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  • North American Aviation Strike

     
    June 7, 1941: The strike at the North American Aviation plant, in which Army troops dispersed union activists and took over an essential American defense facility, is one of the landmark events in Los Angeles history. Because of its importance......
  • Live review: KROQ's Weenie Roast stays true to itself and its acts

     
    KROQ-FM (106.7) isn't known for curveballs in its well-cemented playlist of angsty '90s survivors and modern takes on SoCal punk. Even at Weenie Roast, its annual summer-heralding showcase of the station's mainstays and scrappier newcomers, a "surprise"...
  • New Explorer is pioneer in SUV market

    New Explorer is pioneer in SUV market
    The way Ford Motor Co. figures it, Americans still want to tow and drive off-road with their SUVs, but they could do without all that gas-guzzling. Throw in an electronics system that can understand up to 10,000 commands ("I'm hungry. Find me an ice...
  • Nestle revenue, profits rise

    The parent company of Glendale-based Nestle USA reported increased revenue and profits in the first six months of 2010, with much of the strength in developing markets overseas. Financial officials for the global food giant reported revenues of nearly...
  • Walking with Dinosaurs

    Gayle Anderson was live in Los Angeles for "WALKING WITH DINOSAURS: The Arena Spectacular" opens today at the STAPLES Center with shows through Sunday, September 12th. The show returns to STAPLES Center for its final engagement after originally playing...
  • Muslim Groups Back Islamic Center Near Ground Zero

    Muslim Groups Back Islamic Center Near Ground Zero
    Leaders of prominent U.S. Muslim groups called Monday for a national week of interfaith dialogue to combat religious intolerance and said they support the right to build a controversial Islamic center near ground zero. "We stand for the constitutional...
  • Summit bites back at bedbugs

    Summit bites back at bedbugs
    You can cook them or freeze them. Poison them, stab them with a screwdriver or smear them on the wall. People have tried all these tactics and more, but bedbugs continue to thrive and spread across the country, experts say. An entire industry emerged...
  • Chicago-based scientist tasked with doubling firm's healthier food portfolio

    Chicago-based scientist tasked with doubling firm's healthier food portfolio
       As a Pakistani-born doctor who grew up in England, studied nutrition and agriculture in the U.S. and consulted for the Mayo Clinic on diabetes and other diseases, Mehmood Khan has a background that gives him a broad perspective.     His job gives...
  • Made in PA: Scalewatcher

    Made in PA: Scalewatcher
    Soft tasting, hard tasting, maybe mineral tasting. Everyone's water tastes a little different. One Chester County company is trying to make sure the water in the pipes is good for you and your house. In this week's Made in PA, FOX43's Michael Gorsegner...
  • Alinea named No. 6 restaurant in the world

    Alinea named No. 6 restaurant in the world
    Best in Chicago. Best in North America. Closing in on best in the world. Grant Achatz is rapidly running out of titles to secure. Alinea was named the No. 6 restaurant in the world by London-based Restaurant magazine in its annual ranking of the top...
  • Muslims in Indiana react to death of Osama bin Laden

    Muslims in Indiana react to death of Osama bin Laden
    Leaders of the Islamic Society of North America are applauding the efforts of the Obama Administration in bringing Osama bin Laden to justice. Leaders of the group traveled to Washington, D.C. Monday morning to deliver a message of peace and tolerance in...
  • Taking on the PepsiCo challenge

    Taking on the PepsiCo challenge
    As a Pakistani-born doctor who grew up in England, studied nutrition and agriculture in the U.S. and consulted for the Mayo Clinic on diabetes and other diseases, Mehmood Khan has a background that gives him a broad perspective. His job gives him a...