Teen Retailer Wet Seal Files For Bankruptcy ProtectionThe Wet Seal Inc., a teen clothing retailer, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in an effort to keep its remaining stores open.
San Bernardino To Pay Pensions Despite BankruptcyThe city of San Bernardino has agreed to pay the California Public Employees' Retirement System all that it owes in bankruptcy proceedings.
Cash-Strapped San Bernardino Eyes Plan To Disband Police DepartmentOfficials in San Bernardino were expected Monday to consider a plan to disband the city's police department to help cut costs.
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.
Elephant Bar Parent Company Files For Bankruptcy, Cites 'Challenging' EconomyThe Costa Mesa-based parent company of the Elephant Bar casual dining chain has filed for bankruptcy and is closing 16 restaurants nationwide, officials announced this week.
Eatery Chain 'Hot Dog On A Stick' Files For Chapter 11 BankruptcyCarlsbad-based chain Hot Dog on a Stick filed a Chapter 11 petition in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Los Angeles on Monday.
Desert Hot Springs Declares Fiscal Emergency To Avoid 2nd BankruptcyThis financially troubled city declared a fiscal emergency Tuesday in an effort to avert a second federal bankruptcy filing.
Desert Hot Springs City Council To Vote On Fiscal Emergency DeclarationA vote was expected to determine if a financially troubled California city will declare a fiscal emergency to avert a second federal bankruptcy filing.
Desert Hot Springs Weighs Fiscal Emergency To Avoid Ch. 9A Southern California city that declared bankruptcy more than a decade ago is trying to avoid repeating history.
San Bernardino May Outsource Fire, Other City Services The city of San Bernardino, which recently filed for bankruptcy, is again considering outsourcing its fire protection services.
Residents Demand Closure Of Vernon Battery Recycling Plant In Heated Town Hall MeetingResidents at a town hall meeting Tuesday called for the closure of a controversial battery recycling plant that state agencies charge has spread hazardous pollution into the air and groundwater.
Calif., Battery Recycler Reach Deal On Emissions State regulators have reached a deal with a Southern California battery recycler accused of releasing toxic air emissions that might have threatened the health of more than 100,000 people.
Mayor Garcetti Refutes Claims City Headed For BankruptcyDan Pellissier, president of the group California Pension Reform, contends L.A. may be just a few years away from becoming unable to repay its debts if costs aren't kept down.
Sweet! Twinkies To Hit Store Shelves Next MonthHostess is betting on a sweet comeback for Twinkies when they return to shelves next month.
Group Launches Effort To Recall San Bernardino Mayor, City CouncilA group of community residents and business leaders in San Bernardino launched an effort Thursday to recall the city's mayor and other top officials.