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  • Tesla reaches new milestone as stock tops $100 for the first time

    Tesla Motors Inc. hit another milestone Tuesday morning. It's stock was up as much as $8.10 on the Nasdaq and topped $100 a share for the first time ever. As the trading day progressed, Tesla shares lost a little ground, but the price was still up $7.25...
  • Prius leads 2013 California car sales; domestic brands make gains

    Prius leads 2013 California car sales; domestic brands make gains
    The Toyota Prius hybrid was the bestselling vehicle in California during the first quarter of this year, narrowly outpacing Honda’s redesigned Accord sedan. Toyota posted sales of 15,661 of the hybrids, leading the Accord’s sales of 15,369...
  • Pickup truck surge is powering strong May auto sales

    Pickup truck surge is powering strong May auto sales
    May is turning out to be another good month for car sales, according to auto research firms J.D. Power and Associates and TrueCar.com. Both TrueCar and J.D. Power forecast that May auto sales will top 1.4 million vehicles, about an 8% increase from...
  • Tesla Motors pays off Department of Energy advanced technology loan

    Upstart electric car maker Tesla Motors on Wednesday paid off a Department Energy loan that had become a political hot potato. Tesla owed the federal government $451.8 million on a loan that was part of a special program to develop alternative fuel...
  • There Are Plenty of Scandals, Just Not These Ones

    There Are Plenty of Scandals, Just Not These Ones
    There’s a familiar template for the “scandals” that have so far “plagued” the Obama administration, in that they are all, for the most part, total bullshit and/or unfortunate events in the vast federal bureaucracy that have...
  • As Tesla taps capital markets for cash, share price could top $100

    As Tesla taps capital markets for cash, share price could top $100
    Tesla Motors shares are trading at about $90 and could easily top $100, buoyed by its ability to tap capital markets for about $1 billion through its announced sale of stock and convertible notes. It is an impressive performance that will help the...
  • Why are conservatives skeptical of environmental claims? Solyndra and Fisker

    Peter Jensen's editorial on conservatives' attitude toward environmental protection is misleading ("Don't save the planet," May 4). The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, stressed the importance of the marketing...
  • Green Wheels: The Fisker Fiasco

    Green Wheels: The Fisker Fiasco
    What was the government thinking? President Obama's Energy Department handed out a $529 million loan to Fisker Automotive, a sexy startup headed by a dashing Dane that sought to put a $104,000 plug-in hybrid car on the market. It looked too good to be...
  • Celebrating Obama's Reversals

    Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, chairman of the Financial Services Committee, has told Richard Cordray not to bother. This is part of the recent evidence that government is getting some adult supervision. Barack Obama used a recess appointment to make...
  • Tell us again, Mr. Obama, what's so bad about the sequester?

    Tell us again, Mr. Obama, what's so bad about the sequester?
    Maryland students have some questions for President Barack Obama and U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin regarding sequester cuts. Why is it bad government policy to reduce the national debt by $1.2 trillion that students will have to repay in their adult years? Why...
  • Commentary: Government is reason for high tuition, not solution

    This is in response to the Feb. 21 letter to the H.B. Independent ("Affordability is essential to higher education") in which two well-meaning Cal State Long Beach students suggest President Barack Obama intervene to lower college costs.  In the...