Corporate executives of a successful Los Angeles light bulb company that misrepresented the life and power of its products for years to fraudulently entice sales are liable for cheating consumers out of more than $21 million in gross sales. That's the ruling of U.S. District Court Judge James V. Se ... More >>
When the OC stoner rock band Fu Manchu began twenty years ago, the world of effects pedals consisted of a few rusty ones leftover from the 1970s waiting to be stumbled upon at random pawn shops. But today, even that world has become dominated by mass-market brands such as Boss and DigiTech that sell ... More >>
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