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Rep. Maxine Waters has been mercilessly slamming Trump — and her supporters are loving it.

Alex Wong / Getty ImagesRep. Maxine Waters doesn't expect to pose for a photo with President Donald Trump anytime soon. In fact, the California congresswoman plans to boycott any meeting, event, ceremony or public event with the president, at the White House or even in her home district of Los Angeles. "I don't see myself ...

- Business Insider - US

Celebrities and CEOs are rushing to build mansions that 'feel like you're staying in a hotel'.

Douglas Burdge and his team of designers have built more than 300 homes in the Malibu, California, area, many of them for celebrities, entertainment execs, and Fortune 500 CEOs. Over the years, their projects have varied in style from hacienda-style to contemporary, with lots of modern, clean lines. These days, regardless ...

- Business Insider - US

Fallon's 'Tonight' heads to Florida with Vin Diesel, Pitbull.

LOS ANGELES " Jimmy Fallon's guests will include Vin Diesel, Shaquille O'Neal and Pitbull when his NBC late-night show airs from Florida next week.The "Tonight Show" host's four-night stand in Orlando celebrates the opening...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Fallon's 'Tonight' heads to Florida with Vin Diesel, Pitbull.

LOS ANGELES — Jimmy Fallon's guests will include Vin Diesel, Shaquille O'Neal and Pitbull when his NBC late-night show airs from Florida next...

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Rep. Maxine Waters' no-holds-barred remarks find fans.

WASHINGTON — Rep. Maxine Waters doesn't expect to pose for a photo with President Donald Trump anytime soon.In fact, the California...

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Udemy cofounder Eren Bali just raised $6.5 million for his newest startup.

It's no secret that communications between patients and their doctors and pharmacists is anything but seamless. The same is true for communications between doctors and the labs and insurance companies with which they work. Carbon Health, a San Francisco-based startup, is aiming to create a two-sided marketplace that makes ...

- TechCrunch - US

'Crazy Rich Asians' books Henry Golding as male lead.

LOS ANGELES, March 29 — Malaysian-English actor Henry Golding will play opposite Constance Wu of Fresh Off the Boat in his feature film debut, Jon M. Chu's Singaporean-set comedy Crazy Rich Asians. Golding is to play Nick, boyfriend of...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Andrew Garfield snapped up for 'Black Lion'.

LOS ANGELES, March 29 — Andrew Garfield has landed a new leading role in the upcoming war drama Black Lion. The Spider-Man actor will play the part of war correspondent Carlos Mavroleon, who became famous when he left his career in finance to...

- The Malay Mail - MY

The startup that teaches you how to cook, Blue Apron, has hired bankers for an IPO in 2017 .

Blue ApronSAN FRANCISCO - Blue Apron, the biggest U.S. meal kit company, has hired investment bankers to lead its 2017 initial public offering, according to people familiar with the matter. Blue Apron's IPO is coming as competition heats up in the meal kit industry, with companies delivering fresh ingredients and recipes to ...

- Business Insider - US

California Charges Planned Parenthood Video Journalists with 15 Felonies.

California prosecutors have charged the two undercover journalists who produced videos of Planned Parenthood officials allegedly selling the harvested body parts of aborted babies for a profit with 15 felonies.

- Breitbart - US

Robert Barnes: California Just Criminalized Undercover Reporting — if Recorded by Conservative Media.

California law long criminalized recording a person without their consent. This law has never before been applied to a journalist engaged in undercover reporting. It has now.

- Breitbart - US

Intel: Street Sees Newfound Ardor for Foundry Business

Intel shares are up 5 cents at $35.65 after the company yesterday held an event in San Francisco to talk about its manufacturing prowess. Reviews are starting to come in. One of the main takeaways for the Street, both bull and bear, from yesterday's event is that the company is signaling an intention to be more ...

- Barrons - US

GE invests $2 million in Alchemist Accelerator to back industrial IoT startups

Alchemist Accelerator has raised $2 million from GE Digital to start a new program for industrial IoT startups. Stanford lecturer Timothy Chou, formerly President of Oracle On Demand, will chair Alchemist's new IIoT accelerator along with GE Digital's West Coast group. In the past, enterprise hardware and software ...

- TechCrunch - US

Udemy cofounder Eren Bali just raised $6.5 million for his newest startup

It's no secret that communications between patients and their doctors and pharmacists is anything but seamless. The same is true for communications between doctors and the labs and insurance companies with which they work. Carbon Health, a 1.5-year-old, San Francisco-based startup, is aiming to create a two-sided ...

