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Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers a...

Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers add top pitchers

Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers a...

Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers add top pitchers

Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers a...

Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers add top pitchers

Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers a...

Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers add top pitchers

Clayton Kershaw remains the ace in ...

Clayton Kershaw remains the ace in Dodgers' hand

Clayton Kershaw remains the ace in ...

Clayton Kershaw remains the ace in Dodgers' hand

LA Weekly

Drugs, Diamonds, International Intr...

Drugs, Diamonds, International Intrigue — You Won't Believe Two Hollywood Producers' Crazy Backstory

Remington Chase and Stefan Martirosian should be on top of the world. In the last two years, they have produced a dozen films, including Lone Survivor, starring Mark Wahlberg as a Navy SEAL fighting for his life in Afghanistan. Two years ago, no one in the industry had heard of them, but...

Can Hyperloop Actually Be Built?

Can Hyperloop Actually Be Built?

The next big deal — or debate — in the transportation field isn't a Jetsons-style flying car, high-speed train or monorail. It's the Hyperloop, a 19th-century mailroom technology with a 21st-century twist. Instead of sucking documents through a pneumatic tube from the basement mailroo...

Rental Pain and Lone Survivor: Read...

Rental Pain and Lone Survivor: Readers Respond

Movin' on Down

The rent is too damn high! Or so last week's cover proclaimed. Inside, writers Hillel Aron, Farley Elliott, Amanda Lewis and Jill Stewart detailed the ways in which young creatives are dealing with L.A.'s growing lack of affordability — by moving in with someone else's...

NBC Los Angeles

President Talks Housing on Day 2 in...

President Talks Housing on Day 2 in SoCal

President Barack Obama is scheduled to participate in an online discussion on housing before visiting with troops and their families at Camp Pendleton.
Obama on Leno: Don't Overreact to T...

Obama on Leno: Don't Overreact to Terror Threat

President Barack Obama gave an unexpectedly serious and wide-ranging interview to Jay Leno on Tuesday night, weighing in on a terror threat, U.S. tensions with Russia and even his recent lunch with...Photo Credit: AP
Yahoo! is Getting a New Logo

Yahoo! is Getting a New Logo

Yahoo! is changing its iconic logo for the first time in almost two decades. For the next 30 days, until its unveiling on Sept. 4, the Internet search giant will feature a different logo on its home page. One o
Obstacle Course Racers Deal With "S...

Obstacle Course Racers Deal With "Spartan Rash"

A number of amateur athletes who participated in an extreme obstacle course race in Marseilles, Ill., more than two weeks ago continue to deal with a severe rash that has spread across their bodies since...Photo Credit: Elizabeth Lupo
Father, 1-Year-Old Boy Killed by Gu...

Father, 1-Year-Old Boy Killed by Gunfire in Oakland

Three weeks after an 8-year-old Oakland girl was shot to death at a slumber party, a 1-year-old boy was gunned down Wednesday morning, earning him the newest, and most unfortunate, ranking of becoming...Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area
Powerball Jackpot Climbs to $425 Mi...

Powerball Jackpot Climbs to $425 Million

Wednesday's Powerball jackpot is now at an estimated $425 million, the third largest jackpot ever. The jackpot began as a $40 million prize on June 26 and rose to the $425 million mark after 12 draws without...Photo Credit: NBC 6 South Florida

Biz Journals

Box-office preview: ?Guardians? set...

Box-office preview: ?Guardians? set to rocket to top of ticket sales

Launching in 4,080 theaters?a record for the month of August?Marvel?s 3-D sci-fi flick "Guardians of the Galaxy" stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper as a ragtag crew of space outlaws protecting the universe from evil forces that would destroy planets. So far, summer ticket sales are down about 19 percent, but with a plucked-from-the-vine fresh 90 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes as of this writing, the Walt Disney Co.'s PG-13 comedy adventure, which?
Privlo collects $354 million for on...

