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The first Hot Dog On A Stick stand opened near the Santa Monica Pier in 1946. (Photo courtesy Hot Dog On A Stick)

Private Equity Firm Acquires Hot Dog On A Stick Chain

Iconic fast food chain Hot Dog On A Stick won’t be going into the fryer anytime soon.

08/22/2014

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Albertson’s Stores Hacked For Credit, Debit Card Information

The parent company of Albertsons said Friday that the chain recently discovered hackers tried to breach some of their stores to steal credit and debit card information.

08/15/2014

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Garcetti Pushes For More Tax Credits To Keep Movie Production In California

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti met with Governor Jerry Brown at the Capitol on Wednesday to push for more incentives to keep movie production in California.

08/13/2014

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Macy’s Pleads No Contest To Decapitation Death Of Employee

Macy’s has pleaded no contest in connection with the death of an employee in 2009, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said Tuesday.

08/12/2014

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GM Tells Customers Of Recalled SUVs To Park Them Outdoors Because They Could Catch Fire

General Motors’ troubles with safety recalls has surfaced in another case, this time with the company recalling a group of SUVs for a third time to fix power window switches that can catch fire.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2014

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Nestlé To Relocate Chatsworth Hot Pockets Facility To Kentucky

Hundreds of Angelenos could soon be out of work after Nestlé USA announced it will relocate a Hot Pockets facility in Chatsworth back east.

08/06/2014

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Lawsuit Accuses Trader Joe’s Of Unethical Business Practices

Two Southland vendors are taking the specialty grocery store chain to court over alleged manipulative business practices, breaking contracts and intentionally interfering with vendor relationships.

07/11/2014

A Crumbs Bake Shop sits empty after it was announced Crumbs is closing all its stores on July 8, 2014 in New York City. Crumbs has closed all of its locations after low sales, a reported a loss of $18.2 million last year, and after being de-listed by Nasdaq last week. Crumbs opened in 2003 in New York City and had 65 locations as of April, 2014.  (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Crumbs Bake Shop Says Sweet Goodbye To All Its Stores

Crumbs Bake Shop says it is shuttering all its stores, a week after the struggling cupcake shop operator was delisted from the Nasdaq.

07/08/2014

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Foster Farms Chicken Distributed From Fresno Recalled Over Salmonella Concerns

A California chicken producer has issued its first recall since being linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year, company and federal food officials said Thursday night.

07/04/2014

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GM Recalls An Additional 8.2M Vehicles Over Ignition Switch Issues

General Motors recalls at least 7.6 million more vehicles over ignition switch problems.

06/30/2014

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Burbank Airport Unveils New Transportation Center

Bob Hope Airport Friday unveiled a Regional Intermodal Transportation Center to provide San Fernando Valley residents with access to services from Metrolink, MTA and Burbank Transit.

CBS Los Angeles–06/27/2014

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You’ve Likely Eaten Here, But Have You Tried The Secret Menu?

You probably know the offerings at your favorite fast-food joints inside and out, but did you know that many of them have a secret menu?

06/26/2014

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13 Arrested In Scheme To Stage Car Crashes For Insurance Money

The state Department of Insurance says the scam, centered in Riverside County, netted more than $300,000 from seven insurance companies.

06/25/2014

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Whole Foods Agrees To $800K Settlement After Investigation Uncovers Pricing Violations

The city attorneys in Los Angeles, Santa Monica and San Diego reached an $800,000 settlement with Whole Foods Market after a statewide investigation uncovered widespread pricing violations, officials said Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/24/2014

Trucks transport containers at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, California on May 12, 2010. The twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which together make up the nation's busiest shipping container complex,  are expected to see a 10.2 percent increase in container traffic this year, with the value of good and services rising about 9 percent to over USD 308 billion.  The upward trend comes on the heels of a nearly 18 percent plunge in container traffic at the ports in 2008. (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Billions Of Dollars At Risk As West Coast Port Contract Ends

The West Coast ports that are America’s gateway for hundreds of billions of dollars of trade with Asia and beyond are no stranger to labor unrest and even violence.

06/22/2014

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BMW Workers Rally Against Job Cuts

Angry teamsters say makers of the ultimate driving machine are trying to drive away good-paying jobs and replace them with cheap labor. BMW says it will cut dozens of jobs at its Ontario warehouse.

Toyota Issues Prius Recall Over Cooling Pump Issue

Toyota Announces (Another) Prius Recall

Toyota on Tuesday announced they were recalling 650,000 Prius models (3004-2007) to fix a faulty cooling pump problem. Officials believe nearly 400,000 of those cars are on the road in the United States. Toyota insisted that the repair is not a recall but rather “a customer satisfaction campaign.”

Harman reported no liabilities in 2009 -- but that may change after her husband Sidney's recent acquisition of Newsweek magazine. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Very Golden State: 6 Political Millionaires

It may be tough times for the average Joe, but these public servants have capitalized on their personal fortunes to wield major influence in Sacramento.

Richard Branson

Over-Exposed Billionaires

They’ve got major bucks and massive egos: here’s eight of the richest men you’ve never met, but probably have heard about way too much.

Sure, they get to travel the world and get paid the big bucks, but the competition is tough -- and mainting their looks is even tougher.

Top 10 Sexiest Jobs

It’s the question we’re all faced with when making small talk with strangers: “So what do you do for a living?”

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Corporate America’s Biggest Blunders

Think of them as the business world’s version of the Hollywood flop: here’s a list of the most expensive mistakes ever.

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