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  • Online shopping: Better for the environment?

     
    Online shopping versus brick and mortar: Studies show that despite the packaging and delivery trucks associated with shopping online, it's usually still a greener way to shop than driving to a local brick and mortar store....
  • Hunger and homelessness on the rise in U.S cities, mayors report

     
    Americans are gearing up to spend billions of dollars for Christmas and other holiday gifts this year, a time when hunger, poverty and homelessness are all rising, according to Census data and surveys by city officials....
  • Realtors group says it overestimated home sales from 2007 to 2010

     
    A national real estate group sharply revised downward the number of homes it calculated were sold from 2007 to 2010, revealing a much weaker housing market than had been previously estimated. In 2010, for instance, the National Assn. of Realtors......
  • Housing, industrial production data give conflicting signals

     
    Economists had been waiting for a series of data releases Tuesday for an indication of where the direction the economy was headed. But so far the numbers have been mixed. July housing starts were at a seasonally adjusted rate of......
  • Aircraft and autos drive up demand for U.S. factory goods

     
    Durable goods up 4% due to demand for autos and aircraft...
  • O.C.'s Segerstrom Center for the Arts turns 25

     
    Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa is celebrating its 25th anniversary. It didn't always define the performing arts as broadly as it does today....
  • Usage: 'Latino' preferred over 'Hispanic'

     
    A memo on usage from Assistant Managing Editor Henry Fuhrmann to Times copy editors: We have updated our rule on the use of Latino to reflect more accurately what the editors of the 1995 Times stylebook intended: that the term......
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service national survey to begin

     
    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will begin conducting its national survey of fishing, hunting and wildlife-associated recreation and are requesting that hunters, anglers and other wildlife enthusiasts participate if contacted for interviews scheduled...
  • Van Nuys office complex sells for $49.5 million

     
    A Calabasas real estate investment firm paid $49.5 million for Sherman Plaza, a two-building office complex in Van Nuys. Majestic Investments bought the 267,955-square-foot complex on 7 acres from Embarcadero Capital Partners, real estate broker Bob Safai...
  • Romney's jobs record a little shaky

    Romney's jobs record a little shaky
    Mitt Romney stood before a shuttered steel factory in Pennsylvania the other day, using the iconic backdrop to underscore what has become the most forceful theme of his presidential campaign: the need for more jobs. "He has done everything wrong," Romney...
  • Latino men devote more effort to looking good, a new study reports

    Latino men devote more effort to looking good, a new study reports
    Goodbye, metrosexual, and hola, vanidoso. Increasingly, growth in the men's grooming arena will be driven by the personal care habits of Latinos. That's the takeaway from a recent study focusing on the grooming preferences of Latino men in the United...