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  • Dov Charney goes from CEO to paid consultant in American Apparel truce

    Dov Charney goes from CEO to paid consultant in American Apparel truce
    In just three weeks, Dov Charney went from chief executive of American Apparel Inc. to a paid consultant who is forbidden from accessing the company's computer systems. He now has no supervisory authority over the Los Angeles retailer's workers, and...
  • Stake in Sparrows Point could be sold to local group

    Stake in Sparrows Point could be sold to local group
    The owner of the closed Sparrows Point steel mill is working on selling a "significant percentage" of its stake in the property to local buyers, raising hopes for its eventual redevelopment. An attorney disclosed the potential sale this week in a court...
  • Coast Inn gets new architect

    Plans for renovating a fabled Laguna hotel are moving along, albeit with a different architect. Chris Dornin, chief executive of the Dornin Investment Group, a real estate investment firm that acquired the property late last year, confirmed Tuesday that...
  • A judge liberates D.C. tour guides from regulation

    A judge liberates D.C. tour guides from regulation
    A perennial question in discussions of the 1st Amendment is the often blurry distinction between speech and conduct. Burn your draft card as an antiwar protest and you have committed criminal conduct. Burn the American flag as a political protest and you&...
  • Dov Charney intensifies effort to regain control of American Apparel

    Dov Charney intensifies effort to regain control of American Apparel
    Dov Charney intensified the campaign to get his job back at American Apparel Inc., the company he founded that unceremoniously ousted him last week. Charney, who owns a 27% stake in the company, appears to be positioning himself to take back control...
  • Rock Cats Stadium No Deal For Hartford

    Rock Cats Stadium No Deal For Hartford
    Many years ago, the big news in Hartford was a guy named Robert Kraft, who wanted Connecticut to build him a $375 million football stadium downtown. He'd leave Massachusetts for a free stadium and a no-tax deal on a new hotel, bringing his NFL Patriots...
  • Des Plaines approves 911 dispatch with Wheeling

    Des Plaines approves 911 dispatch with Wheeling
    If you're a Des Plaines resident and you happen to dial 911 next year, the call won't be answered by the Des Plaines Emergency Communication Center located in the city's civic center building. The call will instead be picked up in a 911 dispatch...
  • GoPro's hot IPO is latest boon for Wall St. firms

    GoPro's hot IPO is latest boon for Wall St. firms
    Shares of action camcorder maker GoPro Inc. surged in their initial public offering Thursday, and no one was happier than the private equity firms that got to cash in on the deal. This year's IPO boom has helped to propel the stock market, boost...
  • American Apparel denies Charney's request for stockholder meeting

    American Apparel denies Charney's request for stockholder meeting
    American Apparel Inc. has refused to call a stockholder meeting requested by ousted Chief Executive Dov Charney and maneuvered to block him from retaking control of the company. The Los Angeles retailer said Monday that a shareholder meeting demanded...
  • American Apparel, ousted founder trade power plays

    American Apparel, ousted founder trade power plays
    The slugfest at American Apparel Inc. showed no signs of calming down as ousted Chief Executive Dov Charney increased his ownership stake and the retailer's board maneuvered to block him from retaking control. Charney revealed late Monday that he paid...
  • Commentary: Newport is fiscally sound, and council intends to keep it that way

    Two years into a four-year Newport Beach City Council term, it is not unusual for me to still feel like "the new guy." But in those two years, I've had opportunities to contribute to many city committee and council efforts and have added to my existing...