| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Retired CSUS chancellor David G. Carter is appealing his nearly $200,000-a-year pension, saying he should be getting $367,000 annually. This once again raises the issue of state employee pensions. Are they too lavish? Or is Mr. Carter the exception to the...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:19 PM
WASHINGTON -- Capping weeks of political brinkmanship that had unnerved global markets, President Barack Obama quickly signed an 11th-hour deal passed by Congress to end a partial government shutdown and pull the world's biggest economy back from the...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:36 PM
When investor Izek Shomof and his family bought the faded Hayward Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, it was home to hundreds of low-income residents, many living alone in single-room units.
He decided to keep the building as a residential hotel, so the city...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:26 AM
You have been in the same position for years. You love the company you work for, your commute is great and you even enjoy your co-workers. But more often than you care to think about, the all too common email from the boss, copied to everyone in the...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:36 AM
FARMINGTON — Aetna Chairman and CEO Mark T. Bertolini said Thursday that the steep rate of medical inflation is changing the heath insurance marketplace from a business-to-business model to a retail market shared by private as well as public...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 1:42 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Dropbox is already a hit with consumers. Now it's looking to corner the business market.
The online storage service already has 200 million users who save more than 1 billion files in Dropbox every day, Chief Executive Drew Houston...
| Sep 29, 2013
For more than a century, Moody Bible Institute has peered over the shoulders of its aspiring young evangelists, making sure they weren't drinking alcohol, though the Bible tells the story of Jesus turning water into wine.
The same rule, plus bans on...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Oil and gas giant ExxonMobil Corp. plans to extend benefits to same-sex spouses of its U.S. workers after a landmark Supreme Court ruling in June that struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
The change, effective Tuesday, follows a long-...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 8:37 PM
The Brown County Commission meets in regular session at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday in the commission chambers at the Brown County Courthouse Annex, 25 Market St. Agenda items include:
8:45 a.m.: Joint Aberdeen City/County Commission meeting to consider the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Allen Friedman says he declined the optional insurance when he rented a Chevrolet Impala from Dollar Rent a Car at Denver International Airport recently.
So when Friedman, a retired dentist from Sarasota, Fla., returned the vehicle a few days later, he...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Susan Young has waited too long to file a damage claim with her credit card company. But it's not her fault -- a car rental contract employee told her to do it. Who's responsible?
Q: I recently rented a car from Budget in Ontario, Calif. When I...