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  • Record labels grapple with CD protection

    For three holiday seasons, record executives say, Internet piracy has been the Grinch of the music business, undercutting album sales and labels' year-end profits. So how did the labels open the biggest music-buying period of the year? By shipping an...
  • Gerald Lawson dies at 70; engineer brought cartridge-based video game consoles to life

    Gerald Lawson dies at 70; engineer brought cartridge-based video game consoles to life
    Gerald A. "Jerry" Lawson, an electronics engineer and video game pioneer who led the team that developed the first cartridge-based home video game console system to hit the market in the mid-1970s, has died. He was 70. Lawson, who lived in Santa Clara,...
  • Travel calendar

    WINTER PARK, COLO. Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks When, where: Dec. 24, Winter Park Resort Highlights: A procession of torch-bearing skiers heralds Christmas, followed by Santa and his helpers and a lights and fireworks display. An...
  • California's Great America amusement park losing another roller coaster

    California's Great America amusement park losing another roller coaster
    California's Great America has announced plans to remove the third coaster in less than a decade – a period in which no new coasters were added to the amusement park in Santa Clara, Calif. Invertigo, an inverted shuttle coaster that made its...
  • HP sues former executive for alleged theft before he jumped to Oracle

     
    Hewlett-Packard is suing a former executive for allegedly stealing trade secrets before he took a job with HP rival Oracle. Filed Wednesday in Santa Clara County Superior Court, the lawsuit alleged that Adrian Jones, a former HP senior vice president........
  • Hypersonic passenger jet to run on clean fuel is unveiled at Paris Air Show

     
    Super-fast speed — think Tokyo to L.A. in 2 1/2 hours — isn’t the only cool feature of the Zero Emission Hyper Sonic Transport proposed by EADS. At the Paris Air Show this week, the aircraft manufacturer and Airbus parent......
  • Baseball: Wednesday's scores

     
    BASELINE LEAGUE Los Osos 7, Glendora 0 Rancho Cucamonga 2, Etiwanda 1 Upland 9, Alta Loma 0 BAY LEAGUE Redondo 13, Leuzinger 0 Peninsula 3, Palos Verdes 1 West Torrance 4, Mira Costa 0 BIG VIII LEAGUE Corona Santiago 9,......
  • 'Because I Got High' rapper Afroman sued on 4/20

     
    Afroman, who became a hero to stoners with his comedic hit “Because I Got High,” is named in a lawsuit that was appropriately filed today -- 4/20 -- the unofficial pot smoking holiday. The rapper, born Joseph Edgar Foreman, is......
  • Softball: Tuesday's scores

     
    SOFTBALL ACADEMY LEAGUE Oxford Academy 11, Crean Lutheran 0 AGAPE LEAGUE Academy for Academic Excellence 11, Excelsior 1 Apple Valley Christian 17, Hesperia Christian 7 ALPHA LEAGUE Downey Calvary Chapel 16, Pasadena Marshall 3 AMBASSADOR LEAGUE Ontario...
  • Stocks surge on strong earnings; Dow hits highest level since mid-2008 [Updated]

     
    Robust first-quarter earnings reports and another drop in the dollar have set the bulls loose again on Wall Street. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 179 points, or 1.5%, to 12,446 at about 11 a.m. PDT, its highest level......
  • Inspector general asked to investigate alleged misconduct by federal immigration officials

     
    A California congresswoman Thursday called for an investigation into "misconduct, including possible violations of criminal law,” by federal immigration officials who misled local governments about a sweeping enforcement program that purported to...
  • Clean-tech venture capital jumps 54% in first quarter 2011

     
    Venture capitalists spent the first quarter of the year dousing the clean-tech industry with attention, giving more money to fewer companies and hiking investment 54%. Green companies raised $1.1 billion in the first three months of 2011 compared to $743....