| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:06 PM
Investigators are still unsure how cooked rotisserie chicken sold at a Costco store in South San Francisco was contaminated with a strain of salmonella involved in a national outbreak linked to Foster Farms brand poultry.
At least one person was...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 5:43 PM
An empty high-rise hotel dating to the 1920s in downtown Los Angeles will be brought back to life by new owners who hope to make it into a four-star boutique inn.
The 13-story former Case Hotel on the southeast corner of Broadway and 11th Street was...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Wanda M. Austin, 59, is the president and chief executive of Aerospace Corp., an El Segundo brain trust for the Pentagon's space program. Although not well known outside defense circles, it is regarded as one of the nation's most important...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Elon Musk, who heads electric-car company Tesla Motors, has shelled out $6.75 million on the former Gene Wilder estate in Bel-Air, property records show. That's a lot of clams for a cracked driveway.
[Updated 10:59 a.m. PST Nov. 5: The sellers are...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:28 AM
Orbital Science's Cygnus cargo craft finessed its first operational mission to the International Space Station.
The Cygnus commercial freighter launched from Wallops Island in January, berthed with the station and delivered nearly 3,000 pounds of food,...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Los Angeles billionaire Elon Musk, chief executive of Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX, testified before Congress that the U.S. Air Force and other agencies are paying too high a price to launch its most valuable satellites into orbit.
| Mar 9, 2014
| 7:00 PM
SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers for years have been battling ravenous metal thieves, who pull copper wires out of street lights, grab rebar from construction sites, and steal pumps and other costly equipment from farmers' fields.
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:17 AM
From the outside, room 604 looks like any other classroom on the La Cañada High School campus. But inside, the former wood shop room is a bustling workshop filled with wires, gadgets, computers and all the necessary ingredients required to animate a...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:47 AM
The SpaceX launch from Cape Canaveral has a lot riding on it -- and not just the Thai broadcasting satellite it's carrying into orbit, says Florida Today.
The California-based space transportation company hopes a successful launch at 5:06 p.m. of an...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 7:07 PM
China watched this month as the nation's first lunar rover rolled across the moon's surface.
It was a moment of national pride when images of the six-wheel rover, dubbed Jade Rabbit, were transmitted live back to Earth, showing the red and gold...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:42 PM
A who's who of famous Internet cats descended upon Hollywood on Tuesday, led by Grumpy Cat, the perpetually sullen-looking feline.
Oskar the Blind Cat, Colonel Meow and Nala Cat were also on hand, and Hamilton the Hipster Cat Skyped in for the event...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 12:16 PM
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has announced the Art + Technology Lab, which will provide grants and lab space to artists who want to experiment with new technologies.
LACMA said the new program and lab space would encourage innovative ideas and...