| Aug 16, 2014
Sun Capital Partners of Boca Raton may not be a household name, but some of the businesses it controls probably ring a bell: Boston Market, Johnny Rockets, Friendly's and The Limited Stores.
The consolidated revenues of those businesses and others...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 2:00 PM
GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari pointed to Nestle USA’s decision to shutter a Chatsworth plant and move operations out-of-state as the latest indicator of the state’s poor business climate under Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown.
| Aug 10, 2014
| 1:54 PM
At this week’s Def Con hacker gathering in Las Vegas, Tess Schrodinger sounded almost annoyed.
“The whole insider-threat phenomenon, they act like it’s this new thing,” the cyber security expert told the crowd.
| Aug 12, 2014
| 9:33 AM
Energy companies are fracking for oil and gas at far shallower depths than widely believed, sometimes through underground sources of drinking water, according to research released Tuesday by Stanford University scientists.
Though researchers cautioned...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Just weeks after they went up on the two historic Connecticut River ferries, ad banners purchased by a law firm have been removed and "are being redesigned" to "better suit the context and character of the ferries."
A state spokesman said the ads...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 9:45 PM
With three children ages 12 to 17, Ross and Michelle Meador are thinking about student debt.
They're worried not only about how to fund some 12 years' worth of college classes but also the $450,000 in loans that piled up while Michelle was training to...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:49 PM
With demolition scheduled to occur within weeks, about 200 people gathered Tuesday night for the last party at the site of the future AERIE condominium complex.
"I'm excited," said Richard Julian, the owner of the property at the corner of Carnation...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 7:54 PM
Mounting testimony from an audit of the $200 million effort to transform a retired Orange County military base into one of America's great municipal parks paints the picture of a runaway project that was eventually undermined by waste, dysfunction and...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 9:32 AM
Palmer McGee was a soft spoken, white-shoe lawyer with an innate sense of fairness and compassion. He embodied paradox: a West Point graduate who actively opposed the war in Vietnam; a Republican who ran for the U.S. Senate on a peace ticket.
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Evansville-based Shoe Carnival has opened its 24th Chicago area store at Lake View Plaza at 159th Street and LaGrange Road in Orland Park.
"We are excited to open a new Shoe Carnival location in the Orland Park area," Todd Beurman, senior vice president...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The leader of Connecticut's largest teachers' union sees the recent education scandals in Hartford and New London as evidence that nontraditional school-reform efforts are unraveling and could collapse under their own weight. He took issue with both...