Privlo collects $354 million for online real-estate loans

Not all ?high-quality borrowers? look like good candidates for home loans on paper. Some are self-employed; others might have a negative credit event. Privlo has developed a peer-to-peer lending platform, enabling even these borrowers to secure private real-estate loans from individuals. Launched in 2011, the Pasadena startup has raised a $3.8 million seed-plus round of funding from Spark Capital and QED Investors, as well as up to $350 million in debt capital from a multibillion-dollar private?
Expedia for vacation rentals raises...

Expedia for vacation rentals raises $1.3 million

Summer?s not over yet?there?s still enough time to plan a vacation. But if you?re looking to book a cabin, beach house or luxury villa, planning your getaway can mean browsing multiple websites to find the best deal. Vakast puts those vacation rentals all on one site, much like Expedia does for hotels, flights and car rentals, and has closed a $1.3 million seed funding round to grow the business. The round was led by Chinh Chu, managing director of Blackstone Group, and Ken Pansuria, a founder?
Rail authorities to discuss bullet ...

Rail authorities to discuss bullet train route through mountains

Rail authorities announced Monday that they will consider a shorter, direct route through the San Gabriel Mountains for the Burbank-to-Palmdale leg of the eagerly anticipated bullet train, which will eventually connect with San Francisco. The new corridor is more direct than the S-shaped route that roughly tracks the 14 Freeway through Santa Clarita, which was initially proposed seven years ago. The California High-Speed Rail Authority will discuss both options at the seven upcoming public meetings?
LAPD officers flood City Hall to de...

LAPD officers flood City Hall to demand raise

Think there is something unnerving about hundreds of police officers descending on a peaceful gathering? That is what happened on Tuesday at City Hall in downtown Los Angeles. The officers -- 200 by one count, 300 by another -- clad in white LAPD T-shirts, filed into a City Council meeting two-by-two to demand across-the-board pay raises, according to reports. The officers issued a warning that if their demands are not met, cops will leave the force, the Los Angeles Times reported. ?You have?
Average rate hike for Covered Calif...

Average rate hike for Covered Califoria next year: 4.2%

People who buy insurance through Covered California for 2015 are likely to see an average rate increase of 4.2 percent in their health care premiums for 2015, health benefit officials announced Thursday. About 16 percent of consumers could see their rates stay flat or go down. Thirty-five percent could see hikes between zero and 5 percent, while 36 percent could get increases between 5 and 8 percent ? and 13 percent of consumers could get a rate increase as high as 8 to 10 percent, executive director?

LA Daily News

Ex-L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa ...

Ex-L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to be 'visiting fellow' at Harvard

Former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will be a "visiting fellow" this fall at Harvard's Institute of Politics, where he will lead discussions and participate in study groups with the university's students, it was announced Monday.
Brown gives reprieve from tickets a...

Brown gives reprieve from tickets at broken meters

Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed into law a measure banning cities from ticketing people who park at broken meters, although Los Angeles officials had asked him to veto the bill.
LAFD Capt. Matthew McKnight, 51, co...

LAFD Capt. Matthew McKnight, 51, collapses and dies at 9-1-1 dispatch center

A veteran firefighter captain collapsed and died while working at the city dispatch center early Monday morning.
Court throws out LAPD impound polic...

Court throws out LAPD impound policy that allowed officers to release cars of unlicensed drivers

A Superior Court judge on Wednesday threw out a controversial Los Angeles Police Department policy that allowed officers to release impounded vehicles to unlicensed drivers sooner than the 30-day period spelled out under state law.
Pot-farm raid in Topanga State Park...

Pot-farm raid in Topanga State Park yields $2.5 million worth of marijuana

Park rangers raided a pot farm hidden amid chaparral in Topanga State Park on Friday, and removed marijuana plants with an estimated street value of $2.
'Breaking Bad' episode dedicated to...

'Breaking Bad' episode dedicated to late Calabasas teen Kevin Cordasco

For family and friends of Calabasas teen Kevin Cordasco, watching the first episode of "Breaking Bad"'s final season Sunday night -- dedicated in his memory -- was a bittersweet experience.

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