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  • Breitbart News sees advertisers exit, calls Kellogg's decision 'un-American'

    Breitbart News sees advertisers exit, calls Kellogg's decision 'un-American'

    The Breitbart News Network is seeing some of its advertisers head for the exit doors and is responding in typical Breitbart fashion: by going on the counteroffensive, labeling one of them as “un-American” and calling it a war on conservatism. Since Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election,...

  • Stocks end mostly lower, despite gains in banks, oil

    Stocks end mostly lower, despite gains in banks, oil

    Stocks moved mostly lower Wednesday as gains in blue-chip energy companies and banks were not enough to make up for losses in the broader market.  The bond market took heavy losses, with the 10-year U.S. Treasury note rising to its highest level in a year and a half. The higher yields sent bond...

  • GoPro to cut more than 200 jobs

    GoPro to cut more than 200 jobs

    GoPro Inc. will cut more than 200 full-time positions and close its entertainment division in a company-wide restructuring that comes as the San Mateo firm struggles to establish itself as more than just an action camera maker. GoPro said Wednesday it will cut back on its facilities and cancel...

  • Higher prices at the pump may be looming after OPEC agrees to cut output to push up oil prices

    Higher prices at the pump may be looming after OPEC agrees to cut output to push up oil prices

    OPEC ministers have agreed to cut production of crude oil for the first time in eight years, a move that may produce ripple effects from global financial markets to the U.S. economy and trickling all the way down to the corner gas station. “I think it is a good day for the oil markets, it is a...

  • HBO's 'Ballers' plans to relocate filming to California from Florida

    HBO's 'Ballers' plans to relocate filming to California from Florida

    “Ballers,” the HBO series starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as a former NFL athlete trying to score a touchdown as a financial manager, will be the latest TV series relocating to California to take advantage of the state’s expanded tax incentive program. The series will move to the Los Angeles...

  • EPA moves fast on mpg regs as inauguration draws near

    EPA moves fast on mpg regs as inauguration draws near

    Despite protests from the auto industry, the Environmental Protection Agency wants to keep strict gas mileage targets in place and is trying to fast-track those standards before President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January. In a proposal on Wednesday, the agency said it continues to want...

  • No WiFi? Low on data? On a plane? Netflix offers downloads of some shows, movies

    No WiFi? Low on data? On a plane? Netflix offers downloads of some shows, movies

    Netflix Inc. will now allow users to download shows and movies to their smartphones and tablets to watch when they’re offline, the company said Wednesday. The Los Gatos, Calif., video streaming firm said the download function is available for both iOS and Android operating systems, for a mix of...

  • Matt Lauer signs on for more 'Today' through 2018

    Matt Lauer signs on for more 'Today' through 2018

    Matt Lauer has quietly signed on for two more years as co-anchor on NBC’s “Today.” Citing unnamed sources, the New York Post said late Tuesday that Lauer agreed to extend his commitment to the morning program through 2018. An NBC News representative is not officially commenting on the report. But...

  • Survey: U.S. businesses add 216,000 jobs, most in 5 months

    Survey: U.S. businesses add 216,000 jobs, most in 5 months

    Companies in the U.S. added a solid 216,000 jobs in November, the most since June and evidence that the incoming Trump administration is inheriting a solid economy.  Payroll provider ADP said Wednesday that nearly all the gains occurred in service sectors such as retail, hotels and restaurants,...

  • Hurry up and bar Tesla from using the Autopilot name in marketing, consumer group tells DMV

    Hurry up and bar Tesla from using the Autopilot name in marketing, consumer group tells DMV

    The California Department of Motor Vehicles put forth proposed regulations that would, in effect, prohibit Tesla from using the Autopilot name to market its vehicles. That was in September. Now, a consumer group is telling the DMV to get on with it. Tesla uses the word Autopilot to describe its...

  • State senator blasts Wells Fargo for 'bad faith' as bank skips hearing

    State senator blasts Wells Fargo for 'bad faith' as bank skips hearing

    The chairman of the California Senate’s banking committee blasted Wells Fargo on Monday for failing to answer questions about the bank’s accounts scandal and for not sending Chief Executive Tim Sloan or another representative to a committee hearing. Committee Chairman Steve Glazer (D-Orinda) said...

  • Employee benefits start-up Zenefits is fined $3.5 million for licensing violations

    Employee benefits start-up Zenefits is fined $3.5 million for licensing violations

    California's insurance regulator will collect a $3.5-million fine from a San Francisco employee benefits start-up that cheated state education requirements for sales agents. Zenefits admitted to regulators nationwide this year that would-be agents used software to circumvent online classes they...

  • Delta bans passenger for life after pro-Trump rant

    Delta bans passenger for life after pro-Trump rant

    A disruptive passenger on Delta Air Lines has been banned from the carrier for life, after an incident captured on video in which he yelled profanities at other passengers while voicing his support for President-elect Donald Trump. “Donald Trump, baby,” the man shouted to other passengers on the...

  • Stocks pull back from record highs as banks and retailers fall

    Stocks pull back from record highs as banks and retailers fall

    Stocks pulled back slightly Monday, retreating from the records the market set last week.  Consumer companies and banks took some of the largest losses. Small-company stocks, which have been outperforming the rest of the market for weeks, gave back some of their recent gains.  The Dow Jones industrial...

