| May 9, 2014
| 10:58 AM
A renewed effort is underway in Baltimore to impose a fee on most plastic bags handed out in city stores — and supporters believe that charging a nickel for each bag, rather than a dime, will allow the measure to gain enough backing to become law....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Mondelez International’s longtime chief marketing executive is leaving the snack-maker after 28 years with the company.
Mary Beth West, executive vice president and chief category and marketing officer, will leave “after a transition to...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:24 PM
The Oakland Raiders have confirmed that owner Mark Davis recently met with city officials in San Antonio, but the team is mum on what was discussed.
On Tuesday, the San Antonio Express-News reported that on the weekend of July 18, Davis and some of...
| Aug 1, 2014
By Erinn Hutkin
For Paul A. Hall, the path to a career in food safety began in first grade when he got interested in science by watching "Mr. Wizard," he recalled. His early love of science led to an interest in biology in high school, thanks to a...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Massachusetts detectives in one of Aaron Hernandez's murder cases have interviewed New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, owner Robert Kraft and other team employees as part of the yearlong probe.
Their statements — along with text messages...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Hershey Co, the No. 1 candy producer in the United States, on Tuesday hiked its chocolate prices for the first time in three years, a sign that a year-long soaring cocoa market is eating into confectioners' profits. The overall price increase, effective...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:13 AM
After the coffee. Before another day at the Beverly Hills Hilton
The Skinny: Another day, another potential media merger to obsess over. We have lots of coverage of 21st Century Fox's rebuffed offer for Time Warner and we're pretty sure this won't be...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:31 AM
After the coffee. Before the week that never ends finally ends.
The Skinny: This has been one long week! But I'll also say on a personal front it has been one of my most productive. If I had enough money socked away, this would be a good way to go out!...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:33 PM
After 19 years of dead ends, the NFL is taking another run at returning to Los Angeles. Solving that riddle will require some creative thinking and possibly an outside-the-box approach.
The league is evaluating various sites in the L.A. area and looking...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 4:50 PM
It is a bizarre anniversary, one that would have been crazy to predict.
Los Angeles has gone nearly two decades without an NFL franchise. The Rams and Raiders began their final season in Southern California 20 years ago. Since, the nation's No. 2 market...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Rich Thomas has run more than two dozen professional golf events over the past 14 years, but from its inception more than year ago the LPGA's International Crown at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills has felt different to its tournament director....