| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Negotiations are underway for the sale of a prime 6.3-acre slab of empty land in downtown Los Angeles near the Staples Center and the L.A. Live entertainment complex.
A Shanghai-based real estate company called Greenland Holdings Group announced late...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Back in January 2011, I predicted that the Federal Communications Commission's approval of the Comcast-NBC merger would be a disaster for the consumer.
Allowing the merger of a major cable operator with a major network would undermine the public...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:42 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Cheers could be heard from outside the Peninsula Fine Arts Center Monday evening after members gave the green light to merge with Christopher Newport University.
"It's very important for the future of the community and the two...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:09 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Angela Herring, a member of the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, said she's concerned about what the future holds for PFAC after its members approved a merger with Christopher Newport University Monday evening.
Herring was one of just...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:44 PM
The gig: After a long career as one of the country's most influential real estate accountants, Stan Ross is teaching and mentoring college students as chairman of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate.
Humble beginnings: Ross was born in 1936 in the...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Office Depot's 1,700 employees in Boca Raton may soon know who their new boss is.
Office Depot and OfficeMax, which agreed to a $1.2 billion merger in February, said Monday that it has narrowed down its selection to five candidates of a new chief...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:01 AM
The proposed merger between US Airways and American Airlines would undoubtedly lead to higher fares and fewer services and remaining airlines would cooperate on other prices, Assistant U.S. Atty. Gen. William Baer said.
Baer, who heads the Justice...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:02 PM
The Justice Department on Tuesday filed an antitrust suit seeking to block the merger of US Airways and American Airlines, but buried inside the complaint is some internal correspondence by US Airways executives, including Chief Executive Doug Parker,...
| Aug 14, 2013
The best illustration of the virtues of deregulation may be the U.S. airline industry, which Congress liberated from most nonsafety-related rules in 1978. The cost of flying plummeted as a host of new players entered the business to compete with the major...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:11 PM
A day after the U.S. Department of Justice sued to block the mega-merger of American Airlines and US Airways, attorneys for the carriers called the legal challenge weak and said they are looking forward to battling the government in court.
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I feel compelled to highlight the hypocrisy in the decision of the Justice Department to block the merger of American Airlines and US Airways. While I don't have a position one way or the other on the merger, I think the government's stance is comical...