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Industrial Production

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  • Kurt A. Mager, 1923-2014

     Kurt A. Mager, 1923-2014
    After World War II, Kurt A. Mager helped rebuild the scattered remnants of the Anker cash register business in the Black Forest region of Germany, where he grew up. He became an expert in fixing manual cash registers, a skill that led to him meeting his...
  • Grant Obama trade promotion authority [Commentary]

    Grant Obama trade promotion authority [Commentary]
    Earlier this month, the powerful Senate Finance Committee met to consider crucial legislation that would grant the president Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which would make it easier for him to negotiate deals with other countries. Maryland's own Sen....
  • How To Build A Jet Engine? Press 'Print' Button

    EAST HARTFORD — For decades, aerospace manufacturers like Pratt & Whitney have fabricated engine parts by tooling, lathing, milling and forging. Now, they're printing. Unlike that laser printer in your office, there is no toner, no paper and...
  • Industrial production surged last month, topping pre-recession peak

    Industrial production surged last month, topping pre-recession peak
    WASHINGTON — Industrial production grew last month at the fastest pace in a year, pushing manufacturing output above its pre-Great Recession peak for the first time, the Federal Reserve said Monday. Factories, mines and utilities increased...
  • California bills to target 'ghost guns,' revenge porn

    California bills to target 'ghost guns,' revenge porn
    SACRAMENTO -- It is still nearly three weeks before state lawmakers return to session, but some on Tuesday previewed the bills they plan to introduce, including measures involving revenge porn, ghost guns and oil taxes. Sen. Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres)...
  • Baltimore needs a bag fee [Commentary]

    Baltimore needs a bag fee [Commentary]
    Baltimore is in many respects a charming city, with its row houses, historic neighborhoods and miles of waterfront. But our city also has a not-so-charming problem with trash. And a major contributor is the plastic bags that pollute the landscape....
  • Louis Borick dies at 87; Superior Industries International founder

    Louis Borick dies at 87; Superior Industries International founder
    Louis Borick, the founder and longtime chairman of Van Nuys-headquartered Superior Industries International, one of the world's largest manufacturers of aluminum wheels for the automotive industry, has died. He was 87. Borick died of natural causes...
  • City Life: City, unions should examine other cities' solutions, mistakes

    One of the more dismaying elements of the loud, ugly feud between Costa Mesa's City Council majority and the city's public employee unions is the failure of either side to recognize that many other cities are also having trouble making ends meet. By...
  • New home supply store offers hands-on experience

    COSTA MESA — Fixtures Living, a home supply store for the kitchen, bath and outdoors, will "change everything" with the opening of a flagship store in the South Coast Collection shopping center, a store spokeswoman said. The more than 20,000-...
  • Manufactured goods leading recovery? Orders improve in February

    Manufactured goods leading recovery? Orders improve in February
    The government had its own reassuring economic news in tandem with strong sales data from automakers such as Ford, GM and Chrysler: U.S. factories saw more orders in February after demand dropped the month before. Orders for manufactured goods rose 1.3%...
  • A level playing field for jobs

    A level playing field for jobs
    President Barack Obama is initiating an "Insourcing American Jobs" dialogue with top business leaders. The latter are always looking for tax breaks and special benefits, and this could quickly degenerate into pleas for special treatment — whereas...