| Mar 7, 2014
| 7:34 AM
Jeffrey R. Immelt, chairman and chief executive of Fairfield-based General Electric Co., made $11.27 million in 2013, a steep decline from the $20.45 million he took home the prior year, a federal filing Thursday showed.
The drop in earnings for the...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 12:54 PM
“We’re looking forward to an exciting springtime at Chester Forest Estates,” says builder Alan Williams. “We’re offering three new energy-efficient home plans and always enjoy showing new buyers how they can customize.”...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 12:48 PM
After 52 years broadcasting Southern California's biggest stories from the same Burbank studio, KNBC-TV Channel 4 has pulled up stakes and moved into a gleaming new center on the Universal lot.
"Everyone was sad to leave the old building, it had such...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 9:21 AM
The initial results of an economic study of eight of Columbia's village centers identified adding more restaurants as the best future use for the centers, some of which have seen a decline in recent years.
"Most of the village centers, from my point...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Going back to school to earn your MBA is often a means to achieving something greater: a job you'll enjoy, and hopefully one that will reap a decent salary, too.
That's why MBA hopefuls will be glad to hear that more than 75 percent...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Cable and entertainment giant Comcast Corp. likes to keep things on an even keel.
Comcast Chief Executive Brian L. Roberts received a compensation package valued at $31.4 million last year, up 8% from 2012, according to a company filing Friday with the...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:29 PM
More than five decades ago, Arthur Rankin Jr., a producer-director working in stop-motion animation, had an idea to develop a family-oriented TV special around a popular Christmas song. He hoped a network would like it enough to run it two or three times....
| Jan 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
When veteran tech executive Scott Maddux brought a digital video recorder into his home in 1999, the machine radically changed his boob-tube habits. At last, he could save shows to watch later and skip programs he wasn't ready to see. "I lived and...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 3:11 PM
General Electric Co. shares fell the most in seven months after Chief Executive Jeffrey Immelt failed to deliver on a profit-margin forecast that he had been repeating for more than a year.
GE shares dropped 62 cents, or 2.3%, to $26.58 on Friday...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The stock market shined last year with an epic rally. Now it's time for corporate America — and the economy — to catch up.
Stocks ballooned 30% last year, as measured by the Standard & Poor's 500 index. But the average company in the broad...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Joseph T. Naar, a former William Morris agent who went to produce blaxploitation vampire pics "Blacula" and "Scream Blacula Scream," as well as TV series "Starsky and Hutch," died January 17. He was 88.
At WMA, after Naar was fast-tracked through the...