| Feb 7, 2014
Q: Living in a high-rise condominium, I find smoke odors can be a problem. I have read about possible legislation on the smoking issue, but nothing has been adopted. We have issues with smoke odors transmitting from unit to unit in our building, and the...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:05 PM
The jockeying for control of Botox maker Allergan Inc. is getting nastier.
Activist investor Bill Ackman called Monday for a special meeting at which Allergan shareholders could potentially vote out the bulk of the Irvine company's board of directors....
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:18 PM
The jockeying for control of Botox maker Allergan Inc. is getting downright hostile — and even more bizarre.
Activist investor Bill Ackman called for a special meeting at which Allergan shareholders could potentially vote out the bulk of the...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Putting his money where his job is, Millennial Media CEO Michael Barrett spent $1 million to buy company stock less than week after a grim earnings report sent its share price tumbling.
Barrett's purchases helped boost the Baltimore-based mobile...
| May 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
For more than 45 years, Warren Buffett, the chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway (symbol BRK-B, $124), has declined to pay a dividend. A vocal group of shareholders would like that to change. But Buffett has...
| May 21, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Not even a week following the Thompsonville Fire District's annual meeting, district commissioners have planned a special meeting for the Thompsonville Fire District.
The first item on Wednesday's agenda address commissioner Bob Gillespie's status on...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:13 AM
After the coffee. Before getting ready for the summer news slowdown.
The Skinny: "Homeland" producers should watch FX's "The Americans" to see how you make a compelling show that ends stories and creates new ones while being true to itself and its...
| May 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Question: Our homeowners' association meeting minutes are a joke and don't reflect what goes on. At meetings, owners play "guessing games" and question our finances. For several years, owners have sent specific written requests for books and records....
| May 6, 2014
| 6:57 PM
The board and chief executive of Irvine takeover target Allergan Inc. heard a voice from the past Tuesday at the company's annual meeting of shareholders.
Gavin S. Herbert, Allergan's co-founder and former chairman, urged the company's directors to...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:49 PM
The heated takeover fight over Allergan Inc., the maker of Botox, continued Tuesday with the Canadian pharmaceutical company Valeant vowing to increase its $46-billion offer this month.
Meanwhile, the Canadian firm's partner in the offer, activist...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:58 PM
After two straight years of declining profits and mounting pressure from investors, embattled Darden Restaurants Chief Executive Officer Clarence Otis on Monday announced plans to resign by the end of this year.
Otis is stepping aside at a tumultuous...