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  • O'Malley's fiscal legacy [Editorial]

    O'Malley's fiscal legacy  [Editorial]
    When the three major Wall Street bond rating agencies reaffirmed Maryland's AAA rating last week, Gov. Martin O'Malley issued a news release crediting his administration's "fiscally responsible approach" to budgeting. Given the extent to which Mr. O'...
  • A temporary patch [Editorial]

    A temporary patch  [Editorial]
    In the world of highway repairs, the term "cold patch" refers to an asphalt mix that's used to temporarily fill potholes. Congress appears to be inching slowly toward its own version of a cold patch that would maintain funding for highway and transit...
  • SpaceX gets Air Force certification toward launching military satellites

    SpaceX gets Air Force certification toward launching military satellites
    Hawthorne rocket company SpaceX has reached a major milestone toward its goal to launch the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites. The upstart firm announced Friday that the Air Force certified its Falcon 9 rocket after...
  • Tesla tax break for building battery factory buried in aerospace bill

    Tesla tax break for building battery factory buried in aerospace bill
    Gov. Jerry Brown has quietly approved a potential property tax break for electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. in hopes of enticing the high-tech, Palo Alto company to build a giant battery factory in California. The potential savings is buried in...
  • To keep 'Hollywood' in Hollywood, tax incentives are key

     To keep 'Hollywood' in Hollywood, tax incentives are key
    Sacramento raced this month to approve a $420-million tax break for one company — Lockheed Martin. In almost the same breath, the governor and legislative leaders pledged to give a similar credit to its aerospace rival Northrop Grumman. Their...
  • Cadillac at a crossroads - again

    Cadillac at a crossroads - again
    DETROIT (Reuters) - Incoming Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen - the brand's third boss in two years - faces a daunting task that his predecessors failed to complete: How to reposition General Motors Co's 112-year-old premium brand as a true competitor...
  • Motorcycles in a graveyard: 'Vroom' exhibit at Forest Lawn Museum

    Motorcycles in a graveyard: 'Vroom' exhibit at Forest Lawn Museum
    The Forest Lawn Museum, at the memorial park's Glendale location, is hosting "Vroom: The Art of the Motorcycle" now through Jan. 4.  The hand-curated exhibit features 13 rare motorcycles and an esoteric collection of motorcycle-themed art -- including...
  • Air Force certifies SpaceX Falcon 9 flights

    Air Force certifies SpaceX Falcon 9 flights
    In a move that could shake up the spaceflight business, Hawthorne rocket company SpaceX has passed a key milestone toward its goal to launch the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites. The upstart firm said Friday that the Air...
  • Mercedes-Benz gets new halo with 621-horsepower S65 AMG Coupe

    Mercedes-Benz gets new halo with 621-horsepower S65 AMG Coupe
    Mercedes-Benz is getting a new halo. The automaker announced Monday that the all-new S65 AMG Coupe will sit atop its esteemed lineup of luxurious vehicles. The twin-turbocharged V-12 coupe replaces the CL model as Mercedes moves to consolidate it...
  • Diversity reigns supreme at Kingfish

    When your 11-year-old restaurant continues to garner accolades, including favorite place for seafood in Lehigh Valley Style's Decadent Dish Awards (2013), you know you're doing something right. This is the case for the Beck family, who has operated...
  • Pricing announced for midsize Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon trucks

    Pricing announced for midsize Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon trucks
    General Motors' all-new midsize trucks will roll into dealerships this fall carrying a midsize price, the automaker announced Tuesday. The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado will start at $20,995, while its more upmarket cousin, the GMC Canyon, will start at $21,...