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  • Darden changes could come fast, analysts say

     Darden changes could come fast, analysts say
    Q: What will happen with Olive Garden's breadsticks? A: You'll likely see fewer of them brought to the table. Starboard Value CEO Jeff Smith said, "I love Olive Garden Unlimited Breadsticks," just before announcing his company had taken control of...
  • Atlantic City struggles to recover from failed casinos, Hurricane Sandy

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. It was a more optimistic time 11 years ago when David Welsh, a city tree trimmer in search of a house, heard of one about to go on the market and raced over to make an offer. After haggling, Welsh was able to buy the 1925 two-story...
  • "Depression babies" give $3 million to local nonprofit

    "Depression babies" give $3 million to local nonprofit
    They were born in 1929, the year the stock market crashed, and grew up in hard-scrabble times. Yet even with successful careers, husband and wife Stanley and Pearl Goodman never forgot their roots and are busy giving back. The unassuming 85-year-...
  • Affordable rents slipping away

    Like a growing number of renters across the country, Christene James of Jackson, Miss., is near the end of her rope. Her part-time job as a gas station cashier no longer covers expenses since her fiance's layoff at a water meter technology supplier. "The...
  • Rent growth reaches peak market levels

    Rent growth reaches peak market levels
    Metropolitan Orlando's apartment growth in rental revenues during the third quarter was the strongest it had been in eight years, according to a new release by Axiometrics. Apartments in the four-county region showed average annual effective rent growth...
  • Vince Vaughn dons landlord role in Hollywood Hills West

    Vince Vaughn dons landlord role in Hollywood Hills West
    Vince Vaughn, who will be on the series “True Detective” next year, has been buying homes in the Los Angeles area for a year and half, and now it all adds up. He’s leasing at least one of them out in his role as landlord. Just on the...
  • In Southern California, new homes are rare and costly

    In Southern California, new homes are rare and costly
    On a busy stretch of Sherman Way in Van Nuys, a red and black sign advertises a rare commodity in Los Angeles. "Single detached homes. From the $400s," it reads. The 63 houses — "small lot" townhouses that sit less than six inches apart —...
  • Home sales pick up pace in Southern California in September

    Home sales pick up pace in Southern California in September
    Home sales rose for the first time this year in September, according to new figures out Monday. Led by gains in Los Angeles County, sales in the six-county Southland grew 1.2% compared with the same month last year, according to CoreLogic DataQuick,...
  • Elderly L.A. woman vanishes, is found alone in Maine four years later

    Elderly L.A. woman vanishes, is found alone in Maine four years later
    Sarah Cheiker had lived in the small bungalow in the Fairfax district for decades, first with her mom and then by herself. But one day in 2008 she vanished, and a bulldozer showed up to demolish her longtime home. "I was shocked. We figured she was...
  • Home price index up 11 percent in South Florida

    Home price index up 11 percent in South Florida
    While home price gains have slowed in South Florida, the three-county region fared better than most of the nation in July, according to a report released Tuesday. The metro area of Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties saw an 11 percent increase...
  • Waldorf-Astoria, sold to Chinese, longtime host to Chinese dignitaries

    New York's Waldorf-Astoria hotel holds a special place for many Chinese visitors — starting at the very top. The diminutive Chairman Deng Xiaoping stayed at the hotel during his first trip to the United States in 1974, where then-Secretary of...