| Mar 11, 2012
Thanks to the loss of an airline, declining parking revenues and fewer passengers using the airfield, Bob Hope Airport is facing one of its roughest budget years ever, officials reported this week.
Airport officials also are staring at a multimillion-...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 6:45 PM
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash.—Long a model American community with high-performing schools, beautiful parks and rising real estate values, this city of 31,000 on the Puget Sound has lately turned into a reluctant showcase for the downgrading of America....
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:11 PM
The decision by American Airlines to pull out of Bob Hope Airport might further harm an airfield that has been grappling with a yearlong slide in passenger numbers, which gained the notice of an important credit rating agency.
American, which made up 7....
| Aug 13, 2011
| 7:13 PM
CHARLESTON, S.C./GREENLAND, New Hampshire (Reuters) - Republican Rick Perry, the conservative governor of Texas, on Saturday declared himself a candidate for U.S. president with a blistering attack on Democratic President Barack Obama.
"I realize that...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 3:16 PM
Financial handcuffs that the Florida Legislature this year slapped on the South Florida Water Management District could actually end up costing taxpayers more money on future construction projects due to the district’s recently downgraded credit...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 2:29 PM
The race is over, Jimmy Carter can rest easy. Until this feckless administration, the hapless 39th President of the United States was safely ensconced as the worst President in U.S. history. Now, Carter who gave us double digit inflation and interest...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 9:17 PM
Just when the world financial markets had seemed to stabilize after five weeks of the violent convulsions caused by the first credit downgrade in the history of the United States, Standard & Poors announced the U.S. remains on negative credit watch, and...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 9:08 PM
Former Orange County Treasurer Chriss Street makes some statements about President Obama, makes some conjectures, and then draws some conclusions that are, well, out of left field ("Community Commentary: Why Obama doesn't care about the U.S. credit...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 7:22 PM
It would seem a little embarrassing to have to inform the "Occupy Wall Street" movement that the corporate icon they are protesting — The New York Stock Exchange — was already sold to the Germans.
But the real motive behind the protests are a...
| May 13, 2011
| 8:21 PM
COSTA MESA — The city's credit rating dropped one grade because of its "weakened financial profile," according to a news release issued by City Hall on Friday.
In its reasoning, Moody's Investors Service cited an above-average exposure to...
| May 16, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, founder of the free financial advice blog, AskTheMoneyCoach.com, and author of the new book, Perfect Credit.
How to Boost Your Credit Rating:
*Check Your Reports Regularly
All adults can get their credit reports free once a year...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:20 PM
The withdrawal of American Airlines from Bob Hope Airport is more than just another bump in the road for the regional airfield.
FOR THE RECORD: This editorial incorrectly stated the number of passengers the Bob Hope...