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  • Tesla Motors pays off Department of Energy advanced technology loan

    Tesla Motors pays off Department of Energy advanced technology loan
    Upstart electric car maker Tesla Motors on Wednesday paid off a Department Energy loan that had become a political hot potato. Tesla owed the federal government $451.8 million on a loan that was part of a special program to develop alternative fuel...
  • As Tesla taps capital markets for cash, share price could top $100

    As Tesla taps capital markets for cash, share price could top $100
    Tesla Motors shares are trading at about $90 and could easily top $100, buoyed by its ability to tap capital markets for about $1 billion through its announced sale of stock and convertible notes. It is an impressive performance that will help the...
  • California jobless rate falls to 9%

    California jobless rate falls to 9%
    No one ever said the economic recovery would be pretty. California eked out more growth in April as employers added 10,400 jobs, bringing the net total added over the year to 273,000. The state's unemployment rate dropped to 9% from 9.4% the month...
  • Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley to send foreclosure settlement checks

    Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley to send foreclosure settlement checks
    WASHINGTON -- Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley will begin sending $247 million in payments on Friday to nearly a quarter-million people under a settlement of foreclosure-abuse allegations with regulators, the Federal Reserve said. The two Wall Street...
  • Milken conference panel: Immigration reform would boost economy

    Milken conference panel: Immigration reform would boost economy
    Providing legal status to the country's estimated 11 million illegal immigrants would boost the U.S. economy and eradicate underground economies in cities such as Los Angeles, a panel of researchers, elected officials and a business tycoon said Monday. ...
  • PASSINGS: Richard B. Scudder, Barton Biggs

    PASSINGS: Richard B. Scudder, Barton Biggs
    Richard B. Scudder Co-founder of MediaNews Group Richard B. Scudder, 99, co-founder and former chairman of MediaNews Group Inc., the nation's second-largest newspaper company, who also helped invent a process allowing newsprint to be recycled, died...
  • Farmers Markets: Oliver Woolley's pork is a hit in Santa Monica

    Farmers Markets: Oliver Woolley's pork is a hit in Santa Monica
    Locally raised pork is rare in Southern California, but in a hilly grapefruit grove north of San Diego, fenced to exclude mountain lions, 14 tasty piglets luxuriate, fattening for sale at the Santa Monica farmers market. They're the dream or folly of...
  • He says 'Bruins,' they say 'Go'

    He says 'Bruins,' they say 'Go'
    The world's oldest living cheerleader knows he can not only inspire, but irritate. He knows his corny chants can grate on every man, woman and child. He knows there are folks who wish he would just sit down and shut up. But until recently, he never quite...
  • Chipotle federal immigration probe: 'We didn't do anything wrong'

    Chipotle federal immigration probe: 'We didn't do anything wrong'
    Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. continues to get heat for its hiring practices, with the Securities and Exchange Commission and now federal prosecutors looking into the company. Earlier this week, the U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia told the...
  • Facebook tanks to post-IPO low below $30 as other stocks rise

    Facebook tanks to post-IPO low below $30 as other stocks rise
    Wall Street returned from Memorial Day weekend without any more love for Facebook Inc., sending the newly public company’s stock down nearly 8% to a new post-IPO low. The social networking company was trading down 7.9% at $29.40 midday Tuesday in...
  • Deficit hawks' 'generational theft' argument is a sham

     Deficit hawks' 'generational theft' argument is a sham
    Here's a phrase you can expect to be hearing a lot in the national debate over fiscal policy, as we move past the "sequester," which is the crisis du jour, and toward the budget cliff/government shutdown deadline looming at the end of March:...