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LA County Bans New Vineyards Due To Drought

New Los Angeles County wine is not on the horizon since the Board of Supervisors have imposed a temporary ban on new or expanded vineyards in a large area of the northern Santa Monica Mountains to help manage the severe drought in the region.

06/17/2015

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Disturbing Undercover Video Prompts Police To Investigate Foster Farms

Police are investigating poultry producer Foster Farms after an animal-rights group shot undercover video showing some chickens being slammed upside-down into metal shackles, punched and having their feathers pulled out while they were still alive.

06/17/2015

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Knows ‘Waze’ Around Traffic

Want Arnold Schwarzenegger to help you guide you to your destination?

06/16/2015

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Gap To Close 175 Stores To Boost Brand

Gap plans to close 175 of its namesake stores in North America, or 18 percent of its current total, and cut 250 jobs at its headquarters as the company tries to strengthen the struggling brand.

06/16/2015

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Sony’s ‘Uncharted 4,’ ‘Last Guardian’ Capture E3 Attention

Sony capped off its game-filled Electronic Entertainment Expo briefing Monday night with a bullet-riddled demonstration of “Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End,” the forthcoming action-adventure starring the charismatic treasure hunter.

06/16/2015

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Expert Tips For Finding The Perfect Apartment In Los Angeles

Good deals do exist, but those on the hunt need to have a rental strategy.

06/15/2015

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Price Of Waterfront Home In O.C. To Drop $50,000 Per Day Until Buyer Is Found

A luxury home in the affluent city of Newport Beach in Orange County is up for sale in a very unique way.

06/15/2015

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Charter To Launch Dodgers’ SportsNet LA Channel In Coming Weeks After Buying TWC For $55.3B

Charter Communications announced Tuesday it will buy Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion and expects to launch the Dodgers channel to its customers in the coming weeks.

05/26/2015

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Dodger Fans Hopeful As Charter May Announce $55B Plan To Buy Time Warner Cable

Two of the largest cable companies in Southern California may merge into one, which may mean big news for Dodger fans who have been locked out of watching games on television.

05/25/2015

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Lee’s Sandwiches Recalls 200K Pounds Of Meat Over USDA Mislabeling

There haven’t been any reports of anyone getting sick.

05/24/2015

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Nearly 30K New Jobs Drops California Unemployment Rate To 6.3 Percent

California’s unemployment rate dipped slightly in April to 6.3 percent as the economic recovery created nearly 30,000 new jobs.

05/22/2015

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NASA-Developed Electric Propulsion Tech To Increase Aviation Energy Efficiency By 500 Percent

In this potential “new age of aviation”, aircraft would be far less reliant on fossil fuels, while improving performance and greatly reducing noise.

05/16/2015

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Santa Monica Approves Tougher Restrictions For Short-Term Rentals

The Santa Monica City Council is taking a stand against short-term rentals, like those listed on Airbnb, after residents complained it was exacerbating the housing shortage.

05/12/2015

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Google Acknowledges 11 Accidents Involving Its Self-Driving Cars

Google Inc. revealed Monday that its self-driving cars have been in 11 minor traffic accidents since it began experimenting with the technology six years ago.

05/11/2015

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Entrepreneur Perks Up Skin In LA With Caffeinated Body Scrubs

Crawford developed “Luv Body Scrub” with his older brother, Mukunda Feldman, in 2014.

04/30/2015

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BMW Workers Rally Against Job Cuts

Angry teamsters say makers of the ultimate driving machine are trying to drive away good-paying jobs and replace them with cheap labor. BMW says it will cut dozens of jobs at its Ontario warehouse.

Toyota Issues Prius Recall Over Cooling Pump Issue

Toyota Announces (Another) Prius Recall

Toyota on Tuesday announced they were recalling 650,000 Prius models (3004-2007) to fix a faulty cooling pump problem. Officials believe nearly 400,000 of those cars are on the road in the United States. Toyota insisted that the repair is not a recall but rather “a customer satisfaction campaign.”

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Very Golden State: 6 Political Millionaires

It may be tough times for the average Joe, but these public servants have capitalized on their personal fortunes to wield major influence in Sacramento.

Richard Branson

Over-Exposed Billionaires

They’ve got major bucks and massive egos: here’s eight of the richest men you’ve never met, but probably have heard about way too much.

Sure, they get to travel the world and get paid the big bucks, but the competition is tough -- and mainting their looks is even tougher.

Top 10 Sexiest Jobs

It’s the question we’re all faced with when making small talk with strangers: “So what do you do for a living?”

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Corporate America’s Biggest Blunders

Think of them as the business world’s version of the Hollywood flop: here’s a list of the most expensive mistakes ever.

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