| May 6, 2014
| 3:17 PM
The mother of an Ellicott City man who died a year ago following an obstacle race in West Virginia has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the organizers of the Tough Mudder event.
Mita Sengupta, mother of Avishek Sengupta, claims that Tough Mudder...
| May 12, 2014
| 8:15 PM
Robert F. Erburu, the last chairman of Times Mirror Co. with close ties to its founding Chandler family, which owned the Los Angeles Times for more than a century, died Sunday at his Santa Barbara home. He was 83.
Erburu, a civic leader and prominent...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:12 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
It's time for my fabulous freebie free-for-all! This week's list features $25 off at Best Buy, a free Rotisserie Chicken Burger at Boston Market and a free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (again) as the chain continues to give away sweet...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: May consumer credit, May JOLTS job openings, Redbook and ICSC-Goldman Sachs retail sales for period ending July 5
Local earnings: None
Other earnings: Alcoa Inc., Bob Evans Farms Inc., Container Store Group, GenCorp Inc., General Mills Inc.,...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:30 PM
2014 has been the year when the discussion of well-being has migrated from health and wellness magazines to business magazines.
Wellness, and how to integrate it into our work lives, has become the hottest topic in the business pages. And that should...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:42 PM
I'm a person who likes to eat. When not eating, I read about food.
I read studies that say drink red wine, eat goji berries, toss down vitamin C, E and D. Coffee's good for us, and so is chocolate, and then there's green tea and kale and real butter....
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:10 PM
I'm old enough to remember that it was a big deal when athletes were chosen to grace the front of a Wheaties box, yet I've never eaten a flake of it.
General Mills would like to change that. The company has unveiled a promotion that, for the first...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:30 PM
21st Century Fox's Peter Rice, director David O. Russell, Los Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo and Los Angeles' film czar Ken Ziffren were among those who helped launch a West Coast version of New York's Ghetto Film School, which prepares high school-...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Swiss corporate giant Nestle pledged broad new animal welfare standards for its worldwide suppliers Thursday, becoming the latest major food company looking to limit some of the harmful effects of its global footprint.
The move — described by...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 4:00 AM
More than 100 years ago, W.K. Kellogg used recycled materials to package his first box of cereal. Now, Kellogg Co. is taking fresh steps to improve the effect its production has on the environment.
On Wednesday, the world's largest cereal-maker is set...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Kellogg Co. is the latest food giant to pledge steep cuts in carbon emissions in its supply chain, one of several promises made by the company Wednesday to help combat climate change.
The Battle Creek, Mich.-based cereal maker joins General Mills, which...