| Jul 5, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Juggling the rising cost of textbooks, tuition, food and rent is a little more manageable now for rising University of Maryland, Baltimore County senior Keyerra Jeter, thanks to a June 1 raise in starting pay to $9 per hour for Gap Inc.'s 65,000...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 6:30 AM
PARIS- TrustNordisk has sold Gunnar Vikene's comedy "Here is Harnold," to multiple territories.
The Scandi giant presented a 3-minute promo at Cannes and sold the film to Germany (NFP), Japan (Nikkatsu Corporation), Switzerland (Frenetec Films), Czech...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 7:06 PM
California's low-wage workers now have a little more money to pay their rent, see a doctor or hold an occasional backyard barbecue, now that the Fourth of July has come and gone.
The state's minimum wage rose one dollar Tuesday to $9 an hour.
| Jul 11, 2014
We need to deliver some bad news. Are you sitting down?
Actually, that's the problem. Studies link sitting all day on your posterior--the way you likely work every day--to numerous ailments, including cardiovascular disease, deep-vein thrombosis,...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:00 PM
With the luxury of a landlord to call when something needs fixing, apartment living doesn't exactly require the level of handiness you'll need as a full-blown homeowner. "There are tons of tools that are kind of silly to have as a renter," said Ken...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:00 PM
When it comes to decorating your place, the small space and smaller budget you're working with doesn't excuse the souvenir shot glass collection motif you're still rocking from college. Deck out your digs like a grown-up instead with these wallet-friendly...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 6:00 AM
I found myself yelling a lot at the flat screen while watching the first four episodes of Guillermo del Toro's new horror series, "The Strain," which debuts on FX Sunday night.
At first, I thought it a residual reaction from the hours spent watching the...
| Jul 13, 2014
A task force created by Mayor Rahm Emanuel recommended Monday that the city increase its minimum wage to $13 per hour from the current $8.25 by 2018.
In the wake of the Minimum Wage Working Group's report, the only agreement among workers and store...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 11:30 AM
If you want to understand Night + Market Song, Kris Yenbamroong's new Thai restaurant in Silver Lake, you could do worse than to look at the luu suk, a puddle of warm pig blood, strewn with feathery Southeast Asian herbs, served in a shallow bowl. The...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Ikea has expanded the solar energy system at its Perryville distribution center, making it by far the largest rooftop array in the state.
The home furnishings retailer said Tuesday it began installing additional solar panels last fall to double the...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Make Costa Mesa better for families.
In all my public service in Costa Mesa — through five years on the Planning Commission, six years on the City Council and nearly four years on the school board — this has been my goal, the bedrock of my...