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  • Donald Bren: Southern California's richest man in his own words

     
    In a series of recent conversations with The Times' Scott Kraft, Irvine Co. Chairman Donald Bren talked about his company and his life. Some excerpts: On federal government steps to stimulate the economy, including the recent Federal Reserve plan known......
  • Fed still is 'very far away' from goals with economic stimulus plan, official says

     
    The U.S. economy’s outlook has “improved considerably,” but not enough to give the Federal Reserve a good reason to pull back soon on monetary stimulus, the head of the central bank’s New York branch said Monday. William Dudley&#...
  • Bernanke downplays inflation concerns tied to Middle East turmoil and Federal Reserve actions

     
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said Tuesday that a sustained rise in prices for oil and other commodities would threaten the economic recovery, but that even with the turmoil in the Middle East he did not expect inflation problems......
  • Romney to visit former Allentown Metal Works

     
    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the current Republican frontrunner in the oversized field of hopefuls to take on President Obama next year, is making his Pennsylvania campaign debut in Allentown Thursday. Romney will hold a late afternoon news...
  • Romney web video focuses on Allentown

     
    As Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney plans his visit to Allentown today, his campaign released a web video about the closure of Allentown Metal Works -- a factory that a year before it went out of business was touted by......
  • Green energy: California poll finds overwhelming support

     
    A new statewide survey of environment issues conducted by the Public Policy Institute of California found more residents favor climate change policy, want to cut greenhouse gas emissions and believe they are already experiencing the effects of global...
  • 5,000 homes approved around Irvine's Great Park

     
    Plans for nearly 5,000 new homes ringing the Orange County Great Park won preliminary approval from a divided Irvine City Council last week. Council members voted 3 to 2 last Tuesday night to OK general-plan and zoning changes as well as $40 million in...
  • Stocks gain on hopes for Obama plan

     
    The stock market rallied broadly Wednesday as investors pinned their hopes on the economic stimulus plan that President Obama is expected to unveil tomorrow night. The Dow Jones industrial average soared more than 275 points and yields on Treasury bonds...
  • Dems: Balanced budget would cost PA 365,355 jobs

     
    Ahead of the Republican presidential debate Thursday night, the Democratic National Committee has released a report that concludes millions of jobs nationwide -- 365,355 in Pennsylvania -- would be lost if the GOP-backed plan to balance the budget...
  • Does more broadband mean more piracy?

     
    In the $787 billion stimulus package enacted in February, Congress told the Federal Communications Commission to create a plan for extending broadband service to all Americans and increasing broadband speeds. It's an apple-pie, chicken-in-every-pot goal...
  • 961 days in, Obama becomes sick and tired of someone dawdling about jobs

     
    Democrat Obama doesn't actually have the costs yet, but he wants Congress to pass his plans right now....