| Oct 9, 2011
Nearly 130 employees who work for a third-party food-services operation at Walt Disney Co. offices in Burbank and Glendale are slated to be laid off in early November, according to the California Employment Development Department.
The firm, Lifeworks...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 9:15 AM
Rather than the Washington political circus that undoubtedly will mark Congress' upcoming hearings into the collapse of Solyndra, the government-subsidized solar panel maker, the company's problems should be viewed as an unfortunate bump in the road...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 6:21 AM
Unions and some lawmakers say the U.S. Postal Service's plans to close plants and post offices would turn customers away and hasten the service's downward spiral.
Now their campaign has been buoyed by revelations of a survey that the Postal Service...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 10:13 AM
We have all been reading a lot about the Solyndra story of late, with numerous articles in the national news detailing the U.S. Department of Energy's support for this now-defunct solar energy manufacturer. The situation deserves the proper scrutiny of...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 1:50 PM
Broadly speaking, a film festival's programmers can handle news of a new lineup one of two ways: all at once, or nearly; or the drib-drab approach.
The Chicago International Film Festival goes for the dribs and drabs. The 48th edition of founder and...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 12:36 AM
(CNN) -- Promising his traditional conservative policies will restore America's greatness, Mitt Romney accepted the Republican presidential nomination and then prepared to campaign with his running mate on Friday in two swing states vital to their chances...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Vice President Joe Biden (D) made a campaign stop in West Manchester Township, York County, ahead of this week's Democratic National Convention, blasting his Republican rivals' proposals as being detrimental for the middle class.
| Sep 8, 2012
| 11:00 AM
I agree with letter writer Fred Pasek's warning about "vague promises," but this applies to all politicians, Rep. Paul Ryan no less than President Barack Obama ("What Ryan actually said about that GM plant," Sept. 6).
Mr. Ryan vaguely promises to...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Cosmetics firm Revlon Inc. says it is ending manufacturing operations in Maryland as part of a global reorganization that will eliminate about 250 jobs.
The company refused to say Friday where its local facility is located or how many of the layoffs will...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 5:57 PM
The extended closure of the San Onofre nuclear plant due to equipment issues has led some to speculate -- or hope -- that the plant will be shuttered for good, but the chief nuclear officer for plant operator Southern California Edison said he doesn't...
| Feb 19, 2007
The drama began with a tiny ad in a local newspaper -- a notice that asbestos was about to be removed from the management office at Altgeld Gardens, the all-black public housing complex where young Barack Obama worked as a community organizer.