The latest study on passenger fees collected by the world?s airlines reached a predictable conclusion: Airlines are pocketing more than ever.
On a dusty clearing between a fallow wheat field and wilting orange groves, Steve Arthur's crew of two mud-splattered well drillers worked furiously to deliver a lifeline to another despondent farmer.
Wages for professional services workers rise as an improving economy spurs hiring.
In one of the largest transactions of its type in the state this year, a luxurious new high-rise apartment and retail complex in Koreatown has sold for $283 million.
Satellites about the size of a loaf of bread may one day explore space, propelled across the vast expanse by an unfurled sail.
Rescuing California's oldest Latino bank, 16 larger community and regional banks have chipped in $6.3 million to help keep 50-year-old Pan American Bank in East Los Angeles open.
American Apparel Inc. is getting some female supervision.
Tony Martin, one of the last of the big-name singer-actors from the golden age of Hollywood musicals, has died. He was 98. Martin, who toured for years with his wife, dancer-actress Cyd Charisse, died of natural causes Friday at his home in Los Angeles, his longtime business manager, Stan Schneider, told The Times. He appeared in more than 30 films, most memorably as a thief at odds with Peter Lorre's inspector in 1948's stylish "Casbah," one of the many movie musicals that helped turn Martin into a star. Twice, songs sung on screen by Martin received Academy Award nominations: "For Every Man There's a Woman" from "Casbah" and "It's a...