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  • The NCAA title game that I wasn't meant to cover

    The NCAA title game that I wasn't meant to cover
    I've covered a Super Bowl, the NBA Finals and the George Zimmerman trial. I was ready to check the NCAA men's basketball championship game off of my list of big events that I was blessed to cover, but sometimes you're windshield and sometimes you're the...
  • Mysterious rumbling along coast wasn't earthquake, experts say

    This post has been updated. See note below for details. Some residents in Long Beach and the north Orange County coast reported feeling and hearing what some thought was an earthquake Wednesday afternoon. But Caltech seismologist Kate Hutton said no...
  • Cops warn of man who solicited sex from 14-year-old boy

    Cops warn of man who solicited sex from 14-year-old boy
    Chicago Police are warning residents of the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood about a man who approached a 14-year-old boy and solicited sex from him earlier this week. The boy was walking in the 4900 block of West Fullerton Avenue about 9:15 p.m. Monday when...
  • REVIEW: 'Rio 2' ★★

    REVIEW: 'Rio 2' ★&#9733
    In the commercial animation realm, there are movies that reach for something, or many things. Others are content merely to baby-sit. The 2011 hit "Rio" was a baby sitter. And so is "Rio 2," a routine sequel following the perilous adventures of the...
  • GM puts two engineers linked to deadly switch issue on leave

    General Motors has placed two engineers at the center of its delayed recall scandal on paid leave. GM Chief Executive Mary Barra confirmed Thursday that engineers Ray DeGiorgio and Gary Altman were put on leave following a briefing from Anton Valukas,...
  • Boeing to move 1,000 engineering jobs to Southern California

    Boeing to move 1,000 engineering jobs to Southern California
    Aerospace giant Boeing Co., which for years has been cutting its workforce in Southern California, announced that it plans to increase its engineering workforce in Long Beach and Seal Beach by 1,000 positions over the next two years. It is a...
  • California Senate approves property tax break for space firms

    SACRAMENTO — Private space companies, such as SpaceX in Hawthorne, would get a local property tax break on launch vehicles, fuel, satellites and other gear under a bill approved overwhelmingly Thursday by the state Senate. The proposal, AB 777...
  • Boeing plans to increase workforce in Long Beach, Seal Beach

    Boeing plans to increase workforce in Long Beach, Seal Beach
    After years of eliminating jobs in Southern California, aerospace giant Boeing Co. announced plans to increase its engineering workforce in Long Beach and Seal Beach by 1,000 positions. It is a rare and welcome development for the Southland's...
  • F/A-18 Super Hornet caused sonic boom some believed was quake

    F/A-18 Super Hornet caused sonic boom some believed was quake
    It was a lone F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet that produced the sonic boom Wednesday that produced the rumbling so intense some Los Angeles and Orange County residents insisted it was an earthquake. The confirmation Thursday from the U.S. Navy came as...
  • Audacious engineering forged the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel 50 years ago

    Audacious engineering forged the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel 50 years ago
    Fifty years after mesmerized motorists made their first wide-eyed trip across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge­-Tunnel, the seemingly endless, 17.6-mile expanse of elevated trestles, high-level bridges and deep underwater tunnels once hailed as an engineering...
  • Has GM pulled a Pinto?

     Has GM pulled a Pinto?
    In the late 1960s, a charismatic vice president at Ford Motor Co. decided to bring out a low-priced car that could be produced for little money while bringing in huge profits. The executive's name was Lee Iacocca, and the Ford Pinto he championed became...