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  • City Council to discuss traffic, computers

    The Costa Mesa City Council is not scheduled to address any new or old business during its Tuesday meeting, but its consent calendar includes an Eastside traffic project and buying more than $400,000 worth of employee computers. The traffic project...
  • VIDEO: Goodwill opens retail center in Hampton

    VIDEO: Goodwill opens retail center in Hampton
    Goodwill opened a new retail center in Hampton on Wednesday, welcoming hundreds of shoppers during its opening day activities. The retail center houses a traditional retail store, an outlet and a computer store under one roof. The building, located on...
  • How theater ticket prices are changing like airline fares

    How theater ticket prices are changing like airline fares
    When the Goodman Theatre announced its prices for its current production, "Sweet Bird of Youth," starring Diane Lane, it listed $89 as the top ticket price for that show, a price that duly appeared in this newspaper. And had you bought your decent main-...
  • Digitally downloaded software popular online, automatic renewals not so much

     
    In 1990, Bill Gates introduced Microsoft Windows when software came in a box and you had to run to the store to get it. Credit: Marty Lederhandler/Associated Press. Digital delivery is the preferred method of getting software, with consumers reporting...
  • Federal Ruling Loosens Apple's Grip

    Federal Ruling Loosens Apple's Grip
    Ever attempted a jailbreak? Well, according to the Copyright Office, it's practically legal. No, we don't mean climbing over an electric, barbed wire fence, running from armed security guards. We're talking about iPhone jailbreaking – using your tech...
  • IFixit 'teardown' expert wishes Apple would open up a bit more

     
    IFixit, the online electronics part reseller, relies mostly on the enthusiastic attention and dollars from fanatics of all things Apple. But the San Luis Obispo startup isn't exactly keen on some of the hardware giant's business philosophies. Apple has...
  • Southern California Edison customers will be able to check electricity usage online

     
    Southern California Edison Co. installed its 1 millionth smart meter at a Redondo Beach home on Monday. The device will allow Edison customers to check electricity usage online. Credit: Southern California Edison. When you get your pricier-than-normal...
  • ‘Kipling Color Jam Tour’ at Macy’s, Orlando, on Saturday

     
    Here's a fun event for you young-'n'-trendy fashionistas. It's the Kipling Color Jam Tour, a series of events at select Macy’s stores, including the one at Orlando's Florida Mall on Saturday, 2-4 p.m. In partnership with The Scratch DJ Academy, the...
  • Scam watch: Computer virus warning, Ponzi scheme, fake BBB email

     
    Here is a roundup of alleged cons, frauds and schemes to watch out for. Computer virus warning -- The Federal Trade Commission has started mailing refunds to 300,000 consumers who were victims of a scam in which they were tricked......
  • Samsung: No, we're not interested in buying RIM

     
    Just one day after Research In Motion shares received boost off news that Samsung Electronics might be interested in buying the struggling smartphone and tablet maker, Samsung came out on Wednesday and said the rumored deal isn't happening....
  • A 'Black Friday' shopping ritual coming to Mexico?

     
    Mexico is calling on all citizens to shop shop shop this holiday weekend. It's an effort to give Mexico a retail ritual like Black Friday in the United States....