- TechCrunch - US

The people behind the Planned Parenthood videos were just charged with 15 felonies in California

Once again, the people behind the camera are the ones being charged with crimes.David Robert Daleiden, right, leaves a courtroom after a hearing in Houston. California prosecutors say two anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood have been charged ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Hillary Clinton vows 'I will never stop speaking out' in first major political speech since the election

Hillary Clinton promised she will "never stop speaking out" during her first major political speech since losing the election to President Trump, delivered Tuesday night. "The last few months haven't been exactly what I envisioned, although I do know what I'm fighting for," Clinton told the crowd at the Professional ...

- The Week - US

Amazon’s successful drone delivery test doesn’t really prove anything

Last week, Amazon Prime Air released dramatic video of a drone delivering bottles of sunscreen in a test at Amazon's MARS conference in a controlled environment at Palm Springs International Airport in California.Pretty cool stuff, even if the company has already demonstrated the ability to complete actual commercial ...

- Network World - US

Caixin Online: Hollywood-China investment frenzy worth billions hits sudden rough patch

A five-year investment frenzy that saw billions of dollars flow between China and Los Angeles has hit a sudden rough patch, with the derailment of three major cross-border tie-ups over the last month.

- Marketwatch - US

'They kill you or you kill them': Store owner, robbed multiple times at gunpoint, shoots thief

For Elias Aguilar and his family, working at their convenience store — the Azteca Market near Bakersfield, California — has seemingly become a life-or-death struggle.…

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California charges undercover Planned Parenthood filmmakers with 15 felonies

California prosecutors charged the filmmakers behind undercover videos of Planned Parenthood executives with 15 felonies Tuesday, The Associated Press reported. The state charged David Daleiden,…

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Clinton calls the GOP health care bill failure a 'victory for all Americans'

Hillary Clinton spoke in San Francisco at the Professional Businesswomen of California's 28th annual conference on March 28. As the closing keynote speaker, she took on the Trump administration. Following is a transcript of the video.  People that had never been active in politics, told their stories at town hall meetings, ...

- Business Insider - US

This Ukrainian app maker hired an Apple veteran to reinvent email

Readdle For six years, Terry Blanchard led the engineering team for Apple's Mail app. Now he's left Apple to be VP of engineering at Readdle, the Ukrainian developer behind popular productivity apps like Scanner Pro, PDF Expert, and the email app Spark. Blanchard will be in charge of hiring more engineers to work on Spark ...

- Business Insider - US

A doctor who watched a young White House aide be destroyed by MS 40 years ago now has an approved drug to treat it

Roche via YouTubeForty years ago, one of Dr. Stephen Hauser's first patients was a young Harvard Law School graduate and White House aide with a case of multiple sclerosis that raced like a brush fire through her brain. She quickly lost her ability to speak, swallow, and breathe. She got married in a wheelchair in her ...

- Business Insider - US

Felony charges have been laid against 2 anti-abortion activists who secretly filmed Planned Parenthood

Associated Press/Pat SullivanLOS ANGELES — California prosecutors on Tuesday charged two anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood with 15 felonies, saying they invaded the privacy of medical providers by filming without consent. The charges against ...

- Business Insider - US

Hillary Clinton in San Francisco: 'Resist' Donald Trump's 'Carnage'

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told a women's business group in San Francisco on Tuesday that she has a new, four-word motto: "Resist. Insist. Persist. Enlist.'

- Breitbart - US

Fox News host's joke about Dem's hair sparks controversy

Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly says his jest about California Rep. Maxine Waters' hair was dumb


Bill O'Reilly sparks controversy with Maxine Waters joke

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly started a social media firestorm after his comment about California Rep. Maxine Waters' hair. On the same day, White House press secretary Sean Spicer touched a nerve when taking a question from African-American journalist April Ryan. Hena Daniels reports.


Clinton defends April Ryan, criticizes everyday sexism

Hillary Clinton said reporter April Ryan was "patronized" and cut off while asking a question during the White House press briefing March 28. Clinton was speaking about sexism and invisible structural barriers during an appearance at a Professional Businesswomen of California event.

- Washington Post - US

Decades-old green power law is a fresh nuisance to U.S. utilities

- In the last four years, North Carolina has become the second largest solar market in the United States, behind only California.

- Reuters - US

100-year-old San Francisco woman dies one month after she was evicted from apartment

A 100-year-old San Francisco woman died one month after losing the home where she spent half her life in an eviction fight. Iris Canada's battle became a symbol of the city's housing crisis, after the co-owners of her apartment building filed an eviction notice in 2014 in order to conver...

- The Raw Story - US

Wall Street flat; Fed officials in focus

Chicago Fed President Charles Evans, who has consistently been dovish on interest rates, said he supported one or two more hikes this year as the U.S. economy improves. Boston President Eric Rosengren and his San Francisco counterpart, John Williams, are due to speak later in the day. Investors also appeared to remain on ...

