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  • Men's Wearhouse takes bigger bid for Jos. A. Bank to rival's investors

    Men's Wearhouse takes bigger bid for Jos. A. Bank to rival's investors
    Men’s Wearhouse Inc. is upping its bid to buy competitor Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, offering to pay some $1.6 billion for the men’s apparel retailer. The two companies have been trading acquisition attempts, sparked by Jos. A. Bank’s...
  • Sony Pictures appoints Man Jit Singh as new home entertainment head

    Sony Pictures appoints Man Jit Singh as new home entertainment head
    Man Jit Singh has been tapped by Sony Pictures Entertainment to head its home entertainment division, replacing longtime chief David Bishop, whose contract was not renewed by the studio. Singh, whose appointment as president of Sony Pictures Home...
  • Apple pledges to consider adding more women, minorities to board

    Apple pledges to consider adding more women, minorities to board
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Under pressure from shareholders who say the company has too many white men in its upper ranks, Apple has taken a step toward add more female and minority directors to its board. The Cupertino, Calif., company added new language to...
  • Sheriff Baca's retirement brings shock waves, political scrambling

    Sheriff Baca's retirement brings shock waves, political scrambling
    Sheriff Lee Baca’s surprise retirement prompted two parallel furors on Tuesday — among county leaders, who must quickly pick an interim replacement, and among potential candidates who are reassessing a field that was dramatically altered by...
  • Expo Line proves a point: If you build it, people will ride

    Expo Line proves a point: If you build it, people will ride
    People living near the new Expo Line started taking transit more and driving significantly less, a University of Southern California study has found. This study, apparently the first of its kind for a major California transportation project, should be...
  • Darden will spin off or sell Red Lobster, stop expanding Olive Garden

    Darden will spin off or sell Red Lobster, stop expanding Olive Garden
    Darden Restaurants Inc. said it would separate itself from its Red Lobster business while halting expansion at Olive Garden and stopping acquisitions “for the foreseeable future.” Orlando, Fla.-based Darden has struggled recently along...
  • BART strike: investigation of fatal accident could take months

    BART strike: investigation of fatal accident could take months
    The investigation into the deaths of two maintenance workers who were struck and killed by a Bay Area Rapid Transit train during a routine track inspection could take a year or longer, a federal investigator told reporters Sunday. “We will be...
  • BART workers gather for vigil for those killed in train accident

    BART workers gather for vigil for those killed in train accident
    Walnut Creek, Calif.--On Sunday evening, more than 100 Bay Area Rapid Transit employees gathered for a candlelight vigil to remember two workers who were struck and killed over the weekend by a commuter train while conducting a track inspection.  ...
  • Wal-Mart gets a new CEO: Doug McMillon replaces Mike Duke

    Wal-Mart gets a new CEO: Doug McMillon replaces Mike Duke
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s board members on Monday elected a new chief executive and president to replace Mike Duke, 63. Doug McMillon, 47, is scheduled to take the reins on Feb. 1, the company said, about four years after Duke stepped into the...
  • Wal-Mart to get new CEO; Doug McMillon to replace Mike Duke

    Wal-Mart to get new CEO; Doug McMillon to replace Mike Duke
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s board members Monday elected a new chief executive and president to succeed Mike Duke, 63, in a transition that had been rumored for months as the retailer struggled with slow sales growth. Doug McMillon, 47, is scheduled to...
  • Rumored Microsoft CEO candidate gets promoted at Qualcomm

    Rumored Microsoft CEO candidate gets promoted at Qualcomm
    There appears to be no better way to get your current company to show just how much it loves you than by becoming the source of rumors that you're in the running to be the next CEO of Microsoft.  On Thursday came word via Bloomberg that Qualcomm Chief...