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  • Coming Attractions -- Archives Bazaar, Oct. 23

     
    Two women and a car near Eagle Rock, left, from the California Historical Society collection; Los Angeles County citrus exhibit in Toronto, 1927, from the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce collection. The fifth annual Archives Bazaar will be held at...
  • Rail-yard pollution: Federal court rules against air quality board

     
    Air-quality watchdogs in Southern California can't impose limits on pollution from idling trains because that could interfere with interstate commerce -- a federal responsibility -- a U.S. appeals court ruled Wednesday. The lawsuit filed by the Assn. of...
  • Prop. 23: Oil giants are divided

     
    Are the big oil companies really backing Proposition 23? Maybe not. Among California's major oil refiners, Shell Oil opposes the November ballot initiative to suspend the state’s global warming law. Chevron Corp. is officially neutral. Exxon Mobil and...
  • Rep. Waxman: Oil Well's Blowout Preventer Had Leak

    Rep. Waxman: Oil Well's Blowout Preventer Had Leak
    Rep. Henry Waxman says that his committee's investigation into the Gulf oil spill reveals that a key safety device, the blowout preventer, had a leak in a crucial hydraulic system. The California Democrat said in a hearing Wednesday that the...
  • Briefly In Business: Merkin honored by Burbank chamber

    Dr. Richard Merkin, president and chief executive of Marina Del Rey-based Heritage Provider Network, has been honored by the Burbank Chamber of Commerce for his contribution to health care in Los Angeles County. Gary Olson, president and chief...
  • On The Town: Toasting chamber's 100th birthday

    The "Celebration of the Century" was held Thursday on the Americana's Green. More than 320 supporters partied in black ties and gowns from twilight to midnight under a clear sky of sparkling stars in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Chamber of...
  • Democrats Try To Seize Initiative On Oil Spill

    Democrats Try To Seize Initiative On Oil Spill
    President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats are trying to prevent a political disaster along with the environmental one taking place in the Gulf of Mexico as they try to convince Americans frustrated by the ongoing oil spill that BP and Republican...
  • Losses of factory jobs in California blamed on regulation

    Losses of factory jobs in California blamed on regulation
    The El Monte factory stopped operating just a few weeks ago, but already it feels abandoned, an appropriate setting for a "Terminator" movie. The dusty clock on the wall is frozen at 7:00. Below it, the deep pits that once held molten steel are now...
  • The Hartford, Other Insurers Sued Over 'Dumping' Of Cheap Chinese Foods

    What can you make with cheap crawfish, garlic, canned mushrooms and honey? A class action lawsuit, say U.S. food producers who are suing The Hartford and other insurers for nearly $1 billion in damages. The suit, filed Tuesday, spotlights how the...
  • Alcohol-Related Crash Kills Father, Injures 5 Other People

    Alcohol-Related Crash Kills Father, Injures 5 Other People
    LA PUENTE -- High speed and alcohol played a part in the cause of horrific high speed crash Tuesday evening that left a father dead and 5 other people badly injured in east Los Angeles County. The accident happened just around 7:00 p.m. on East Valley...
  • Three of the best beach towns

    The beaches of California always rank highly on those national lists of best beaches, but a good beach does not necessarily make a good beach town. Not all beach towns are created equal, and the Golden State runs the gamut from quaint to upscale. So...
  • The Crowd: Newport residents show support for candidate

    Prominent Newport Beach citizens Rush and Linda Hill opened their bay view home last week welcoming some 70 friends who came to sign nomination papers on behalf of Rush Hill, who is planning to run for Newport Beach City Council representing District 3....