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  • L.A. controller suggests merging management of two pension systems

    L.A. controller suggests merging management of two pension systems
    Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin called on pension officials Wednesday to take new steps to cut costs — possibly by merging the management of two of its three retirement systems. During the recession and in its aftermath, pension costs for...
  • Broadway Review: 'Rocky' the Musical

    Whatever your expectations going into "Rocky," you come out rocking the technology. No mystery about where the $16.5 million capital investment went in this musical iteration of the 1976 movie that made an iconic hero of Rocky Balboa. Stephen Flaherty and...
  • State DOT Must Take Stronger Hand With Metro-North

    State DOT Must Take Stronger Hand With Metro-North
    It's been a rough year for Metro-North, which operates the commuter rail service between Connecticut and New York's Grand Central Station. First derailments, power failures and other accidents raised questions about the railroad's safety and its...
  • 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

    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...
  • Charney makes strides in fight to regain control of American Apparel

    Charney makes strides in fight to regain control of American Apparel
    Two weeks after his humiliating ouster from American Apparel Inc., Dov Charney's seemingly doomed quest to take back the clothing company he founded has gained surprising traction. In an unorthodox move, the scandal-plagued Los Angeles chief executive...