Business Update with Mark Lacter: Episodes

Kevin Roderick, creator and editor of LA Observed, shares his thoughts about business blogger (and KPCC contributor) Mark Lacter with Steve Julian.
Yesterday may have been a holiday on paper, but if you were navigating LA's major freeways, there was no sign people had the day off.
Police say TSA agent Gerardo Hernandez was shot and killed last Friday at the base of the escalators of LAX Terminal 3, and not at the checkpoint gates. Paul Ciancia is accused of killing Hernandez and wounding several others.
Holiday shopping numbers could be hit and miss this year with an unemployment rate still above 10 percent in Los Angeles County.
The contamination of Foster Farms chickens has provided insight into food regulation.
The state's online registration for Covered California has been up for a couple of weeks, and reaction has been mixed.
The partial federal government shutdown is one week old, but economists are still saying that its impact in Southern California and elsewhere will be limited.
We've been reporting on the city of Los Angeles approving major developments without seismic studies attached.
Sign ups for the Affordable Care Act start in a week, and the program is leading to changes in the way employers handle health coverage.
When talk turns to the economy, it's clear that LA brings out the best and the worst.
Across the country, the sale of electric cars is sluggish.
Now that we have a deal between Time Warner Cable and CBS, we can turn our Hollywood focus back on the movie industry.
When you look at fast growing private companies in the U.S., you need look no further than a small city next to Los Angeles International Airport.
Businesses are cutting back on hours to avoid having to provide health care coverage under the new Affordable Care Act.
Yesterday, we heard about the hyper-loop, a system that could get you from L.A. to San Francisco in about 30 minutes without losing your eyeballs.
We used to make a big deal out of Casual Fridays at work. But now that we're entering the dog days of summer, is anyone dressing up?
Time Warner Cable pulled the plug for a few minutes last night on KCBS, KCAL, and other CBS-owned stations. This morning, everything's back on the air.
The first hearing in Detroit's bankruptcy starts tomorrow. The city has called on the judge to stop pensioners from filing lawsuits that could gum up plans to restructure billions of dollars in debt.
L.A. area cab companies say they're losing business to ride-sharing services like Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar that use smartphone apps to connect passengers and drivers.
There's been talk for some time now about the LA Times being up for sale by the Tribune Company.
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