| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:22 PM
In the 20 years since the Northridge earthquake, the state's freeway bridges have been strengthened. A new generation of hospitals, schools and university buildings designed to better withstand a massive quake has risen.
But for all those strides,...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As fugitive National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden weighs his asylum options, he should be familiar with the name Luis Posada Carriles.
Both Venezuela and Cuba want to get their hands on the 85-year-old Posada, accused of orchestrating the...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 7:38 PM
Emulex Corp. in Costa Mesa designs and makes chips that help data move faster through computer servers and storage networks.
The company's Ethernet and Fibre Channel products have been built into the server and storage products of such well-known...
| Jun 5, 1989
WASHINGTON -- The Bush Administration came under strong pressure from congressional leaders Sunday to back up its verbal condemnations of the Chinese government's violent crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators by imposing tough sanctions--including a...
| Apr 25, 2010
I'd never accuse the good rangers at Pinnacles National Monument of pulling a bait-and-switch, but they did have to recently perform some serious family counseling in order to keep a condor couple's maternity plans on track.
That the couple, Condor 317,...
| Jul 17, 2011
The huge infrastructure that President Obama is putting together for his reelection effort was already visible in the first few months of spending by his campaign, which doled out $10.5 million for a massive bricks-and-mortar operation based in Chicago....
| Jul 12, 2012
| 3:03 PM
The U.S. Olympic Committee, with its Ralph Lauren-designed and Chinese-produced uniforms, has waded straight into a made-in-America debate that’s only become feistier since the recession.
A quick recap: Americans competing in the Summer Olympics in...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 3:43 PM
AT&T plans to phase out its 2G service to support more advanced mobile Internet services on its 3G and 4G networks, the company said in a regulatory filing Friday.
The company said it expected to fully discontinue the service by the end of 2016. It...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Amid reports of wind turbine blades flying off and a resulting flurry of damage control measures, engineering powerhouse Siemens said Monday the chief of its wind power division would step down, two weeks after announcing costs related to incidents in...