| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:16 PM
A New York investment group has bought a $10-million loan as part of its efforts to shore up 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...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 6:11 PM
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...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 9:00 PM
When I picked up Friday's Sentinel, the first thing I noticed was the picture of two lesbians kissing. The article on the jet that was shot down in the Ukraine, killing 298 people, was below it on the front page.
I encourage my...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Led by Swagbucks’ $60 million round of fund-raising, 35 Los Angeles County startups raised more than $330 million from April through June in what was a booming second quarter for startup investment nationwide.
The money is flowing to fewer firms,...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 6:33 PM
A Florida investment firm has purchased a sweet piece of Southern California history in Helen Grace Chocolates, a Lynwood candy maker whose truffles and chocolate confections became a fundraising engine for legions of children and their schools.
| Jul 3, 2014
| 1:45 AM
Ousted American Apparel Chief Executive Dov Charney has regained control of a large chunk of the company's stock, but that strategy has tethered him to the strategic vision of the investment firm that allowed him to buy those shares.
| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The corporate soap opera at American Apparel Inc. has taken another dramatic turn.
Standard General, the hedge fund that appeared to be riding to ousted Chief Executive Dov Charney's defense, now is portraying itself as American Apparel's best hope...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Amended plans for a mixed-use development in the former Ben Franklin store have been approved by the Palos Heights City Council.
The council did not discuss the plans last week before voting, but Michael Coogan, owner of Brigid Capital Investments and...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Re: “Crafted morality at Hobby Lobby,” (Start the Presses, July 5). I am personally incensed by the vitriol expressed by those objecting to Hobby Lobby and the recent court decision, particularly the exaggerated commentary by Dan Evans. In...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 8:04 PM
The wealthy playboy behind American Apparel Inc.'s latest crisis isn't ousted Chief Executive Dov Charney. It's a London financier named Lyndon Lea.
American Apparel told securities regulators Tuesday that Lea's private equity firm, Lion Capital, has...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:56 PM
After weeks of turmoil following the ouster of Chief Executive Dov Charney, American Apparel Inc. has staved off potential financial ruin by reaching a deal with its largest shareholders that will bring a welcome infusion of cash and also keep its...