Brian Watt Business and Economics Reporter
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Brian Watt is a Business and Economics Reporter for KPCC. He joined the KPCC news team in 2007. Prior to that, he worked as a producer at "Marketplace," where he filed a number of his own stories and even filled in some mornings as host.
Brian holds degrees in Theater from Yale University and the Sorbonne, and has worked as an actor in France, Italy, Brazil, Hungary and Hollywood. He appeared in a few television shows, including "The West Wing," "Judging Amy," and "The District."
Stories by Brian Watt
The 60-year-old company that owns the Snow Summit and Bear Mountain ski resorts is looking for potential buyers. But it won't sell to just anyone.
Ride-sharing services such as Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar and the traditional taxicab services they're disrupting could learn more on their future from the PUC.
Despite an overall increase in film and television shoots in Los Angeles, FilmLA says production in the city is still nowhere near what it used to be.
Because it's the first heat wave of the summer, the agency that operates California's power grid, CAL-ISO said there is ample supply to meet power needs.
The Los Angeles Clippers Wednesday introduced Doc Rivers as the team's new head coach and Senior Vice President of Basketball Operations.
Taxi! There were plenty at L.A. City Hall Tuesday as taxicab companies rally at city hall to protest ride-sharing services Sidecar, Lyft and Uber.
The Labor Department reports that California's unemployment rate dropped in May to its lowest level in nearly five years — 8.6 percent. Read the full report here.
Lawsuit accuses Time Warner Cable of forcing subscribers to pay for Dodgers and Lakers broadcasts, even though many say they don't watch the games.
The announcement underscores the production company's aggressive move into television, said Dreamworks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg.
Court records show the mother of John Zawahri, who fatally shot five people last week, once sought a restraining order against her husband.
Debra Fine tried to stop John Zawahri from pointing his gun at a woman in another car. He gave her a "very cold" stare and then shot her four times.
Police said Friday night four people died in a shooting rampage that started at a small home in Santa Monica and spilled onto the campus of Santa Monica College, where police exchanged gunfire with the suspected gunman, who died in the library. Earlier they said six were dead.
Officials have revised upward their estimate of the destruction caused by the wildfire that burned 30,274 acres northwest of Green Valley near Palmdale.
UCLA Anderson Forecast says U.S. economic growth is too slow to be a real recovery, but California's performance is 'a bright spot.'
New home construction and road and infrastructure projects added 9,400 construction jobs in L.A., the third highest jump in the U.S.