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Friday, December 30, 2016

SpaceX shares first public image of Falcon Heavy

SpaceX released its first public image of the Falcon Heavy rocket that it hopes will ferry a crewed Red Dragon capsule to Mars in 2018.

The Wednesday reveal was made on Instagram by the very social-media friendly company. CEO Elon Musk routinely makes major announcements on his personal Twitter page.

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Renting in LA County, Inland Empire is getting more expensive at a fast rate

Los Angeles County and the Inland Empire posted some of the nation’s steepest rent increases during the fourth quarter of 2016, according to figures released this week.

Axiometrics, a research firm that tracks apartment development and rental trends, showed that L.

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Cables Restaurant in Woodland Hills set to serve final order

WOODLAND HILLS>> Cables Restaurant in Woodland Hills, a popular Ventura Boulevard dining spot for more than four decades is closing on Saturday, the latest tenant to leave a shopping center that is slated for renovation.

Employees have been spreading the word to loyal customers for a while rather than putting up a

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US punishes Russia for hacking presidential campaign

HONOLULU >> The United States struck back Thursday at Russia for hacking the U.S. presidential campaign with a sweeping set of punishments targeting Russia’s spy agencies and diplomats. The U.S. said Russia must bear costs for its actions, but Moscow called the Obama administration “losers" and threatened retaliation.

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Trump presidency a roll of the dice for Southern California’s casino-owning tribes

What can Southern California’s casinos expect from a Trump presidency?

That’s the multi-million dollar question for tribes who own and operate such resorts, who are hoping that having a former casino owner in the White House is a good thing for both their people and gaming operations.

“We are at the very beginning of the Trump presidency and look forward to engaging the incoming administration about tribal issues in general," said tribal Chairman Mark Macarro of the Pechanga Band of Luise#xf1;o Indians, which owns the Pechanga Resort and Casino near Temecula.

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SoCalGas crews seal small methane leak at Aliso Canyon facility

PORTER RANCH >> Southern California Gas Co. crews Wednesday sealed a small methane leak at the Aliso Canyon underground gas storage facility near Porter Ranch.

According to SoCalGas spokesman Chris Gilbride, crews “installed a valve on the 2-inch threaded connection where methane was detected, stopping the slight release of gas.

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LA County gas prices have biggest daily increase in nearly 2 months

LOS ANGELES – The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County recorded its largest daily increase since Oct. 30 today, rising 1.3 cents to $2.757.

The average price has risen six consecutive days, increasing 3.8 cents, including one-tenth of a cent on Tuesday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.

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State regulators say ‘puffs of gas’ at Aliso Canyon no cause for safety concern

State regulators were observing tests by the Southern California Gas Co. Tuesday after puffs of gas were discovered emanating from the site of the Aliso Canyon storage facility well responsible for the nation’s largest atmospheric natural gas release, officials said.

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