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  • 1st Mariner Bank heads to auction

    1st Mariner Bank heads to auction
    The future of 1st Mariner, Baltimore's largest independent bank, could be decided this week. A bankruptcy judge approved First Mariner Bancorp's request last month to sell its bank as part of the parent company's Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. Bids for...
  • Imax China Sells Stake to Investment Firm in Preparation for IPO

    Imax Corp. is selling a 20% stake in its China operation to a Chinese investment firm, an $80 million deal that will pave the way for an initial public offering. Imax said Tuesday that the investment by CMC Capital Partners would be paid over two...
  • Media Investment Firm Station 12 to Raise $251 million

    LONDON -- Patrick Bradley, the former CEO of Ingenious Ventures, has launched media investment company Station 12, and is aiming to raise £150 million ($251 million) of capital. London-based Station 12 claims to be the only investment firm to focus...
  • 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...
  • Suit alleges Vanguard Group wrongly avoids paying taxes

    Vanguard Group Inc. stands atop the mutual fund business, and credits its "unique" structure: The largest mutual fund company is owned, not by for-profit investors, but by more than 100 of Vanguard's own mutual funds, which are owned by millions of...
  • L.A. is working on major zoning code revamp

    L.A. is working on major zoning code revamp
    Los Angeles passed a law last year requiring bicycle racks within 50 feet of the front door of many new buildings. But a problem surfaced immediately: The federal Americans With Disabilities Act requires handicapped parking spaces with an easy path to the...