| Aug 15, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown signed bills Friday to shine more sunlight on Los Angeles County transportation projects, extend the time for prosecuting bribery cases and authorize a possible tax break for a major aerospace company in California.
In all, Brown signed...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Jeff Potter, 54, is chief executive of Surf Air, a Santa Monica start-up that operates a members-only luxury jet service offering unlimited trips throughout California and to Las Vegas. The company is negotiating agreements for flights to Phoenix...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 8:10 PM
California's poorest county wants a bigger share of the state's $16-billion wholesale electricity market.
Imperial County, which stretches east of San Diego County to Arizona, is seeking a special deal from the Legislature and Gov. Jerry Brown that...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:29 AM
The U.S. Navy, concerned about the affordability of a new carrier-based unmanned spy plane, has delayed this month's planned kickoff of the competition to build it, officials said on Tuesday.
They said the Navy will wait to seek proposals for the...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 7:23 PM
Different families bond over different hobbies. Some are brought together by sports, movies, music or food. But the Dufresne family unites over a pint of beer.
The Huntington Beach residents love the libation so much that they decided about a year and a...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 10:00 AM
A Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15C fighter crashed in mountainous western Virginia on Wednesday and the fate of the pilot was unknown, officials said.
The fighter plane went down shortly after 9 a.m. EDT in the George Washington and Jefferson...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:14 PM
airplane was climbing in the direction of thunderstorms vaulting across northeast Indiana when an air traffic controller radioed the pilots to recommend a course change toward smoother air.
Normally such advice would be heeded, but the purpose of the...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:11 AM
The pilot of the Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15C fighter plane stationed in Westfield that crashed in Deerfield Valley, Va., on Tuesday was killed, military officials confirmed Thursday night.
The pilot was identified Friday as Lt. Col. Morris...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
If all goes well, NASA may soon be renting privately owned spacecraft to fly its astronauts into space. The agency reportedly is just weeks away from announcing contracts with one or more commercial firms to build a new, reusable orbital vehicle capable...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 2:48 PM
They were just two men trying to sell Brazilian airplanes from Dania Beach.
Robert Terry was an independent entrepreneur who dared to represent Brazil's aircraft company, Embraer, in marketing its sole product at the time: the turboprop Bandeirante,...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 5:03 PM
President Obama has ordered a review of the distribution of military hardware to state and local police out of concern at how such equipment has been used during racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.
The president ordered the examination of federal...