| Sep 16, 2011
| 5:09 PM
Corporate Office Properties Trust, a Columbia company that has profited by building office parks geared to the needs of defense and intelligence agency contractors, said Friday that its chief executive will retire in March.
Randall M. Griffin will be...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 7:42 PM
J. Travis Kerr has become a full partner in Architects in Association Rood, Zwick & Kerr in Cocoa.
Boards of Directors
Jim Hester was appointed secretary and member of executive board of Florida's Vision Quest in Orange City.
| Aug 4, 2011
| 9:17 AM
There is ample evidence that Baltimore County's school board has been failing to do its job of representing the community and holding the superintendent accountable. In just the last few years, we've had the debacle of an overheated Ridgely Middle School,...
| Mar 10, 2011
— Vivian Schiller's resignation as president and chief executive of National Public Radio comes at a perilous time for the public broadcaster, as Republicans in Congress press ahead with plans to slice its federal lifeline.
Schiller's exit on...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 4:08 PM
Few things inspire financial journalists, stock analysts and investment bankers like rumors about corporate mergers and acquisitions.
M&A action creates drama for the writers, bonuses for prescient analysts and huge fees for the bankers. So perhaps it'...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 3:30 PM
Barnie's, Orlando's small coffee company, is going upscale as it tries to compete against java giants such as Starbucks.
The company's reinvention includes a new name, Barnie's Coffee Kitchen. It's also remodeling stores, introducing fancy brewing...
| Mar 18, 2011
Actor played butler in 'Batman' movies
Michael Gough, 94, a British actor best known for playing Bruce Wayne's butler Alfred in a series of "Batman" movies, died Thursday at home in England, his former wife Anneke Wills said through her...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 6:20 AM
Thirty people were laid off from Marva Maid Dairy Tuesday, reducing the company's workforce by about 15 percent.
"We've lost a significant customer, and we had to reduce our staff to reflect that decrease in business," said Danny Lovell, general...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 5:41 PM
Foundation Fighting Blindness brought in $425,000 for vision research at the fifth annual Dining in the Dark dinner.
Event Coordinator Donna Cohen was very excited that they surpassed their goal of $400,000.
"We raised about the same amount as last...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 4:07 PM
The Glendale Renaissance Orchestra organizers unveiled major changes on Tuesday, including a new name and a new conductor.
Veteran musician/arranger Matt Catingub will head up what will now be called the Glendale Pops Orchestra. Glendale Arts, which...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Verdugo Mental Health — an agency that provides counseling and mental health services to thousands of people in Burbank and Glendale — has filed for bankruptcy, but the facility’s leaders say a new operator will step in before a single...