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  • Aerojet Rocketdyne to lay off about 150 workers in Canoga Park

    Aerojet Rocketdyne to lay off about 150 workers in Canoga Park
    About 150 employees at rocket engine maker Aerojet Rocketdyne in Canoga Park were told Wednesday that they would be laid off as part of a companywide reduction that the company says is related to last year's merger. Aerojet Rocketdyne was created by the...
  • Marketing mattresses: Behind the Sit 'n Sleep commercials [VIDEO]

    The commercials are a staple of Southern California culture: Sit 'n Sleep co-owner and co-founder Larry Miller promises to beat his competitors’ prices “or your mattress is freeeeeeee!” He goes on camera to squeal the slogan only...
  • UMUC to lay off 70 amid declining enrollments

    UMUC to lay off 70 amid declining enrollments
    The University of Maryland University College announced Friday that it would lay off 70 employees — the latest problem to hit the school that caters to nontraditional students, including members of the military, the federal government and working...
  • New Annapolis mayor struggles in first months on job

    New Annapolis mayor struggles in first months on job
    Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides thought winning election as a Republican in a Democrat-dominated city would be hard. "The entire state was against me," he said. Governing has been even tougher. In the five months since his 59-vote victory,...
  • Nike lays off FuelBand team, exits wearable device market, report says

    Nike lays off FuelBand team, exits wearable device market, report says
    Nike has reportedly laid off most of the employees it had working on its line of FuelBand fitness devices, signaling that the sporting equipment giant is likely exiting the wearable-device market. The Beaverton, Ore., company Thursday told as many as 55...
  • Annapolis residents question new mayor's inaugural budget

    Annapolis residents question new mayor's inaugural budget
    Sam Brice, a senior engineer who works for the city of Annapolis, told the mayor and city council Monday that residents expect a high level of service from local government. That, he said, requires employees who cost money. "Your employees are your most...
  • Levi Strauss eliminating 800 jobs to cut costs

    Levi Strauss & Co., the San Francisco apparel company best known for its denim clothing, said it will remove 800 jobs as part of an effort to cut $175 million to $200 million in costs. The so-called global productivity initiative will roll out over...
  • Seyfarth Shaw moving Chicago offices to Willis Tower

    Seyfarth Shaw moving Chicago offices to Willis Tower
    Willis Tower, Chicago’s tallest building, will gain a large tenant in 2017 that will be boost the skyscraper’s occupancy to more than 90 percent. The law firm of Seyfarth Shaw said Monday that it plans to relocate its Chicago headquarters to...
  • Exide to temporarily lay off nearly all workers at its Vernon plant

    Exide to temporarily lay off nearly all workers at its Vernon plant
    The beleaguered operator of a Vernon battery-recycling plant announced the temporary layoffs of nearly all of its employees Monday, weeks after air-quality regulators shut down its operations over air pollution concerns. Exide Technologies said in a...
  • Ackman, Valeant partner in bid to buy Botox maker Allergan

    Activist investor Bill Ackman is partnering with a Canadian pharmaceutical company in an effort to buy Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes the popular wrinkle treatment Botox. Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. have already...
  • Transit riders assail proposed Metro fare hike at public hearing

    Transit riders assail proposed Metro fare hike at public hearing
    During a packed and sometimes tense four-hour public hearing Saturday, Los Angeles County transportation officials heard a litany of complaints from transit riders who said a proposed Metro fare hike would strain the budgets of students and working-...