| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Last year, the completely redesigned Ford Escape arrived to do battle in the hotly contested market for small crossover utility vehicles. The market approved of the changes as there were 35,000 more sales of the new Escape in 2013 than of the previous...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:02 PM
The U.S. government moved to impose substantial punitive tariffs on hundreds of millions of dollars of imported steel products from South Korea and eight other countries, a much-anticipated decision that marks one of the largest anti-dumping cases in...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:19 PM
The operator of an automotive shop in Rocky Hill is suing his former landlord and the building's previous owner, Pratt & Whitney, alleging that they failed to warn him about harmful chemicals that caused serious medical issues for him and his workers....
| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Each spring, potted herbs and vegetables dot the fire escape of Steve Kelly's home in Mount Vernon.
He grows anywhere from six to nine types of peppers, ranging from red and yellow to cayenne and banana. His herbs include basil, tarragon, chives,...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:30 PM
After working on such films as the "Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" trilogies, Weta Workshop's Pukeko Pictures is pairing up with Heavy Metal to adapt Image Comics' "Rat Queens" into an animated TV series.
The dark comedy, described as a sass-and-...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:30 AM
BUYER: Jimmy and Jane Buffett
LOCATION: Beverly Hills, Calif.
SIZE: 4,322 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Jimmy Buffett, He-Rah of Margaritaville fame and fortune, enjoys a reputation among his legions of fans --...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Republican Janet Nguyen was, by a large margin, the top vote-getter over Democratic former Assemblyman Jose Solorio in an Orange County primary race Tuesday that sets the stage for the two to square off again in the November general election.
| Jun 3, 2014
| 8:37 PM
The California Department of Public Health's new cap on the water contaminant chromium 6 is set to take effect July 1 after the limit received final approval from an administrative arm of the department last week.
The Office of Administrative Law's...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:58 PM
This week’s primary election splashed a little cold water on Democrats’ hopes that they would have an easy time recapturing supermajorities in both house of the Legislature this year.
Republicans were, by wide margins, the top vote-getters in...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 11:19 AM
UC Riverside researchers say they have demonstrated an inexpensive roof coating that gobbles up smog-forming pollutants and, if widely adopted, could clean tons of air pollution from Southern California each day.
In a laboratory experiment,...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Digital media company Defy Media has acquired Viacom's gaming digital properties Addicting Games, GameTrailers and Shockwave, while in return Viacom has taken a minority equity stake in Defy.
Viacom and Defy, formed last year by the merger of Alloy...