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Engineered for Success: Four Women Tell Their Stories of Achievement

Four girls grew up to become accomplished engineers and scientists, one chased amoebas in a creek. Another loved puzzling out math problems. One fed her curiosity through a sash full of Girl Scout badges, while another became enamored with science during a trip to a crocodile farm.


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LACDPW Seeks Grants For Water Conservation Projects In Drought Stricken SoCal

KCAL9’s Dave Bryan reports local officials are now working on water conservation and recycling projects they hope will receive state funding.

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Read Neil Young’s Passionate Speech Given at a Special GRAMMY Party

“I’m kind of a producer, partially, an engineer, I’m not really good at either one. It’s hurt my records in the past. We’re performance-oriented: technical things don’t matter that much”



Architectural Engineers Poised To Take LA’s Future Into The Sky

In order to compete in the business of architectural engineering in L.A., candidates must venture into the high-tech realm of virtual reality.


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Army Corp Of Engineers Release Plans To Restore LA River Habitat

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released four different proposals Friday to restore the natural habitat of the Los Angeles River.



Netflix Says Video Streaming Service Hit By Outage

Families across the United States will have to rely on other sources of entertainment after Netflix’s video streaming service was hit by a Christmas Eve outage.

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What’s Next For NASA’s Mega-Rover Curiosity?

After a spectacular landing on Mars, the rover Curiosity wasted no time embracing its inner shutterbug, delighting scientists with vistas of Gale Crater complete with sand dunes, mountain views and even haze.


Judge Tosses Engineers’ Lawsuit Against Metrolink Video Cameras

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen argued that the commuter rail system infringed on their privacy rights by installing cameras to monitor engineers.


Winners of the Academy Awards for scientific and technical achievement: Tom Sherak, Marisa Tomei, Richard Edlund, David M. Laur, Arnauld Lamorlette, James Rodnusky, Alex MacDonald, Mark Chapman, Tim Drnec, Ben Britten Smith, Matt Davis, Denny Clairmont, Neil Wilson, Mark Sagar, Rory McGregor, Alan Rogers, Gautham Krishnamurti,Chris Allen, Lance Kimes, Florian Kainz, Eric Tabellion, Mark Noel, John Frazier and Greg Ercolano pose at the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences' Scientific & Technical Awards on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills. (credit: Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

Academy Honors Behind-The-Scenes Technology

Nineteen computer engineers, wire-mounted camera developers and other technicians reveled in a rare spotlight Saturday at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ annual ceremony focused on the latter part of its name.


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Toyota Opens 2 More Product Quality Offices In US

Toyota Motor Sales has opened two more U.S. product quality field offices, including one in Houston.