| Jul 3, 2013
In a shocking loss for individuals who thought they could count on gold to keep them safe, investment statements arriving in household mailboxes soon will show people the unthinkable.
In three months investors in gold have lost 23 percent. The loss is...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:42 PM
After overseeing a multi-million dollar project to research high-tech methods for stripping ground water of the cancer-causing element chromium 6, Glendale officials this week set aside hundreds of thousands more to figure out how to make the process...
| Jul 24, 2013
When you think of KitchenAid, chances are the first thing that comes to mind are their iconic stand mixers in an array of brilliant colors. KitchenAid introduced its heavy-duty mixers in 1919, and ever since they've been known as solid kitchen workhorses....
| Aug 4, 2013
| 4:32 PM
"Why do lower trim levels use wheel covers?" Henry R., San Francisco Lower trim levels have plain steel wheels (usually black), and the wheel covers hide this cost-saving move by mimicking the look of aluminum wheels, though with plastic instead......
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:13 PM
A decision by California public health officials to delay proposing a new limit for chromium 6 in drinking water frustrated an array of officials this week who say enough time and money has been spent studying the issue.
Millions of dollars have been...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:11 PM
One of the more interesting things happening at the fringes of dance music right now is that artists are re-defining what it means to be dancey. In one corner, you’ve got artists like Nicolas Jaar and Maya Jane Coles who play all the big tents at...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 4:50 PM
The smallest Ford in the showrooms gets a mild update for 2014. The Ford Fiesta has thus far been something of a surprise for Ford; it's a diminutive city car smaller than most Americans would normally consider, but packed full of technology and...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 12:16 PM
A patent issued this week may signal that Apple is getting closer to using a super-strong alloy to build its iPhone and other devices.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a patent for "bulk amorphous alloy sheet forming processes" to Crucible...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:43 PM
Assemblywoman Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) on Tuesday cruised to victory in a race for a seat on the state Senate vacated by Democrat Curren Price when he was elected to the Los Angeles City Council this year.
With all precincts reporting in the...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Astrophysicists stoked to catch totally killer waves got a major bummer in Poland this week.
The epic fat gravitational wave they‘ve been waiting for won’t come along for, like, forever, according to Kryzsztof Belczynski, a physicist at...
| Sep 21, 2013
Designers are once again going for gold.
The metal has been on the decorative outs for a couple of decades, but it's making its way back into home decor this time in a burnished, warmer form.
Gold and other yellow metallics are showing up in furniture,...