pleading guilty on Tuesday to federal charges of committing a long-running financial fraud. Teresa and Giuseppe “Joe”...
  • High court extends whistle-blower protections to contract workers

    High court extends whistle-blower protections to contract workers
    WASHINGTON — Outside accountants and lawyers who reveal fraud and wrongdoing at publicly traded companies are protected as whistle-blowers just as employees are, the Supreme Court ruled, expanding the reach of an anti-fraud law passed in the wake of...
  • Fans may strike out in battle over Dodgers' new TV home

    Fans may strike out in battle over Dodgers' new TV home
    Clayton Kershaw's arm and Yasiel Puig's antics aren't the only things Dodgers fans will be worrying about come opening day. Hundreds of thousands could miss out on watching their team on television this season because of a skirmish between its new TV...
  • Oscar night no gala for film, TV workers hit by runaway production

    Oscar night no gala for film, TV workers hit by runaway production
    Tom Capizzi is going to Hollywood Sunday night for the 86th Academy Awards, but not in a limo or a tux. Instead, he will be protesting near the Dolby Theatre, hoisting a green sign saying "Chase Talent Not Subsidies." Capizzi will be among hundreds of...
  • Two men are accused of running $110-million Ponzi scheme

    FBI agents arrested the owners of a now-closed Southern California real estate investment firm on an indictment accusing them of using the business to run a Ponzi scheme that cost victims more than $110 million. John Packard, 63, of Long Beach and...
  • Coping with the sudden rise and rapid fall of products, industries

    When asked how he went bankrupt, a character in Ernest Hemingway's novel "The Sun Also Rises" replies: "Two ways. Gradually and then suddenly." This neat summation of how business failure creeps up on victims is quoted in "Big Bang Disruption:...
  • In San Bernardino, new mayor banks on his political inexperience

    In San Bernardino, new mayor banks on his political inexperience
    Sitting in a spare office on the sixth floor of City Hall, a sweeping view of San Bernardino behind him, the incoming mayor paused a conversation and picked up a ringing phone. It was somebody wanting to know what time the office closed. "I don't...
  • Bitcoin irony watch: Mt. Gox seeks protection of -- eek! -- government

    Bitcoin irony watch: Mt. Gox seeks protection of -- eek! -- government
    The libertarian streak among bitcoin fanciers will be hard to kill, but at the moment it's certainly crippled. That's because bitcoin's onetime market leader, the Mt. Gox exchange, today filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan. Of course it's not...
  • Mt. Gox files for bankruptcy as 850,000 bitcoins go missing

    Mt. Gox files for bankruptcy as 850,000 bitcoins go missing
    Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox announced Friday that it has filed for bankruptcy protection, admitting that it had lost 850,000 bitcoins. "There was some weakness in the system, and the bitcoins have disappeared. I apologize for causing trouble," said Mt. Gox...
  • LAFD's speed hiring and 5 must-read headlines

    LAFD's speed hiring and 5 must-read headlines
    The Los Angeles Fire Department has begun hiring for the first time since 2009, and there is tremendous demand for a job with the agency. You’d think the city would be able to select the very best candidates -- the ones with the highest test scores,...