11/6/2013 11:51 AM
| Warren Olney
This morning on KVCR's "Morning Edition," we rebroadcast a segment that was produced and aired last week by our colleague public radio station KCRW in Santa Monica. Warren Olney, host of KCRW's evening public affairs program, "Which Way, L.A.?" invited KCRW reporter Saul Gonzales to take listeners inside Amazon's new fulfillment center in San Bernardino.
8/29/2013 8:10 AM
| Mark Memmott
The U.S. economy expanded at a 2.5 percent annual rate in the second quarter, the Bureau of Economic Analysis said Thursday.
The new estimate was a sharp upward revision from the bureau's initial report on growth in the spring. A month ago, BEA thought gross domestic product had expanded at just a 1.7 percent annual rate from the end of March through June.
8/28/2013 7:32 AM
| Elise Hu
In its first "Global Government Requests Report," Facebook has released details on the number of requests it has gotten from government agents for user data.
Facebook reveals that governments around the globe have made 38,000 total requests for user data in the first half of 2013, and the U.S. dwarfs the rest of the world in requests. Up to June 30, the U.S. government asked Facebook for access to accounts of between 20,000 and 21,000 users, the company said.
8/27/2013 8:35 AM
| Bill Chappell
It's been a good year for Tesla Motors, the luxury electric car maker, particularly in California, where it's selling more cars than Porsche, Jaguar, Lincoln, or Buick. In 2013, the company has sold 4,714 cars in the state, according to the California New Car Dealers Association.
Here's a rundown of the state's vehicle sales rankings: