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  • Loss of mid-wage jobs hampers state's growth

    Loss of mid-wage jobs hampers state's growth
    On the surface, California's job market is booming. The state has now recovered all the jobs lost during the recession, and done so at a faster pace than all but five states. The growth, though, belies a troubling imbalance. The fastest job creation...
  • Downers Grove inks three-year deal with firefighters

    Downers Grove inks three-year deal with firefighters
    Downers Grove's firefighters are set to receive salary bumps in each of the next three years, according to the terms of a new contract. Village council members voted 5-1 on Aug. 5 to approve the agreement, which stipulates base salary raises of 3...
  • Large accounting firm plans to bring 1,000 jobs to Lake Mary

    Large accounting firm plans to bring 1,000 jobs to Lake Mary
    One of the world's largest accounting and professional-services firms announced on Monday that it plans to open a new tech center in Lake Mary and hire up to 1,000 high-salaried workers over the next four years. "This is one of the biggest economic...
  • Consider servers during city/county restaurant weeks [Commentary]

    Consider servers during city/county restaurant weeks [Commentary]
    Diners rejoice! Baltimore City is celebrating its summer Restaurant Week through Aug. 10, and Baltimore County restaurants kick off their celebration Friday. The events offer a great way to discover new places and fresh tastes or revisit old favorites...
  • Rumors Fly As Lester Scratched; Red Sox Send Doubront To Cubs

    BOSTON — Jon Lester won't pitch for the Red Sox on Wednesday night. He might not be in a Boston uniform when the game begins. Lester was scratched from his scheduled start in the series finale against the Blue Jays, manager John Farrell...
  • Lions Gate CEO Jon Feltheimer compensation jumps to $63.6 million

    Lions Gate CEO Jon Feltheimer compensation jumps to $63.6 million
    Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. Chief Executive Jon Feltheimer’s compensation soared to $63.6 million last year -- making him one of the highest paid executives in America. The amount represented a 406% increase over Feltheimer's $12.6 million in...
  • New Target CEO signs for up to $36.6 million

    Target Corp.'s new chairman and CEO, Brian Cornell, is getting a compensation package worth up to $36.6 million to join the Minneapolis-based retailer. The package is anchored by a stock grant of about $20 million to cover incentives Cornell is leaving...
  • California exchange insurance rates for 2015 draw mixed reaction

    California exchange insurance rates for 2015 draw mixed reaction
    The 4.2% increase in Obamacare insurance rates in California for 2015 announced Thursday drew an enthusiastic reaction from activists and insurers. But there was also some skepticism. "This is a rebuke to all the Obamacare naysayers and political...
  • Insurance report shows premiums increased, but ignores policy changes

    Insurance report shows premiums increased, but ignores policy changes
    State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones fired the first shot Tuesday in his campaign for more authority over health insurance premiums, releasing a report that showed a giant increase in premiums from 2013 to 2014 for those not covered by employer-...
  • L.A. lawmakers are warned that police officers will leave without a raise

    L.A. lawmakers are warned that police officers will leave without a raise
    More than 300 Los Angeles Police Department officers and family members packed a City Council meeting Tuesday to demand across-the-board pay increases, warning that the department will lose officers to other cities if a raise isn't provided.  Nearly a...
  • Number of Californians without health insurance drops sharply

    Number of Californians without health insurance drops sharply
    Nearly 60% of Californians without health insurance before Obamacare sign-ups began last year now have a medical plan, but the remaining uninsured will present a challenge in the second round of enrollments beginning this fall, according to a new study....