| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:12 PM
American Airlines became the latest carrier to get federal clearance to lift restrictions on the use of portable electronic devices during takeoffs and landings.
The Forth Worth-based airline will begin Monday afternoon to allow passengers to use...
| Jul 3, 2013
Voting rights: In the June 30 Section A, an article about the effects of the Supreme Court's decision striking down a key portion of the Voting Rights Act said Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote that black voter registration in Mississippi was 6.4%...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:23 PM
The Federal Aviation Administration could revisit Newport Beach's request that the agency consider developing an advanced departure procedure from John Wayne Airport that would dampen the roar of jet engines over homes neighboring the Upper Newport Bay,...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:42 AM
You never know what's inside a grab bag.
Michael Schmidt snatched a suitcase from a luggage carousel at the Daytona Beach International Airport containing $70,000 worth of surgical equipment that was scheduled to be used in a spinal operation later in...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:09 PM
A new national survey ranked California Gov. Jerry Brown at No. 10 among U.S. governors for private-sector job creation since he took office in 2011.
In its ranking, On Numbers, a blog from the American City Business Journals, noted that under Brown'...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:41 PM
After years of airline mergers that have dramatically reduced choices for travelers, the U.S. Justice Department has sued to halt what would be the largest airline marriage in U.S. history.
The Justice Department joined six states and the District of...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:02 PM
The Justice Department on Tuesday filed an antitrust suit seeking to block the merger of US Airways and American Airlines, but buried inside the complaint is some internal correspondence by US Airways executives, including Chief Executive Doug Parker,...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I feel compelled to highlight the hypocrisy in the decision of the Justice Department to block the merger of American Airlines and US Airways. While I don't have a position one way or the other on the merger, I think the government's stance is comical...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Travelers at Midway Airport will have the option to participate in a speedier and less hassling security screening process by the end of the year, the Transportation Security Administration announced Wednesday.
The PreCheck expedited-screening program...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Eight years after opening Michy's in Miami's Upper East Side, chef Michelle Bernstein and her partner/husband David Martinez are proof that there's more than one way to be a successful chef and restaurateur.
Together, they are a brand. If they were a...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:03 PM
The Newport Beach City Council wants to change the way planes take off from John Wayne Airport and has asked the Federal Aviation Administration to consider its proposal for a new departure procedure.
The FAA said it would consider the request. I hope...