| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Q: My wife and I are in a financial mess. I do not know who to turn to for advice on what we should do. I am a real estate appraiser, and business is down more than 50 percent from last year at this time. So as you can...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:26 PM
An addiction rehabilitation psychiatrist with a history of treatment for alcohol and drug abuse was among those charged Wednesday with manufacturing and distributing the drug Ecstasy at a Towson home.
Dr. Priscilla W. Sheldon-Cost, 51, and her...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 7:11 PM
It has been six weeks since the city turned off Nicole Hill's water.
Dirty dishes are piled in the sink of her crowded kitchen, where the yellow-and-green linoleum floor is soiled and sticky. A small garbage can is filled with water from a neighbor,...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
With the start of summer and more hot weather on the horizon, home gardeners in drought-stricken Southern California face a challenge: How to keep landscapes looking good while cutting back on water use. For ideas, we're talking to landscape and garden...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Investors who tried for years to get a stake in 1st Mariner Bank have closed on their purchase of the Baltimore institution.
New CEO Jack E. Steil and president Robert D. Kunisch Jr. said Wednesday that the deal was finalized Tuesday night. The...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Downtown Burbank restaurant Elephant Bar quickly and quietly went out of business recently, along with more than a dozen other locations, as its parent company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
The restaurant was in business at First Street and...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:53 PM
Is American Apparel Inc. up for sale?
The Los Angeles company's abrupt ouster this week of Chief Executive Dov Charney has sparked intense speculation that it is now a prime takeover target.
But those rumors were vehemently dismissed Friday by its...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:15 PM
First Mariner Bancorp's days of publicly traded stock are coming to an end.
The Baltimore-based company said in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing Monday that it expects its stock will be delisted from the OTC Bulletin Board as soon as...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:02 PM
For 75 years, the light pink Lido Theatre in Newport Beach has welcomed moviegoers onto the Balboa Peninsula.
But an asset manager for the theater's property owner has a new vision for the space, now surrounded by development, and in need of, as she put...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:56 PM
Maryland's Board of Public Works, a panel that includes the governor and other top state officials, did little to scrutinize millions in contracts it awarded in recent years to the financially strapped operator of a group home where a 10-year-old boy died...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:30 AM
In the year since this city filed for bankruptcy, becoming the largest municipality ever to do so, leaders have adopted a more optimistic tone about the future, pledging to fix streetlights and attract new residents and jobs.
But Eric Byrd isn't...