| Feb 18, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Microsoft has officially hired Jordan Levin to join its Xbox Entertainment Studios as executive VP.
It was first revealed last week that the former CEO of The WB network and Generate, a production studio and talent management company, was in final...
| Apr 16, 2014
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...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 9:00 AM
FALLON, Nev. — The dairy plant with its tangle of stainless steel pipes rises out of the parched landscape here like a beckoning oasis.
Perched on the outskirts of this desert town dotted with small churches and roadside casinos, the factory...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 9:50 PM
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...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:34 PM
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...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Alloy Entertainment is developing the third film from "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" series.
"Sisterhood Everlasting" follows the four friends ten years later, and having grown apart, Tibby tries to bridge the distance by reuniting the girls for...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Clockwise from upper right:
Copper-plated apple candle, $99, by Michael Aram at nordstrom.com.
Carnaby zebra stacking dish, $32, at jonathanadler.com.
Woven linen storage basket, $9.95, at hm.com.
Dries Van Noten gold sequined silk and...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 9:51 AM
The levels of arsenic and chromium 6 in Glendale’s drinking water are above recommended goals set by the state, giving local H20 a toxicity score in the 62nd percentile compared to other Los Angeles County cities, according to a report released by...
| Apr 8, 2014
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.
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:14 PM
DURHAM, N.C. -- State regulators in North Carolina have ordered Duke Energy to contain a newly discovered leak of coal ash from a second storm-water pipe at a storage basin on the Dan River, where an earlier ruptured pipe released a massive coal ash...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:57 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. — Federal prosecutors have broadened their criminal investigation of state environmental regulators after a massive coal ash spill Feb. 2 that contaminated the Dan River in North Carolina, issuing 20 more subpoenas demanding...