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7-Eleven Launches New Snack ‘Doritos Loaded’

7-Eleven, Inc. and PepsiCo announced Wednesday the launch of two new products — Doritos Loaded and Mtn Dew Solar Flare.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/02/2014

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GM Recalls An Additional 8.2M Vehicles Over Ignition Switch Issues

General Motors recalls at least 7.6 million more vehicles over ignition switch problems.

06/30/2014

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Burbank Airport Unveils New Transportation Center

Bob Hope Airport Friday unveiled a Regional Intermodal Transportation Center to provide San Fernando Valley residents with access to services from Metrolink, MTA and Burbank Transit.

CBS Los Angeles–06/27/2014

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You’ve Likely Eaten Here, But Have You Tried The Secret Menu?

You probably know the offerings at your favorite fast-food joints inside and out, but did you know that many of them have a secret menu?

06/26/2014

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Starbucks Hikes Prices On Drinks, Bagged Coffee

Starbucks Tuesday raised its prices on some of its drinks by 5 cents to 20 cents.

06/25/2014

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Whole Foods Agrees To $800K Settlement After Investigation Uncovers Pricing Violations

The city attorneys in Los Angeles, Santa Monica and San Diego reached an $800,000 settlement with Whole Foods Market after a statewide investigation uncovered widespread pricing violations, officials said Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/24/2014

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US Gas Prices Rise Slightly To $3.71 A Gallon

A survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. has risen by 2 cents over the last two weeks to $3.71.

06/22/2014

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California Probes Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield

California regulators are investigating whether two giant medical insurers misled consumers about which doctors they covered under federal health care reform packages.

06/20/2014

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Gov. Brown Signs $108B State Budget

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed California’s $108 billion budget for the coming fiscal year that pays down debt, builds a rainy day fund and provides additional money for schools and health care.

06/20/2014

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California’s Unemployment Rate Drops To 7.6 Percent

California’s unemployment rate hit 7.6 percent in May, maintaining its steady decline past pre-recession levels, the state Employment Development Department reported on Friday.

CBS Los Angeles–06/20/2014

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‘Synthetic’ ID Theft Emerging As Fastest-Growing Type Of Consumer Fraud

A Marina del Rey man has been convicted on charges related to a rapidly-growing high-tech crime known as synthetic identity theft, according to an exclusive KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO report.

06/19/2014

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After Being Burglarized, Newbury Park Woman Wrote Touching Letter To The Thieves

Carra Robertson wrote a letter to the Thousand Oaks Acorn but the missive was written to be a message to the person or persons who took her property.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2014

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Report: American Apparel Founder Dov Charney Forced Out Of Board Of Directors

The board voted Wednesday night to replace Dov Charney as chairman of the downtown L.A.-based company, according to a new report.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2014

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In-N-Out Raises Prices, Blames Cost Of Ingredients

In-N-Out is the latest fast food chain to raise its prices due to the soaring costs of core ingredients like dairy and beef.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/17/2014

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Starbucks To Open Online College Program For Baristas

Starbucks announced a program Monday intended to help its baristas earn an online college degree.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/16/2014

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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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