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  • How I Made It: Bill Dombrowski, California Retailers Assn. president

    How I Made It: Bill Dombrowski, California Retailers Assn. president
    The job: Bill Dombrowski is president of the California Retailers Assn., a trade group based in Sacramento that includes most of the country's largest store chains, including 7-Eleven Inc., Safeway Inc., Macy's Inc., Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Home Depot...
  • Lowe's settles EPA allegations on lead paint

    WASHINGTON — Lowe's Cos., the home-improvement retail giant, has agreed to pay a $500,000 civil penalty and roll out a new record-keeping policy for contractors that could encounter lead paint. The settlement, announced Thursday, ended a federal...
  • City moves to replace problem motel

    City moves to replace problem motel
    The Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday voted to get the ball rolling on a plan that would demolish one of the city's so-called problem motels and replace it with a new apartment complex. Four council members — Councilwoman Sandy Genis dissented...
  • In Connecticut, some minimum-wage workers say raise hasn't helped much

    In Connecticut, some minimum-wage workers say raise hasn't helped much
    Minimum-wage workers in Connecticut got a 45-cent raise on Jan. 1, the first step in a process that will eventually set their wages at $10.10 an hour. "It helps a little bit, I guess," said A. Segui, 20, who works at a Dunkin' Donuts. She wants to go...
  • Judge gives government mole probation: 'I think you've been punished enough'

    Judge gives government mole probation: 'I think you've been punished enough'
    Mhde Askar was barely out of high school but had hundreds of thousands of dollars stashed in his bedroom when he was arrested in 2008 in a massive mortgage fraud scheme. Over the next six years, Askar, only in his 20s, worked undercover for the feds...
  • Hollywood Vendors Rally for Improved Tax Credits

    Show business vendors have rallied in the San Fernando Valley in the middle of a warm weekend with promises to support legislation to sweeten California's film tax credit program. Organizers said more than 600 attendees came to the rally at prop house...
  • Amazon's wholesale slaughter: Jeff Bezos' $8 trillion B2B bet

    Amazon's wholesale slaughter: Jeff Bezos' $8 trillion B2B bet
    In recent months global Internet retail behemoth Amazon.com has green-lit six new original TV shows, announced an online streaming deal with HBO and tested same-day grocery delivery on the West Coast. Up next? Possibly a smartphone. And, if...
  • High-Tech Grower For Big Box Stores Keeps Ahead Of The Calendar

    High-Tech Grower For Big Box Stores Keeps Ahead Of The Calendar
    SOMERS — While many Connecticut gardeners could still face a late frost and are putting off planting, at Grower Direct Farms in Somers, spring is underway, and they are already thinking of fall mums. The wholesale nursery is in the midst of...
  • Sales are smokin' at Downey BBQ grill maker Lynx

    Sales are smokin' at Downey BBQ grill maker Lynx
    Among the hundreds of gadgets, games and apps at January's Consumer Electronics Show, few had the sizzle of James Buch's gleaming silver hunk of hardware. That's because the device is a barbecue grill — one that's Wi-Fi enabled, voice activated...
  • Resurrecting a stealthy giant

    Resurrecting a stealthy giant
    It wasn't long after the morning sun came up over the Mojave Desert that Sean Byrne noticed a black speck fluttering just above the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. He knew what it was, as did the other workers from Northrop Grumman Corp....
  • When you check in, your privacy may check out

    When you check in, your privacy may check out
    Several days after Traci Fox visited a small independent resort in the Catskill Mountains, she received an unexpected call from a shoe store. Where did she want it to ship the $400 worth of pricey sneakers that she'd ordered? Just one problem: She hadn't...