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  • Layoffs to Hit Disney's Maker Studios (EXCLUSIVE)

    Layoffs are coming to Maker Studios, the multichannel network recently acquired by Walt Disney Co. Approximately 10% of the 380 employees are expected to be pink-slipped as early as this week, according to sources inside the Los Angeles-based firm. A...
  • Verizon Wireless to add 100-plus jobs in Maryland

    Verizon Wireless to add 100-plus jobs in Maryland
    Verizon Wireless said Friday that it is adding more than 100 retail and customer service jobs in Maryland, a move that comes on the heels of plans to cut about 380 jobs at a Hanover call center. The new positions will be full time and come with health...
  • Marketing mattresses: Behind the Sit 'n Sleep commercials [VIDEO]

    The commercials are a staple of Southern California culture: Sit 'n Sleep co-owner and co-founder Larry Miller promises to beat his competitors’ prices “or your mattress is freeeeeeee!” He goes on camera to squeal the slogan only...
  • L.A. should trim bank and investment costs, group says

    L.A. should trim bank and investment costs, group says
    With city budget managers intent on limiting new spending and reining in employee benefits, a coalition of union and political groups is fighting back with a report that suggests Los Angeles City Hall is spending too much on Wall Street and not enough...
  • Aerojet Rocketdyne to lay off about 150 workers in Canoga Park

    Aerojet Rocketdyne to lay off about 150 workers in Canoga Park
    About 150 employees at rocket engine maker Aerojet Rocketdyne in Canoga Park were told Wednesday that they would be laid off as part of a companywide reduction that the company says is related to last year's merger. Aerojet Rocketdyne was created by the...
  • UMUC to lay off 70 amid declining enrollments

    UMUC to lay off 70 amid declining enrollments
    The University of Maryland University College announced Friday that it would lay off 70 employees — the latest problem to hit the school that caters to nontraditional students, including members of the military, the federal government and working...
  • Southland newspaper publisher expands with debut of L.A. Register

     Southland newspaper publisher expands with debut of L.A. Register
    Commuters at Union Station in downtown L.A. got an early look Wednesday at the first edition of the Los Angeles Register. A small group of reporters and editors wearing T-shirts stating "A New Voice in L.A." handed out copies to commuters emerging...
  • Levi Strauss eliminating 800 jobs to cut costs

    Levi Strauss & Co., the San Francisco apparel company best known for its denim clothing, said it will remove 800 jobs as part of an effort to cut $175 million to $200 million in costs. The so-called global productivity initiative will roll out over...
  • New Annapolis mayor struggles in first months on job

    New Annapolis mayor struggles in first months on job
    Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides thought winning election as a Republican in a Democrat-dominated city would be hard. "The entire state was against me," he said. Governing has been even tougher. In the five months since his 59-vote victory,...
  • Frank Lloyd Wright's tower worthy of debate, and a trip

    Frank Lloyd Wright's tower worthy of debate, and a trip
    RACINE, Wis. — One of Frank Lloyd Wright's most beguiling and troubled buildings opens to public tours for the first time next week, and when it does, it will raise an eternal, vexing question: Which matters more, beauty or utility? It's easy to...
  • Nike lays off FuelBand team, exits wearable device market, report says

    Nike lays off FuelBand team, exits wearable device market, report says
    Nike has reportedly laid off most of the employees it had working on its line of FuelBand fitness devices, signaling that the sporting equipment giant is likely exiting the wearable-device market. The Beaverton, Ore., company Thursday told as many as 55...