News tagged with los angeles times

California gets funds for quake warning system

California has received a spurt of federal funding to expand an earthquake warning system intended to provide enough time for trains to brake, utilities and factories to shut off gas lines, and people to dive under a table ...

Dec 15, 2014
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UC Santa Barbara receives $65M from Munger

A physics institute at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has received a $65 million donation—the largest single gift in the university's history.

Oct 30, 2014
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After breakups, newspapers seek path forward

Following an unprecedented series of spinoffs by major US media companies, the print news industry now faces a rocky future without financial support from deep-pocketed parent firms.

Aug 17, 2014
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Shakeup at NY Times leaves questions

The New York Times abruptly replaced its first female executive editor, Jill Abramson, on Wednesday and named managing editor Dean Baquet as the first African American at the top editorial post.

May 14, 2014
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Brushes with law live on, thanks to mug-shot websites

In 2010, Zim Rogers was waiting to hear from his bosses about whether he would be promoted. Rogers, who works in global securities, said that instead of getting a better job, he was fired after a cursory Google search turned ...

Jan 29, 2014
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