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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...
WASHINGTON — Top executives from failed hybrid car maker Fisker Automotive Inc. denied claims in Congress that the company had used political connections to secure $192 million in government loans to finance a flawed business plan. The...
Detroit Electric, the most resilient and longest-lived brand of the nation's first electric car companies, has been resurrected and plans to introduce a new sports car in the Motor City on April 3. The company's first offering has been described by...
Sometimes sweet, sometimes scary, sometimes sour, "Oz the Great and Powerful" is a film that doesn't know its own mind. A partially effective jumble whose elements clash rather than cohere, this solid but not spectacular effort stubbornly refuses to catch...
A former executive with Hilton Hotels Corp. has been named president and chief executive of the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board. Ernest Wooden Jr., a former executive vice president for global brand management at Hilton, was named by the board...
Click here to download TV listings for the week Dec. 23 - 29 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Nikita: The action-drama starring Maggie Q encores its third-season premiere (8 p.m. KTLA). I Love the 1880s: The...
It felt a bit anti-climatic after a blistering day of Apple news courtesy of Chief Executive Tim Cook, including a lengthy interview with Bloomberg Businessweek, and lots of teasers from NBC in recent days. But tonight, finally, Cook's interview with NBC'...
The stated goal of the new combination book and compact disc "Pictures of Sound: One Thousand Years of Educed Audio: 980-1980" is impressively brash: "It's a collection that seeks to challenge existing assumptions about what historical audio itself is,"...
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L.A. NOWFour schools within the Los Angeles Unified School District will offer free flu vaccination clinics Tuesday for students, their families and staff, district officials announced Monday at the Edward Roybal Learning Center. Student leaders in the school...
Stanford Ovshinsky was not a household name like Thomas Edison or Albert Einstein, but he was often compared to them, for good reason. He invented the nickel-metal hydride battery, which has powered high-tech items such as cellphones, laptop computers...
Tony's I-75 Restaurant in Birch Run, Mich., is proud home of what might well be the nation's largest BLT. Each sandwich contains a pound of bacon — about 25 to 30 deep-fried strips — stacked about 8 inches high between two slabs of white...
Pop & HissThe Library of Congress has named 25 new entries for its National Recording Registry, honoring historically significant sound recordings. Recordings by Donna Summer, Dolly Parton, Leonard Bernstein and others are joining the registry....
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