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  • Need New Knees? Why Not Shop Around For Best Deal?

    The cost of medical procedures can vary from astronomical to outrageous. A hip replacement in one part of the country can cost as much as two hips, a disc removal, and a nose job in another. But what if you could shop around? What if you could solicit...
  • Hampden leaves good taste with wine samples (Hampden Column)

    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...
  • California to set chromium limit for drinking water supplies

    California to set chromium limit for drinking water supplies
    The state Department of Public Health is adopting the nation's first-ever drinking water standard for hexavalent chromium, a carcinogen found in water supplies across the state. The department announced Tuesday that it has submitted a final regulation...
  • State moves to cap Chromium 6

    After receiving 18,000 comments, the California Department of Public Health on Tuesday recommended setting the maximum limit for a water contaminant known as chromium 6 at 10 parts per billion, bringing the new cap on the pollutant that has plagued...
  • WTO: China's export restrictions on rare earths violate trade rules

    WTO: China's export restrictions on rare earths violate trade rules
    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...
  • Billionaire Ukrainian industrialist indicted in Chicago on bribery charges

    Billionaire Ukrainian industrialist indicted in Chicago on bribery charges
    The sweeping federal indictment contained allegations all too familiar in Chicago, from greasing politicians with bribes in exchange for business licenses to disguising the payments as legitimate expenses and using threats and coercion to cover it all up....
  • Auto industry drops weight, adds fuel economy

    Auto industry drops weight, adds fuel economy
    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...
  • UCI scientists: Titanium golf clubs can cause courses to catch on fire

    You might want to ask for a mulligan if this happens. Scientists at UC Irvine announced Wednesday that titanium-coated clubs can cause plants and grass on golf courses to catch on fire. Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Steve Concialdi told the...
  • Titanium golf clubs can cause courses to catch on fire

    Titanium golf clubs can cause courses to catch on fire
    You might want to ask for a mulligan if this happens. Scientists at UC Irvine announced Wednesday that titanium-coated clubs can cause plants and grass on golf courses to catch on fire. Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Steve Concialdi told the...
  • 2014 Ford Fiesta Titanium Hatch: Refresh adds style, tech

    2014 Ford Fiesta Titanium Hatch: Refresh adds style, tech
    With the updated 2014 Fiesta, Ford has embraced the adage that it’s the little things that matter. Not only does the Fiesta maximize minimal space, the sporty refresh elevates the subcompact class as something more than just a practical choice....
  • Environmental SWAT team tests runoff to nab polluters

    Environmental SWAT team tests runoff to nab polluters
    It's just after midnight when it starts to drizzle near downtown Los Angeles. Lara Meeker, a short blond wearing a purple rain jacket, pulls into a fast-food parking lot a few blocks from the Los Angeles River, watches the sky and waits. The watershed...