| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:09 PM
In a new legal challenge, financial industry opponents of the city of Richmond's plan to seize underwater home loans call the gambit a disguised attempt to profit at the expense of everyday investors.
Richmond is threatening to use eminent domain to...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:46 PM
If you take our federal and state energy authorities at their word, you just might be convinced that the $410-million penalty dropped Tuesday on JPMorgan Chase for manipulating energy markets in California and the Midwest is a big deal.
| Aug 15, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Redlands police began distributing warning letters Thursday to local businesses, advising them that the sale and use of toxic, synthetic chemical drugs known as “Spice” and “bath salts” will be banned in the city.
In the wake...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 7:54 AM
David H. Murdock, chairman and chief executive of Dole Food Co. in Westlake Village, is taking the produce company private in a deal valued at $1.21 billion.
The Los Angeles billionaire will pay $13.50 a share in cash for all the outstanding shares of...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:48 PM
The Dole Food Co. agreed Monday to sell all its remaining shares to the company's chairman and chief executive, David H. Murdock, taking the Westlake Village produce giant private in a sweetened deal valued at $1.2 billion.
The 90-year-old Los Angeles...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 8:53 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Throughout the week, Jim Furyk had gently chided reporters for asking about his flameout at last year's U.S. Open.
Not making cuts at this year's U.S. and British Opens only added to the story line.
So after bogeys on Nos. 17...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Tribune Co. has agreed to purchase 19 television stations owned by Local TV Holdings in a $2.73-billion deal that is expected to make Tribune the largest television station group in the country.
Tribune and Local TV Holdings said early Monday that...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:07 PM
WASHINGTON — Signaling that the recovery is still fragile, the Federal Reserve stunned financial markets and many experts by delaying a pullback in its massive stimulus program and then downgrading its outlook for economic growth.
| Sep 18, 2013
| 7:13 AM
WASHINGTON -- Is it taper time for the Federal Reserve?
That's the key question as the financial and economic worlds await the end of the central bank's policymaking meeting Wednesday and Fed Chairman Ben S. Bernanke's quarterly news conference.
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp., an investment shell company founded by longtime media heavyweights Harry Sloan and Jeff Sagansky, plans to raise $250 million through an initial public offering.
Silver Eagle said it would sell 25 million shares at $10 a...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 9:07 AM
When lawyers for the city of Los Angeles took Deutsche Bank to court two years ago, they decried the world’s-fourth largest bank as among the city’s worst slumlords and sought hundreds of millions of dollars in penalties and restitution.