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  • May 19 buzz: 'Job killers,' DSK and Goodwin Liu

     
    Most viewed: In California, 'job killers' that aren't Donald Cohen of the Cry Wolf Project takes on the California Chamber of Commerce's annual list of bills it deems "job killers." The chamber's argument is always the same: If "job-killer proposal......
  • Bipartisan group of U.S. senators backs hefty boost in money to speed rail projects

     
    Los Angeles’ efforts to speed up the expansion of its public transit system received a boost in Washington on Wednesday, as a bipartisan group of senators backed a hefty increase in a federal loan program seen as a potential source......
  • Schwarzenegger signs anti-slavery bill

     
    Although it had been opposed by business groups, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed legislation Thursday requiring major retailers and manufacturers doing business in California to disclose their efforts to eradicate slavery from the supply chain of...
  • Schwarzenegger's healthcare reform legacy

     
    The GOP's surge across the country has put Obamacare in jeopardy, but California's lame-duck Republican governor has nevertheless signed a series of bills that implement key pieces of the federal healthcare reform law. And in so doing, he put California.....
  • Chamber of Commerce jumps into insurance commissioner's race

     
    For the second time in a month, a political action committee at the California Chamber of Commerce is bankrolling television advertisements to help Republican Mike Villines in his race against Democrat Dave Jones for state insurance commissioner. In...
  • Special Amtrak train to run from Los Angeles to Mojave National Preserve

     
    The Kelso Flyer, a special two-day passenger train ride from Los Angeles to the Kelso Depot in the heart of the Mojave National Preserve, will help determine if there is a market for routine railroad tours through Southern California's high......
  • Smart & Final rents Fontana distribution center

     
    Smart & Final Inc., a growing retail chain known for catering to small restaurant operators, has leased a 350,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution center in Fontana. The facility in Watson Commerce Center Fontana will serve the retailer’s Southern...
  • California chamber begins radio ads to defeat Prop. 19

     
    The first major advertising in the campaign against the marijuana legalization initiative hit the airwaves Friday with the California Chamber of Commerce spending $250,000 for radio ads. The spots say, in part, that Proposition 19 "is worded so broadly...
  • Higher water rates proposed

    Laguna Beach County Water District' s customers will start paying more for their water in each of the next four years, if staggered increases are approved by the Board of Directors. The district commissioners voted unanimously on Tuesday to recommend...
  • Democrat Barbara Boxer Keeps U.S. Senate Seat

    Democrat Barbara Boxer Keeps U.S. Senate Seat
    Democrat Barbara Boxer won her fourth term to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, dashing GOP hopes of removing the liberal icon with a strong challenge from former Hewlett-Packard Co. chief executive Carly Fiorina. The campaign was among the most difficult in...
  • L.A. Economist Jack Kyser Dies

    L.A. Economist Jack Kyser Dies
    LOS ANGELES -- Jack Kyser, the well-respected Los Angeles economists who spoke as an expert on Southern California's economy to media around the world, has died. He was 76. Kyser had a long career focusing on the workings of the Southern California...
  • Briefly In business: Business mixer at iconic building

    The Glendale Chamber of Commerce will host an after-hours mixer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Hollywood Production Center, 401 North Brand Blvd. For more information, call (818) 240-7870. Gift-wrapping event at the Galleria The...