| Oct 5, 2013
| 6:41 PM
From the red flag warnings along California’s coast to the blizzard that dumped almost 4 feet of snow on the Great Plains, from the slew of tornadoes that damaged Midwest towns to Tropical Storm Karen crawling toward the Gulf Coast, severe weather...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 8:50 PM
A blizzard, thunderstorms and tornadoes up to two miles wide were part of a large storm system hitting several Midwestern states Friday, with forecasters expecting a wet, windy weekend.
The thunderstorms and tornadoes centered over western Iowa...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 4:53 PM
GROVELAND, Calif. — As autumn turns to winter and rain falls over the charred landscape left behind by the Rim fire, forest rangers and emergency planners have a new worry: water.
Over 90% of the blaze burned in the Tuolumne River watershed, where...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 8:45 PM
A cold storm brought scattered showers across the Los Angeles area Monday evening and a dusting of snow at higher mountain elevations, the National Weather Service said.
A winter weather advisory was issued until 11 a.m. Tuesday for mountain areas above...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:04 AM
A storm that brought a burst of winter to the Los Angeles area is expected to move out Tuesday, and temperatures should push back into the 80s later this week, the National Weather Service said.
A winter-weather advisory remained in effect until 11 a.m....
| Oct 15, 2013
Re "Snow ravages cattle industry," Oct. 12
My heart goes out to the ranchers in South Dakota whose cattle were killed in a blizzard. According to the article, many people in that part of the state supported the government shutdown.
Ranchers, call your...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Activision Blizzard and a group of investors have completed their $8.2-billion buyback of most of Vivendi's majority stake in the company.
This comes just one day after the Delaware Supreme Court reversed an earlier judicial decision that halted the...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:34 AM
Keith Olbermann's back and he knows you missed him during all those long months since he quit his Current TV gig (or years since he left MSNBC), even if you didn't know it yourself. And so on Monday night he returned to to ESPN where, he will be happy...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Activision Blizzard Inc. and a group of investors led by its top executives are buying most of Vivendi's stake in the world's largest video game publisher in an $8.2-billion transaction.
The deal would free the Santa Monica company from the financial...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 10:25 PM
Activision Blizzard, the world's largest video game publisher, will separate from its French media parent to become an independent, publicly traded company.
The company's managers orchestrated a complex transaction to buy back shares from French parent...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Investors reacted positively Friday morning to news that Activision Blizzard Inc. would buy back $5.8 billion in shares from its French parent company Vivendi and become an independent video game publisher.
Santa Monica-based Activision said it would...