Anna Newell Jones knew she was living well beyond her means when the Great Recession struck: She was $24,000 in debt. What surprised her, though, was how quickly she climbed out of that hole during the agonizingly slow recovery.
The California Highway Patrol has withdrawn its safety guidance on motorcycle lane-splitting.
Walk down the street in New York and you're virtually guaranteed to see several millionaires.
Botox maker Allergan Inc. said Monday that it will cut 1,500 employees, most of them in Southern California, in a cost-cutting effort the Irvine company hopes will help it fight off a hostile takeover bid by a Canadian rival.
Salaries for recent college graduates have risen at less than half the pace for all U.S. workers since the recession, an analysis by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco found.
President Obama and his wife, Michelle, could be the owners of a home in Rancho Mirage listed at $4.25 million before the month is out.
Wall Street ignores longtime critic's latest salvo against L.A. supplements maker.
Pasadena's OneWest Bank, which rose from the ashes of failed high-risk home lender IndyMac Bank, agreed to be bought by commercial lender CIT Group Inc. in a $3.4-billion deal that would create the biggest bank based in Southern California.
When Austrian-born actor Maximilian Schell won the best actor Academy Award in 1962 for his role in "Judgment at Nuremberg," he gave a short thank-you speech in which he recalled being questioned by a customs official upon first arriving in the United States. "He was asking me what I was doing here, and I said, 'I'm going to do a film,'" Schell told the glittering crowd in his accented English. "And he said to me, 'Good luck, boy.' And I think that was very unusual for a customs man. And I can tell him now that I had it." Undoubtedly, Schell, whose family fled the Nazis when he was a boy, made his own luck — not only as a...