| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Connecticut's breweries and brew pubs are reaching out to members of the Connecticut Army and Connecticut National Guard, along with other federal employees, who have been furloughed during the recent government shutdown.
Several businesses will offer...
| May 16, 2012
| 6:50 AM
By Jim MacPherson
Proving there’s always more than one way to reach a goal has become easier. Just look at the completely redesigned 2013 Acura RDX.
The RDX is Acura’s entry-level crossover utility vehicle, and the 2013 model is on sale now....
| May 10, 2011
| 2:30 PM
Despite numerous hours of talks over the past two months, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered layoff notices to start going out Tuesday because no deal has been reached between his administration and the state employee unions.
Malloy had been warning workers...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:57 AM
From the landmark Heublein Tower, the scenic view of Simsbury shows most properties as specks on the landscape — with the exception of one: the sprawling suburban campus of The Hartford Financial Services Group.
Even from a distance there is no...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:37 PM
99 Cents Only Stores Inc. has laid off about 160 workers as the company sought to streamline costs and stay competitive.
No stores will be closed and no employers or managers at any of the chain's 332 stores were affected in Tuesday's move, according to...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 3:20 PM
A union representing nearly 1,500 Baltimore County public employees has reached an agreement with the county to extend its contract through 2016.
Members of the Baltimore County Federation of Public Employees ratified the extension by a vote of 98...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 2:50 PM
SACRAMENTO -- A political committee tied to the California Legislature's Latino caucus is shutting down after drawing controversy for one of its donations.
The group, called Yes We Can, notified state officials on Tuesday that it plans to end...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 2:48 PM
The fallout from the shootings in Newtown led to the year's most important business story: the gun control law that threw the state's historic firearms industry into turmoil. But for the most part, the biggest business and economic stories of the year...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 12:00 PM
After an extended period of layoffs and hiring freezes, the Los Angeles Unified School District has resumed bringing on new teachers, while also being more selective about their quality than in the past.
The nation's second-largest school system...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 9:33 PM
SACRAMENTO — It seems like a long time ago, and it was. Forty years ago today, my first story as a Times staff writer ran in the paper.
It was about Ronald Reagan entering his final year as governor. Although he was a lame duck, I wrote, his...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Macy's plans to lay off 2,500 workers and close five department stores this spring -- none in Maryland -- in cost cutting moves, the company said Wednesday.
While sales and profits have increased over four years, "we have identified some specific areas...