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People in downtown Los Angeles have diverse opinions about the August jobs report, but many agree that a turnaround would take more than a couple of months.
The latest snapshot of the U.S. employment picture is sparking conversation among Americans worried about the current economic climate and how it might affect the presidential race.
Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s sues in federal court over titles such as ‘Boston Cream Thighs’ and ‘Peanut Butter D-Cups.’ The Canoga Park DVD producer must stop distribution as the case proceeds.
Caballero Video in Canoga Park, one of the area’s oldest pornography studios, sought to pay homage to Ben & Jerry’s with its X-rated “Ben & Cherry’s” flicks. The ice cream maker wasn’t impressed.
In less than 24 hours, Gov. Jerry Brown pushed through a nearly dead workers’ comp bill, showing what decades of political experience can deliver on deadline.
SACRAMENTO — A controversial workers’ compensation overhaul bill was all but dead last week. Then Gov. Jerry Brown stepped in.
Warner Bros. is embracing high tech, including hosting Silicon Valley-style ‘hackathon’ events to spur innovation. Studio’s program is unusual in an industry known for resistance to new technology.
The lobbies of most Hollywood offices are decorated with movie posters and Academy Awards.
A special exemption on principal reduction and other aid from banks, in place since 2007, is set to expire at year’s end. Some lawmakers are seeking an extension.
WASHINGTON — Struggling homeowners who obtain reductions in their mortgage debt face a new obstacle starting next year — a bill for taxes on that aid.
Nokia’s upcoming Lumia 920 smartphone has a technology that’s supposed to stabilize video. An ad contrasting shaky and stable images was not shot with the phone, Nokia admits.
An ad for a new Nokia Corp. smartphone shows off the device’s amazing ability to stabilize a video shot under rocky conditions.