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Anaheim, the home of family friendly Disneyland, now wants to draw adults to its new breweries

October 22, 2018 |

Anaheim may have a reputation as a wholesome family playground because of its famous theme park, but off-duty adults have always long been able to find a cold brew in places such as Disneyland Hotel or Angel Stadium.

Now a movement is afoot to add beer taps and bring locals and tourists together…


L.A. Times – Business

UTC Aerospace to end aircraft systems manufacturing in Chula Vista, cutting 300 jobs

October 22, 2018 |

UTC Aerospace Systems plans to wind down manufacturing at its Chula Vista aircraft plant beginning early next year, eliminating around 300 jobs.

The company — a division of Farmington, Conn.-based conglomerate United Technologies Corp. — said the decision stems from ending production of certain…


L.A. Times – Business

Jason Chinnock once drove tanks. Now he drives Ducati’s U.S. operations

October 21, 2018 |

Jason Chinnock, the 47-year-old chief executive of Ducati North America, took a wildly circuitous route to one of the motorcycle industry’s most coveted corner offices, including stints as a touring rock musician, Desert Storm tank pilot and marketing director for Lamborghini.

Young rebel

One of…


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Paid protesters? They’re real — and a Beverly Hills firm that hires them stands accused of extortion in a lawsuit

October 21, 2018 |

Paid protesters are a real thing.

Crowds on Demand, a Beverly Hills firm that’s an outspoken player in the business of hiring protesters, boasts on its website that it provides its clients with “protests, rallies, flash-mobs, paparazzi events and other inventive PR stunts.… We provide everything…


L.A. Times – Business

A crucial Tesla financial report is coming. Let’s go under the tent to see how Elon Musk can boost cash flow

October 21, 2018 |

Tesla’s mission is clear: “Accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy.” It says so on the company’s website.

But to do that, Tesla must prove itself sustainable as an ongoing concern. A lot is riding on the financial results it will report early in November.

Chief Executive Elon Musk…


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The payments aren’t late, but the debt collectors are calling. What does it mean?

October 21, 2018 |

Dear Liz: In the last few months, I have received collection calls and emails for payment, sometimes before I even got the invoice and in every case before payment was due. For example, on Sept. 25 I was emailed for the second time for payment on an invoice with an Oct. 17 due date. Some but not…


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A historic Ferrari is going on the auction block. It could sell for $26 million

October 21, 2018 |

Ferrari fever burns on.

Four months after a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO sold for $ 48 million at an RM Sotheby’s auction in Monterey — the highest price ever paid for a car at auction — a race car from the Ferrari history books may set a new Southern California high-water mark.

On Dec. 8, a rare 1956 Ferrari…


L.A. Times – Business

StarKist admits to fixing tuna prices. It faces a $100-million fine

October 21, 2018 |

StarKist Co. has agreed to plead guilty to a felony price-fixing charge as part of a broad collusion investigation of the canned tuna industry, the U.S. Department of Justice announced.

The Justice Department said Thursday that StarKist faces up to a $ 100-million fine when it is sentenced. Prosecutors…


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China’s economic growth slows to its lowest pace since early 2009

October 20, 2018 |

China’s economy is growing at the slowest pace since the depths of the financial crisis in early 2009, according to newly released official data that heightens pressure on the leaders in Beijing navigating a trade dispute with the United States.

China’s National Bureau of Statistics said Friday…


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Outdoor clothing firm Patagonia endorses Senate candidates — maybe a first for a company

October 20, 2018 |

In what campaign finance experts say may be a first, California outdoor clothing company Patagonia is endorsing two Senate candidates in the western United States, where protecting the public land in which its customers recreate is a key concern.

The Ventura-based retailer announced Friday that…


L.A. Times – Business