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  • Smartphone shipments rose 61% worldwide in 2011, report says

    Smartphone shipments rose 61% worldwide in 2011, report says
    Global smartphone shipments grew massively last year as mobile handsets increased in capability and were made available at lower prices, according to International Data Corp.'s latest Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker quarterly report. In 2011, smartphone...
  • Villaraigosa to Travel to England, Then Visit Asia for a 16-Day Trade Mission

    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, embarking on the first international forays of his year-old administration, will pay a short visit to England next week followed by a 16-day trade mission to Asia in October. With the back-to-back trips,...
  • Paying for a clean port

    To those who follow developments at L.A.'s giant port complex, the source of much of the region's smog, traffic and economic growth, it seems very odd that Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is failing to back a critical state bill that would provide money to...
  • Dockworkers need a deal

    While the media breathlessly follow the talks between the studios and the Screen Actors Guild, negotiators in a much less glamorous industry are quietly trying to avert a strike that could be more damaging to the local and national economies. The six-...
  • A Jolly Roger jam

    Shiver our timbers -- there be pirates afoot. Only today's pirates don't sport parrots on their shoulders or hooks in place of hands; they tend to be Al Qaeda-affiliated, drug-addled thieves and kidnappers who operate off the shores of a country that in...
  • New 'Chuck' romances destroy television, life itself

     
    So, hey, when you were watching Monday's episode of "Chuck," "Chuck Versus the Mask," I'll bet you had a pretty good time with it. I'll bet you mostly enjoyed it, right? You got a few laughs, you saw your favorite......
  • Salmonella threat prompts recall of green onions

     
    Two California produce shippers have recalled thousands of cases of green onions supplied by an onion farm in Mexicali, Mexico, over fears the onions could be contaminated with salmonella, the Associated Press is reporting. U.S. Department of...
  • Firms round up; we pay the price

    We live in an age of supercomputer-driven, lightning-fast digital technology that can determine the time of day down to the nanosecond. So why do shipping companies routinely round up package weights to the nearest pound? How come cellphone companies...
  • Mexico plans big splash with new Baja port

    Mexico's government is preparing to open bidding on the largest infrastructure project in the nation's history, a $4-billion seaport that could transform this farming village into a cargo hub to rival the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. If completed...
  • Tours & cruises: Mexico, Brazil, Europe and Borneo

    BAJA Winter blues? Not here Party your way down to Cabo for a great price; Carnival's Elation makes a fun, affordable five-day trip. Itinerary: San Diego to Cabo San Lucas to Ensenada and back to San Diego. Info: Carnival Cruise Lines, Miami; (888)...