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  • Sriracha, despite its legal woes, is a cultural icon that bites

    Sriracha, despite its legal woes, is a cultural icon that bites
    Hot sauce is so hot right now. For the last few months, thanks to a daily Google alert for “Sriracha,” I’ve been treated to all manner of news about the fiery sweet-and-sour chili sauce that has become one of L.A.’s most...
  • No, Mexican Coke sold in U.S. won't be sweetened with corn syrup

    No, Mexican Coke sold in U.S. won't be sweetened with corn syrup
    Fans of Mexican Coke have been dismayed, saddened and angered at recent reports that their beloved soda's key ingredient -- cane sugar -- will be replaced with old-fashioned corn syrup.  But fear not, the Mexican bottler that exports Coke to the U.S....
  • Electricity ratepayers may get refunds because of San Onofre closure

    Electricity ratepayers may get refunds because of San Onofre closure
    SACRAMENTO — Southern California electricity ratepayers soon could get the first of possibly many refunds, stemming from the shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear power plant. Two state Public Utilities Commission administrative law judges last...
  • Ex-chief of Republic Windows to plead guilty to looting firm

    Ex-chief of Republic Windows to plead guilty to looting firm
    The former chief executive of Republic Windows and Doors, a company that in 2008 became a national symbol of how the economic crisis hurt workers, is planning to plead guilty this week to charges he looted the company, his attorney said Tuesday in court....
  • Reports of smoke lead to partial nuclear plant shutdown

    Reports of smoke lead to partial nuclear plant shutdown
    Reports of smoke inside a nuclear power facility near Moline, Ill., on Wednesday prompted a partial shutdown of the plant and an alert from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, though federal officials said no injuries or abnormal releases of...
  • Ratepayers may get refunds from San Onofre nuclear plant closure

    Ratepayers may get refunds from San Onofre nuclear plant closure
    SACRAMENTO — Ratepayers of Southern California Edison Co. and San Diego Gas & Electric Co. could be in line for a share of more than $1 billion in refunds as part of a possible financial settlement from the closure of the San Onofre nuclear power...
  • Craig's gift to the 1 percent [Letter]

    Craig's gift to the 1 percent [Letter]
    County Executive David Craig is making it way too easy not to vote for him ("Craig vows to reverse gun laws, seek sales tax break for Md. goods," March 12). Is he running for governor of Disney World? State government has a lot of bills to pay for...
  • Winner Distributing Co. will lay off 125 workers in Baltimore County

    Winner Distributing Co. will lay off 125 workers in Baltimore County
    Winner Distributing Co., the Anheuser-Busch distributor for Baltimore and parts of Baltimore County, will lay off 125 workers at the end of the month, the company said in a notice to Maryland's labor department. The layoffs are the result of a plant...
  • Sun Products to close Baltimore manufacturing plant

    Sun Products to close Baltimore manufacturing plant
    Household products maker Sun Products Corp. said Tuesday that it will close its nearly 90-year-old Baltimore manufacturing plant in June, laying off almost 300 workers and adding another name to the region's long list of former factories. Production...
  • Star-Kist tuna cannery’s 1,000 employees

     
    More than 1,000 women employees work at the Star-Kist tuna cannery on Terminal Island....
  • Maryland power plant closing to avoid pollution rules

    An aging, little-used power plant in Williamsport is slated to be closed later this year rather than meet new federal air-pollution limits, its owner announced Thursday, in what could be a spate of such shutdowns resulting from the controversial Obama...