UCLA develops 'hangover pill'

LOS ANGELES, March 4 (UPI) -- U.S. engineers say they identified a method for speeding up the body's reaction to the consumption of alcohol or a "hangover pill."

Cellphone can test meals for allergens

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists say they've developed a lightweight device -- called an iTube -- that attaches to a cellphone to detect allergens in food samples.

More signs Kings may move south to Anaheim

SACRAMENTO, March 24 (UPI) -- A California billionaire and basketball fan says he is negotiating with the owners of the Sacramento Kings to move south and play in Anaheim.

Judge declares Samueli innocent

SANTA ANA, Calif., Dec. 10 (UPI) -- A federal judge in California has tossed out billionaire Anaheim Ducks owner Henry Samueli's guilty plea for allegedly lying to investigators.

NHL suspends Anaheim Ducks owner Samueli

NEW YORK, June 24 (UPI) -- Anaheim Ducks owner Henry Samueli, convicted of lying to federal officials, is banned from involvement with his club and the NHL, the league announced Tuesday.

Samueli admits guilt

LOS ANGELES, June 23 (UPI) -- Henry Samueli, a co-founder of Broadcom Corp. and owner of the NHL's Anaheim Ducks, pleaded guilty in Los Angeles Monday to a felony stock option charge.

Broadcom execs charged with options fraud

LOS ANGELES, May 14 (UPI) -- The Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday filed fraud charges against the co-founders of California chip maker Broadcom, court papers show.

New polymer solar cell technique created

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists have created a new technique for fabricating organic polymer solar cells -- a step toward producing low-cost, plastic solar cells.

Ducks drop 'Mighty' from name

ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 27 (UPI) -- The Mighty Ducks of Anaheim will change their name to the Anaheim Ducks, beginning with the 2006-07 season, the team announced Friday.

Sale of Mighty Ducks approved

NEW YORK, June 16 (UPI) -- The National Hockey League Board of Governors unanimously approved the sale of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Thursday.

Mighty Ducks to be sold

ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Local businessman Dr. Henry Samueli announced Friday he planned to purchase the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim from the Walt Disney Company.

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