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Bills, few options mean bankruptcy for Calif. city

July 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Tthe nearly empty E Street Mall in San Bernardino, Calif., is shown on Wednesday, July 11, 2012. The San Bernardino city council voted Tuesday night in favor of the city filing for bankruptcy. City officials have said, San Bernardino “has an immediate cash flow issue” and may not be able to make payroll with a [&hellip...

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Opel CEO Stracke resigns in middle of turnaround

July 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 16, 2012 file picture, CEO of Adam Opel AG, Karl-Friedrich Stracke, attends a press conference in Frankfurt, Germany. Opel says CEO Karl-Friedrich Stracke has resigned as head of General Motors’ struggling European business to...

Future 'Assassin's Creed' games may not leap ahead

July 13, 2012 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

In this publicity photo provided by Ubisoft Entertainment, a scene from “Assassin’s Creed III” is shown. (AP Photo/Ubisoft Entertainment) SAN DIEGO (AP) — The next installment of “Assassin’s Creed” may take a trip further...

Central Americans flood north through Mexico to US

July 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this May 12, 2012 photo, Central American migrants walk on a railway in Lecheria, on the outskirts of Mexico City. While the number of Mexicans heading to the U.S. has dropped dramatically, a surge of Central American migrants is making the 1,000-mile...

Meridian Insurance Services

July 12, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

Meridian Insurance Service’s professional staff includes (left to right): Carolyn Hardwick, life, health and commercial lines agent; Loretta Bolton, personal lines agent; Lori Mann, commercial lines agent; Gena Fredrickson, office manager and commercial...

Merger Dance: Rating American Airlines' options

July 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE- In this Oct. 29, 2010 file photo, an American Airlines jet airplane approaches Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia. American Airlines is weighing various merger options, but most analysts say the nation’s No. 3 airline only has one...

Merchant prince Marvin Traub dead at 87

July 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This April 11, 1989 photo shows former Bloomingdale’s Chief Executive Officer Marvin Traub in front of a display of women’s sportswear by California designers in New York. Traub, who transformed the department store chain into an international...

Official says health law will aid 3M Californians

July 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Peter Lee, executive director of the California Health Benefit Exchange, discusses California’s implantation of the federal health care overhaul law at the Sacramento Press Club on Wednesday, July 11, 2012. California was the first state in the country...

US eases sanctions, allowing investment in Myanmar

July 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Myanmar Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi registers on attendee book before a regular session of the parliament at Myanmar’s Lower House in Naypyitaw Wednesday, July 11, 2012, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. (AP Photo) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama...

Electric rates not falling along with fuel costs

July 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE- In this Monday June 9, 2008, file photo, Charles Brinkley, left, and John Lerro, with Great American Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc., install an air conditioner in Chevy Chase, Md. A sharp decline in the price of natural gas makes it much cheaper for...