| Oct 5, 2012
| 5:23 PM
Two men who made headlines after becoming fugitives were sentenced Friday to lengthy prison sentences for killing a teenager in a North Hollywood parking lot over an insulting text message three years ago. Zareh Manjikian was sentenced to 50 year......
| Oct 16, 2012
In a soda market completely dominated by Coke and Pepsi, it wouldn't make much business sense to purchase Royal Crown Cola unless you also had plans to get your hands on Mountain Dew or Dr Pepper.
I'm guessing Japan's SoftBank has just such an idea in...
| May 7, 2012
| 12:28 PM
AT&T is moving beyond cellphone and Internet service and getting into home security.
The wireless giant on Monday announced plans for a new portfolio of all-digital, IP-based home security monitoring services. Called AT&T Digital Life, the services...
| Jun 17, 2012
THE BEST WAY
The "easy way" (and the only way if it has rained or snowed recently): From Interstate 80 in Wells, Nev., go north on U.S. 93 for 85 miles to Rogerson, Idaho. Idaho. Turn left (west) and follow the Three-Creek Road/Jarbidge Road 57 miles...
| 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...
| Aug 19, 2012
Baby hipsters and BFFs Kaylee Vega and Madi Spadaro, both 13 and from Redondo Beach, are navigating the South Bay Galleria in Torrance with shark-like aggression. They've been saving pocket money all summer, and now, just weeks before school starts at the...
| Apr 22, 2012
There's a smartphone app for almost everything, so why not an app to help with prom planning? From picking the perfect dress to editing your pictures, there is an app to help with every aspect of the big dance.
"So many teens have smartphones," said...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:38 PM
The U.S. Postal Service, in its latest bid to save a few billion bucks, plans to stop delivering mail on Saturdays.
It's not enough.
The ugly truth is that the Postal Service's commitment to universal mail service is no longer financially viable in...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Here's a question for you: Is there a single example of consumer prices going down and market competition increasing after deregulation of a U.S. industry?
I'm serious. The phone industry? The cable industry? Regulatory oversight for both was eased...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:39 PM
After a violent confrontation with a teenage suspect, a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy took a photo of the man's bloodied face and texted it to Sgt. Eric Gonzalez, a friend who worked at Men's Central Jail.
A few hours later, Gonzalez responded...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Comcast Corp. on Wednesday elevated Neil Smit to the newly created position of chief executive of Comcast Cable. The move puts him on the same level as Steve Burke, chief executive of NBC Universal....