| Jan 22, 2014
| 12:46 PM
From an office tower overlooking the sumptuous Fashion Island mall in Newport Beach, Mohamed El-Erian sat atop a massive treasure trove of wealth as chief executive of Pimco.
Soft-spoken and cerebral, El-Erian presided over a financial juggernaut that...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:06 AM
General Motors Co. named its first female chief executive Tuesday, elevating Mary Barra, a former intern who over three decades rose to head the automaker’s global product development, to its top position.
Barra, 51, joins a handful of women,...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 10:27 AM
There appears to be no better way to get your current company to show just how much it loves you than by becoming the source of rumors that you're in the running to be the next CEO of Microsoft.
On Thursday came word via Bloomberg that Qualcomm Chief...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Tribune Co. has named the leadership team for Tribune Publishing, which is preparing to spin off as a separate newspaper company later this year.
Eddy Hartenstein, publisher and CEO of the Los Angeles Times, will serve as non-executive chairman of the...
| Jul 4, 2011
The view from the top floor of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power testifies to its place in the life and history of the city. To the north and west are Silver Lake and the Hollywood Hills, dotted with reservoirs that define neighborhoods and...
| Mar 17, 2011
Oh, NPR, won't you please state your game? Are you liberal? Are you neutral? Are your employees secret socialists? Do their screensavers feature slideshows of Noam Chomsky? Do your office Christmas parties serve only free-range eggnog? Do your parking...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 8:47 AM
The Ravens enter next week’s NFL draft with a few holes on the defensive side of the ball, and a few more that could open up in a year or two. In the past, the Ravens would have filled the immediate needs in free agency, but the lockout will force...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 2:14 PM
After confirming Monday that it plans to outsource 80 finance jobs to Guatemala and India, Office Depot is under the watchful eye of Palm Beach County's assistant administrator Shannon LaRocque.
Boca Raton-based Office Depot agreed to retain at least 1,...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 9:08 AM
"The presidency is not something that lends itself to on-the-job-training," Vice President Joe Biden famously quipped of his future running mate in 2007.
That's exactly what President Barack Obama did in his first two years of office, according to a...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 9:49 PM
Born: Dec. 29, 1973 in Brookline, Mass.
Famous relatives: Grandfather Philip Epstein and twin brother Julius shared an Oscar with Howard Koch for writing the screenplay of Casablanca.
First baseball job: Summer intern with Orioles in 1992.
| Oct 5, 2011
| 7:17 AM
If Theo Epstein is Tom Ricketts’ top choice as Cubs general manager, then fine. Epstein presided over Boston’s historic collapse this year, which makes him very Cub, but he also has a couple World Series titles, which makes him a god around...