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
South Korea-based Hyundai on pace to finish new $200 million U.S. headquarters in Orange County - but had considered moving to Alabama.
Lawsuit claimed Orange County-based Wet Seal fired African American employees because it didn't fit with the retailer's brand image.
Disney’s $1.1 billion renovation of its California Adventure theme park in Anaheim is showing results, the company’s CEO said on Tuesday.
Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday its net income increased 32 percent to $1.5 billion in the second quarter, boosted by increased sales at its theme parks and resorts.
The hip clothing and kitschy gift retailer will open a store in the site of the former Rialto Theatre early next year. The theater has been closed since the 1970s.
The unemployment rate dropped to its lowest level in four years. But as the number of jobs increase, so does the number of applicants.
Some companies operating in Southern California are spending millions of dollars to help reduce air pollution and it’s starting to show results.
DreamWorks Animation said Wednesday it will purchase a popular teen network on YouTube in a deal that could reach $117 million.
More than 400,000 jobless Californians will receive less money in their federal unemployment benefits starting Sunday. The cuts are due to sequestration.
The amount of California houses and condos starting the foreclosure process dropped to its lowest level in more than seven years, said San Diego-based DataQuick.
The Transportation Security Administration said Monday it want to hear from the traveling public and those who work in commercial air travel.
Despite a sluggish economy, designer jeans haven’t gone out of fashion and that’s a great fit – and profit – for Southern California jeans makers.
Fresh & Easy’s parent company said Wednesday it is putting the grocery chain up for sale because it didn’t become profitable fast enough.
American Airlines said its computer systems are restored, but expect delays and cancellations of flights for the rest of the day.
The Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve had a zero percent bloom this year. It's the fourth straight year where the poppies have not been in full bloom.