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PETA Claims SeaWorld Had Employee Pose As Activist To Spy On Them

The animal rights group says the suspected infiltrator even encouraged them to disrupt last year’s Rose Parade, which featured a float sponsored by the marine animal theme park.

07/14/2015

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Amazon Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Major Prime Day Deals

Online shoppers, take your marks – Amazon Prime Day is just hours away.

07/14/2015

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New Program Offers Drivers Financial Incentives To Switch To Fuel-Efficient Vehicles

A new program is giving drivers thousands of dollars in rebates to replace high-polluting vehicles.

07/13/2015

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NASA’s Volcanic Ash Test Aims To Study Engine Health, Improve Aviation Safety

Matt Kamlet, CBS Los Angeles EDWARDS (CBSLA.com) — One of the more tragic aspects of a flight crash is the circumstantial fact that, sometimes, the pilot simply does not have control over the anomaly that […]

07/11/2015

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LADWP Proposes Rate Hikes Over Next 5 Years For Infrastructure Repairs

Los Angeles residents may need to brace themselves for water and power rate hikes.

07/08/2015

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Local Expert: United, NYSE, Wall Street Journal Outages Raise Red Flag

Technical problems that affected United Airlines, the New York Stock Exchange and Wall Street Journal website Wednesday were quickly deemed not malicious, but a former federal computer crime prosecutor said the system crashes may not be a coincidence.

07/08/2015

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Commuting Stresses Women More Than Men, Study Finds

The grind of a daily commute is a pain a lot of Southern California residents experience, but it turns out women feel the frustration more than men.

07/07/2015

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Starbucks To Increase Prices On Certain Beverages Starting Tuesday

Your morning latte at Starbucks will set you back a few more cents starting Tuesday.

07/06/2015

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Feds Probe Possible Collusion Among Airlines To Push Airfares Higher With Limited Seating

The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press.

07/01/2015

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From Swiping To Dipping, New Chip Credit Cards Aim To Guard Against Theft

Retailers large and small are having to grapple with transitioning to accept new technology designed to make credit cards more secure by adding a unique identifier with a computer chip to each transaction.

06/29/2015

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Apple Removing Games With Confederate Flag From App Store

Apple has begun removing games from its online app store that feature the Confederate flag.

06/25/2015

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Traveling This Summer? Expert Offers Tips To Land The Best Seat While Flying

As air travelers know, the coveted airplane seats are getting harder to come by. In fact, the aisle and window locations as well as emergency exit rows with extra leg room are now considered valuable airborne real estate.

06/22/2015

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Apple Changes Tune On Royalties After Taylor Swift Complains

Hours after the pop superstar criticized the giant tech company in an open letter posted online, Apple announced Sunday that it will pay royalties to artists and record labels for music played during a free, three-month trial of its new streaming music service.

06/22/2015

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SpaceX Planning To Base Rocket, Spacecraft Retrieval At Port Of Los Angeles

SpaceX, the Hawthorne-based aerospace manufacturer led by Elon Musk, is looking to base its rocket and spacecraft retrieval operations out of the Port of Los Angeles, the company’s representatives said Thursday.

06/18/2015

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DMV Reveals Details Of Self-Driving Car Accidents

California state officials released reports Thursday detailing six accidents that involved self-driving car prototypes, reversing a policy that had shielded details of how the next-generation technology is performing during testing on public roads.

06/18/2015

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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.

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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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