| Mar 10, 2013
When she entered the race to replace John R. Leopold as county executive, Laura Neuman had a far higher profile in business than she did in politics. Many of the other 15 candidates were better known. But the County Council pulled a surprise, granting her...
| Mar 28, 2013
The last time Yasmin and Adil Degani bought a home, they took the traditional route. They went with a commission-based real estate brokerage to show them homes and guide them through the homebuying process.
This time around, in an effort to save money...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Get in on the fun of Stein Mart's one-year anniversary Saturday at The Market Place in Irvine. The store is giving away eight $50 gift cards throughout the day and a free pair of spa socks to the first 250 customers who make a purchase, according to a...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 10:31 AM
March Madness kicks off Tuesday, and productivity will plummet as nearly a third of workers will spend as much as three hours per day watching the college basketball tournament, a survey released Wednesday found.
In its annual poll, the outplacement...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Michael Govan came to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art seven years ago with a mission to make it one of the most prestigious institutions in the country, one worth mentioning alongside New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art and Museum of Modern...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Concern America is holding its 16th annual Walk Out of Poverty on Saturday in Fountain Valley.
The five-mile walk-a-thon is designed to raise funds for projects in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Colombia and Mozambique.
Concern America trains...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 7:14 AM
A few dozen pennies, shiny and perpetually floating in a clear brick of plastic sit on Herman Shooster's desk. Given as a gift celebrating the 1968 initial public offering of his first entrepreneurial venture, a frozen food company, it wasn't long...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Downtown Baltimore gained 10,000 jobs in 2012 — after losing the same number of jobs in 2011, according to the annual State of Downtown report to be released Thursday by the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore Inc.
"At the very least, this is a...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 10:19 AM
All those who have been scared by the gloomy talk that preceded Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's 10-year plan for Baltimore's finances should find some comfort in her first concrete steps to implement it through her new budget proposal. It contains a...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Paul Capriolo and the crew at Social Growth Technologies are looking forward to graduation, having spent years getting ready for the world outside this one-story beige building in Columbia. The Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship is not a school, but...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Big Huge Games in Timonium closed last May, taking nearly 100 jobs with it. Nine months later, a local studio that was launched from the ashes of the video game-maker shut down, too. And Zynga, which created FarmVille and Words with Friends, closed its...