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Amazon.com Inc. is going on a hiring binge.
Major shareholders of computer chip maker Emulex have urged a sale of the firm, which reportedly hired investment bank Goldman Sachs Group to help it evaluate options.
Emulex Corp. in Costa Mesa designs and makes chips that help data move faster through computer servers and storage networks.
Two of the world’s largest advertising holding companies — Omnicom Group Inc. in New York and Publicis Groupe in Paris — have agreed to merge into a goliath agency with a market value that would exceed $ 35 billion.
With so many people in California needing to use benefits, the state has had to borrow from the feds. Proposal would make businesses pay more.
SACRAMENTO — In the closing days of the Legislature last year, Gov. Jerry Brown helped forge a compromise on a sweeping overhaul of the workers’ compensation insurance system and persuaded Democratic and Republican lawmakers to pass it into law.
California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris has launched an inquiry into the sale of vehicles by the Petersen Automotive Museum.
Zynga Inc. is kicking the gambling habit.
Ackman, the activist manager of hedge fund Pershing Square, shorted 20 million shares of Herbalife stock last year. His position is down $ 169 million to date.
This has been a good year so far for Herbalife Ltd. shareholders — and a painful one for Bill Ackman, the activist manager of hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management.
For Mary Leslie, president of the Los Angeles Business Council, reviving the organization is one of her proudest career achievements.
The gig: As president of the Los Angeles Business Council, Mary Leslie, 53, covers a lot of ground. On any given day, she might be meeting with major contributors to evaluate progress on a grant, driving to the San Fernando Valley to check out a fledgling solar installation company or researching an initiative to stop storm runoff from reaching the ocean. In spare moments, she will plot out the finer details of an upcoming summit, where government representatives, business leaders and academics will convene to solve nagging problems in housing, transportation and jobs. Leslie emphasizes these core pieces of economic development, along with education and the environment as she and her staff of seven full-timers tackle a wide swath of L.A.’s social ills.
Actors Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell sell their Balinese-inspired Malibu beach house, for sale or lease frequently since 1995, for $ 9.5 million.
After a couple of years and price cuts, actors Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell have closed up their longtime Malibu beach house, selling it for $ 9.5 million.