- California Legislature fails to reach a deal on Tesla battery factory @ Los Angeles Times - 7 hours ago
SACRAMENTO — Looks as if California's effort to attract an electric car maker's battery factory has run out of juice, at least for now.
- CytRx is pouring money into R&D of cancer-fighting drugs @ Los Angeles Times - 10 hours ago
CytRx Corp. is on a mission to cure cancer — or at least slow it down.
- Inventor of device to keep airline seat from reclining blames airlines @ Los Angeles Times - 17 hours ago
A device that prevents an airline seat from reclining sparked an in-flight squabble that forced a United Airlines flight from Newark, N.J., to Denver to divert to Chicago.
- Fliers who bring their own devices to watch movies want compensation @ Los Angeles Times - 19 hours ago
Airlines that ask passengers to bring their own laptop computers, tablets or smartphones to watch in-flight movies and television should pass on the airline’s savings to fliers.
- Hotels to collect record $2.25 billion in guest fees @ Los Angeles Times - 20 hours ago
Internet connection fees, bag checking charges and reservation cancellation costs.
- 1 in 6 California construction workers labors in shadows, study finds @ Los Angeles Times - 20 hours ago
Informal workers are growing part of California’s economy — a shift keenly felt in the construction industry, where 1 in 6 workers is either off the books or misreported, new research has found.
- Ex-L.A. Kings coach Terry Murray sells in Manhattan Beach @ Los Angeles Times - 23 hours ago
Terry Murray, the former head coach of the Los Angeles Kings, has sold his home in Manhattan Beach for $2.35 million.
- 'Birthplace networks' are a boon to immigrant homeowners, study says @ Los Angeles Times - Sun, Aug 31, 2014 8:00 AM EDT
Native-born Americans looking to move into homeownership for the first time could learn a thing or two from immigrant homeowners, according to recent research.
- Board director has no right to conceal condo's mold problem @ Los Angeles Times - Sun, Aug 31, 2014 8:00 AM EDT
Question: Does a board director of Homeowner Association "One" have the right to tell a condo owner in a completely different Homeowner Association "Two" not to let a neighbor into ...
- Is landlord responsible for bedbug infestation? @ Los Angeles Times - Sun, Aug 31, 2014 8:00 AM EDT
Question: I have lived in my apartment for just over three months, and I thought everything was going well until last week. That is when I started noticing itchy bumps on my body in the morning. When I ...
- Doctors are shifting their business models @ Los Angeles Times - Sun, Aug 31, 2014 8:00 AM EDT
With insurance companies often paying doctors less for their services and with paperwork increasing, Dr. Gregory Yu was putting in longer workdays to squeeze in more patients.
- Shelley Rouillard checks up on health plans in California @ Los Angeles Times - Sun, Aug 31, 2014 8:00 AM EDT
The gig: As director of the California Department of Managed Health Care, Shelley Rouillard is the chief regulator for health plans that cover more than 21 million Californians. She's also a major player ...
- Equity credit lines are making a comeback as home prices rise @ Los Angeles Times - Sun, Aug 31, 2014 8:00 AM EDT
WASHINGTON — If you've got it, tap it. That appears to be the strategy for growing numbers of homeowners across the country who have begun taking out home equity credit lines at a rapidly accelerating ...
- More women are discovering the thrill of motorcycles @ Los Angeles Times - Sat, Aug 30, 2014 10:40 PM EDT
They rumble by night, these bikers.
- Are film tax credits cost effective? @ Los Angeles Times - Sat, Aug 30, 2014 7:30 PM EDT
Tired of seeing Hollywood take its business elsewhere, California is moving to triple tax subsidies for film and TV productions, boosting incentives to $330 million annually and making the state competitive ...
- Rent vs. buy? A look at the math and other factors @ Los Angeles Times - Sat, Aug 30, 2014 8:00 AM EDT
It may be the biggest financial decision most of us ever make: Buy a house? Or keep renting?
- Buy or rent? Here are some pros and cons @ Los Angeles Times - Sat, Aug 30, 2014 8:00 AM EDT
Price. Location. Personal preference. There are so many variables that it's hard to make blanket statements about buying versus renting. But there's a case to be made for either right now. A few things ...
- Home of the Week: renovated 1920s house in Hollywood Hills @ Los Angeles Times - Sat, Aug 30, 2014 8:00 AM EDT
This renovated 1920s house in Hollywood Hills retains an "Old Hollywood" vibe from its beamed ceilings with plaster scroll work to the hardwood floors of the step-down living room. The original ...
- Auto review: Porsche Macan S hauls like an SUV, acts like a sports car @ Los Angeles Times - Sat, Aug 30, 2014 8:00 AM EDT
Pay no mind to the Porsche Macan's 18 cubic feet of cargo room, its capacity to carry five adults comfortably and its commanding view of the road. With 340 horsepower and reflexes that would make Catwoman ...
- Meryl Streep sells Hollywood Hills West home to Alex Rodriguez @ Los Angeles Times - Sat, Aug 30, 2014 8:00 AM EDT
A-list actress Meryl Streep has sold a home in Hollywood Hills West to New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez for $4.8 million.
- Ventura County Medi-Cal health plan probed @ Los Angeles Times - Fri, Aug 29, 2014 11:17 PM EDT
California officials are investigating financial dealings between Ventura County's Medi-Cal health plan and a key outside contractor, Xerox Corp., The Times has learned.
- Thinking of borrowing? Low mortgage rates may be poised to rise @ Los Angeles Times - Fri, Aug 29, 2014 11:09 PM EDT
If you're borrowing to buy a house, there's almost never been a better time to do it.
- A sour mood despite sweeter outlook @ Los Angeles Times - Fri, Aug 29, 2014 11:08 PM EDT
This week brought another nugget of good economic news for the U.S. economy. Gross domestic product expanded at a healthy annual rate of 4.2% in the second quarter — a slight upward revision from the earlier ...
- Influx of Chinese students into U.S. may be tapering off @ Los Angeles Times - Fri, Aug 29, 2014 11:08 PM EDT
For years, soaring numbers of Chinese graduate students in the U.S. have been a boon for American universities and local economies, especially in places like Southern California.
- Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 workers as part of $1.9-billion overhaul @ Los Angeles Times - Fri, Aug 29, 2014 8:14 PM EDT
Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of a $1.9-billion overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters.