| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Costa Mesa police and federal investigators are searching for a man suspected of robbing a Citibank branch on Harbor Boulevard on Wednesday, authorities said.
The robbery was reported at 9:28 a.m. at the bank, in the 2700 block of Harbor Boulevard. The...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:51 PM
Glendale may be getting its first major live/work complex, as the city granted preliminary approval to a four-building development on Central Avenue that would contain more than 530 units this week.
The City Council granted initial conceptual approval to...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 11:17 AM
As the five-year statute of limitations approaches for the wrongdoing that bequeathed us the Great Recession, the question of why no high-level executives have been prosecuted becomes more urgent.
You won't find a better, more incisive discussion of the...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:10 AM
WASHINGTON -- The nomination of former Bank of Israel head Stanley Fischer to be Janet Yellen's lieutenant gives the Federal Reserve a "Dream Team" in the top two positions, Pimco Chief Executive Mohamed El-Erian said Monday.
Fischer was the "most...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:23 AM
Leadership positions at large U.S. banks are predominantly held by whites, according to a new report by the National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People.
“Equal opportunity for people of color in the United States remains an unrealized...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:28 PM
A Los Angeles city councilman called Wednesday for his colleagues to explore ways of punishing banking giant JPMorgan Chase & Co. for engaging in financial misconduct, possibly by terminating the company's contracts with the city.
| Jan 16, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Lena Dunham of "Girls" is known for a certain scruffy edge, but she's got style cred now, appearing for the first time on the cover of February's Vogue, which deems her "the new queen of comedy." (Oh, and she also wore a white lace frock from Erdem's pre-...
| Jan 19, 2014
Los Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo wants to punish JPMorgan Chase for its various financial misdeeds, possibly by cutting off business with the banking giant. But as city leaders learned a few years ago when
Occupy L.A. pushed for a similar...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 1:58 PM
The “Firework” singer and better half of John Mayer is out promoting her new album, “Prism,” and this summer will kick off a 46-date North American tour blitz that will stop July 2 at Sunrise’s BB&T Center and July 3 at...
| Jan 21, 2014
Fifty years ago this month, U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry announced the bombshell conclusions of a new report to a crowded room of journalists: Cigarette smoking causes lung cancer, is associated with other deadly illnesses and warrants remedial...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 3:28 PM
California will report on Friday how the labor market performed in December. Economists are keeping an especially close eye following a lackluster national jobs report for the last month of 2013.
The government said this month that U.S. employers...