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  • 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...
  • Gas prices ease ahead of holiday weekend

    Gas prices ease ahead of holiday weekend
    A week before the July 4 holiday, a gallon of regular gasoline in the Chicago area costs an average of $4.02, according to AAA Chicago -- about a nickel less than a week ago. In the past two weeks, gasoline prices have declined, said Patrick DeHaan, a...
  • Ford is burning (sustainable) rubber in push to go green

    Ford Motor Co. and H.J. Heinz Co. are trying to turn tomato skins into floor mats. The car company is also working with soybean farmers, who are helping its engineers turn soy oil into seat cushions, and with the U.S. Department of the Treasury, which...
  • Harbor Report: Business is good on the harbor

    Harbor Report: Business is good on the harbor
    Hello everyone. I apologize for not turning in a story last week. The good news is that I have been selling boats. Which leads me into my annual marine industry sales observations. I asked Mike Zemla of Western Marine Maintenance, David Beek at Island...
  • Heavy fighting reported as Iraq army pushes back against insurgents

    Iraqi troops and Shiite Muslim militias, backed by army attack helicopters, mounted a major push Saturday to retake the strategic city of Tikrit in a sign that the beleaguered army was fighting back after ceding much of the country to Sunni Muslim...
  • Cubs' Core Four report: Bryant goes 3-for-6

    Cubs' Core Four report: Bryant goes 3-for-6
    A look at how the Cubs' "Core Four" prospects are faring in the minor leagues: Javier Baez Shortstop, Iowa Cubs (AAA) Friday vs. Colorado Springs: 1-for-5, 1 RBI, 1 walk. Trending: 13-for-39, 7 RBIs, 3 doubles, 13 strikeouts. Season: 69 games,...