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  • KCET-TV downplays downbeat funding report

    KCET-TV downplays downbeat funding report
    The people who run KCET-TV see a solid future ahead. But the station's accountants aren't so sure. KCETLink, the nonprofit organization that runs the independent public TV outlet based in Burbank, "has suffered recurring losses that raise substantial...
  • Disney Interactive cutting about 700 jobs

    Disney Interactive cutting about 700 jobs
    Disney Interactive, the struggling video game and digital media subsidiary of Walt Disney Co., is cutting roughly 700 jobs worldwide, the company said Thursday. The division is closing offices in Chicago, New Jersey, Colorado, South Korea and Hyderabad,...
  • Raise the minimum wage? No, subsidize wages instead.

    Livable wages and less income disparity are noble objectives that resonate with many people. President Obama has proposed that Congress raise the minimum wage as a way to meet those objectives. But there's a better way to improve wages, assist low-...
  • District 112 may cut number of schools in half to save money

    District 112 may cut number of schools in half to save money
    North Shore School District 112 officials argue the district's future looks bleak without closing four or even six of the district's 12 school buildings. Members of the district's superintendent's citizen finance and facilities advisory committee have...
  • D112 and union disagree on some aspects of report

    D112 and union disagree on some aspects of report
    North Shore School District 112 and its teachers union aren't seeing eye to eye on some parts of the report that has served as the backbone of recent talks about the district's future – but union officials aren't against a move that would result...
  • Good answers to why you've been jobless

    DEAR JOYCE: What should I say, other than "duh," when an interviewer asks why I've been out of work for so long? Is this question even legal? -- J.R. An interviewer uses the legal why-jobless-so-long question as a time-saver to quickly uncover what's...
  • A misguided corporate takeover [Letter]

    A misguided corporate takeover [Letter]
    I'm neither an employee nor a stockholder in Sysco or U.S. Food Service, but this combination will not benefit either company or its employees ("Sysco to buy US Foods, former Columbia-based company, for $3.5 billion," Dec. 9). Two companies calling on...
  • California posts modest job growth; unemployment rate falls to 8.3%

    California posts modest job growth; unemployment rate falls to 8.3%
    California added a net 13,600 jobs in December, a modest but decent showing for a month of less-than-robust growth throughout the nation. Those gains were enough to help push the unemployment rate down to 8.3% from 8.5% the previous month, the state...
  • Lockheed trims layoffs after Pentagon recalls furloughed workers

    Lockheed trims layoffs after Pentagon recalls furloughed workers
    WASHINGTON -- Defense giant Lockheed Martin Corp. said Monday it would reduce its planned layoffs to 2,400, after the Pentagon recalled most of the civilian workers it had furloughed because of the partial federal government shutdown. The move came...
  • Planned layoffs jumped in October on drug, financial firm cutbacks

    WASHINGTON -- Planned layoffs by U.S. employers jumped 13.5% last month, led by cutbacks at pharmaceutical and financial services firms, according to a report Wednesday. Employers announced plans to cut 45,730 jobs in October, up from 40,289 the...
  • J.C. Penney reports first holiday season sales growth since 2011

    J.C. Penney Co., the retailer attempting a return to glory using deep discounts and Super Bowl tweets typed with mittens, said its holiday sales grew last year for the first time since 2011. The Plano, Texas, company said sales at stores open at least a...