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  • Former May Co. building in downtown L.A. to get revived after sale

    Former May Co. building in downtown L.A. to get revived after sale
    A huge former department store on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles is being sold to a New York real estate investment firm that intends to pump new life into the old building and its rebounding neighborhood. The century-old flagship of the May Co....
  • Low-wage workers pay the price of nickel-and-diming by employers

    Low-wage workers pay the price of nickel-and-diming by employers
    The continuing push for higher minimum wages across the country has much to recommend it, but the campaign shouldn't keep us from recognizing a truly insidious practice that impoverishes low-wage workers all the more. It's known as wage theft. Wage...
  • Jury takes 3 hours to convict Northbrook money manager of fraud

    Jury takes 3 hours to convict Northbrook money manager of fraud
    The onetime head of a well-connected Northbrook money management firm lowered his head and stared at the floor as he was convicted Tuesday on all counts for bilking clients of more than $500 million in what prosecutors believe was the largest fraud case...
  • On the Town: Brand Library reopens with a new look

    After an extensive, two-year renovation, the Brand Library & Art Center reopened with a celebrity gala. Close to 150 supporters got a first look at the brand new library and art center's facelift. Last Saturday, handsome men, with or without black ties,...
  • Banks profit from fees paid by California welfare recipients

    SACRAMENTO — Millions of dollars in welfare benefits are ending up in banks' pockets each year when poor Californians access their taxpayer-funded benefits, according to state statistics and a report released Tuesday. Like many other states,...
  • Investment firms curbing their home buying in California

    Investment firms curbing their home buying in California
    This time last year, investment firms raced to buy dozens of single-family homes in neighborhoods from Fontana to South Los Angeles to lease them out, transforming the mom-and-pop rental business into a Wall Street juggernaut. The flood of cash helped...
  • New apartment complex rising near Cerritos Towne Center

    New apartment complex rising near Cerritos Towne Center
    Construction is underway on a $74.3-million apartment complex across the street from the Cerritos Towne Center shopping and entertainment mall. The 198-unit apartment community called Aria is being built by Picerne Group, a real estate investment firm...
  • Harford Water Authority status moving along, county executive reports [Letter]

    As you are aware, Harford County has joined with the Cities of Aberdeen and Havre de Grace and the Town of Bel Air to consider the formation of a Regional Water Authority. I would like to take the opportunity to provide the citizens of this county with...
  • Volunteer profile: Jim Styer

    Volunteer profile: Jim Styer
    Name: Jim Styer Age: 75 Hometown: Highland Park Name of organization: The Healthcare Foundation of Highland Park What role does your organization serve in the community? The Healthcare Foundation of Highland Park has given more than 78 million...
  • Elmhurst water rates increase

    Elmhurst water rates increase
    Elmhurst residents can expect to pay more — in some cases, a lot more — for water after city council members unanimously approved higher rates and changes in the way water is billed. The changes, effective for usage billed on or after...
  • Mayor's $2.5 billion budget includes property tax break, no cuts in services

    Mayor's $2.5 billion budget includes property tax break, no cuts in services
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will unveil a proposed $2.5 billion budget Wednesday that would give city workers a 2 percent raise and — for the first time since 2008 — would not cut city services, officials said. The plan includes the...