Many an avocado lover has waited for the right moment to cut into the creamy fruit only to discover the fleeting window of perfect ripeness has passed.
A new technology that extends the life of avocados and other produce ...Read more
Federal, state and local authorities are intensifying scrutiny of minority contracting programs across the country in the wake of a Los Angeles Times investigation that found that companies received more than $300 million ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by opponents regarding the environmental impact statement for Enbridge's proposed $2.9 billion pipeline -- setting the stage for state utility regulators to...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- Top financial officials with the University of California announced Tuesday morning in an opinion piece in the Los Angeles Times that the school system plans to undertake a major divestment from fossil fuels. ...Read more
SAVOONGA, Alaska -- Derek Akeya hopes for calm waters and a lucrative catch when fishing from a skiff in the Bering Sea that surrounds his island village.
But on this windy late summer day, waves toss about the boat as ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Telecommunications giant AT&T is facing mounting pressure from an activist shareholder to pare down its operations by unloading the El Segundo-based satellite television giant DirecTV, which has been reeling...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Stating that California's interest in fighting discrimination against LGBTQ residents outweighs the right to impose religious standards on health care, an appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit against the ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California businesses will be limited in their use of independent contracts under a closely watched proposal signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday, a decision that is unlikely to quell a ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Wednesday that could reframe the state's economy by compelling industries to give employment benefits to more workers.
Assembly Bill 5 was shaped by ...Read more
DETROIT -- General Motors and the UAW returned to bargaining early Wednesday with negotiators buckling down at "all levels."
The parties have been meeting steadily at GM's headquarters in Detroit in an effort to reach a ...Read more
SEATTLE -- Everyone from recent college grads to late-career job switchers lined up in South Lake Union to learn about openings at Amazon, which held job fairs in Seattle and five other U.S. cities Tuesday as part of a ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday criticized the Trump administration's plan to rescind California's nearly half-century-old authority to impose tough car emissions standards, vowing to take legal action...Read more
DETROIT -- Within 36 hours of the UAW strike against General Motors, the Detroit automaker announced a decision to shift worker health care payments to the union immediately -- a strategy that risks dragging out the strike...Read more
Just before more than 80,000 workers announced Monday they planned an October strike against Kaiser Permanente, Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson talked with The Bee about the union's concerns about pay inequity, labor strategy and...Read more
Facebook on Wednesday took another step in its efforts to gain a piece of the home video-communications market by taking the wraps off of Portal TV, a new set-top box for streaming TV programs and video chats.
In a ...Read more
Facebook on Tuesday revealed how it plans to handle disputes over its content decisions, detailing how its purportedly independent "Oversight Board" will operate.
Facebook users who object to a content decision by the ...Read more
Maybe it's the sign of the times, but I've been getting a lot of emails recently from senior citizens asking if they can get Social Security disability benefits. The answer depends on a variety of factors. It can get a ...Read more
Q: I received what appears to be a scam e-mail from Computer Help Security & Services. It urged me to renew my membership or call their telephone number to cancel (and thus avoid an impending $300 renewal charge to my ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve on Wednesday is poised to cut interest rates for a second straight time, but the big question is: How many more rate reductions is the central bank prepared to make in coming months?
The ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The price of a small car could increase $322 to $627 if the United States agrees to a new free trade deal with Mexico and Canada.
Mid-size car prices could rise $105 to $231, while pickup trucks could cost ...Read more
- Fed cuts interest rates again by a quarter point, but future drops this year are in doubt
- Air Force finds another problem with Boeing's KC-46 tanker
- Billionaire Joe Mansueto takes full ownership of Chicago Fire
- It's official: Vons, Albertsons and Ralphs will stay open as grocery workers agree on new contract
- Minnesota Supreme Court rejects appeal regarding Enbridge's new $2.9 billion pipeline