| Nov 3, 2013
| 9:51 PM
SACRAMENTO — Tony Russo had a multimillion-dollar problem.
The Republican consultant and his team had raised piles of cash to use in California politics as last November's election approached. But a wrinkle in state law meant he couldn't spend...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Thanks to the tenacity of the Fair Political Practices Commission, the names are now dribbling out of the campaign donors who secretly supported an anti-union measure and opposed a desperately needed tax increase on last year's California ballot.
| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:13 PM
The stock market staged its best rally of the year as lawmakers inched toward a deal that would temporarily stave off a government debt default.
The Dow Jones industrial average surged 323.09 points after congressional Republicans proposed increasing...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:50 AM
The Walt Disney Co. has recommended that its investors reject an offer from TRC Capital Corp. to purchase shares of the Burbank entertainment company's stock at a price that is below their market value.
Investment firm TRC made the unsolicited mini-...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 7:35 PM
Webb Simpson maintained a four-stroke lead Saturday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, birdieing four of the last seven holes at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas.
Simpson shot a four-under 67 to reach 19 under. He opened with rounds of 64 and 63....
| Oct 20, 2013
| 10:44 PM
Webb Simpson cruised to victory Sunday at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas, pulling away for a six-stroke win in the second event of the PGA Tour's new wraparound season.
Winning for the first time since the 2012 U.S. Open, Simpson closed with a five-under-...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 6:41 AM
Americans rely heavily on 401(k)s to fund their hoped-for retirements, but many people find the plans bewildering and aren’t sure they’re making the right investment choices.
That’s the upshot of a new survey by Charles Schwab Corp.,...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Three office buildings in Mission Viejo and Newport Beach have sold in two transactions that, combined, industry observers valued at more than $90 million as investor demand for Orange County commercial properties heats up.
The sales to large national...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Each morning this week has brought a new batch of revealing details about what brought down MF Global, the trading firm run by former U.S. senator and Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Jon Corzine. Since the firm declared bankruptcy Monday morning,......
| Jul 26, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Will Oprah finance the new debt ceiling?...
| May 31, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Here's your tell-it-to-the-Marines Tuesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Consumers just can't get a fix on how they feel about the economy. Last week came word that we're feeling a bit more upbeat. Now comes the Conference......