| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Sonny Spectrum and his band still haven't played a live gig together. The singer-songwriter plans to round up his studio crew for a performance at the Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa, and given everyone's schedule, they may not even have time to rehearse before...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:07 PM
A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland with on-sale dates in parentheses.
Justin Timberlake, Aug. 12 (Fri.)
Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Fall Out Boy/Paramore, Aug. 16 (Fri.)
Chelsea Handler, April 26 (Fri.)...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Most of the risky mortgages that triggered the financial crisis have disappeared from the marketplace, and lenders will have even more reason to avoid them because of a new federal crackdown on loose lending.
But one housing-bubble favorite —...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Two of Los Angeles' many Asian American banks ranked near the top of analysts' national lists of bank stocks that investors should buy, a signal of economic strength in local immigrant communities.
Financial information provider SNL Financial ranked...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Banc of California, a growing community bank in Irvine, is doubling its footprint in Southern California as it joins a new wave of smaller California banks pushing to expand into regional players in the aftermath of the financial crisis and the Great...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The stock market is hitting new highs — just as corporate profit growth is slowing to a crawl.
Rising earnings helped drive share prices to a series of record peaks in the last few years. But that dynamic could be tested this week when companies...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Former Chicago improv comedian Jordan Klepper is the newest member of “The Daily Show’s” correspondent team, the Comedy Central show announced Monday.
Klepper’s duties were to start on Monday’s show, with a report...
| May 28, 2014
| 3:06 PM
A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses.
LA Sports Arena & Expo Park
Tenacious D’s Festival Supreme, Oct. 25 (Fri.)
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Oct. 7
Tom Petty &...
| May 17, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Danity Kane is officially back.
After announcing their reunion last year, the platinum-selling girl group issued its first single in six years, “Lemonade,” earlier this week.
Built around a sample of the Clipse’s hard-knocking hit...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 5:50 PM
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve took its first step toward curtailing its unprecedented efforts to boost the economic recovery — a sea change in policy that over time will result in interest rates drifting higher for businesses and...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 7:09 PM
The stock market has rallied this year on hope that economic growth would finally accelerate beyond its sluggish pace.
That bet seemed to pay off Thursday as the Dow Jones industrial average vaulted over 17,000 for the first time.