| Dec 23, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Occidental Petroleum Corp. will pay $14 million to its former chairman Ray Irani as part of a severance agreement, ending a year of turmoil and drama at the oil giant.
Irani was ousted by shareholders from Occidental's board in a dramatic annual meeting...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 3:14 PM
The stock market's recent roller-coaster ride might scare off some people of modest means, but not Jeff Neubaum.
The 36-year-old maintenance manager from Orlando erased thousands of dollars in credit-card debt recently. Now he wants to put some money in...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 1:55 PM
A record number of American women are “marrying down,” tying the knot with a husband who is less educated than they are, according to a new study.
Nearly 21% of married women in 2012 were better educated than their spouses, a threefold...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When Liz Davidson told friends 15 years ago that she was quitting her job running a hedge fund, they thought she was misguided.
Then Davidson revealed her new career plan, and they thought she was really nuts.
She launched a company that gives...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 11:29 PM
There is, in UC Irvine baseball coach Mike Gillespie's esteemed opinion, no room for error with the Anteaters this season, let alone two.
Two UCI errors contributed to three unearned runs in the sixth inning, though there were other concerns as well in a...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Harford County resident Merrill A. Messick III has been elected vice president and treasurer of Marshall Craft Associates, the board of directors announced.
His election was effective Jan. 1. Also elected were Stephen A. Bates AIA , president; and...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Dear Liz: Recently I've paid off almost $20,000 in credit card debt and am determined not to go down that path again. Because I haven't used these cards in a while, though, I'm starting to get notifications from the credit card companies that they're...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Not only is Women at Work celebrating its 35th anniversary, it's also welcoming its new executive director, Camille Levee, who is the former executive director of Glendale Healthy Kids.
At a recent welcome reception at the Women at Work's Pasadena...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 12:47 PM
James P. Torgerson, chief executive of The United Illuminating Co. and its parent company, took home more money last year than he did in 2012, according to regulatory filings.
In 2013, Torgerson made $3.8 million in his salary, incentive pay, stock...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Gilda Chan doesn't mind tweeting about the TV she's watching, the causes she supports, or her job as an inventory manager at Sears. And when her friends ask her about the rent she pays on her Gold Coast apartment, she's happy to tell them. (It's $1,700...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 8:58 PM
The Columbia Triathlon Association — one of the country's premier endurance race organizers — expects to be taking event registrations again and offering reassurance to nervous athletes on its website next week after drafting a plan to put the...