| May 13, 2014
| 2:45 PM
At a Costa Mesa-based 3-D printer manufacturer, humans help in the process, but otherwise it's a scene where machines make machines.
On Monday afternoon, about 30 of Airwolf 3D's printers were busy executing their programmed duties: making little...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 4:00 AM
With a convulsive rumble, followed by billowing flames and exhaust, a sleek 60-foot rocket emerged from its silo at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base.
It was a test of the backbone of the nation's missile defense system. If North Korea or Iran ever...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:10 PM
The Navy plans to install a laser weapon prototype on a ship this summer for at-sea testing in the Persian Gulf.
The technology, called the Laser Weapon System, will be the first of its kind to be deployed, the Navy said.
The idea is that the laser...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Discarded bottles, empty bags of chips and errant playground balls littered the shoreline of the Fort McHenry Wetland, a 7.5-acre hub of biodiversity home to hundreds of plant and animal species.
"Anything that floats ends up downstream," said Laura...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 2:34 PM
This year's winter weather is a mere dusting compared to the winter storm that college students are grappling with this weekend at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.
Eight teams of students are fending off a massive cyber attack...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: Durable goods orders and shipments for March, weekly jobless claims, Bloomberg consumer comfort index for period ending April 20
Local earnings: AptarGroup Inc., Brunswick Corp., Cabot Microelectronics Copr., Calamos Asset Management Inc.,...
| Dec 20, 2013
"Whenever a fellow tells me he is bipartisan," said Harry Truman, "I know he is going to vote against me." The hosannas to bipartisanship accompanying the budget deal passed this week should have served as fair warning to the rest of us that we lost...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Defense contractor Raytheon Co. announced Chief Executive William H. Swanson will step down in March and will be replaced by Chief Operating Officer Thomas A. Kennedy.
Swanson, who turns 65 in February, has served as the company’s CEO since 2003....
| Dec 12, 2013
| 8:34 AM
A community group in the Loch Raven area got a first look Monday night at plans for Loch Raven Commons, a $45 million mixed-use development with up to 200 high-end apartments, commercial space and a village green proposed for the former Raytheon site on...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:17 AM
In the face of education and community issues that stretch across traditional neighborhood lines, leaders in the Loch Raven area have joined forces to resurrect the dormant Loch Raven Community Council.
"It's been defunct for a number of years,"...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:01 PM
A financial analyst has been appointed to serve on the Orange County Fair Board, state officials said Tuesday.
Gov. Jerry Brown appointed Barbara Bagneris, 56, of Orange to serve on the board, which governs the 150-acre, state-owned fairgrounds in Costa...