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  • Five ways Tesla Motors pushes technology change in auto industry

    Five ways Tesla Motors pushes technology change in auto industry
    Although Tesla Motors sold fewer than 23,000 cars last year, an almost immeasurable amount of the 15.6 million vehicles Americans purchased last year, the electric car company is pushing technological change throughout the auto industry, according to...
  • For aspiring actor, the dream is always at Hollywood and pine

    For aspiring actor, the dream is always at Hollywood and pine
    One day, David Harwell's car will come. An industry bigwig will drive by the corner of La Cienega and 3rd. He'll be discovered. He'll live his Hollywood dream. Harwell feels it in his bones as he moonwalks in front of a mini-mall. He knows it as...
  • Where are the positive stories about Obamacare?

    Where are the positive stories about Obamacare?
    If there were fairness in this world, Rita Rizzo would be a media star. Rizzo, 60, owns a management consulting firm for nonprofit groups and government offices in Akron, Ohio, with her husband, Lou Vincent, 64. Vincent, who suffers from Type 2 diabetes...
  • Shut-out fans caught in middle, pay the price in Dodgers-cable battle

    Shut-out fans caught in middle, pay the price in Dodgers-cable battle
    It’s a beautiful day for a ballgame, just not for viewing it on TV. It’s time to pay the piper, and no one seems too eager to play the game outside the game. The Dodgers open the 2014 season at 1 a.m. PDT on Saturday in Australia against the...
  • President Obama meets with tech CEOs over NSA spying

    President Obama meets with tech CEOs over NSA spying
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Six technology executives including Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt met with President Obama on Friday to discuss National Security Agency spying in the wake of revelations that the...
  • Sheryl Sandberg's ridiculous 'Ban Bossy' idea: Women like to be bossy

    Sheryl Sandberg's ridiculous 'Ban Bossy' idea: Women like to be bossy
    Sheryl Sandberg's COO job at Facebook apparently isn't demanding enough, so she's launched her "Ban Bossy" campaign. The idea, advanced by Sandberg's nonprofit Lean In Foundation, is that if you deem the word "bossy" off-limits, people will stop...
  • Dear FCC: Please make this Time Warner Cable executive cry

    Dear FCC: Please make this Time Warner Cable executive cry
    Despite the PR pitch by Time Warner Cable and Comcast explaining why their $45-billion merger is good for you, the consumer -- More innovation! Faster broadband! Better service! -- one of the real driving factors in the deal emerged in a regulatory filing...
  • Media General acquiring LIN Media for $1.6 billion

    Media General is acquiring LIN Media for $1.6 billion in stock and cash, the companies said Friday. The combination of Media General and LIN will create a local broadcasting giant that will own and operate 74 television stations in 46 mostly midsized...
  • 'Divergent' to dominate. Many Dodger fans out at home.

    'Divergent' to dominate. Many Dodger fans out at home.
    After the coffee. Before checking my brackets! The Skinny: I'm feeling a little better today but am not at 100%. But I'm here for you as always. Friday's roundup includes the weekend box office forecast and my story on the Dodger channel's struggle to...
  • TV ratings: 'Scandal' and 'Grey's' propel ABC to a Thursday win

    TV ratings: 'Scandal' and 'Grey's' propel ABC to a Thursday win
    With ratings gains from "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy," ABC beat rival broadcasters in a key demo on Thursday as Fox's "American Idol" hit another low.  "Scandal" was the highest-rated show of the night, drawing an average of 8.9 million viewers,...
  • In Georgia, a Senate race is central to Democrats' hopes

    In Georgia, a Senate race is central to Democrats' hopes
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.— In an Atlanta hotel ballroom, Republican candidates vying for one of this year's most competitive Senate seats sparred recently over who could best impress a mostly white, conservative-leaning audience. Among the contenders:...