| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Southern California Edison wants you to feel (and help pay for) its pain in shutting down the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. Judging by the letters we've received so far in reaction to Edison's full-page ad in Monday's Times saying as much,...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 11:38 AM
A coffee connoisseur may look for balanced flavors, acidity and proper brewing technique in their cup of Joe, but America's palate prefers a more simpler brew: Folgers.
J.M. Smucker Co., the maker of Smucker's jam and Folgers coffee, reported...
| 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...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Here's an assumption underlying many a Big Idea online: If you make it easier for people to act on their impulses in a way that benefits your business, they will.
A good example of this is Comcast's reported anti-piracy initiative. And my hunch is...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:42 AM
Mike Vincent, formerly EMS chief with the City of Pembroke Pines, has joined Atrus Inc., creators of the AED Link that provides registered location informaton to 911 call-takers in real time, as a business development representative.
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer, cut its outlook for the rest of the year after reporting second-quarter earnings that fell below expectations.
The disappointing performance, coupled with pessimistic forecasts from Macy’...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:51 AM
WASHINGTON -- The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Sandra Pianalto, will step down early next year, creating another vacancy among central bank policymakers as they grapple with reducing their stimulus efforts.
The head of the...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:12 PM
The new City Section office has hired its first marketing director. Hugo Ramirez, 26, a Venice High grad, will assume responsibilities for marketing the City Section athletics brand and finding sponsorships as the section begins its first year without...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Who: Susan Kaplan of Boca Raton in September joined the accounting firm Fiske and Co. in Plantation, filling the newly created position of marketing and human resources director. She held the same position at Daszkal Bolton in Boca Raton.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:24 PM
The cost of the average ticket to an NHL game this season is up 2.3%over last season, to $61.62, and the cost for a group of four to attend a game and also buy soft drinks, beers, hot dogs and souvenir caps rose 3.1% to $359.17, according to Team...
| Sep 10, 2013
If you watched television in Southern California in the 1970s and beyond, it was impossible to miss Cal Worthington, the lanky pitchman in the cowboy hat touting deals on a sprawling car lot with his "dog Spot."
"Spot," however, was anything but a dog...