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The actress buys the estate built for baseball legend Casey Stengel in 1925 for $ 1.9 million.
The former Casey Stengel estate, built for the baseball legend in 1925, is a hit with actress Jenna Fischer. The “Office” star recently bought the Glendale property for $ 1.9 million.
More lucrative than growing tea, coffee enjoys a new popularity among China’s younger generation with a thirst for Starbucks and Nestle.
PU’ER, China — This remote southwestern city near the borders of Laos and Myanmar is named after one of China’s most famous teas, grown on mountain terraces painstakingly carved out of the region’s rich red soil.
MagicSnow Systems specializes in manufacturing snow effects for commercial shoots, music videos, concerts and shows at malls and Hollywood premieres.
On a recent Sunday morning in Los Angeles, Adam Williams and his crew set up their blowers outside a house in Hancock Park and blanketed the yard in 20 tons of snow.
Moses is the founder and CEO of 213 Nightlife Group, whose holdings include Seven Grand Whiskey Bar, the Golden Gopher and the Broadway Bar.
The gig : Founder and chief executive of the 213 Nightlife Group, which operates some of hippest cocktail lounges in downtown Los Angeles, including Seven Grand Whiskey Bar, the Golden Gopher and the Broadway Bar. The bars owned by Cedd Moses, 52, are typically converted from dilapidated empty buildings. They have contributed to the revitalization of the downtown area and helped promote an emerging craft cocktail culture in Los Angeles. “People thought I was crazy,” Moses said. “I was making a good living at the time, but I left to go pour drinks on skid row.”
Washington’s proposed budget solutions are ever more irrelevant to the problems at hand while being more protective of the 1%.
The good news for the U.S. economy as we enter 2013 is that the election’s over. The bad news is that the election’s over.
Eight Chinese writers and two companies say unlicensed copies of their work were distributed through Apple’s online store.
BEIJING — A Chinese court has ordered Apple Inc. to pay 1.03 million yuan ($ 165,000) to eight Chinese writers and two companies who say unlicensed copies of their work were distributed through Apple’s online store.
The labor contract covering more than 15,000 dockworkers at 14 Eastern Seaboard and Gulf Coast ports has been extended for 30 more days, heading off a strike that could have begun as early as Sunday.
As the White House and Congress try to avoid the tax increases and spending cuts coming next week, taxpayers, businesses and even the IRS are scrambling to figure out the effects if an agreement is not reached.
WASHINGTON — If the nation goes over the “fiscal cliff,” some Americans will wake up Tuesday with financial headaches to rival a New Year’s Eve hangover.
The nation has tripled production and in 2009 became the world’s largest manufacturer of paper, which it considers one of its four ‘great inventions.’
JIN JILING, China — In silent, temperature-controlled labs in a desolate part of Hainan, China’s most tropical province, rows of women in medical masks and lab coats clone trees that grow freakishly fast.