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
Joel Friedman, CEO of Mikawaya, invented mochi ice cream. He gives us an inside look into the creation of one of the most popular Asian fusion desserts.
Dunkin’ Donuts announced Wednesday it is returning to Southern California with a wave of new stores, after exiting the market 20 years ago.
Wertz Brothers Antique Mart, one of the largest antique malls on LA's westside, is closing next month to make way for new development.
For some young homeowners, monthly mortgage payments don’t exist. That’s because they or their parents are wealthy enough to buy homes in cash.
Grocery chain Albertsons will be sold to an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management in a larger $3.3 billion deal, officials said Thursday.
The Port of Los Angeles’ trade volume dropped in November, due to weaker global demand and a week-long strike by clerical workers, according to a report.
Construction starts on the replacement for the Gerald Desmond Bridge, linking the Ports of LA and Long Beach. It is part of a larger, $4.5 billion project.
Ever wonder what it would be like to be famous and have crowds of people follow you around? An L.A. start-up can provide that feeling for a hefty fee.
Andy Mooney, past chairman of Disney Consumer Products, will become Quiksilver’s CEO. Quiksilver has struggled to turn profits in recent years.
The world's tallest thermometer is looking for a new owner. It's part of a 4.3-acre property listed for $1.75 million.
The store has been open since 1980. Clearance sales will begin Jan. 7. The company said it's part of a plan that will see new stores open in the region.
The fiscal cliff has been averted, but many Southern Californians still have to deal with smaller paychecks, with more money going toward social security.
The new year got off to a good start on Southern California’s highways, with fewer traffic deaths in the days leading up to the first day of 2013.
Two men died from New Year’s Eve shootings in Los Angeles County, police said. The separate shootings occurred in Lakewood and Hawthorne.
Unemployed workers like William Hutton of Venice, Calif., said they hope to find a job in 2013. Hutton, 55, has been unemployed for more than three years.