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  • 99 Cents Only chain lays off 160 workers

    99 Cents Only chain lays off 160 workers
    99 Cents Only Stores Inc. has laid off about 160 workers as the company sought to streamline costs and stay competitive. No stores will be closed and no employers or managers at any of the chain's 332 stores were affected in Tuesday's move, according to...
  • Pinterest pins down $225 million in funding, valued at $3.8 billion

    Pinterest pins down $225 million in funding, valued at $3.8 billion
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Pinterest has secured a $225-million round of funding that values the company at $3.8 billion. With the funding led by Fidelity Investments, Pinterest becomes one of the most valuable privately held consumer Internet companies even...
  • Anaheim man pleads guilty to selling thousands of fake Kohl's coupons

    Anaheim man pleads guilty to selling thousands of fake Kohl's coupons
    An Anaheim man pleaded guilty Thursday to producing and selling tens of thousands of fake Kohl's coupons in a months-long scheme that netted him about $93,000, federal officials said. Boi Quoc Vo, 30, pleaded guilty to one count of trafficking in...
  • Putting Yelp in their rear-review mirror

    If readers of my Saturday column about Yelp were to write a review of the crowd-sourced website, it might read something like this: Yelp is a complete and utter fraud. The reviews are too self-centered, not trustworthy and half the time really don't...
  • 2013 TV upfronts: Univision showcases El Rey, 'Gossip Girl Acapulco'

    2013 TV upfronts: Univision showcases El Rey, 'Gossip Girl Acapulco'
    NEW YORK -- Univision intends to remain the king. The nation's largest Spanish-language media company, Univision Communications, on Tuesday said it has made a financial investment in the planned El Rey cable channel owned by Hollywood director Robert...
  • Pac-12 football has great marketing, but it needs championships

    Pac-12 football has great marketing, but it needs championships
    Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott and his coffee-addled band of football coaches made their final whistle stop in Los Angeles on Friday after an exhaustive East Coast publicity tour that included everything but a round-table sit-down with Charlie Rose....
  • Fall Fun on Fremont

    Fall Fun on Fremont
    Has there ever been an international bestseller in more dire need of a good spanking? This fall, a hilarious parody at the Golden Nugget puts “Fifty Shades of Grey” in its place with “Spank! The Musical” — the sendup it was...
  • Radical Redesigns

    Radical Redesigns
    It’s an ongoing dilemma for carmakers: How long can a given model last before it needs refreshing? How long until you have to junk it altogether in favor of something completely new?  If you do decide to retire a familiar brand, you risk...
  • Farmers Markets: In Lancaster, uncertified but top quality

    Farmers Markets: In Lancaster, uncertified but top quality
    At many Southern California certified farmers markets, the vendors may comply with agricultural regulations but still offer only mediocre produce and may never have actually set foot on a farm. Paradoxically, the Antelope Valley Winery farmers market in...
  • Farmers Markets: State oversight funding in jeopardy

    Farmers Markets: State oversight funding in jeopardy
    Funding for the state certified farmers market program will likely expire at the end of December as a result of legislative maneuvering in Sacramento. The interruption may be just a month or so, and farmers markets would continue to exist during that...
  • When caller ID gets spoofed

    When caller ID gets spoofed
    Ed Stoecker's brief, unintended and unhappy stint as a telemarketer occurred recently when he spent several days receiving angry calls from people who didn't appreciate his bothering them. "They all saw my number on their caller ID screen," Stoecker,...