| Feb 15, 2014
| 7:02 PM
SACRAMENTO — Electronic monitoring was supposed to help Los Angeles County deal with the influx of thousands of felons moved out of California's prison system to ease overcrowding.
The nation's largest probation department strapped GPS ankle...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:34 PM
A satellite orbiting Earth has spotted 55 southern right whales hanging out in the shallow waters off Argentina.
It turns out that these particular whales are quite easy to spot from space, said Peter Fretwell of the British Antarctic Survey. They got...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Joe bought a new car and received a few free months of Sirius XM, the satellite radio service.
When that was done, Sirius asked if he wanted a six-month trial for $25. Joe said yes.
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Then he lost track...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:53 PM
If you have your heart set on a luxury car but can’t afford the price tag, then buying a manufacturer-certified pre-owned car may be your best option.
While a car can be “certified” by an automaker, a dealer or an independent third...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 8:02 AM
2013 might have been a superb year for fans of genre entertainment, but 2014 doesn't look too shabby when it […]...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 7:21 AM
After the coffee. Before the first of many trips to Pasadena.
The Skinny: The winter version of the Television Critics Assn. press tour kicks off today in Pasadena. Are you as excited as I am? Actually, it's not so bad (good schmoozing and free food)...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 7:07 AM
After the coffee. Before getting back into work mode!
The Skinny: Are we all rested and ready for 2014? No? Then we should take another week off. If only we could. But since we can't, let's get back into our groove. Today's headlines include the weekend...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Wanda M. Austin, 59, is the president and chief executive of Aerospace Corp., an El Segundo brain trust for the Pentagon's space program. Although not well known outside defense circles, it is regarded as one of the nation's most important...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Liberty Media Corp. intends to strengthen its embrace of SiriusXM satellite radio.
The Colorado-based Liberty, which is controlled by billionaire John Malone, announced a plan late Friday to offer Liberty common stock to minority shareholders of...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 12:54 PM
SOAPnet, the cable TV channel loved by legions of loyal soap opera fans, is taking its final bow.
A Walt Disney Co. spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday that SOAPnet would indeed fade away on New Year's Eve, despite protests from hundreds of soap fans who...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:22 PM
“Doki-Doki Universe” begins with heartbreak. A robot is left alone on an asteroid, dumped there by his human family. The […]...