| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Mortgage-related firings totaled nearly 22,000 in the fourth quarter of 2013, the highest level in six years, according to a tally by Mortgage Daily.
The trade publication reported Monday that it counted about 3,000 new jobs added to the home lending...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:01 PM
With city budget managers intent on limiting new spending and reining in employee benefits, a coalition of union and political groups is fighting back with a report that suggests Los Angeles City Hall is spending too much on Wall Street and not enough...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 6:34 PM
For the second year in a row, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon has issues with its online registration system.
Race organizers announced on the marathon's website and via Twitter that registration has been postponed two weeks. It was supposed to...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:38 PM
A former administrator at the Maryland State Bar Association has been sentenced to prison for stealing $265,000 from the organization's charitable arm.
Nicole Earl-Hernandez, 42, of Essex received a five-year sentence Friday with all but 18 months of...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Harvey Weinstein, appearing at the UCLA Entertainment Symposium in interview with Ken Ziffren, Los Angeles' newly appointed film czar, called for California to expand its production tax incentives.
"There's no reason for us not to shoot here, except when...
| Mar 12, 2014
At the top of the big whiteboard in his office, Andre Birotte Jr. has written "BHAGS," by which he means his aspirations as U.S. attorney for seven Southern California counties: "big hairy audacious goals." He's already hit some audacious personal goals,...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:37 PM
OK, so what's the story on the sudden surge of banks in our town?
Big, hairy ones. The ones we bailed out after they caused the crash and who thanked us by collectively growing 30% bigger and gobbling up the weak.
Four new banks have come to town...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Veterans hunting for jobs can print out their resumes and head to McCambridge Recreation Center Thursday for the Veterans Job Fair.
About 50 employers have registered to attend, and will be holding on-the-spot interviews and collecting resumes from...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 3:36 PM
United Way of Central Maryland is looking for a new home, a move leaders hope will embody the charity's shift from a funnel for corporate dollars into a hands-on partner of service organizations.
When the emphasis was on corporate fundraising, "of course...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Stocks surged Tuesday as traders celebrated reports of a softening of tension in Ukraine. The three major indexes were in positive territory, with the S&P 500 trading at a record high.
The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 192 points, or 1.2%, to 16,...
| May 27, 2014
| 10:24 AM
Wealthy people in Los Angeles worry more about running out of money in retirement than about losing their jobs or getting fat.
That’s the upshot of a new report, which analyzed the financial stresses weighing on the so-called “mass affluent,...