  • Cyber Monday still set to be the year's biggest online shopping day — but Black Friday isn't far behind

    Cyber Monday still set to be the year's biggest online shopping day — but Black Friday isn't far behind

    Cyber Monday is again expected to be the biggest online shopping day of the year — but just barely. Online sales on the Monday after Thanksgiving are forecast to climb 9.4% from last year to a record $3.36 billion, according to the digital marketing and media firm Adobe Systems Inc. But Internet...

  • This year's Black Friday shoppers went online more — and spent less

    This year's Black Friday shoppers went online more — and spent less

    Consumers increasingly turned online during the Black Friday weekend, boosting traffic during the crucial start of the holiday shopping season. Nearly 109 million people shopped from their computers and mobile devices from Thanksgiving Day through Sunday, while about 99 million hit the sales in...

  • Wells Fargo seeks arbitration order in customer lawsuit

    Wells Fargo seeks arbitration order in customer lawsuit

    Wells Fargo & Co. wants a federal court judge in Utah to order that customers suing the banking giant over improper sales practices submit their claims to binding arbitration.  The San Francisco-based company's request applies to a class-action lawsuit filed initially by three Utah residents who...

  • Four ideas for Giving Tuesday

    Four ideas for Giving Tuesday

    The turkey has been carved, the doorbusters have been bought and many of the online sales have expired, but you won’t be done with pre-holiday festivities. If you think Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the end of shopping sprees, you’re wrong. Nov. 29 is Giving Tuesday, when people...

  • Motivated to make a difference, she helped find breakthrough HIV treatments

    Motivated to make a difference, she helped find breakthrough HIV treatments

    The gig:  From her office on the second floor of the Marion Davies Children's Health Center at UCLA, Dr. Yvonne Bryson works the phones in her role as protocol co-chair for a global health study on treating babies early for HIV infection. "We have a number of infants enrolled around the world in...

  • What to consider when deciding how to bequeath your home

    What to consider when deciding how to bequeath your home

    Dear Liz: I'm at 74-year-old retired woman living in a completely paid-off condo in California. I hold title in my name only. I would like to add my partner of 20 years and my married adult daughter to my home title so they will not have to go through probate if something happens to me. What would...

  • Are these bank services worth the time or money?

    Are these bank services worth the time or money?

    You count on banks and credit unions to safeguard your cash. If you choose carefully, you might even come away with a little something extra: decent interest rates, access to good online and mobile platforms, maybe even a sign-up bonus. You can get your hands on a host of other tools too, such...

  • Solar power store highlights bright potential for clean energy

    Solar power store highlights bright potential for clean energy

    Next to the Village Pet Market, two doors down from Trader Joe’s, a vision of California’s energy future is for sale. Bland’s Solar & Air, in a nondescript strip mall here, looks a little like a car dealership, only for personal electricity generators from the sun. The unusual storefront gives...

  • Why giving up your phone number can mean giving up your privacy

    Why giving up your phone number can mean giving up your privacy

    Forget divorce or the dissolution of a business partnership. In 2017, your most unpredictable, time-consuming and financially perilous breakup may be with your old phone number. Surrendering your digits can be more problematic than losing your phone. On most smartphones, a quick security wipe can...

  • The time to protect your real property assets is before any HOA litigation

    The time to protect your real property assets is before any HOA litigation

    Question: Not long after we moved into our townhouse, we came to loggerheads with the board. Try as we might to resolve our differences, nothing worked. My wife and I found ourselves in a lawsuit with the association that started shortly after we moved here. Yesterday our attorney explained the...

  • Fistfight breaks out in Modesto Mall on Thanksgiving night

    Fistfight breaks out in Modesto Mall on Thanksgiving night

    While Southern California shoppers have so far enjoyed a relatively tranquil Thanksgiving and Black Friday, a fight broke out farther north at a mall in Modesto. The brawl at the Vintage Faire Mall erupted on Thursday night, according to the Modesto Bee. About six men were involved in the fight,...

  • Chinese tech firm LeEco uses Black Friday to introduce itself to U.S. shoppers

    Chinese tech firm LeEco uses Black Friday to introduce itself to U.S. shoppers

    It wasn’t a phone, a tablet or a laptop that most enticed customers at LeEco’s Black Friday pop-up at the Grove shopping center in Los Angeles. Fittingly for a Chinese tech giant known for its far-reaching ambitions and at times out-there products, its most eye-catching gadget was one not in the...

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  • Growing up with elevators and escalators (Infographic)

    Just as the urban spaces we live in today have changed dramatically in the past 30 years, the cities of tomorrow will look very different than the cities of today. Buildings are rising taller than ever to accommodate growing urban population.

  • Boost home office productivity with a pre-holiday freshening

    Boost home office productivity with a pre-holiday freshening

    You engaged in spring cleaning and organization earlier this year, but with the holidays approaching, your home office could probably stand a bit of freshening up. Fall is the perfect time to make sure your office is a well-equipped and appealing workspace that boosts your efficiency and productivity....

  • Co-working trend shows working from home isn't right for every small business person

    Co-working trend shows working from home isn't right for every small business person

    Working from home seems like a professional dream for many, but sometimes your home isn't the optimum place to do business. Perhaps you've outgrown your home office or your startup requires a more professional atmosphere for client meetings. Maybe you crave the kind of personal interaction that's...

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