A long-vacant 1920s office building in a recovering neighborhood of downtown Los Angeles has been purchased by prominent developers who intend to make it into a hip hotel for young people traveling on a budget.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles has joined the California Highway Patrol in withdrawing safety guidelines for motorcycle lane-splitting.
Hyundai said it will recall 883,000 Hyundai Sonata sedans from the 2011-2014 model years because of a problem with the gear shifter.
Biotech giant Amgen Inc. said it would cut up to 2,900 employees and close facilities in Washington state and Colorado as the Thousand Oaks company moved to rein in costs and focus on new drugs.
Political pressure is mounting on Time Warner Cable to bring an end to the bitter standoff that has prevented many Dodgers fans from watching the team on television this season.
The cost of health insurance for individuals skyrocketed this year in California, with some paying almost twice what they did last year, the state's insurance commissioner said.
The Tribeca Film Festival announced selections for this year's narrative and documentary competitions. The festival, which takes place April 18-29 in Lower Manhattan, also unveiled the films for its non-competitive Viewpoints program, which focuses on personal