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  • Silicon Beach housing prices surge as techies move in

     Silicon Beach housing prices surge as techies move in
    In Venice, 25-year-old Snapchat co-founder Bobby Murphy has bought a new two-bedroom house for $2.1 million, or nearly double the median price of homes in the neighborhood. A few blocks away, a three-bedroom town house with a rooftop sun deck was just...
  • Trying to knock out Obamacare on a technicality

    Trying to knock out Obamacare on a technicality
    How's this for some legal jujitsu: Opponents of the 2010 healthcare law are trying to use the Supreme Court's ruling that upheld its constitutionality to support their argument that it's unconstitutional. Wait, what? The Pacific Legal Foundation, a...
  • Pending home sales fall nearly 6% in U.S. in September

    Pending home sales fall nearly 6% in U.S. in September
    Signed contracts for previously owned homes fell sharply in September, an indication the rising cost of housing has sapped demand, according to a trade group.  The National Assn. of Realtors said Monday that its pending sales index fell 5.6% from a...
  • Many buyers find the mortgage process unpleasant

    Many buyers find the mortgage process unpleasant
    The shortage of houses for sale has changed the real estate landscape in numerous ways. One is that finding just the right place has supplanted obtaining financing and wading through the necessary paperwork as the most difficult aspect of the buying...
  • Southland home buyers shifting to condos as house prices rise

    Southland home buyers shifting to condos as house prices rise
    Southern California home buyers have pulled back, purchasing fewer single-family homes in October as they struggled to afford houses that have jumped in price this year. They didn't, however, lose their appetite for condos. Changing cultural attitudes...
  • Private-sector job growth surprisingly improved in November, ADP says

    Private-sector job growth surprisingly improved in November, ADP says
    The private-sector labor market heated up significantly last month as companies added 215,000 jobs, the most in a year, in a surprisingly positive sign for the economic recovery, payroll processor ADP said Wednesday. The figure beat economists'...
  • Top CEOs more optimistic on economy, expect to spend and hire more

    Top CEOs more optimistic on economy, expect to spend and hire more
    WASHINGTON -- Chief executives of some of the nation's largest companies are more optimistic about the economy than they were three months ago and expect to increase spending and hiring over the next half-year, according to survey results released...
  • USDA announces new plan to combat salmonella

    USDA announces new plan to combat salmonella
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture unveiled a new plan Wednesday to reduce the number of salmonella outbreaks linked to meat and poultry. The effort comes weeks after Foster Farms chicken was found to have sickened at least 389 people nationwide with...
  • Fed's 'beige book' reports modest to moderate economic growth

    Fed's 'beige book' reports modest to moderate economic growth
    Regional economies throughout the country got a boost from manufacturing and the housing recovery this fall, but overall the nation's economic growth was modest to moderate.  Manufacturing, which expanded in most regions of the country, was led by gains...
  • Fred Sands won't quit real estate

    Fred Sands won't quit real estate
    Fred Sands, whose name once was posted on for-sale signs on houses all over Los Angeles' affluent Westside, quit selling homes more than a decade ago. But he has quietly built another real estate empire. The striving son of a New York cabby and small-...
  • L.A. sues Wells Fargo and Citigroup, alleging predatory lending

    L.A. sues Wells Fargo and Citigroup, alleging predatory lending
    The city of Los Angeles accused banking giants Wells Fargo & Co. and Citigroup Inc. of a “continuous pattern and practice” of mortgage discrimination that led to a wave of foreclosures, reduced property tax revenue and increased costs for city...