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Saturday, October 29, 2016

Tesla Motors plans to sell solar roof tiles for homes, Elon Musk says

Further broadening its reach beyond electric cars, Tesla Motors says it’s going to sell solar roof tiles that are customizable and meant to look like a traditional roof. The energy-generating tiles would be a joint product with SolarCity, although the two companies have yet to complete a proposed merger.

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Why American and Delta passengers at LAX should arrive earlier for flights

Because of maintenance work, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines passengers flying out of at Los Angeles International Airport through the middle of next week were advised Friday to arrive earlier than usual for their flights.

A total of 11 gates used for Delta and American flights will be closed until noon Wednesday to allow for a taxi lane to be closed and the alley to be repaved, airport officials said.

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Here’s why health workers may get new protection from being hit, kicked or groped

Workers in California’s hospitals and doctors’ offices may be less likely to get hit, kicked, bitten or grabbed under workplace standards adopted by a state workplace safety board.

Regulators within the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) approved a rule last Thursday that would require hospitals and other employers of health professionals to develop violence prevention protocols and involve workers in the process.

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Free financial planning workshop at LA Public Library Saturday

LOS ANGELES >> Angelenos seeking financial planning help can get advice from a certified financial expert Saturday at a free workshop hosted by the Los Angeles City Controller’s office.

The class will be held at the Los Angeles Public Library’s central branch downtown, at 630 W. Fifth St., from 10:30 a.

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Vine users mourn as Twitter kills quirky, beloved video app

NEW YORK — You can watch any video for six seconds, played on an infinite loop. The funniest ones only get more ridiculous with repetition.

That was the beauty of Vine, the simple, pioneering mobile video app that Twitter has decided to kill off. Its loyal users are mourning its weirdness, humor and creativity-boosting constraints.

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Cleveland Indians’ World Series-level success rekindles debate over their mascot

Baseball’s championship has shined the national spotlight on long-frustrated franchises who have failed to win titles for what seems like light years.

The Fall Classic showcasing the forlorn Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians also has revived the contentious debate over the use of Native American mascots for pro, college and high school sport teams — including several schools across Southern California.

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Tech, aerospace, NFL driving the South Bay economy, study says

South Bay workers are better paid and more educated than workers overall in Los Angeles County, but they also suffer from a stifled housing market, according to a new review and forecast of local business trends.

The second annual South Bay Economic Forecast and Industry Outlook report was released Thursday at a Cal State Dominguez Hills conference with local business and civic leaders.

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LA is hosting one of the biggest championships in the world and you (probably) didn’t know it

This championship series has sold out the Staples Center and Madison Square Garden, but if you’re not a male between 13 and 30, you may have never even heard of the game being played.

On Saturday, thousands of fans will flood downtown Los Angeles and tens of millions more will watch online as the most popular video game competition in the world, the League of Legends World Championship, closes out its finals at Staples Center.

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