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Two electricity generators at a Huntington Beach power plant have been sold to allow another project to rise. AES Huntington Beach LLC, part of a company that generates electricity in 28 countries, sold two of its four power units to Santa Ana-based...
Money & CompanyA recent Times story looked at a private company in Walnut Creek that has made millions of dollars by issuing an odd type of municipal bond known as a conduit. A follow-up story Tuesday looks at some of the broader......
Some houses are heart-stopping perfect. But John Boyd's ticker skipped a beat a few years ago for another reason when he was previewing a house on behalf of a client. It was a "pretty expensive house," said Boyd of Home Buyer's Agent in Ann Arbor, Mich....
Staff WriterAt Forma Gym in Walnut Creek, Calif., 13-year-old Zakery Galambos climbs a newly installed bouldering wall with the help and encouragement of his personal trainer, Robert Jackson. About 20 miles away at Hercules (Calif.) Fitness Gym, kids ages 3 and up...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesBy the time a teenager graduates high school, about one out of nine of his or her peers has attempted suicide. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people, behind car accidents and homicide, and 10% to 12% of teens ponder suicide...
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Money & CompanyCalifornia United Bank, a 5-year-old Encino community bank, plans to extend its Ventura County operations by acquiring California Oaks State Bank of Thousand Oaks, a smaller business lender that also has an office in Simi Valley. An announcement Wednesday...
Obama administration wants to strengthen pipeline oversight in light of accidents such as San Bruno'sL.A. NOWIn the wake of the deadly gas explosion in Northern California and other recent pipeline breaks across the country, the Obama administration on Wednesday asked Congress to strengthen oversight of pipelines -- including increasing penalties for safety...
Money & CompanyTwo troubled California banks were closed by regulators late Friday and sold to other banks. San Luis Trust Bank, a one-office bank in San Luis Obispo with $333 million in assets, will reopen next week as a branch of First......
Varsity Times InsiderSOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL BASKETBALL BOYS Second round, Thursday Division I Long Beach Poly 66, Etiwanda 63 Mater Dei 72, Loyola 70 Taft 65, Carlsbad La Costa Canyon 43 Corona Centennial 68, Westchester 57 Division II San Diego Lincoln 71, Fresno......
Varsity Times InsiderSOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL BASKETBALL BOYS Regional semifinals, Saturday Division I Mater Dei 72, Long Beach Poly 55 Corona Centennial 94, Taft 81 Division II San Diego Lincoln 83, Gahr 52 Summit 79, Peninsula 74 Division III La Canada 60, Inglewood.......
All The RageThe results of the 2011 World Beard and Moustache Championships, held Sunday in Trondheim, Norway, are in, and the biggest surprise is the dethroning of two-time Full Beard Natural champ Jack Passion by fellow American Craig "Rooty" Lundvall, top right......
L.A. Times Tech BlogPop. That's the sound of LinkedIn's shares exploding on the New York Stock Exchange in their first morning of trading. The scorching hot stock is now up more than 140% to $109 but has soared as high as $122.70, delivering......
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