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  • Pomona company bets Coleman brand will lift sales of its hot tubs

     
    For hot tub manufacturers and the small retailers that sell the majority of the industry's goods, the recession arrived about six years ago, pushing sales down dramatically. Hot tub sales are expected to tally only about 180,000, down from a......
  • Efficiency standards for washing machines move forward

     
    California energy regulators have been given a green light to set new efficiency standards for washing machines. A panel of judges on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco overturned the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2006 denial......
  • Costa Mesa barn turned into a slice of loft-like living

     
    The story of Corey Gash and the Costa Mesa barn he turned into 700 square feet of loft-like living has been racking up some pretty amazing traffic on latimes.com. For those of you who haven't seen it yet, you'll find much amusement in the place. That...
  • Veterans Day freebies!

     
    Today is Veterans Day and to say 'Thank You' to the brave men and women in our armed forces, and those who have served the country in the past, there are several companies offering freebies and sales events that Vets might want to take advantage of this...
  • Todd Oldham's new book 'Kid Made Modern': midcentury modern-inspired crafts for kids

     
    Designer Todd Oldham has officially overtaken Martha Stewart as our leading progenitor of cool crafts with his new book “Kid Made Modern” (AMMO Books, $22.95).Featuring 52 projects inspired by midcentury artists including Alexander Calder, Charle...
  • Made in California: Ceramics for all tastes and budgets

     
    L.A. at Home's suggestions for handmade gifts by local artisans swing to the world of ceramics: Highland Park artist Jocelyn Webb Pedersen finishes her pinch pots with a variety of Japanese glazes. The pieces don’t just look great. “You can often...
  • Football: Reasons for bowl selections

     
    I just got off the conference call with Ken Gunn, the event director for the CIF state championship bowl games, and he said the decision on whether to select Crenshaw or Servite for the Open Division game produced the longest......
  • Obama calls insulation 'sexy' (text here)

     
    President Obama went to a Home Depot in northern Virginia today to pitch energy independence as a surefire way to produce jobs. And he said, several times, that weatherizing or insulation is sexy, explaining that it's cool to save money.......
  • Help for Haiti or relief for slow sales?

     
    The news releases are stacking up, each one touting how another company is aiding relief in Haiti. The Wall Street Journal posted one of the first tallies, reporting that Lowe's pledged $1 million, Home Depot donated $100,000, and Wal-Mart offered $600,...
  • Sierra Club names new executive director

     
    The Sierra Club, the largest and oldest environmental advocacy group in the nation, has named Michael Brune its next executive director. A longtime environmental organizer who has headed the Rainforest Action Network for the last seven years, Brune will...
  • Your morning adorable: Baby barn owl is ready for its close-up at Singapore's Jurong Bird Park

     
    Singapore's Jurong Bird Park is the world's largest exhibit of its kind, home to about 8,000 birds from 600 distinct species. No doubt many of those birds are fancier and more exotic than this humble young barn owl, but we......