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Toyota to launch fuel cell car next month

TOKYO (AP) — There will only be a few hundred, and they won’t be cheap, but Toyota is about to take its first small step into the unproven market for emissions-free, hydrogen-powered vehicles. The world’s largest automaker announced Tuesday that

Afghanistan Veteran Murdered at Homecoming Party

Francisco Garcia, 22, an Army serviceman who was discharged from Afghanistan two weeks ago, was fatally shot early Sunday morning in the middle of a party celebrating his homecoming, according to LAPD Detective Juan Santa and CBS Los Angeles. The

Afghanistan Veteran Murdered at Homecoming Party

Wanted on Child Porn Charges, Mexican Citizen Apprehended

Apprehended while wanted on child pornography charges, fugitive Alfonso Hernandez-Gonzalez, a citizen of Mexico, remained in the custody of the Imperial County, California Sheriff’s office Tuesday morning.  Hernandez-Gonzalez had been taken into custody when he attempted to pass through the

Wanted on Child Porn Charges, Mexican Citizen Apprehended

Taxpayers Pinched for Pizza Subsidy

AUSTIN, Texas–One of three pizza parlors in Taylor, north of Austin, is getting more than $200,000 in taxpayer money as an incentive to expand operations. The handout came after a Texas A&M Engineering Extensive Service report found that there were

Taxpayers Pinched for Pizza Subsidy

L.A. Linsanity

The Houston Rockets have traded Jeremy Lin and a future first-round pick to the Los Angeles Lakers for cash. The deal shifted Lin’s $15 million salary–with about $8 million counting against the cap–off Houston’s books for 2014-2015, allowing the team

L.A. Linsanity

Al Gore sells his soul to Big Carbon – again…

Billionaire carbon trader Al Gore has thrown away the last remnants of his credibility by appearing on a platform with Australia’s most notorious mining magnate Clive Palmer to celebrate the end of Australia’s carbon tax. Palmer is also a Senator

Al Gore sells his soul to Big Carbon – again…

Witnesses: Boko Haram Militants Slaughter Hundreds

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram militants dressed as soldiers slaughtered at least 200 civilians in three villages in northeastern Nigeria and the military failed to intervene even though it was warned that an attack was imminent, witnesses said on

Witnesses: Boko Haram Militants Slaughter Hundreds

Eureka!: Top Graduates Choosing San Fran over New York

Gov. Jerry Brown raised eyebrows recently when he dismissed concerns about California’s tough economic environment, which has chased companies like Toyota away: “[S]mart people figure out how to make it,” he said. An increasing number of elite graduates from across

Eureka!: Top Graduates Choosing San Fran over New York

Auto parts price-fixing probe rattles industry

WASHINGTON (AP) — An investigation into price-fixing and bid-rigging in the auto parts industry has mushroomed into the Justice Department’s largest criminal antitrust probe ever, and it’s not over yet. The investigation, made public four years ago with FBI raids

Auto parts price-fixing probe rattles industry

Jerry Brown's Zen Mantra for Limited Government

Gov. Jerry Brown defended his record in a meeting with the San Francisco Chronicle editorial board last week. In addition to touting his record on job creation, defending the troubled high-speed rail project, and claiming that Toyota’s departure from the state

Jerry Brown's Zen Mantra for Limited Government

Pratt & Whitney Division Abandons California

The California economy got another punch in the nose as aerospace contractor Pratt & Whitneyannounced last week that their AeroPower facility in San Diego will relocate all remaining operations to existing facilities to Florida, Georgia, Texas and Canada.   Last year, the company

Pratt & Whitney Division Abandons California

Proposal to Reopen Railroad to Mexico Gains Steam

U.S. and Mexican investors have been working together to resurrect a dilapidated cross-border rail line that runs from Plaster City, CA through Mexico and back up to San Diego, as reported in early 2013 by the San Diego Union-Tribune. Recently

Proposal to Reopen Railroad to Mexico Gains Steam