- Yahoo! News Finance - US

2 Face Felony Charges Over Planned Parenthood Videos

Two anti-abortion activists whose secretly recorded conversations with executives from Planned Parenthood made national headlines are each facing 15 felony charges in California, reports the Los Angeles Times . David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt posed as executives of a fake bioresearch company and filmed their conversations ...

- Newser - US

In Its New Factory, Impossible Foods Will Make 12 Million Pounds Of Plant-Based Burgers A Year

Inside a former baked-goods factory near the Oakland airport, a construction crew is installing giant vats that will soon be used to scale up production of the Impossible Burger–a plant-based meat designed to look and taste good enough that meat eaters will want to order it, not vegetarians. The 'meat,' developed by ...

- Fast Company - US

How Neuroscience Might Help The San Francisco Giants Win The World Series

The next time a San Francisco Giant hits a game-winning home run or turns a great double play to end a rival’s rally, you may be able to thank neuroscience. Today, Halo Neuroscience, a San Francisco startup that’s developed a device aimed at boosting the performance of athletes, announced it has officially ...

- Fast Company - US

States scramble to salvage climate crusade abandoned by Trump

Donald Trump's plan to bring an abrupt halt to America's crusade against climate change will test California and other states like never before as they seek to wrest control of the nation's energy future from a hostile White House. The energy plan Trump unveiled on Tuesday left no doubt that the...

- Los Angeles Times - US

16 perfectly Los Angeles moments

It starts at your window seat. And from there...

- Matador Network - US

California Dreaming: Lydia Avila, East Los Angeles Organizer

Sasha AbramskyAn interview with a Boyle Heights-based community organizer with California Calls, an alliance of 31 social justice organizations across the state that conducts voter-engagement campaigns.

- The Nation - US

California Dreaming: Will Scott, Sharecropper's Son

Sasha AbramskyAn interview with the president of the African-American Farmers of California.

- The Nation - US

California Dreaming in the Age of Trump

Sasha AbramskyA DREAMer, a Hmong farmer, a transgender political staffer, and more shed light on the concerns and values of Californians in our strange and dangerous political moment.

- The Nation - US

California Dreaming: Chukou Thao, Hmong Farmer

Sasha AbramskyAn interview with the president of the National Hmong American Farmers, an association based in Fresno, in California's Central Valley.

- The Nation - US

California Dreaming: Evan Minton, Transgender Political Staffer

Sasha AbramskyAn interview with the co-chair of the California state Democratic Party's LGBT Caucus, who recently transitioned from female to male. 

- The Nation - US

International search underway for Georgia Tech engineering dean

An international search is underway for the next dean of Georgia Tech's College of Engineering. The current dean, Gary May, is leaving to become the seventh chancellor of University of California Davis. Georgia Tech Provost Rafael Bras has named a 15-member search advisory committee for a new College of Engineering dean. It ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

How much did the Charlie Wilson show in Columbus gross?

Atlanta is a much stronger market for R&B legend Charlie Wilson than Columbus, Ga. Wilson along with Fantasia and Johnny Gill performed in Columbus March 26 at the Columbus Civic Center in front of a crowd of 6,055 fans . The show, which promoted by Los Angeles-based AEG Live, had gross sales of $439,758, according to ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Wells Fargo agrees to $110 million settlement over fake accounts

Wells Fargo said Tuesday that it reached an agreement in principle to settle for $110 million a class action suit over the bank's practice of opening unauthorized accounts. The settlement of the lawsuit, filed in federal court in San Francisco in May 2015, covers customers who said Wells opened an account in their name ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

UCLA policy brief details what the American Health Care Act would have meant for California

Ideas in the unsuccessful legislation could be reintroduced in the future, the authors say.


Busiest US petchem port about to get even busier, compounding congestion

Over 2000 container industry players descended upon TPM at Long Beach, end February, where one key theme I took away was the hesitancy to embrace price transparency.

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Hillary Clinton tells followers to 'resist'

Hillary Clinton has given her most political speech since her U.S. presidential election defeat in November 2016, calling on her audience to Resist, insist, persist, enlist.' Speaking at a diversity conference in San Francisco, Clinton encouraged attendees to resist actions that go against our val...

- The Raw Story - US

Now California Hits Anti-Abortion Activists with 15 Felonies For Planned Parenthood Undercover Videos

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- Mediaite - US

Rare California frogs of Mark Twain fame may be making a comeback

The California red-legged frog, made famous by Mark Twain's 'The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,' is breeding again in the Santa Monica Mountains.

- MNN - US

Hillary Clinton Cheers Failure Of 'Disastrous' Obamacare Repeal

In one of her first public appearances since the election, Hillary Clinton on Tuesday night encouraged women to run for office and cheered the failure of Republicans' bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. "When Congress and the administration tried to jam through a bill that would have kicked $24 million people off ...

- TPM News - US