U.S. home construction plunged in August, led by steep decline in the volatile apartment category. But single-family house construction, a larger and more stable portion of the market, fell only modestly.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed his groundwater regulation bill, a bill that one local farmer says will not only hurt his business, but also the county’s economy.
Construction is nearly complete on the new Walmart Neighborhood Market on North Chester Avenue.
U.S. consumer prices edged down in August, the first monthly drop since the spring of 2013, as gasoline, airline tickets and clothing prices all fell. It was the latest evidence that inflation remains under control.
U.S. homebuilders' confidence in the market for new, single-family homes surged this month to the highest level in nearly nine years.
Growth in online shopping is boosting profit at FedEx, and the company plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers to handle what is shaping up as another record year for holiday-season package deliveries.
Pizza Hut is testing out a lighter pizza in two U.S. markets as it seeks to freshen up its menu and regain its footing against competitors.
Sony expects its annual loss to swell to $2 billion and has canceled dividends for the first time in more than half a century after writing down the value of its troubled smartphone business.
Golden Empire Transit District CEO Karen King is getting a pay raise in the wake of a labor strike that halted the city's bus service for more than a month.
With resumes in hand and applications filled out, lines of job hopefuls filed into Rabobank Arena on Tuesday for the Condors annual job fair.
The Santa Ana, California-based company also plans to sell up to 85 of its branch campuses. The company owns Everest College, Heald College and WyoTech schools.
UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 workers to help deliver packages during the busy holiday season — an increase from last year, when the company was caught unprepared for a boom in online shopping.
Early demand is so high for General Motors' new small pickup trucks that the company is hiring more workers to build them even before one is sold to the public.
Anheuser-Busch, one of the NFL's biggest sponsors, says it isn't happy with the recent controversy that has engulfed the league.
The company will donate $500,000 for science, technology, engineering and mathematics education. Students are encouraged to pursue STEM careers.