After a glamorous runway show held Tuesday night in Los Angeles, Irvine-based Taco Bell has released photos of its first ever fast fashion apparel collection.
When Rius Billing started at Alliance Spacesystems in 1998, the company had two rooms and less than 20 employees.
Twenty years later, the company now known as MDA U.S. Systems, employs four times as many people in Pasadena and uses three buildings in a Lincoln Avenue industrial park.
MDA U.S. Systems is part of a subtle network of companies linked to the NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. They operate throughout the city in quiet, sometimes unmarked business parks, with specialties in tough-to-build components necessary for NASA’s biggest missions.
The space systems company built the robotic arms on all of the rovers sent
By Ana B. Ibarra, Kaiser Health News
SACRAMENTO >> Every day, Anna Denny encounters people who know their way around a joint.
Denny owns Elevated 916, a smoke shop in north Sacramento that sells tobacco products and smoking accessories. But many of her customers don’t limit their smoking to tobacco.
Because they’ve been there, done that, Denny just can’t imagine them using a new state website that offers resources — and plenty of warnings — about the use of marijuana now that lighting up recreationally is legal in California.
“Some of this, I can see it being useful for a grandma who might be
DANA POINT Some stakeholders in the Dana Point Harbor are concerned they won’t get the official voice they expected during the upcoming $200 million harbor renovation.
On Friday, representatives from Dana Point Harbor’s Merchant and Boaters associations and other groups that expected to be part of a new Dana Point Harbor Advisory Council plan to attend an OC Parks meeting where the group is set to be rescinded.
County officials have already filled two of the council’s 11 seats. The remainder were expected to be filled by October.
“We had hoped it would be like the three legs of a stool: The
A coalition of Santa Ana community groups has launched a “week of action” to highlight renter’s rights in Orange County’s second-largest city, with the goal of enacting protections like rent control and “just cause” evictions.
Local activists also are pushing Santa Ana leaders to develop more than 90 city-owned parcels for public benefits such as open space, affordable housing and economic opportunities.
Activities from Monday through Saturday include a renter’s rights workshop, a march on City Hall, a bike ride, and a film and art exhibit. Participants also will join an annual church drive to wash the clothes for the homeless.
The federal government is seeking to seize warehouses in San Bernardino, Riverside and Orange counties amid allegations that the company that owns them tried to avoid paying about $15 billion in tariffs by disguising the aluminum they imported from China.
The asset-forfeiture complaint was filed Thursday, Sept. 14, by the U.S. Attorney’s Office against Perfectus Aluminum.
The complaint claims that after the government instituted tariffs on aluminum that could be made into finished goods, the company tried to avoid paying the tariffs by making pallets out of the aluminum in China and then importing more than 2 million pallets to the