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  • LA restricts e-cigarettes  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 12:51 PM ET

    Los Angeles is the latest city to restrict the use of e-cigarettes in public places. Miguel Martin, Logic Technology Development president, says the e-cigarette business is currently $2 billion, and discusses how the big players are handling regulations.

  • Magic Johnson: Jason Collins is smart  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen speaks to Magic Johnson about Jason Collins and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's decision to veto an anti-gay law.

  • Magic Johnson: Howard Schultz taught me a lot  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen speaks to Magic Johnson about his focus on urban consumers and his business influences.

  • Airports ramping up downtown rail connections Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 2:53 PM ET
    In April 2013, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport’s Sky Train began service between the airport’s busiest terminal and Valley Metro Light Rail.

    Dallas, Seattle and other cities are connecting their airports to downtown by rail in hopes of easing headaches and attracting more business.

  • Power House: Los Angeles real estate  Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 1:46 PM ET

    Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices' Greg Bender provides insight on the real estate market in Los Angeles, California. This week's "power house" is listed for $1,625,000.

  • LA's priciest real estate? Not where you'd think Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 10:49 AM ET
    Marilyn Monroe's gravesite in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery.

    "It's a deal at $699,000," says Tom Gregory, standing over the cemetery plot he owns. "It's about $10,300 per square foot."

  • Airport upgrades: Changing rooms, outdoor plazas Sunday, 26 Jan 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    Hold room in renovated Terminal 3, Boarding Area E at SFO Airport

    Airports are busy rolling out major upgrades and expansions in places such as San Francisco, Denver, New York and New Orleans.

  • Too hot for hockey: NHL may play at 80 degrees Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 4:04 PM ET
    The ice crew works the rink as they prepare for the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.

    The Super Bowl may be played in a snowstorm. Meantime, in Los Angeles, they'll be playing a hockey game in a heat wave this weekend.

  • LA: Just too hot for hockey  Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 2:00 PM ET

    The NHL is launching its Coors Light Stadium Series with the first ever official outdoor game west of the Rockies. The Los Angeles Kings will host the league-leading Anaheim Ducks at Dodger Stadium Saturday night. But hot temperatures are causing ice issues that could pose a serious problem. CNBC's Jane Wells reports.

  • Twenty years ago the devastating 6.7 magnitude earthquake that killed 75 people and left 125,000 homeless shook California. CNBC's Jane Wells reports then and now.

  • Fire rages near LA  Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 4:22 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on unexpected wildfires near Los Angeles. Park rangers have updated the fire danger level to extreme.

  • Adult movie studios look for a better year Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Steve Hirsch, Vivid Entertainment

    2013 couldn't have gone much worse for the porn industry.

  • Old-school pizza wars: Like they did in Naples Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    The artisanal pizza business is on an upswing. A visual sampling of the fare at Pizzeria Locale is seen here in Denver, Colo.

    This isn't your father's pizza. It's your great-grandfather's.

  • The best place to invest in real estate is ... Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 10:38 AM ET
    London, England.

    A new survey shows that while London was the best city among foreign real estate investors, the rest of the top five cities were in the U.S.

  • How coastal cities are preparing for rising seas Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 | 8:00 AM ET
    Taxis sit in a flooded lot after Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012, in Hoboken, N.J.

    Construction projects are underway to protect America's coastal cities and infrastructure after Hurricane Sandy's wake-up call.

  • The healthiest housing markets? It'll surprise you Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 12:37 PM ET
    San Jose, Calif.

    Who would have thought that five of Zillow's top 10 healthiest housing markets would be in this state?

  • Rock 'n' roll rip-off: Failed rockstar, big spender Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 1:25 PM ET
    Lights Over Paris tour bus.

    Rob Mawhinney desperately wanted to become a rockstar. Instead, he found fame when he pleaded guilty to money laundering and loan fraud.

  • Kobe Bryant: NBA star, business man  Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 11:52 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the Los Angeles Lakers affordability of Kobe Bryant's new 2-year $48.5 million contract extension, and the "Black Mamba's" future business plans.

  • 10 hottest cars at the LA Auto Show Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 2:56 PM ET

    Featuring vehicles taking their first international bow, the exhibition offers fun and functionality as well as excess and efficiency.

  • Emerging entrepreneurial hot spots Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 6:39 AM ET
    Iman Fadaei, Kevin Ackermann and Marten Wetterberg of Aha Design

    Entrepreneurial activity is bubbling up around the globe—from Africa to South America—as more governments look for avenues of economic growth.