Wendy Lee Business & Economics Reporter
Wendy Lee is a Business and Economics Reporter for Southern California Public Radio.
Before joining KPCC, Wendy was a business reporter for the Star Tribune in Minneapolis and The Tennessean in Nashville. Her work has been published in The Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal and the Houston Chronicle.
A California native, Lee graduated from U.C. Berkeley with a degree in history. She likes to travel, cook, karaoke and is always ready for new adventures.
Stories by Wendy Lee
The L.A. Times and Californians Aware accused the L.A. Memorial Coliseum Commission of violating the state's open meeting law, known as the Brown Act. A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge agreed.
What will happen to Southern Californians as the government shutdown drags on and agencies that rely on federal funds see their money dry up.
Fresh & Easy leased property when rental prices were high, then failed to generate enough sales. Analysts say the chain will try to cancel some of those leases.
Knott's Berry Farm kicked off one of the first Halloween scare fests. Now the theme park competition is on, to deliver the most "boo" for your buck.
The department said it would temporarily waive its eligibility screening to address the backlog of claims and recover any overpayments later.
A glitch in the newly launched payment processing system, which was supposed to make things more efficient, has delayed delivery of thousands of unemployment benefit checks.
Pope Francis wants the church to focus on love and service rather than homosexuality, abortion and contraceptives. Many, but not all, LA Catholics agree.
Gov. Jerry Brown announced that he'd signed a bill to add a checkbox on California state income returns to give charitable contributions to costal conservation efforts.
Job gains were in areas like leisure and hospitality, construction and financial services. California's unemployment rate is still higher than the nation's.
Boeing will be eliminating thousands of jobs by 2015, when it closes its Long Beach assembly plant and stops production of the C-17 cargo plane.
Even though job growth in California is outpacing many states in the nation, the recovery has been uneven, according to some local economists.
View Los Angeles County employment data since 2003 by economic sector and see which industries were hardest hit by the recession.
The network will offer voluntary buyouts to reduce its staff and cut deficits. Interim CEO Paul Haaga will replace outgoing chief Gary Knell.
But an uneven recovery will leave unskilled workers behind, according to the UCLA Anderson Forecast released Thursday.
The future of the nation’s organized labor movement may emerge from California, where last year unions added 100,000 members.