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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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California Home Sales, Prices Continue To Rise

California home sales are continuing to rise and so are prices, especially in the San Francisco Bay Area, thanks to job growth and low mortgage rates and despite tight supply.

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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FCC Slaps AT&T With $100M Fine For Throttling ‘Unlimited’ Data

AT&T Mobility LLC has been slapped with a record $100 million fine for offering consumers “unlimited” data, but then slowing their Internet speeds after they reached a certain amount. The company says it will fight the charges.

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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2011 Motorcycle Show Comes To Long Beach

Progressive International Motorcycle Shows was in Long Beach from December 9-11, bringing together motorcycle enthusiasts and manufacturers who showed off their latest models and accessories.

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Shocking Cigarette Labels

Nine new warning labels that feature graphic images that convey the dangers of smoking will be required by the Food and Drug Administration to be on U.S. cigarette packs by 2012.

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5 Hot Summer Colors

Summertime means fun time for many of us, but it may leave some wondering what to wear. Here are five colors that can do no wrong in your summer-wardrobe lineup!

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Gaming Industry Unveils Latest At E3 Expo

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, which began Tuesday, is giving the gaming industry a chance to debut their latest inventions.

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