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  • Donnelly concedes loss to Kashkari in gubernatorial primary

    Donnelly concedes loss to Kashkari in gubernatorial primary
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly conceded defeat on Tuesday, as GOP rival Neel Kashkari won the right to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown in November. "Unfortunately the numbers don't lie," Donnelly told supporters at the Roosevelt Hotel in...
  • L.A. is working on major zoning code revamp

    L.A. is working on major zoning code revamp
    Los Angeles passed a law last year requiring bicycle racks within 50 feet of the front door of many new buildings. But a problem surfaced immediately: The federal Americans With Disabilities Act requires handicapped parking spaces with an easy path to the...
  • Former Orlando currency trader pleads guilty in investment scheme

    Former Orlando currency trader pleads guilty in investment scheme
    Former Orlando currency trader and brokerage executive Blayne S. Davis has pleaded guilty to fraud in connection with an alleged investment scheme that bilked investors out of more than $11 million, federal prosecutors said this week. Davis, 33,...
  • American Apparel to appoint new directors, including first woman

    American Apparel to appoint new directors, including first woman
    American Apparel has disclosed the names of four new board members, including the first female director in the history of a company known for racy advertising. The board shake-up is part of a deal with New York investment firm Standard General, which...
  • D. A. Davidson & Co. opens Baltimore office

    D. A. Davidson & Co. opens Baltimore office
    Montana-based financial services firm Davidson Companies said this week its investment unit will open an office in downtown Baltimore focused on real estate investment banking, with the hope of creating a base from which to expand the company's East Coast...
  • Joe Schmidt, director of strategic initiatives, IFF

    
Joe Schmidt, director of strategic initiatives, IFF
    Joe Schmidt has joined Chicago-based nonprofit lender, real estate consultant, and community developer IFF as director of strategic initiatives. In the new role, Schmidt, 36, is responsible for assessing new opportunities and strategies for partnership...
  • Grow Md. economy through innovation [Letter]

    Grow Md. economy through innovation [Letter]
    The Sun's editorial, "Maryland's stagnant economy" (June 12), noted that a better way to improve economic growth is to "foster private investment and entrepreneurship, start-ups and business incubators," in addition to action being taken by the state...
  • Fare hike for Metra riders next year?

    Fare hike for Metra riders next year?
    Metra's board will soon grapple with whether customers will face a fare increase in 2015 – three years after the biggest hike in the agency's history, the commuter rail chairman said today. Although officials say a fare increase hasn't been...
  • Forging a smart growth economy [Commentary]

    Forging a smart growth economy [Commentary]
    The best state in the nation for innovation and entrepreneurship three years in a row is Maryland. This is according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (hardly a mouthpiece for the Maryland Democratic Party), which also ranks Maryland No. 1 for STEM...
  • American Apparel backer buys $10-million loan, helps prevent default

    American Apparel backer buys $10-million loan, helps prevent default
    A New York investment group has bought a $10-million loan as part of its efforts to shore upĀ  American Apparel Inc.'s finances and keep it from teetering into bankruptcy. Standard General, which controls a nearly 44% stake in the Los Angeles clothing...
  • Allentown developers cultivating political influence

    The two men who have bankrolled much of the billion-dollar transformation of downtown Allentown are hoping to convert that commercial revival into a political force. City Center Investment Corp. co-owners Joe Topper and J.B. Reilly have launched a...