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  • Prop. 47 puts state at center of a national push for sentencing reform

    Prop. 47 puts state at center of a national push for sentencing reform
    The statewide initiative on Tuesday's ballot to reduce penalties for illicit drug use and petty theft is part of a multimillion-dollar campaign to revise sentencing laws in California and across the nation. Five major foundations, headlined by a...
  • Rick Scott cuts $12.8 million to his re-election

    Rick Scott cuts $12.8 million to his re-election
    TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida GOP raised more than $65.2 million over the last two months, including more than $12 million collected from Gov. Rick Scott's personal wealth. The Republican Party of Florida disclosed its final fund-raising figures late...
  • Janus fund assets rise 100-fold since Bill Gross took over

    In the realm of fixed-income investments, dethroned Pimco bond king Bill Gross still commands a healthy measure of respect as he settles in at a freewheeling Janus Capital mutual fund.  The Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund had just $12 million in...
  • CIT Group to buy Pasadena lender OneWest Bank

    CIT Group to buy Pasadena lender OneWest Bank
    Pasadena's OneWest Bank, which rose from the ashes of failed high-risk home lender IndyMac Bank, agreed to be bought by commercial lender CIT Group Inc. in a $3.4-billion deal that would create the biggest bank based in Southern California. The...
  • Lender CIT to buy OneWest Bank, formerly IndyMac, for $3.4 billion

    Lender CIT to buy OneWest Bank, formerly IndyMac, for $3.4 billion
    OneWest Bank in Pasadena, born from the ashes of failed high-risk home lender IndyMac Bank, has agreed to be acquired by commercial lender CIT Group for $3.4 billion, a hugely profitable deal for the hedge-fund and private-equity investors that have owned...
  • Betty Sherrill's Manhattan Duplex Goes Up For Grabs

    SELLERS: Heirs of Betty Sherrill LOCATION: New York City, NY PRICE: $12,000,000 SIZE: 5,000-ish square feet (by our estimates), 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: We can all thank Eamonn Eagleyes for his thoughtful digital missive that let Your...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Price We Pay'

    Arriving so soon after the first reports of Burger King's corporate maneuvering to enjoy a whopping big tax break by establishing a new legal address in Canada, "The Price We Pay" seems all the more timely, if not prescient. This well-crafted...
  • Pennsylvania donors among those upping contributions after Supreme Court ruling

    Pennsylvania donors among those upping contributions after Supreme Court ruling
    — Thanks to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last spring, a handful of Pennsylvania's top political donors have lighter wallets than they otherwise would have by this point in the election year. Eight state residents are among 310 mega-donors who...
  • Ackman out at J.C. Penney after spat over CEO, chairman

    Ackman out at J.C. Penney after spat over CEO, chairman
    J.C. Penney’s turmoil at the top continued Tuesday as activist investor Bill Ackman stepped down from the board following a public disagreement over the struggling retailer’s choice of chief executive and chairman. Ackman, whose Pershing...
  • Bill Ackman steps down from J.C. Penney board

    Boardroom brawling at J.C. Penney Co. has claimed its latest casualty: activist investor Bill Ackman, who stepped down as a director after publicly voicing concerns about the struggling retailer's chief executive and chairman. The department store chain...
  • Herbalife profit up 27% amid soaring sales in China, Latin America

    Herbalife profit up 27% amid soaring sales in China, Latin America
    Nutritional products maker Herbalife Ltd. reported a nearly 27% jump in third-quarter profit amid double-digit sales growth in China and Latin America. The Los Angeles company reported net income of $142 million, or $1.32 a share, for the three months...