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Suit filed to stop air traffic controller furloughs

April 20, 2013 |

Pilots and a top airline group say the FAA’s plan to cut work hours for air traffic controllers starting Sunday will lead to travel delays across the country.

Pilots and a top airline group have filed a lawsuit to stop the federal government from cutting work hours for air traffic controllers this weekend, saying the furloughs will lead to travel delays of up to an hour across the country.

    


L.A. Times – Business

FAA approves fix for Boeing 787 battery

April 20, 2013 |

Changes the agency will require before allowing flights to resume include having airlines with 787s install containment and venting systems for the batteries.

The Federal Aviation Administration approved Boeing Co.’s proposed fix for the lithium-ion battery systems on its 787 Dreamliner passenger jets, which have been grounded since January, clearing the way for a return to flight.

    


L.A. Times – Business

What California should learn from the 1-800-GET-THIN saga

April 20, 2013 |

The story, which includes the deaths of five Lap-Band patients, is really about how California regulators let a public health crisis erupt under their noses.

Today, 19 months after her death, we may finally have a good idea of what killed Paula Rojeski.

    


L.A. Times – Business

Kelley Blue Book president is driven

April 20, 2013 |

Automobiles “are an emotional purchase for most buyers,” says Kelley Blue Book President Jared Rowe, who aims to make car-buying an enjoyable experience.

The gig: Jared Rowe is president of auto information company Kelley Blue Book. The Irvine company has been providing new car pricing, used car values, reviews and other data for 87 years. Once just a modest blue publication, now the company also operates a website that gets about 560,000 visitors a day. The subsidiary of AutoTrader.com employs about 400 people, most in California.

    


L.A. Times – Business

Katy Perry’s Hollywood Hills West home for sale at $6.925 million

April 20, 2013 |

The double-gated Mediterranean-style house, built in 1925, sits on nearly 3 acres with a caretaker’s apartment/carriage house and a guesthouse.

Singer Katy Perry ‘s fortress-like compound in Hollywood Hills West is for sale at $ 6.925 million.

    


L.A. Times – Business

IBM tugs Dow lower; S&P 500 up after rough week

April 19, 2013 |

A rare earnings miss for IBM tugged the Dow Jones industrial average lower on Friday, while the rest of the market headed toward slight gains after a turbulent week.

    


L.A. Times – Business

Will Twitter’s new #Music app boost the recording industry?

April 19, 2013 |

Some analysts are skeptical that Twitter’s new service represents a major step forward for the music industry.

Twitter Inc. says its new music service helps users discover songs and artists.

    


L.A. Times – Business

California unemployment drops to 9.4% as state gains 25,500 jobs

April 19, 2013 |

California’s labor market picked up steam last month, according to figures released Friday, as the state’s unemployment rate fell to 9.4% and employers added a net 25,500 jobs in March.

    


L.A. Times – Business

Why are prices for medical care such a mystery?

April 19, 2013 |

Health insurers should require all in-network doctors and hospitals to give average prices for various procedures so policyholders can make informed decisions.

Ted Kamp wanted to make sure his daughter received the medical treatment she needed. That was his first priority.

    


L.A. Times – Business

Consumer agency urges standards for financial advisors to seniors

April 19, 2013 |

The bureau notes designations, such as accredited estate planner and accredited retirement advisor, have dramatically different requirements.

WASHINGTON — Older Americans can be confused by dozens of special designations for financial advisors for seniors, and government officials should set strict standards for training and conduct to prevent abuses, according to a new federal report.

    


L.A. Times – Business