Robust demand for buildings from e-commerce companies and conventional retailers eager to boost their online sales is reshaping the country's industrial real estate market and spurring development in the Southland.
The California Highway Patrol has withdrawn its safety guidance on motorcycle lane-splitting.
Walk down the street in New York and you're virtually guaranteed to see several millionaires.
Botox maker Allergan Inc. said Monday that it will cut 1,500 employees, most of them in Southern California, in a cost-cutting effort the Irvine company hopes will help it fight off a hostile takeover bid by a Canadian rival.
Essays sneak up on us. They are — or often feel — accidental: the record of a writer wrestling with an idea, an observation, a slice of experience, of a writer figuring it out. They have a conditional quality, as if they could go in any direction, offering impressions more than conclusive points of view. As Tom Bissell notes at the beginning of "Magic Hours: Essays on Creators and Creation": "When I am asked ... for advice on how to get started as a nonfiction writer, I tell them to start small and look around." There it is, the idea exactly: Keep your eyes open and follow where the language leads. In "Magic Hours" (Believer Books: 304 pp., $14),...