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Industrial Production

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  • 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-...
  • Kenneth Reiner dies at 95; industrialist built landmark Silvertop home

    Kenneth Reiner dies at 95; industrialist built landmark Silvertop home
    Kenneth Reiner made a fortune in Los Angeles in the 1940s and '50s designing and manufacturing two ingenious products: self-locking aircraft nuts and spring-loaded ladies' hair clips. He brought the same inventiveness to a personal project he launched in...
  • Solana Beach considers banning plastic bags

    Solana Beach considers banning plastic bags
    SOLANA BEACH, Calif. - Plastic bags may soon be a thing of the past in Solana Beach as officials said the city will consider a ban on all non-biodegradable plastic bags. If passed, Solana Beach would be the first San Diego area community to have this...
  • Plastic bag ban, a small adjustment we should make now

    Smoking in restaurants and jetliners, glass and newspapers in the trash bin, oil or poison down the drain — years ago, many people didn’t think twice about environmental hazards that we now shake our heads at in disbelief. On some level,...
  • Spending spree forecast for homes, cars and restaurant meals

    Americans' penny-pinching is over, as the tightwad ways of the economic downturn make way for big-spender behavior, according to a new report from Santa Monica-based research group IBISWorld. Nearly five years after the recession began, consumers are...
  • Sparrows Point steel mill up for sale — again

    Sparrows Point steel mill up for sale — again
    Sparrows Point's new owners are setting a three-month deadline for interested parties to bid on the idled steel mill complex — in whole or in pieces. That's slightly longer than the 10 weeks the Baltimore County property was marketed during its...
  • Industrial production grows at fastest pace in more than a year

    Industrial production grows at fastest pace in more than a year
    Strong auto manufacturing and output from utilities pushed industrial production to swell 1.1% in April, its fastest growth rate in more than a year. Motor vehicles and parts, coming off a strong sales season, increased nearly 4%. After unexpectedly warm...
  • Cops: Worker 'needed a break' from work, called in bomb threat

    About 300 employees of a Holly Hill manufacturer were evacuated for hours after staff in the HR department found a threatening voice-mail that indicated a bomb had been placed on the property, reports the Orlando Sentinel. Cops were able to trace the...
  • U.S. manufacturing sector contracts for first time in 3 years

    After being touted months ago as a main driver of the recovery, the U.S. manufacturing sector contracted for the first time in nearly three years last month amid tepid demand and an unpredictable economy. A factory index calculated by the Institute for...
  • New factory orders rise in May, but manufacturing remains weak

    Factories got a vote of confidence in May, with customers placing more orders for U.S.-made goods after two months of declines, according to the government. But the 0.7% uptick in demand to $469 billion in new orders may not mask an overall decline in...