| 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 21, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Some of the 103 employees at Focus Features have begun receiving pinkslips, three weeks after Universal fired CEO James Schamus.
No exact numbers were available, but many of the layoffs are coming at Focus' New York operation, which employs 44 people and...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Layoffs have begun at Focus Features.
Employees in the specialty label's New York and Los Angeles locations were told Monday whether they would lose their positions, though it is not known how many jobs will be cut. Focus, an imprint of Universal...
| 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...