| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:48 AM
One thing that's gotten some attention as folks analyze the EPA's proposed new carbon rules is the fact that CO2 emissions have been trending down for several years without them.
Some of that's the economy. Some of it's natural gas. Some of it's those...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:23 PM
An internal audit of access and scheduling practices at the Department of Veterans Affairs paints a grim picture of an agency whose ambitious performance efforts were unattainable and where government schedulers faced pressures that led to inappropriate...
| May 2, 2014
| 8:31 PM
SAN JOSE — A federal jury has handed a symbolic victory to Samsung by ordering the South Korean smartphone maker to pay only a fraction of the damages that Apple had requested in the rivals' high-profile patent trial.
After several days of...
| May 23, 2014
| 6:51 AM
| May 28, 2014
Jeff Bezos tells of going through "A" words in the dictionary when he decided to call his nascent e-commerce site Amazon. As the name of the world's largest river, he felt it conveyed a sense of size.
Coincidentally, the word Amazon also appears in some...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The acting inspector general's investigation into delays at Veterans Health Administration facilities points to problems so systemic that they cannot be attributed to a few bad apples. But the report does not tell us why these problems occurred.
| May 16, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Lynda Early, a registered nurse who works in fetal diagnostics, is Hoag Hospital's 2014 nurse of the year, according to a news release.
A 14-year employee at Hoag, Early was recognized for "her expertise, diligence and compassion as a mentor for the...
| May 2, 2014
| 2:30 AM
HONG KONG - Local films, including Cannes-bound "The Target," opened strongly at the beginning of the Labor Day holiday weekend in South Korea.
"Fatal Encounter," an 18th century tale of two rival assassins, comfortably topped the box office and...
| May 1, 2014
| 2:08 PM
April car sales were strong for Toyota Camry, which jumped almost 20% over April 2013 to become to No. 3 top selling car in the U.S. for the month -- ahead of No. 5 Honda Accord and No. 6 Toyota Corolla.
But sales for Toyota's Prius fell 9.4% for the...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Cars like the Mitsubishi Mirage, Eclipse and Galant were once the bedrock of their segments. Montero and Montero Sport pioneered the SUV boom. So good were Mitsubishi vehicles that Chrysler shared architecture, factories and powertrains. This year,...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Next year, the Lake County Health Department may become an accredited agency.
With the help of a recent grant, the health department is closer to becoming accredited through the Public Health Accreditation Board, a national program for public health...