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  • Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell: 'Our state is on sound footing'

     
    Republican Gov. Sean Parnell proposes to suspend the state's eight-cent per gallon fuel tax....
  • Gold slumps as investors run out of reasons to buy

     
    The shine keeps coming off precious metals. Gold and silver prices continued their new year’s slide Thursday in a sell-off blamed in part on expectations that China soon will raise interest rates further to cool its roaring economy. Higher rates......
  • Chromium-tainted drinking water: Time for a federal crackdown?

     
    A type of chromium linked to cancer is turning up in tap water in more than two dozen cities, including Riverside, according to a study that urges federal regulators to adopt tougher standards. Even though scientists at the U.S. Environmental......
  • The Agenda: Heavy Metal Parking Lot: The Musical @ MOCA

     
    “Heavy Metal Parking Lot” is one of our favorite offbeat films (and hilarious to boot). So even though it's not immediately apparent how one would create a musical out of a 17-minute documentary of the hilarious mullets and opinions owned by the...
  • Michael Hiltzik: The Monex files

     
    Louis E. Carabini is the founder of the big Newport Beach precious metals investment firm Monex, which trails government regulatory actions and customer lawsuits behind it like a miasma. He also fashions himself something of a libertarian philosopher,...
  • Silver leads dive in precious metals after 'margin' requirement is raised

     
    Wild times for precious metals got even wilder Tuesday. The rocket-like performance of silver in recent days apparently prompted the parent of the New York Comex market to boost margin requirements on silver futures -– a move that fueled a......
  • Silver and gold fall but end session up from their lows

     
    Silver prices got slammed Wednesday after investors were forced to put up more “margin” money to bet on futures contracts, but the metal held above its lowest levels reached after word of the new requirements hit late Tuesday. Gold also......
  • X Questions: Cinefamily's Hadrian Belove

     
    Cinefamily, the Fairfax district's non-profit bastion of all things cinematic and strange, gets extra-spooky around Halloween. This year's holiday marks the organization's third birthday (it opened in the Silent Movie Theater in 2007) as well as what...
  • Treasury bond yields hit new lows on economy fears; gold tops $1,300

     
    Fresh fears about the economy drove investors and traders back into Treasury bonds Tuesday, sending yields to new lows. Gold, meanwhile, closed above $1,300 an ounce for the first time, also benefiting from renewed jitters over the global economy and........
  • Schwarzenegger signs environmental bills

     
    It's been nearly two years since California enacted its green chemistry initiative, which was designed to change the environmental zeitgeist in Sacramento from a chemical-by-chemical approach to a more comprehensive scheme that would identify compounds of...
  • NTSB official describes blown gas pipeline, course of the investigation in San Bruno explosion and fire

     
    At a news conference late Friday in a San Bruno shopping center, Christopher Hart, vice chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, said he had inspected a length of the transmission pipeline that ruptured Thursday, resulting in the explosion...