California Unemployment Rate Remains At Lowest Since 1970sThe Golden State continues to shine when it comes to creating jobs.
Goleta Lab Develops Spray-On Coating That Can Keep Fruit Fresh As Long As A MonthIn Goleta, Apeel chemists have developed a coating that acts as a second skin for produce. The company claims the compounds they use all come from plants, and there’s no need to wash it off before eating them.
Tech-Savvy Teens Showing Each Other How To Beat Tracking App Life360For some young people, Life360 is being used more like Big Brother.
Taco Bell Recalls 2.3 Million Pounds Of Seasoned Beef After Metal Shaving Found In Customer's FoodThe Irvine-based restaurant chain removed the recalled beef Monday from restaurants in 21 states across the eastern Midwest, northern Southeast and Northeast regions. Restaurants on the West Coast were not affected by the recall.
BMW Recalls 250,000 Cars, SUVs Over Faulty Backup CameraBWM is recalling nearly a quarter of a million cars and SUVs over what they say is a faulty backup camera display.
Southern California Gas Prices Soar Past $4 Per GallonTwo weeks of daily price hikes have sent the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline well over the $4 mark across the region, even in outlying areas where prices are usually cheaper.
Sephora Closes Stores For Training After Singer SZA Says She Was Racially Profiled In CalabasasCosmetics retailer Sephora says it will close all its stores across the country Wednesday for diversity training after singer SZA says she was racially profiled at the Calabasas location.
Apple FaceTime Bug Lets Callers Hear Audio, See Video Before Call Is ConnectedIn a statement, an Apple spokesperson said, "We're aware of this issue and we have identified a fix that will be released in a software update later this week."
Drones People Can Ride Make Debut At CESJuiced-up vehicles seemed to be a new trend at CES, including a flying drone that a passenger can ride, a flying taxi and a smart luxury yacht.
Report: Johnson & Johnson Hid Findings Of Asbestos In Baby Powder For DecadesJohnson & Johnson has for decades known its raw talc and finished powders at times tested positive for small quantities of asbestos
Infant Ibuprofen Sold At CVS, Walmart, Family Dollar RecalledThe recalled lots of the product have been found to potentially have higher concentrations of ibuprofen.
Duncan Hines Cake Mixes Linked To Salmonella Outbreak RecalledThe voluntary recall includes the white, yellow, butter golden and confetti cake mix, with “best buy” dates in March 2019.
2.4 Million Pounds Of Taquitos Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella, Listeria ContaminationThe taquitos were produced from July 1 through Oct. 10.
Sears Files For BankruptcySears says it will "close 142 unprofitable stores near the end of the year. Liquidation sales at these stores are expected to begin shortly. This is in addition to the previously announced closure of 46 unprofitable stores that is expected to be completed by November 2018."
JCPenney Offering Random $5K Prize Packages, Vacations In Holiday Hiring PushThe unemployment rate is now at 3.7 percent, the lowest rate since December 1969. While that could mean higher wages for workers, that means a smaller labor pool for retailers like JCPenney and UPS, who are both ramping up their holiday hiring.