| May 23, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Fasten your seat belts, fellow Americans. We're about to soar full-throttle into another space race.
If you haven't heard, a Japanese sports drink manufacturer has concocted a plan to place a shiny blue titanium container of its Pocari Sweat beverage mix...
| 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 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 2, 2014
| 1:58 PM
The California Department of Public Health's new cap on water contaminant chromium 6 of 10 parts per billion 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...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Novelty in the watch world usually falls into two camps. The most ambitious -- and hardest to understand -- is tweaking what's under the hood (so to speak), pushing the timekeeping technological envelope by adding more and more complications (each...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:00 AM
A number of tastings are coming to the Wine Source, 3601 Elm Ave., in the next couple of weeks.
On Friday, May 23, from 5-7 p.m., you can sample some impressive wines from two Italian producers, Le Ragose, of Valpollicella, and Marziano Abbona, of...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Health club attendance may be slipping and comfort foods returning as January resolutions fade into February lassitude.
But not for automakers. Mass reduction, or the battle of the vehicular bulge, continues to be the proving ground where automakers can...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 10:15 AM
The World Trade Organization on Wednesday said that China's restrictions on the exports of rare earths -- raw materials commonly used in the manufacturing of electronics -- violate trade rules.
China had argued that the restrictions, which included...
| Mar 25, 2014
Frontman for heavy metal GWAR
Dave Brockie, 50, who as "Oderus Urungus" fronted the alien-costumed heavy metal band GWAR during graphic and fake-blood-soaked stage shows for more than three decades, was found dead Sunday evening at his...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 9:28 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. — State regulators in North Carolina have asked a judge to delay what environmentalists claim is a sweetheart deal with Duke Energy designed to protect the nation's largest electrical utility from heavy fines for allowing coal ash into...