Ferracone Recognized for Entrepreuneurial Prowess

San Marino resident Robin Ferracone, CEO of Farient Advisors, a leading independent executive compensation and performance consulting firm, was recently named to the 2014 Ernst and Young ‘Entrepreneurial Winning Women’ list. Read More

Laura Skandera Trombley Named President of The Huntington

trombley The Huntington Library's eighth president has recently been announced and she is none other than Laura Skandera Trombley. The Huntington's first female president will begin her term on July 1, 2015, following the retirement of Steven S. Koblik, who has served since 2001. Read More

China Bank Lending Slows

China's banks slowed their lending in October, the central bank announced Friday, as authorities worked to rein in credit growth. Read More

Yahoo Surges on Alibaba Sales

Yahoo said Tuesday its quarterly profit surged with its sale of shares in Chinese Internet powerhouse Alibaba, and that it was seeing signs of life in its mobile Internet initiatives. Read More

Lego Lays Building Blocks for Success in Asia

by Sören Billing COPENHAGEN, October 8, 2014 (AFP) – Lego is making global domination look like child’s play, as the world’s biggest toy-maker puts the building blocks in place to lead rivals in Asia and buck an industry-wide revenue dip. The Danish toys juggernaut overtook Mattel in the first half of the year. That was partly […] Read More

Extreme Heat Causes Power Outages

Hundreds of Southern California Edison customers were without power in Los Angeles and Orange counties due to extreme heat and in most cases officials were estimating power would be restored within 24 hours. Read More

Efforts to Revitalize South Lake Avenue

It's no secret that commercial vacancies are certainly apparent in the once upscale South Lake Avenue, a product of the downturn in the economy from 2007-08 and a changing macro environment in the San Gabriel Valley. But things could be changing for the better. Read More