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  • 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...
  • Marriage confusion, EZPass, and Mears-Uber: Letters

    Marriage confusion 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...
  • The 10 L.A. startups that raised the most money this spring

    The 10 L.A. startups that raised the most money this spring
    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,...
  • Helen Grace Chocolates bought by Florida investment firm BBX Capital

    Helen Grace Chocolates bought by Florida investment firm BBX Capital
    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. The...
  • Charney investment deal doesn't guarantee return to American Apparel

    Charney investment deal doesn't guarantee return to American Apparel
    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. Charney entered...
  • Hedge fund assures investors it has control over American Apparel

    Hedge fund assures investors it has control over American Apparel
    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...
  • Letter: Objections to an opinion on a court

    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...
  • American Apparel lender Lion Capital demands $10-million loan be paid

    American Apparel lender Lion Capital demands $10-million loan be paid
    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...
  • American Apparel deal keeps Dov Charney on as consultant - for now

    American Apparel deal keeps Dov Charney on as consultant - for now
    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...
  • Tax sales tax city [Commentary]

    Baltimore City auctioned off more than $20 million worth of tax, water and other liens this spring in an online auction. These liens are tied to almost 7,000 properties, assessed at a total of more than $720 million. But while the tax sale system...
  • Hedge fund to give American Apparel a lifeline

     Hedge fund to give American Apparel a lifeline
    American Apparel Inc. is getting a financial lifeline from its largest shareholders in an agreement that could leave founder Dov Charney out in the cold. The Los Angeles retailer has signed a deal that will bring in up to $25 million in cash from New...