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UCLA Research team develops super-strong metal using magnesium and silicon carbide

A super strong metal with high stiffness to weight ratio has been developed by University of California, Los Angeles researchers by using silicon carbide nanoparticles with magnesium. The light-weight metal created by the project team can be used in many industries due to its low cost commercial... read more

Audi: VW’s diesel emissions scandal will not diminish Audi sales in US

In conversation with reporters at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday, Audi of America President Scott Keogh said that the sales of the Audi brand in the US will not witness a decline due to the Volkswagen (VW) diesel emissions scandal.

The emissions scandal first broke September 18,... read more

Honda unveils its new, powerful and sporty Civic Coupe

In a noteworthy new-vehicle unveiling coming ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show, bigwig automaker Honda introduced its powerful new Civic Coupe on Tuesday, at the company’s design studio in downtown Los Angeles.

The new Honda Civic Coupe is scheduled to hit showrooms in March 2016.

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Los Angeles-area will suffer magnitude-5 or greater quake within 3 years: NASA

Greater Los Angeles area will almost certainly suffer an earthquake of magnitude-5 or greater within next three years, a new study by NASA researchers cautioned.

The recently released study report warned that there is a 99.9 per cent chance of a magnitude-5 or greater quake striking the... read more

Los Angeles Council legalizes Urban Beekeeping

Los Angeles council on Wednesday overturned a ban on urban beekeeping and approved backyard beekeeping law. Apart from overturning the ban dating to 1879, the city council made clear that concerns like urban beekeeping may bring aggressive Africanized hives are pointless.

Before the... read more

National Cheeseburger Day

As this Friday, September 18, is being celebrated as National Cheeseburger Day, many people must like to know about this much-admired food item’s origin. The Los Angeles Area holds bragging rights to a plenty of things, and some historians now claim that the cheeseburger was also invented in the... read more

Uber unlikely to start picking up passengers at LAX in near future

Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to slow down the process that would allow ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft to pick up passengers at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

In July, city officials cleared the way for services like Uber to pick up... read more

Nokia unveils new 360-degree view camera – ‘OZO’

At an entertainment industry event held in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Finnish firm Nokia Technologies unveiled its new 360-degree view camera called 'OZO' --- a next-generation camera which has the capability to capture 360- degree video and audio.

The launch of the OZO 360-degree view... read more

Dodgers-Nationals game suspended because of faulty bank of lights

A faulty bank of lights along the third-base line at Nationals Park forced suspension of the Los Angeles Dodgers-Washington Nationals game Friday night.

The game was suspended with no outs in the sixth inning after a third power outage affected the bank of lights along the third-base line... read more

L.A. judge refuses to reduce Suge Knight’s bail from $10 million

Former rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight suffered a tough legal blow on Friday when a Los Angeles judge refused to reduce his bail from $10 million in a murder case.

Turning down his attorney's request for a decrease in bail amount, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Ronald Coen declared... read more

Wells Fargo wins dismissal of L.A. predatory lending lawsuit

Mortgage lender Wells Fargo & Co on Friday won the dismissal of a lawsuit that accused it of breaching the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) by applying in predatory lending practices in Chicago and Los Angeles.

Giving a big relief to the largest mortgage lender in the country, U. S.... read more

Protest against new ICE initiative leads to 3 arrests in Los Angeles

Los Angeles police arrested three people Wednesday evening during a demonstration that was staged to protest county jails' participation in a new Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) initiative that asks jail officials to notify the agency about undocumented immigrant inmates before he or... read more

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