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WR Berkley Corporation Names Michael G. Connor President of Continental ...
GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced that Michael G. Connor has been named president of Continental Western Group, LLC.
Hard Market? Top Industry Leaders Comment on Pricing-- Slideshow
With 2012's first quarter in the books, executives and industry observers have noted that property and casualty pricing remains on the upswing.
Business briefs
The board of directors of W.R. Berkley Corp., in Greenwich has voted to increase the cash dividend to an annual rate of 36 cents per share, a 12.5 percent increase from the present rate.
The Greek makes a comeback
The Greek at the Harbor has been around as far back as I remember. In the '80s, I would eat there with family and friends - it always had a great atmosphere, serene yet fun overlooking the harbor.
Local students track ocean buoy
The Pacific Ocean is a massive body of water that covers one-third of the Earth's surface. It's also the temporary classroom for a group of fourth graders in Ventura.
Go big and go home full at Chicago's Ribs
Located in the historic Ventura Mutual Fire Insurance Company building on the corner of Main and Fir streets, this Chicago-centric restaurant has become known over the years for, not surprisingly, its ribs.
From the ground up
In recent months, however, John Ashkar of Los Angeles-based Westwood Communities Corp. purchased the 3.5-acre property in December 2011 and has since revamped the vision from condos to 257 apartment rentals.
Picks of the Week
CASA PACIFICA ANGELS 19TH ANNUAL FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL Sunday, June 3, 1-4 p.m. An epicurean experience showcasing the area's best restaurants and caterers, wineries and microbreweries, with continuous live entertainment - featuring the ...
All about the dim sum at Peking Chinese Restaurant
In a packed restaurant in Hong Kong, Bourdain and company delved into the fascinating world of the individual, sometimes bite-size morsels of the Chinese cuisine.
Santa Paula investigation of police chief completed
Terms such as “witch hunt” and “mob mentality” were tossed around Santa Paula City Hall chambers on Monday, May 7, as residents lashed out at city officials for the decision to place Police Chief Steve MacKinnon on paid administrative leave.