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  • Helicopter Operators Set For Take-Off As Oil Drilling Picks Up

    A pickup in offshore drilling is swelling the order books of the handful of helicopter operators that shuttle oil workers to and from remote rigs. Their stock prices, depressed after Big Oil's recent spending cuts, could also be readying for take-off....
  • Latest sign the tech bubble's really here: Uber valued at $17 billion

    The ride-sharing app company Uber last week raised $1.2 billion in venture capital on terms that valued the company at $17 billion. As Will Oremus at Slate.com observed, that's almost as much as Hertz and Avis combined. It's more plausible to see Uber's...
  • Santa Barbara County oil-drilling project elicits worries

     Santa Barbara County oil-drilling project elicits worries
    It's been 45 years since a calamitous spill off Santa Barbara coated the picturesque coast with oil, killed wildlife and prompted tough new pumping restrictions. But new worries have emerged in Sacramento. It turns out that there was an exemption in a...
  • Santa Barbara offshore drilling ban fails

    Santa Barbara offshore drilling ban fails
    Legislation to slap a permanent ban on oil drilling in state waters off Santa Barbara died in the Assembly on Tuesday evening. Facing strong lobbying from the oil industry, the bill, SB 1096 by Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara), couldn't get...
  • 8 NFL moves that would ruin the typical business

    8 NFL moves that would ruin the typical business
    The National Football League's enviable success as a business is unparalleled. Literally. It is both unmatched and largely unmatchable. The NFL blazes its own trail, and it's tough to envision anyone else emerging from the scorched earth and burned...
  • Chavez death leaves behind daunting challenges at home, abroad

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez loomed so large over his country and Latin America for the last two decades that his death on Tuesday following a long battle with cancer confronts the region with potentially destabilizing political swings and economic...
  • Students press schools to drop fossil fuel stocks

    Students press schools to drop fossil fuel stocks
    In the 1980s, student protests against apartheid led universities to sell off stocks in companies doing business in South Africa. More recently, concerns about genocide in Darfur, the health effects of tobacco and handgun violence led to more college...
  • CV Water District to receive about $22.7 million in federal lawsuit over gasoline additive in groundwater

    Nearly six years after filing a federal lawsuit against seven companies and their related counterparts for allegedly contaminating the local groundwater supply with a gasoline additive, the Crescenta Valley Water District has finally settled with the...
  • To keep corporations here, fix the tax code

    To keep corporations here, fix the tax code
    The report of Apple avoiding corporate income taxes the past four years signals it's time to overhaul the U.S. corporate tax code. Like many multinationals with strong intellectual property, Apple legally earns nearly all of its income offshore. The U....
  • WBAL needs to tell the truth about climate change

    Having lived in Baltimore for two decades, I've noticed an increased intensity of the storms we've had in just the last few years. From Hurricane Sandy to last summer's derecho, extreme weather is causing huge power outages and putting peoples' lives...
  • Wells Fargo galloped ahead of Wal-Mart in corporate giving in 2012

    San Francisco-based Wells Fargo & Co. topped the ranks of corporate giving in 2012, climbing ahead of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., according to a new survey of 100 companies released Sunday by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. Wells Fargo gave away $315.8 million...