| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Bill Gates has made it his mission to tackle malaria, sanitation in developing countries, better education programs, and now he's turned his attention to food. The Microsoft billionaire is tackling world hunger, and he's doing it with a faux egg powder --...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The Assistance League of Laguna Beach is looking for some friends.
Folks are invited to attend a Friend Raiser from 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 29 at Madison Square and Garden Café, hosted by Jon Madison.
The event will include musical entertainment by Ken...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 11:26 PM
The gig: Lyndon Rive, 36, chief executive of SolarCity Corp., a company co-founded in 2006 with his older brother, Peter, that helped popularize a new direction in residential solar power development. The San Mateo, Calif., company installs solar panels...
| Sep 29, 2013
The face we present in public is not the same as the one that softens when we nuzzle with our dogs or that slackens as we slouch into the couch for a night of TV. Nor is the face we present for photographs the same as the one we wear otherwise: For most,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
There has been a great deal of publicity lately regarding "crowdfunding." The term refers efforts, generally launched on the Internet, to pool funds, usually in small increments, from a large number of sources. A number of companies, such as ArtistShare...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:21 PM
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law legislation that was heavily lobbied by Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and aimed at boosting sales of high-tech goods and services.
Four measures, part of a package of 18 business-friendly bills...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 11:41 AM
You're excited about your team being in the Super Bowl, but don’t let your guard down.
The Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland is warning of a variety of ways that fraudsters are taking advantage of football fans.
For starters: Beware of...
| May 17, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The New America of George Packer's ambitious history, "The Unwinding," is a morally compromised patchwork of failed institutions, Ponzi schemes, bankruptcies, foreclosures, ignorance and fear.
But it is also a country where idealism still exists, and...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 10:14 AM
Plan to enjoy the fresh and fragrant Christmas trees and wreaths, twinkling lights, and the magic of Friday evening. Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns and Scott Lebin, chairman of Geneva Chamber of Commerce, will welcome the crowd assembled to ring in the...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 10:43 AM
For two whole minutes, a Pennsylvania man was the richest man in the world.
Richer even than Carlos Slim, the Mexican tycoon, who's estimated by Forbes to be worth $73 billion.
Chris Reynolds, a public relations executive, told the Los Angeles...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Elon Musk, the billionaire innovator behind Tesla Motors, SpaceX and PayPal, revealed his alpha design for the buzzworthy Hyperloop on Monday, a proposed high-speed alternative that would carry passenger pods on airflow from Los Angeles to San Francisco...