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  • Little Italy facing big challenges

    Little Italy facing big challenges
    When utility crews dug up the intersection of Eastern Avenue and South High Street a couple of years ago, Gia Blatterman stood nearby and tried to picture Little Italy in 50 years. Would the low-slung rowhomes and Italian restaurants have given way to...
  • Shirley B. Howard, fundraiser

    Shirley B. Howard, fundraiser
    Shirley B. Howard, a former local TV personality who with her late husband co-founded the Children's Cancer Foundation and proceeded to raise millions of dollars to help children suffering from cancer, died Wednesday of respiratory failure at her...
  • Fast-food worker strikes coming to Los Angeles; higher wages sought

    Fast-food worker strikes coming to Los Angeles; higher wages sought
    The fight for higher fast-food wages is coming to Los Angeles. Just a few days before Labor Day, restaurant workers plan to walk off the job at big-name chains around Southern California to demand $15-an-hour pay, according to organizers. The...
  • Can you hold the fries for one day for a fast-food wage protest?

    Can you hold the fries for one day for a fast-food wage protest?
    Where will you be buying your lunch on Aug. 29? Not at a fast-food place, its workers ask. Employees at three big national fast-food chain outlets -- including those in Los Angeles -- will be putting down their deep-fat fryers and picking up picket...
  • Nutrition is on the menu for district meeting

    Portion control and preparing more food in-house are on the menu for Laguna Beach Unified School District nutrition staff as the start of the school year nears. In response to a drop in lunch purchases and a change in the maximum entree size, the...
  • Don't let Congress trample Maryland's rights

    Don't let Congress trample Maryland's rights
    When Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson of Minnesota, ranking member of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, helped Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa craft an amendment to the Farm Bill that would nullify dozens — if not hundreds — of state...
  • Fast food: Would a higher minimum wage mean pricier burgers?

    Fast-food workers and their supporters are calling for a $15-an-hour minimum wage as they prepare to picket in nationwide protests Thursday. That raises the question: If they’re successful, will burger prices soar? Expert opinion is mixed. The...
  • Jobs are coming back, but they don't pay enough

    Jobs are coming back, but they don't pay enough
    The good news as Labor Day approaches: Jobs are returning. The bad news: Most of them pay lousy wages and provide low, if not nonexistent, benefits. The trend toward lousy wages began before the Great Recession. According to a new report from the...
  • Burger King's new French Fry Burger puts the fries under the bun

    Burger King's new French Fry Burger puts the fries under the bun
    Forget the old-fashioned hamburger with a side of fries. This fall, Burger King is offering a burger with the fries built right in. On Sept. 1, the fast-food chain will introduce the French Fry Burger, a standard hamburger with four French fries inserted...
  • Room service may be on its last wheels

    Room service may be on its last wheels
    The dueling futures of hotel food service collided in Manhattan one recent Tuesday. On the very day that the New York Hilton Midtown did away with room service, the Affinia Dumont began a partnership with grocery-delivery service FreshDirect to bring...
  • Fast-food workers protest for higher wages in Los Angeles

    Fast-food workers protest for higher wages in Los Angeles
    Fast-food protests that started in New York spread to Los Angeles and other cities across the nation Thursday as workers called for higher wages and the chance to unionize. Dozens of fast-food workers and supporters marched outside a South Los Angeles...