| Apr 11, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Loyola University Maryland has laid off 15 staff members and its president said Friday that the college had reached a "critical moment" where large tuition increases could no longer be sustained.
The 15 layoffs did not include any faculty members, and...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 3:18 PM
When Sprint Corp. gave pink slips to 400 call-center workers in Altamonte Springs last month, it gave them a one-week notice — far short of the two months required by federal labor law.
The company said this week, however, that the layoffs,...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:10 AM
The Annapolis mayor and city council will hold public hearings on the city's proposed budget Monday night. The hearings are scheduled as part of the council's regular meeting at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 160 Duke of Gloucester St.
Mayor Mike Pantelides'...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:41 PM
Activist investor Bill Ackman is partnering with a Canadian pharmaceutical company in an effort to buy Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes the popular wrinkle treatment Botox.
Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. have already...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Southern California Edison Co. plans to lay off hundreds of employees as part of a management streamlining and outsourcing of some functions such as information technology.
The number of workers affected by the cuts will be "in the high hundreds," said...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 5:20 PM
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...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:00 PM
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,...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 11:14 AM
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...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:10 PM
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...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 10:37 AM
Aerospace giant Boeing Co., which for years has been cutting its workforce in Southern California, announced that it plans to increase its engineering workforce in Long Beach and Seal Beach by 1,000 positions over the next two years.
It is a...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:02 AM
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...