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 By Zane    Business    March 25, 2017 

Panasonic Unveils Sleek Black Solar Panel for Unobtrusive Residential Use

New N320K, N315K and N310K models are the latest additions to Panasonic's line of high-efficiency solar panels designed for residential applications. - Aesthetically remodeled to blend in seamlessly...

 

Half of Americans Say CEOs Have a Bad Reputation

Fifty percent of Americans rate the reputations of today's CEOs and corporate leaders as "bad," according to research from The Harris Poll Reputation Quotient, which has identified movement, trends...

 

Wisconsin Sweeps Top Three Spots at 2017 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest

Wisconsin cheesemakers continued their historic winning streak at the 2017 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest, sweeping the top awards and 31 competition classes. With the title of Grand Champion...

 

Pacific Park Is Now Hiring For New Employees For Spring And Summer Positions

SANTA MONICA, Calif., (March 06, 2017) --- Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier is hiring for new employees for Spring and Summer positions during its annual Job Fair on Saturday, March 11 from 9...

 

Zero-Emissions-Capable Taxi Being Tested in Extreme Arctic Temperatures

New pictures from London Taxi Company (LTC) demonstrate part of the extreme testing program the all-new electric black cab is undergoing. Under way now in the lower reaches of the Arctic Circle, the...

 
 By Stan Greene    Business    March 13, 2017

Communications Satellite Failure Causes Local Directv Outage

If your TV set is not working, it may not be because you forgot to pay the bill this time. Apparently the communications satellite upon which local Direct TV depends, hit a snag in space. It is not...

 

Venice Neighborhood Wishes Snapchat Would Vanish, Like An Embarrassing Photo or Melanoma

When Snap goes public on Thursday at an opening price of at least $23.50 a share, CEO Evan Spiegel and chief technology officer Bobby Murphy stand to make at least $376 million each. But the...

 

Mexico Welcomed Record-Breaking 35 Million International Tourists In 2016

The Mexico Tourism Board announced today a record-breaking 35 million international visitors traveled to Mexico in 2016, representing a growth of 9 percent compared to 2015. This growth is more than...

 

Clean Energy: 200 Largest Publicly Traded Companies Make Big Money from Clean Energy

As You Sow and Corporate Knights have released the updated version of the Carbon Clean 200, a list of the 200 largest publicly traded companies making significant revenue from clean energy. China...

 
 By Kat Thomas    Business    March 7, 2017

The U.S. Las Vegas Cannabis Cup Set for Saturday; Marijuana Tourists Welcomed

--In November of 2016, both Prop 64 and Prop 2 passed legalizing recreational marijuana in the states of California and Nevada. --By the end of 2016 Los Angeles welcomed 47.3 million visitors to its s...

 

Pending Home Sales Weaken in January; Insufficient Supply Led To Low Contract Activity

Insufficient supply levels led to a lull in contract activity in the Midwest and West, which dragged down pending home sales in January to their lowest level in a year, according to the National...

 

A Tropical Paradise Sweeps Over Universal CityWalk with the Opening of Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Restaurant

The countdown is on to 5 O'Clock as Universal CityWalk toasts the arrival of Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville restaurant to the destination-the first-ever in California-with an exclusive performance by...

 

Here Are the States That Take the Most (And Least) Out of Your Paycheck

GOBankingRates examined all 50 U.S. states plus Washington, D.C., to find just how much Americans can expect to take home per paycheck based on a $50,000 salary and $100,000 salary. Those earning...

 

Searching for the Superhero Smartphone

Have you ever dropped your phone and cracked the screen? Do you binge-watch shows on your device but think the screen is too small? Does your phone give you low-battery anxiety? If so, you may want...

 

American Girl and Taylor Guitars Collaborate on Special Edition Tenney Grant Guitar

Taylor Guitars and American Girl have teamed up to collaborate on a special edition life-size Taylor GS Mini acoustic guitar that matches the doll-size version for American Girl's newest contemporary...

 

Dogs at Uber Hit On Susan Fowler, Treat Her Like a Sex Object, Pay for It Online Later

Susan Fowler joined Uber as a Site Reliability Engineer and immediately was treated like an attractive cat living in a frat house with a bunch of mutts. She was chased all over the building, fed cat...

 

Spin Master Recognized for Innovation at the 2017 Toy of the Year Awards

Spin Master Corp. - a leading children's entertainment company - has been recognized with three Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards at the North American International Toy Fair in New York City. Continuing...

 

Toyota Global Hybrids Sales Surpass 10 Million

Toyota has announced that it has achieved more than 10 million cumulative units of hybrid vehicle (HV) sales, including plug-in hybrids, as of January 31. The latest milestone was achieved just nine...

 

Hawaiian Airlines' Passion for Punctuality

Hawaiian Airlines remained the nation's top carrier for punctuality in 2016, as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), marking the airline's 13th consecutive year holding the title....

 

California Wine Exports Reach Record $1.46 Billion in 2016--That's 45.9 million cases

U.S. wine exports, 90% from California, reached $1.62 billion in winery revenues in 2016, a new record. Despite challenges from a strong dollar, winery revenues were up 1% from 2015. Volume was 412.7...

 

GoDaddy Scores Super Bowl Best "New Customer" Sunday in 20-Year Company History

GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures, recorded its best-ever Sunday for attracting new customers in the books, courtesy of a...

 

One-third of Boomers Report "Housing Affordability" Anxiety. 42% of Retirees Have Anxiety Daily

According to a new survey of 1000 Americans aged 55+ from The NHP Foundation, a not-for-profit provider of service-enriched affordable housing, 30% experience anxiety about being able to afford where...

 

Innovative Gardening Business Takes Root in Santa Monica Revival Roots

The startup scene in Los Angeles is running strong - the city is now the third-most established outpost for startups in the country, behind San Francisco and New York. Lower costs, warm weather, and a...

 

Energy Gluttony of Cannabis Industry Reaches Breaking Point

A study by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory revealed that legal indoor marijuana-growing operations are highly energy intensive, and are responsible for an alarming percentage of the...

 

NV Energy Announces Solar Agreement with Apple, Inc.

NV Energy and Apple announced today they have reached an agreement to build 200 megawatts of additional solar energy in Nevada by early 2019. The projects will support Apple's renewable energy needs f...

 

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