| Oct 23, 2012
| 6:38 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Gov. Jerry Brown endorsed Rep. Bob Filner's San Diego mayoral bid during a campaign rally Tuesday for Proposition 30 at a Barrio Logan elementary school.
Brown called Filner, D-San Diego, an "independent guy'' who has disagreed with him...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 5:54 PM
LA JOLLA, Calif. -- About 230 people attended a $1,000 a plate fundraiser Friday that featured first lady Michelle Obama at the La Jolla home of Qualcomm co-founder Irwin Jacobs and his wife, Joan.
The event raised money for President Barack Obama's...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 8:00 AM
When the 2012 L.A. Auto Show opens Nov. 30 (we'll be covering the press days Nov. 28-29) it will bring with it the future.
Not only will well-established automakers display forthcoming production vehicles and far-off concepts, but companies including...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 8:35 AM
The Internet could eventually be as ubiquitous as the air we breathe if the Federal Communications Commission moves forward with a plan to allow free access to an unused portion of the broadcast spectrum. The WiFi networks that would flourish on that...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:41 PM
SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Chargers announced Tuesday they still have to sell about 11,000 tickets by Thursday to avoid a local television blackout of Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons at Qualcomm Stadium.
All but the most expensive club level...
| May 4, 2012
| 10:45 AM
Summer internships are often competitive, stressful and less than lucrative. But in the rarefied realm of the most superior of internships, there’s free meals, social mixers and plenty of pay to be had.
To hear interns tell it, working at Google is...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Where should you work if you’re 18 to 30 years old? Try small companies, preferably technology ones, especially in Seattle.
So says a new report from compensation data company PayScale and research group Millennial Branding. Gen Y – also...
| May 3, 2012
| 7:00 AM
When it comes to creating value, Occidental Petroleum Corp. Chief Executive Stephen I. Chazen beats out other Southern California business leaders, according to a new report from Pepperdine University.
Chazen helped his Los Angeles company pull in $3.4...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 2:18 PM
When Tim Cook took over the helm at Apple Inc. in August, many wondered how he would set himself apart from his predecessor, the formidable Steve Jobs. But a new study that ranks Cook as the country’s top-rated chief executive suggests that he&...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 9:37 PM
AT&T is raising the prices and the allotments of its data plans for smartphones and tablets -- more money and more data for new customers. If you already have AT&T service, you're contract and bill will go unaffected -- the new plans won't rollout until...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 4:36 PM
The Lumia 710, Nokia's first Windows Phone to hit the U.S., barely went on sale on Jan. 11 and already Wal-Mart is undercutting other retailers by giving the new phone away for free on a 2-year contract. T-Mobile USA, which launched the phone, sells the...