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  • List unmasks secret donors to California initiative campaigns

    List unmasks secret donors to California initiative campaigns
    This post has been corrected and updated. A state investigation into a network of nonprofit groups that funneled $11 million into initiative campaigns in California last year has revealed the identities of dozens of previously hidden donors to the...
  • June retail sales rise 4.1%; biggest jump since January

    June retail sales rise 4.1%; biggest jump since January
    A welcome trinity of factors -- perkier job prospects, summer temperatures and more affordable prices -- helped retail sales in June beat expectations. Same-store sales at shops open at least a year -- a measure that strips out the volatility of...
  • Wal-Mart, Target, U.S. brands set Bangladesh factory safety plan

    Wal-Mart, Target, U.S. brands set Bangladesh factory safety plan
    A group of 17 American retailers, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Target Corp. and Macy’s Inc., have signed on to a five-year agreement to help improve safety at garment factories in Bangladesh. The accord is separate from a legally binding plan...
  • California probe of campaign donations sheds light on 'dark money'

    California probe of campaign donations sheds light on 'dark money'
    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...
  • American art collectors ripe for study

    American art collectors ripe for study
    Henry Clay Frick, J. Pierpont Morgan, Louisine and Henry O. Havemeyer in New York; J. Paul Getty, Norton Simon, Arabella and Henry E. Huntington in Los Angeles; Andrew W. Mellon in Washington, D.C.; Claribel and Etta Cone in Baltimore. Big names in the...
  • Cotton's sudden boom raises specter of a bust

    Cotton's sudden boom raises specter of a bust
    King Cotton is back. More than a decade after the state's "white gold" crop started losing its luster, booming commodity prices have farmers cashing in on growing export demands — and have turned great swaths of Central California a snowy white...
  • Jerry Brown: Now and Zen

    Jerry Brown: Now and Zen
    For many Californians, 72-year-old Jerry Brown's return to Sacramento for another go at being governor brings with it more than a little dab of déjà vu. Consider: He is inheriting the job from a Republican actor/politician, American soldiers are...
  • A new look for product placement

    A new look for product placement
    In a Feb. 3 episode of "Bones," Brennan demonstrates her Toyota's adaptive cruise control to Booth. A few days later, on "Glee," Santana shows Puck a jewelry box, and tells him it contains a ring from Jared jewelers. A Nielsen study will later find...
  • As Lululemon recalls too-sheer black yoga pants, its stock sinks

    As Lululemon recalls too-sheer black yoga pants, its stock sinks
    Lululemon Athletica Inc.’s problem isn’t just that a batch of its black yoga pants were made too sheer and had to be recalled – the popular retailer is now downgrading its financial predictions and watching its stock do a downward dog....
  • Retail sales have case of the blahs after uninspired February

    Retail sales have case of the blahs after uninspired February
    Americans went about their shopping with a “meh” attitude in February, fretting about delayed tax refunds and higher payroll taxes while giving retailers a middling boost in sales. Three separate measures of same-store sales at locations...
  • Retail sales warm up in May amid good weather

    Retail sales warm up in May amid good weather
    Retail sales in May had their best month since January, as warmer weather and a stock market rally drew out shoppers who had spent March and April cooped up indoors. Same-store sales across the board rose an estimated 3.9%, slightly beating expectations...