| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: My son will be leaving the military soon so I was interested to see in your column that Walmart has announced plans to offer jobs to any recent veterans who want one and to hire more than 100,000 in the next five years. That's good news....
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:13 PM
American carriers do a solid job providing coverage with their LTE networks, but when it comes to speed, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile have a hard time keeping up with the rest of the world.
U.S. carriers average the second-slowest speed among...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The sacking last week of the commander of the Free Syrian Army appears to be driving a wedge among factions of the loosely organized Western-backed network of rebel forces at a crucial moment in the three-year civil war to oust Syrian President Bashar...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 9:47 PM
On East Coast Highway in Corona del Mar, just north of Hobie Surf Shop, green grass covers a triangular piece of land that is easy to miss, save for the painted mural periodically changed on the wall behind it.
The mural will continue, but this 1,300-...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:22 PM
In the 20 years since the Northridge earthquake, the state's freeway bridges have been strengthened. A new generation of hospitals, schools and university buildings designed to better withstand a massive quake has risen.
But for all those strides,...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Twenty years after the Northridge earthquake, experts say a huge temblor across Southern California today could cripple cellphone and Wi-Fi Internet service.
Seismic safety officials increasingly have been studying how telecommunications would be...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Shuttle bus drivers at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport sought to draw attention to what they say are unfair working conditions during a protest Thursday during which they drove around the airport's traffic loop "en masse."
In a statement about the...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 9:08 AM
A yearslong debate centered around cellphone tower regulations in Burbank will continue this week with city officials hosting a community meeting Wednesday to hear from residents.
The meeting – which will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Buena...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:28 AM
When it first opened up back in 2009, the 60-foot long “Turtle Tunnel” under the Route 7 bypass in Brookfield was derided as a million-dollar joke.
People laughed over the idea of attaching tiny GPS tracking devices to the shells of the...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Amid reports of wind turbine blades flying off and a resulting flurry of damage control measures, engineering powerhouse Siemens said Monday the chief of its wind power division would step down, two weeks after announcing costs related to incidents in...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As fugitive National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden weighs his asylum options, he should be familiar with the name Luis Posada Carriles.
Both Venezuela and Cuba want to get their hands on the 85-year-old Posada, accused of orchestrating the...