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Wal-Mart Launching Mobile Checking Account

Wal-Mart is introducing a mobile checking account for its customers that will eliminate the overdraft and bounced-check fees traditionally charged by banks.

09/24/2014

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Mammoth Resorts Acquire Bear Mountain And Snow Summit Ski Resorts

Mammoth Mountain Ski Area will acquire Big Bear Mountain Resorts and launch a new season pass for all its properties, the company announced Wednesday.

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Diamond-Studded Birkin Bag Sells For $185K At Beverly Hills Auction

A diamond-studded Hermès Birkin bag sold Tuesday for $185,000 at a Beverly Hills auction.

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Drive-Thru Dunkin’ Donuts Opens In Downey

The City of Downey Tuesday celebrated the opening of the third Dunkin’ Donuts to hit Southern California.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/23/2014

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Celeb Stylists Making Beauty House Calls At Fraction Of Cost

Love the look of some of the hottest celebrities but aren’t sure how to get it?

09/21/2014

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Gov. Brown Signs Clear-Air Vehicle Legislation

Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law several bills designed to boost use of clean-air vehicles in California.

09/21/2014

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Hermès’ Handbag Could Break Record Price For Diamond Birkin

A Hermès handbag could break the world’s record price for a diamond Birkin when it goes up for sale during a public auction next week.

09/20/2014

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LA County Unemployment Rate Holds Steady At 8.1 Percent

The unemployment rate in Los Angeles County held steady at 8.1 percent in August, compared to the previous month, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.

09/19/2014

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California Issues First Permits For Self-Driving Cars

Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years — but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn’t sure just how many were rolling around.

09/16/2014

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Delta Air Lines Expands Daily Service To Texas

Delta Air Lines is getting ready to expand its daily service to three Texas cities.

09/16/2014

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Powerball Ticket Worth $1 Million Sold In Rosemead

California Lottery officials say one lucky person is holding a winning Powerball ticket worth $1,098,624.

09/14/2014

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‘No Good Deed’ Defeats ‘Guardians’ At Theaters

It took a murderous Idris Elba and a pair of dolphin buddies to defeat “Guardians of the Galaxy” at movie theaters.

09/14/2014

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Board Of Equalization Member Accuses DMV Of Overcharging Taxpayers

The Department of Motor Vehicles has been overcharging California consumers when they pay taxes on their vehicle purchases, according to a member of the state Board of Equalization.

09/11/2014

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Report: LA’s Terrible Roads Cost Drivers About $2,500 A Year

The horrific roads Angelenos are driving on cost an average of about $2,500 a year in higher vehicle costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays, according to a national transportation group.

09/11/2014

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UCLA Forecast: California Economy ‘Painfully Plodding’ Along

California’s economy will continue to show steady but unremarkable growth in the months ahead, according to a UCLA economic forecast released Thursday.

09/11/2014

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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.

When summer gets too hot, it's time to cool things down! Gossip Girl actress Blake Lively poses in a wonderful cool-blue dress as she walks the red carpet at the 2011 MTV Movie Award. (Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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.

Rohan Marley, son of late reggae musician Bob Marley, displays a Marley Jammin' Roots Rock Speakerbag featuring an FM radio and a docking station for iPhones and iPods from House of Marley while wearing the company's Marley Destiny Trenchtown Rock headphones on press preview day at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show January 4, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The company says it emphasizes "Bob Marley's vision of one love, one world through eco-conscious products."  CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology tradeshow, runs from January 6-9 and is expected to feature 2,700 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 126,000 attendees.(credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

CES 2011 Debuts

All the latest in electronic toys, er, gadgets debuted this week at the annual Consumer Electronics Show.

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