Category: Business News

Low-key Meruelo sees L.A. Latinos as key part of his highest-profile bet: A Las Vegas casino

Among his Meruelo Group holdings — a hodgepodge that includes real estate, construction companies, an Orange County bank and a maker of pre-packaged sushi — are KWHY-TV and KBEH-TV, two Spanish-language stations that run a mix of Mexico-focused news, classic Mexican movies and telenovelas. He also owns L.A.’s No. 1 Read More

What are the odds an ex-fighter pilot like Capt. Tammie Jo Shults is flying your airline plane?

Now, most pilots are choosing a civilian education even though flight-time requirements for commercial co-pilots have climbed to 1,500 hours from 250. It can cost as much as $300,000 to attend a private, four-year aviation university, Smith said. But the returns are immediate: Entry-level co-pilots earn $30,000 to $50,000 a Read More