| Oct 12, 2011
| 12:42 PM
Cars get us from point A to point b In between, they communicate a little something about who we are
By Deb Acord
Walk through a dealership lot and what do you see reflected in the maze of gleaming paint, chrome and glass? A new...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 9:15 AM
By Patrick Olsen
The U.S. Army is looking for a few more miles to the gallon, and a new troop carrier that might replace the famed gas-hungry Humvee could get as much as 70% better fuel economy.
Specifically, the Army is working with Ricardo...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 6:52 AM
You’ve heard the hype about hybrids. But what are the real benefits and disadvantages to owning one?
Hybrid car sales have dipped in recent years. However, supporters note that vehicle sales in general have also decreased over that period,...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 12:05 PM
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| May 7, 2014
| 2:28 PM
The Vino California wine tasting event, showcasing more than 100 Italian wines, will take place May 14 at Valentino in Santa Monica. The tasting, produced by the Italy-American Chamber of Commerce West, will feature one trade-only tasting, and one for...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Casino staffers are usually the ones circling around the happy customer who has just won a new car, but this time at the Isle Casino and Racing, the ride went to one of their own.
Isle GM Rob Wyre drew out a winning name Friday from about 3,000...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 6:15 PM
After months of financial uncertainty and battles with regulators, Corinthian Colleges Inc. told investors Wednesday about the prospect of a criminal investigation by federal prosecutors.
The beleaguered Orange County for-profit college company said...
| May 2, 2014
| 2:46 PM
A soon-to-launch app called PareUp aims to connect hungry consumers with excess restaurant and grocery store food at discounted prices.
Founders Margaret Tung, who has worked in the sustainable food industry; Jason Chen, who has a background in...
| May 30, 2014
| 7:14 AM
Americans surprisingly spent less in April, the first monthly drop in a year and a potentially worrisome sign for an economic rebound after a slow winter.
Consumer spending was down $8.1 billion, or 0.1%, last month, the Commerce Department said Friday....
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Americans reported they spent more on average each day last month than at any time since 2008, boosted by a Memorial Day spending spree, according to Gallup poll results released Monday.
The self-reported average daily spending of $98 in May was up...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 7:51 AM
Consumer confidence rose slightly this month as Americans reported the strongest gains in their personal financial situation in seven years, according to results of a leading private survey released Friday.
The consumer sentiment index from the...