| Jun 13, 2014
If you have an alternative, don't buy your books from Amazon.
Phew, that was tough to say, but I did it.
By and large I'm not a fan of telling other people what to do with their time and money, and when it comes to books and publishing as an industry,...
| May 30, 2014
| 11:54 AM
After weeks of being bombarded by some veterans groups and lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle, Eric K. Shinseki bowed to the inevitable Friday and stepped down as secretary of Veterans Affairs, saying he wanted to avoid being a distraction...
| 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 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 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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Most California health plans make it hard for patients to get care easily and do a poor job of controlling chronic conditions such as asthma and diabetes, a new state report shows.
The findings were published Tuesday in the state's annual report card on...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Harley-Davidson is bullish on the year just past and even more so on the year ahead.
Executives from the massively successful Milwaukee company told investors Thursday that fourth-quarter revenue and earnings were up over the same period last year, with...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 8:47 AM
In the world of tech, failure is almost a badge of honor. It shows others in the industry that you've been through tough times but have learned from mistakes and are now primed for success.
Perhaps that's true, but it doesn't make failure any more...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:47 PM
The bitcoin faithful are ever on the lookout for signs that their virtual currency is as good as cash, more than a speculator's dream and not merely a device for criminal transactions.
So you can expect them to make a lot out of the announcement that...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Apple Inc. announced Sunday that it has finalized a deal to sell the iPhone through China Mobile, the world's largest mobile phone carrier.
The deal has been in the works for years as Apple sought to gain a stronger foothold in this crucial...
| May 2, 2013
| 5:45 AM
General Motors Co. reported lower first-quarter profits Thursday as it struggled with the continuing economic slump in Europe and a dip in earnings in North America.
Profit for the nation’s largest automaker profit fell 14% to $865 million...