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  • Black Friday no longer the kick-off of holiday discount season

    Black Friday no longer the kick-off of holiday discount season
    Like a clump of mistletoe, draining the life from its host branches, Christmas season merchandise has inched its way onto store shelves, practically bumping Jack the Ripper from his spooky post. Now, twinkling trees and sparkling snowmen have taken up...
  • Amazon renews 'Transparent' for second season

    Amazon renews 'Transparent' for second season
    Amazon has ordered a second season of "Transparent," its half-hour comedy starring Jeffrey Tambor as a retired professor and transgender woman who comes out to her family later in life.  The series was created by Jill Soloway, formerly a writer on...
  • Food-delivery start-ups are fattening up on technology

    Food-delivery start-ups are fattening up on technology
    Cassandra Santana rarely has time to shop for food, let alone cook it. The Venice social media manager gets groceries delivered weekly to her house. She also orders on a regular basis from trendy restaurants such as Gjelina for delivery to her home or...
  • How I Made It: Novica Chief Executive Roberto Milk

    How I Made It: Novica Chief Executive Roberto Milk
    The gig: Roberto Milk, 40, is chief executive and a co-founder of Novica, which searches the globe for artists unknown outside their local areas. The Santa Monica company gives them an online sales platform and a forum for their stories. "We have...
  • Amazon.com to open first brick-and-mortar store in Manhattan, report says

    The line is getting even more blurry between online retailing and physical shopping: Amazon.com, the e-commerce giant that has put fear in the hearts of brick-and-mortar retailers, appears to be going old-school this holiday season and reportedly...
  • Reviews of bluegrass music releases

    CROSSPOINT, "We're Gonna Rise," Rural Rhythm Christian. 12 tracks. Crosspoint is a 6-year-old bluegrass gospel band based in Cumberland Gap, Tenn. Members are Gary Kidwell on guitar, Steve Partin on mandolin, Alan Powers on banjo, Cleve May on reso-...
  • Around Town: Newport author's book offers advice on college applications

    Newport Beach author Cynthia Muchnick has published a new book, "Writing Successful College Applications," to help college hopefuls get through the admission process. Muchnick has worked in the education field for 15 years as an educator, an admission...
  • Supreme Court hears arguments in Amazon warehouse dispute

    Supreme Court hears arguments in Amazon warehouse dispute
    — Is a warehouse worker passing through a security check after he's clocked out similar to a casino or bank employee securing her cash drawer at the end of a shift? U.S. Supreme Court justices weighed that and other comparisons Wednesday during...
  • Online retailer Amazon set to open a physical store: WSJ

    (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc , the online juggernaut whose rapid expansion helped derail many a brick-and-mortar retail chain, may soon open its first physical store, at a prime site in Midtown Manhattan, according to The Wall Street Journal. Amazon...
  • In 2015, L.A. County is forecast to regain jobs lost during recession

    Los Angeles County will finally regain the number of jobs it lost during the Great Recession next year, with Orange County and the Inland Empire expected to follow soon after, a new study projects. After facing a more severe downturn than many other...
  • Venezuelans turn to bitcoins to bypass socialist currency controls

    CARACAS (Reuters) - Tech-savvy Venezuelans looking to bypass dysfunctional economic controls are turning to the bitcoin virtual currency to obtain dollars, make Internet purchases -- and launch a little subversion. Two New York-based Venezuelan...