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Cerberus Capital Management LP’s $9 billion deal to merge Safeway Inc. with Albertsons is a bet that a larger supermarket chain can better fend off an attack on the grocery business by big-box stores and online retailers.
(March 6, 2014) The California Chamber of Commerce is urging California businesses to join a growing coalition of associations and employers to oppose a rule proposed by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to obtain and release to the public, without any meaningful context, detailed information regarding specific workplace injuries and illnesses, including the company, location and specific data.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected Apple Inc's request for a permanent sales ban in the United States against some older Samsung smartphones, a key setback for the iPhone maker
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will strike a firmly populist tone in his 2015 budget plan on Tuesday, proposing to pay for an expansion of a popular tax credit for the working poor by eliminating
Washington is coasting. For the past several years, chroniclers of the relationship between the president and Republicans in Congress have searched in vain for new ways to describe chaos. When chaos wasn’t on order, the task was to find new ways to connote stasis—the lack of progress that filled the...
President Barack Obama will propose a $302 billion program to support rebuilding and repairing the U.S.'s roads and bridges when he travels Wednesday to a historic rail station in St. Paul, Minn.
A new Morgan Stanley report making an extremely bullish case on Tesla views them getting into the autonomous car industry and eventually helping to build a utopian society. As a firm believer in the utopian potential of autonomous cars, I was glad to see that they are even able to...
Rep. Gary Miller, R-Rancho Cucamonga, said today he will not seek reelection, boosting Democrats' chances of a pickup in the Inland Empire. The eight-term congressman announced his retirement in...
It may take weeks to render a verdict on the Obama administration's latest health care concession to employers.
WASHINGTON — In a rare bipartisan agreement, congressional leaders have settled on a plan to fix Medicare 's system for paying physicians, potentially ending years of uncertainty that often held up fees for doctors who care for the nation's senior citizens.
A bipartisan group of senators and House members stepped up pressure on the White House Tuesday to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.
Fluke has filed with the California state Democratic Party to seek its endorsement
The post-recession reality is that the customer base for businesses that appeal to the middle class is shrinking as the top tier pulls even further away.
In a major overhaul of the SAT college entrance exam, students starting in 2016 will no longer be required to write an essay, will not be penalized for wrong answers and will not be able to freely use calculators.
Los Angeles billionaire Elon Musk , chief executive of Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX , testified before Congress that the U.S. Air Force and other agencies are paying too high a price to launch its most valuable satellites into orbit.
Clued-in Californians should quickly check out the Obama administration's proposed Fiscal 2015 budget, because it won't last long. On its face, the $3.9 trillion budget unveiled Tuesday includes plenty for...
Prospects are slim for passing a simplified code, which would greatly reduce rates for individuals and corporations.
Those %22Nutrition Facts%22 labels on nearly every food package in grocery stores are getting a new look.
Walt Disney Co. is offering 400 movie titles through a new cloud-based streaming service, Disney Movies Anywhere, the company announced Tuesday.
About one-fourth of the total are the young adults so avidly sought by insurers because they are usually healthier and need fewer medical services.
It's changing in a big way for medium-sized businesses, and a smaller way for the largest employers.
Because states declined to expand Medicaid, 4.8 million people fall into a coverage gap: They earn too little to qualify for health-law subsidies to buy private insurance, and aren't eligible for benefits under existing state programs.
SACRAMENTO—News flash for Democratic state lawmakers: Not all Republican ideas are kooky.
The Congressional Budget Office report forecasts that more people will opt to work less as they seek coverage through Affordable Care Act.
(February 3, 2014) Last week, the House Republican conference released its Standards for Immigration Reform. These principles call for a fix to our nation’s immigration system and acknowledge that failure to fix it will hurt our economy and jeopardize national security.