Wendy Lee Business & Economics Reporter
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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
A nationwide shortage of honeybees could begin harming the global supply of almonds, which are largely grown in California, farmers and biologists say.
Killer whales were spotted off the coast of Newport Beach on Saturday afternoon, the first sighting in Orange County this year.
The Academy Hall of Television Arts and Sciences will induct six new members to its Hall of Fame on Monday, for their innovation and achievements.
A day after the US Labor Department released a surprisingly positive jobs report, a crowd of 3,000 people showed up at a Woodland Hills job fair.
Ross Dress For Less celebrated its opening in Historic Downtown LA on Saturday, becoming the first major US clothing store to open on Broadway in decades.
The Walt Disney Co. said it plans to hire 1,000 veterans over the next two years. The veterans will receive jobs ranging from internships to executive positions.
Teen retailer Hot Topic, based in the City of Industry, said Thursday it plans to be acquired by a New York private equity firm for $600 million.
Defense contractor Northrop Grumman said it is closing its Dominguez Hills facility near Carson, impacting 750 employees. Some jobs will move out of state.
Sport clothing manufacturer Quiksilver said Friday its chief operating officer will leave the company this fall.
Electronic Arts said it has laid off some of its L.A.-based employees this week, as the video game industry looks ahead to mobile gaming.
The Los Angeles Harbor Commission entered into exclusive negotiations with the LA Waterfront Alliance to redevelop the Ports O’ Call Village in San Pedro.
Clerical workers at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles voted Wednesday night to accept the terms of a new contract with their 14 employers.
Allergan announced Wednesday it received federal regulatory approval for a silicone-filled breast implant, making it available for purchase in the United States.
Pasadena receives "Fair Trade City" designation from Fair Trade Towns USA. Organizers say this will bring more awareness to the fair trade movement.
More than 10,000 people came to Topshop and its male retail counterpart Topman’s opening last Thursday. Topshop sells clothes that are trendy, yet affordable.