April 8 - April 14, 2007

Saturday, Apr. 14
Nick Paumgarten's piece in the New Yorker about long-distance commuting opens with the obligatory crazy person: an engineer at Cisco...
Friday, Apr. 13
It just so happened that the Imus firing came on the same day the Federal Trade Commission released a report...
Here's how former Chrysler chairman - and longtime L.A. resident - Lee Iacocca opens his new book "Where Have All...
Imus behind the scenes: WSJ does a nifty chronicle of the backstage moments leading to yesterday's Imus firing. In patching...
Thursday, Apr. 12
That's how L.A.'s airport commissioner described the airport's failure to upgrade its facilities since the the Bradley terminal opened in...
Just too much tumult, it seems (so much for earlier post). The network obviously had been hoping that a two-week...
For all the troubles surrounding the Thousand Oaks-based biotech company, shares rose 2.3 percent today (on a day when the...
At least in a new Crain's online poll, which was taken before you-know-who was booted from MSNBC. Nearly two-thirds of...
Kind of. Come September, 500 people will be wandering around L.A. with cellphone tracking devices that pick up the sounds...
The latest WSJ survey of economic forecasters out today shows only limited concern about the housing market or the prospects...
The private equity boys took a pass on Tribune (for good reason), but they're interested in just about everything else...
Choppy market: Lots of crummy news out of Iraq and higher oil prices, although March retail sales look pretty good....
Wednesday, Apr. 11
He's Henry Winterstern and he resigned last month as CEO of First Look Pictures, an upstart independent. The NYT's Sharon...
In moving this afternoon to drop you-know-who from the MSNBC lineup, NBC said there had been "many conversations with our...
The eight-session winning steak is over. The Dow was down all day, not helped by the minutes of the latest...
It's the outgrowth over that flap about the airport jacking up United's rent. The increase amounts to $10 million and...
What is it with L.A. billionaires trying to buy companies? First the B&B Dudes got turned down by the Tribune...
The so-called 145 study involving the biotech company's top-selling Aranesp anemia drug is getting so much attention on Wall Street...
Bev Hills stunner: British developers are paying $500 million for the now-closed Robinsons-May near the corner of Santa Monica and...
Tuesday, Apr. 10
A new LAT/Bloomberg poll finds that 60 percent of those surveyed believe that a recession is looming within the next...
How do you unload downtown condos that have gone begging because of a sluggish real estate market? You rent them,...
The Dow finished in positive territory for the eighth consecutive trading session. The last time that happened was four years...
Perhaps those sky-high housing prices are finally having some effect on growth. For whatever reason, Los Angeles County saw a...
Amgen troubles: The WSJ tops its front page with a large takeout on the biotech company's growing problems - mostly...
Monday, Apr. 9
Competing with iPods: Yahoo, along with two smaller companies, are collaborating on a $250 MP3 player that hit store shelves...
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