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Legislation Would Warn Consumers Of Smart TVs Ability To Record, Transmit Conversations

A California lawmaker is pushing legislation to give consumers better warnings about a new phenomenon for smart TVs: They can record household conversations without your knowledge.

08/20/2015

Backpacks, Packages Will Now Be Subject To Inspection At Regal Cinemas

The Regal Entertainment Group says bags, backpacks and packages will be subject to inspection at Regal Cinemas.

08/19/2015

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California Home Sales At 9-Year High

Sales of California homes remained robust in July, with the number of houses and condos sold hitting a nine-year high for the second month in a row, a research firm reported Wednesday.

08/19/2015

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FDA Approves ‘Little Pink Pill’ Aimed At Increasing Sex Drive In Women

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved a drug to increase a woman’s sex drive for the first time in a move that has received a lot of reaction.

08/18/2015

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Target Removes Boys And Girls Merchandise Displays

Target announced it is removing gender-based displays in several departments in its stores, including toys, bedding and entertainment.

08/10/2015

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Price To Park In Santa Ana Will Soon Increase

It’s official: the price to park will soon increase in Santa Ana.

08/06/2015

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Eat24 Says It’ll Give Away Taco Every Time Donald Trump Says ‘Mexico’ During GOP Debate

A Los Angeles food delivery service says it plans to post a $5 coupon code every time Donald Trump says the word “Mexico” during Thursday night’s first Republican presidential debate.

08/06/2015

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Toymaker Announces Creation Of ‘Cecil The Lion’ Beanie Baby

In memory of the beloved lion killed in Zimbabwe, a popular toymaker has announced the creation of “Cecil the Lion” Beanie Baby.

08/03/2015

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The Agency’s Mauricio Umansky Offers Exclusive Look Inside Sky-High Penthouse

Downtown Los Angeles has become a destination all its own as it’s home to L.A. Live, Staples Center and five-star accommodations rivaling New York City.

07/28/2015

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Amazon Wants Airspace Reserved For Delivery Drones, Reports Say

Amazon is drawing up plans to help safely manage the growing flock of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) filling the skies, according to published reports.

07/28/2015

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Cheesecake Factory Tops 2Q Profit Forecasts

The Cheesecake Factory Inc. (CAKE) on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $34.7 million.

07/22/2015

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Frozen Chicken Entrees Recalled Over Salmonella Fears

Vons and Pavilions stores will refund the cost of the entrees.

07/19/2015

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California Home Sales Surge In June On Strong Economy

A research firm says California home sales surged last month on a strong economy and low interest rates as prices reached fresh 7-year highs.

07/17/2015

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Brad Pitt, Bill Maher Slam Costco For Selling Eggs From Caged Hens

Brad Pitt and Bill Maher say Costco contributes to animal cruelty by selling eggs from caged hens.

07/16/2015

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Uber Fined $7.3M For Keeping Information From California Regulators, Judge Rules

Uber has been fined $7.3 million after a judge found that the company refused to give California regulators information about the ride-hailing company’s business practices, including accident details and how accessible vehicles are to disabled riders.

07/15/2015

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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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