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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...

 
 By Kat Thomas    Business    February 22, 2017 

A Tale of Two Cities: Where to Go with Cannabis Tourism in Los Angeles and Las Vegas

--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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

LA Has Most Expensive Home in the U.S. - New Bel Air Luxury Lists for $250 Million

Major luxury developer Bruce Makowsky, known for curating, designing and bringing to life some of the most stunning homes in the country, has unveiled his greatest masterpiece, a brand new $250...

 

Exclusive "Secure the Bag" Timberland Boot with DJ Khaled Released by Champs Sports

Champs Sports has unveiled its highly-anticipated, exclusive "Secure the Bag" Timberland boot. This premium boot is the latest collaboration between Champs Sports and Grammy-nominated artist, DJ...

 

Vidiots Video Rental Throws in the Towel on Santa Monica

​After three decades of operation in Santa Monica, the iconic Vidiots video store is moving on February 15 from its location at 302 Pico Boulevard, blocks from the beach. Spokesmen for the store say...

 

A New Web and Mobile Apps Design and Development Agency Mentalstack, LLC has been Launched in Russia

Mentalstack, LLC, a web and mobile apps design and development agency, was founded in Russia and takes on projects from around the globe. The agency has more than a 90 percent satisfaction rating from...

 

$69.99 Daily Flights from Los Angeles or San Francisco to Europe from WOW Airlines

WOW air, Iceland's ultra-low cost transatlantic airline, has announced its lowest airline prices yet for customers traveling daily from the West Coast to Europe. For a limited time, $69.99 tickets...

 

SoCalGas Announces "SoCalGas Advisory"; Customers urged to conserve natural gas

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has announced that a "SoCalGas Advisory," will be issued beginning January 23, 2017. A SoCalGas Advisory asks customers to immediately reduce their natural gas u...

 

Solar Roof Dynamics Expands throughout Southern California

Solar Roof Dynamics, the leading solar solutions provider to the roofing industry, today announced its successful expansion into the Southern California market with the addition of six new roofing...

 

100 Percent Revenue Growth for Energy Storage Provider SimpliPhi Power along with Nearly Double Deployments in 2016

In just one year, SimpliPhi Power has nearly doubled its energy storage deployments from 5 MW in mid-2015 to 9MW at the end of 2016, and increased its revenue by over 100 percent, making it the...

 

Chevrolet Bolt, Chrysler Pacifica, Honda Ridgeline Named 2017 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt electric car, Honda Ridgeline pickup and Chrysler Pacifica minivan were named 2017 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year, respectively. The announcement...

 

China Problem: Amazon Third Party Sellers Cannot Be Trusted to Deliver Goods

Amazon has a "China Problem" and it is leaving many disappointed US children this holiday season, claims one writer. Amazon says they had their best Christmas sales season ever, and that sales are up...

 

Pacific Bluefin Tuna Fetches $632,000 at Auction in Japanese Fish Market

A Japanese sushi chain owner bid a winning 74.2 million yen ($632,000) for a 212 kilogram (466 pound) bluefin tuna in the final auction at the current site of Tokyo's Tsukiji market, since the market...

 

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