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  • Actors John Krasinski, Emily Blunt buy home in Ojai for $2.15 million

    Actors John Krasinski, Emily Blunt buy home in Ojai for $2.15 million
    Actors John Krasinski and Emily Blunt have bought a country home in Ojai for $2.15 million. Once the site of the Ojai Foothills Hotel, the five-plus acre property centers on a 4,177-square-foot main house with high ceilings, four fireplaces, four...
  • Central issues of Election 2012

    Central issues of Election 2012
    Whoever wins the presidential election in November will confront urgent problems: Should tax cuts scheduled to expire be renewed? Should federal spending be cut to reduce the deficit or would that weaken an already lackluster economy? After one of the...
  • A place to get away from 'The Office'

    A place to get away from 'The Office'
    Should they need to get away from "The Office" from time to time, actor John Krasinski and his movie star wife, Emily Blunt, have bought a country home in Ojai for $2.15 million. Once the site of the Ojai Foothills Hotel, the 5-acre-plus property centers...
  • Has blazing a trail in solar energy cost California too much?

    Has blazing a trail in solar energy cost California too much?
    That ray of light you see peeking through all the clouds darkening California's future? That's the sun. More specifically, solar power, in which California is the hands-down national leader. The state's installed solar generating capacity of about 1.2...
  • EU investigates suspected Chinese solar panel 'dumping' scheme

    EU investigates suspected Chinese solar panel 'dumping' scheme
    The European Commission will probe complaints that Chinese solar panel manufacturers are trying to dominate the hyper-competitive industry by resorting to shady import tactics. The government body said Thursday that it will launch a formal...
  • Jason Bateman gives Ernest Borgnine's estate a new identity

    Jason Bateman gives Ernest Borgnine's estate a new identity
    Actor Jason Bateman and his wife, actress Amanda Anka, are dropping anchor in the Beverly Crest area with the purchase of the estate of Ernest Borgnine for $3 million. The gated country English compound sits on a half-acre knoll. The 6,148-square-foot...
  • STEM: The Future of Cal State University

    STEM: The Future of Cal State University
    Amid growing concerns about the U.S. labor force falling behind well-educated (yet lower-paid) workers in countries like Russia, India and China, politicians, business leaders and others nationwide have become increasingly vocal about the need to...
  • Chefs, farmers join forces

    Chefs, farmers join forces
    It's ironic, in a rosemary-infused sort of way, that in today's farm-to-table restaurant era few chef-and-farmer relationships have evolved into the true collaborations those farm-specific menus often suggest. Their lives tend to exist in parallel worlds,...
  • Waste throws wrench into Los Angeles community colleges' massive project

    Waste throws wrench into Los Angeles community colleges' massive project
    The effects of decades of neglect were all too visible at the nine far-flung campuses. Roofs leaked. Furniture was decrepit. Seismic protections were outdated. In 2001, leaders of the Los Angeles Community College District decided to take action. With...
  • Charge!

    Charge!
    More and moreĀ auto-makers are adding a hybrid or an electric car to their suite of vehicles. But for CODA Automotive, the electric car is the heart of their business. And as part of CODA’s commitment to the electric vehicle movement, the company...
  • Saving desert tortoises is a costly hurdle for solar projects

    Saving desert tortoises is a costly hurdle for solar projects
    Stubborn does not come close to describing the desert tortoise, a species that did its evolving more than 220 million years ago and has since remained resolutely prehistoric. Its slowpoke take on biological adaptation has exposed modern vulnerabilities....