| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:10 PM
California’s bullet train is taking heat from all sides.
Last week, Republican Rep. Jeff Denham of Turlock introduced legislation to suspend federal funding for the high-speed rail line, amid concern that the project may not get the state and...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Submitting sports notices
Email sports copy to firstname.lastname@example.org by 9 a.m. on Monday.
On Saturday Nov. 9, the Elkridge Travel Baseball program will host a Double Header Fundraiser at the Timbers at Troy. The day kicks off with the...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:22 PM
The confessions from moms on the Scary Mommy blog are often funny: the spoon kept in the glovebox for eating Ben & Jerry's in the store parking lot, letting ketchup count as a "vegetable," going to the gym to read magazines instead of work out.
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:31 PM
This article originally ran in print on March 7, 2012.
The international group of computer hackers known as Anonymous lost some of its mystery Tuesday with the arrest of five men, including a 27-year-old Chicagoan, said to be connected to a clique of...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Uber is now accepting Paypal.
The popular ride service app announced on its blog that it will accept PayPal as a form of payment in the United States, Germany, Italy, France and the Netherlands.
"One of the most important things we’ve learned:...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 5:54 PM
That screaming baby may no longer be the most annoying thing on your flight.
The Federal Communications Commission is considering allowing fliers to make in-flight voice calls on their cellphones once the plane reaches 10,000 feet. The practice has long...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As the hardiest of shoppers prepare for the annual Black Friday consumption frenzy, many are convinced it's their one shot at a great deal.
But "that's not even close to the truth," said Matthew Ong, senior retail analyst at online personal finance...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Laguna Beach police sent an alert last week to area businesses warning of an apparent telephone scam that demands immediate payment for allegedly past-due electricity bills, according to a police news release.
Impostors have been calling Southern...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 11:10 AM
The Thanksgiving and Black Friday back-to-back shopping events proved to be more popular with Americans than they were last year, according to industry data.
The National Retail Federation pegged the number of unique shoppers Thursday through Sunday...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Machinery was purring gently. Boxes of Samsung televisions were stacked like blocks atop pallets on a glossy concrete floor. A shift supervisor waved jauntily as he zipped by on a red motorized chariot.
At 10 a.m. at the Target.com fulfillment center in...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Booktrack, a new web-based reading and writing platform, allows users to add a synchronized soundtrack to original e-books or royalty-free texts.
Unlike audiobooks, Booktrack books do not include text narration. Instead, the platform allows users to add...