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Archive for September 12th, 2013

  • Santana, 4 others to receive Kennedy Center Honors

    September 12, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This July 9, 2012 file photo shows US pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer, Herbie Hancock performing during the Nice Jazz Festival 2012, in Nice, France. Hancock is among four musicians, including Billy Joel and Carlos Santana and opera...

  • iPhone faces challenge in crowded Chinese market

    September 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, new plastic iPhones 5C are displayed during a media event held in Beijing, China. Last year, eager buyers in Beijing waited overnight in freezing weather to buy the iPhone 4S. Pressure to get it — and the...

  • Obama water campaign raises environmental issue

    September 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    First Lady Michelle Obama poses for a picture with a student at an event at Watertown High School to encourage people to drink more water, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Watertown, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) WATERTOWN, Wis. (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama...

  • Bay Bridge span to be named for Willie Brown

    September 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Sen. Rod Wright, D-Inglewood, right, smiles as he talks with Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Los Angeles, after the Senate approved the resolution he was carrying to rename the western span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for former Assembly Speaker and San...

  • Twitter tweets it’ll go public

    September 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Feb. 2, 2013, file photo shows a Twitter icon on the display of a smartphone in Berlin. The company tweeted Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, that it has “confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO.” Twitter is taking advantage...

  • Hawaii to let nature clean harbor molasses spill

    September 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Various kinds of dead marine life collected by employees from the PENCO Pacific Environmental Corporation can been seen in this barrel on the dock fronting the La Mariana Sailing Club in Keehi Lagoon Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Honolulu. A pipe maintained by...

  • Founder of Dolby Laboratories dies

    September 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE In this Nov. 1, 2012 file photo, Honoree Ray Dolby poses during the 2012 Hollywood Post Alliance awards at the Skirball Center, in Los Angeles, Calif. Dolby Laboratories said Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, that Dolby, an American inventor, audio pioneer, and...

  • Boeing delivers last C-17 to US Air Force

    September 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. James Jackson, commander of Air Force Reserve Command, left, smiles as Boeing Co. delivers the last C-17 Globemaster III cargo jet to the Air Force in Long Beach, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Military officials took delivery of...

  • IU Health plans cutting 800 jobs at hospitals

    September 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE — In this July 27, 2013 file photo, an IU health LifeLine helicopter lands in Anderson, Ind. IU Health, Indiana’s largest hospital system said Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 it will cut about 800 jobs and realign some services as part of a...

  • Police: Young bear found in yard of Santa Fe home

    September 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Police in Santa Fe have relocated a young female bear after the animal was spotted prowling about a resident’s yard. They say the about 2-year-old bear seemed very tired and made a bed on the resident’s wall and relaxed...