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  • O.C. students get SELF help for legal careers

    The young woman was hunkered down at a small corner desk in a back office filled with stacked boxes. The boxes were brimming with folders, the folders full of files. Dressed with professional modesty on a casual Friday afternoon, she sat quietly,...
  • Hallmark channels on a roll but not all shareholders celebrate

    Hallmark channels on a roll but not all shareholders celebrate
    The Hallmark Channel and its sister network Hallmark Movie Channel are doing so well they should get congratulation cards from their namesake. Ratings for both networks are up, ad revenue and cash flow is growing too, and the stock price of parent...
  • Pressure builds against France's ban on fracking

    Pressure builds against France's ban on fracking
    Deep beneath the City of Light lies what some believe to be an energy bonanza ripe for harvest. If the rosy forecasts are correct, France is sitting on one of the biggest deposits of shale gas in Western Europe, enough to supply the country for...
  • SeaWorld could face legal action from investors

     SeaWorld could face legal action from investors
    After last week's big stock drop, SeaWorld now could face legal action from investors. A New York City law firm said it may file a proposed class-action lawsuit if it can show that SeaWorld previously knew the documentary "Blackfish" impacted visits...
  • Despite lip service, Silicon Valley venture capital still a man's world

    Despite lip service, Silicon Valley venture capital still a man's world
    When she started her child-support tracking business SupportPay, Sheri Atwood expected all kinds of suggestions - but not the tip she got from a female investor who suggested she dye her blonde hair darker to be taken more seriously by venture...
  • Southern California is emerging market for online video start-ups

    Southern California is emerging market for online video start-ups
    Fans once lined up at Tower Records on Sunset Strip to get autographs from legends such as Aerosmith and Mariah Carey. Tourists still pose by the iconic building, but it's the new name on the door — Flipagram — and not the musical lore that'...
  • Dire straitjackets: Bad deals remind us to take the long view

     
    Consider these six deals: 1. In 2003, the Chicago Park District entered into a 20-year contract that exempted the new Park Grill restaurant in Millennium Park from property taxes and from paying for garbage pickup, water and gas. 2. In......
  • Physician joins skid row cleanup to get homeless off the streets

    Physician joins skid row cleanup to get homeless off the streets
    Armed with a stethoscope, Dr. Susan Partovi walked some of skid row's meanest streets Wednesday, stopping to help a man dazed and stumbling down the sidewalk with blood caked on his head. Luis Trejas, 40, said he'd been beaten up and asked for a...
  • Diesel is used in fracking without permits, report says

    Energy companies have used thousands of gallons of diesel to frack for oil and gas without obtaining the necessary permits required under federal law, according to a new report by the Environmental Integrity Project. The watchdog group's review of...
  • Shrinking would untangle regulation: Front Burner

    The idea that some banks are "too big to fail" became common in 1984 when Continental Illinois was on the brink of failure. The seventh-largest bank in the U.S. at the time, Continental Illinois had $40 billion in assets, but many of those assets were bad...
  • Online reputation repair: a growth industry?

    Online reputation repair: a growth industry?
    Among the various industries spawned by the Internet, one of the most intriguing is the field of managing and repairing the online reputations of people and businesses. It's a classic case of finding a need and filling it. Review sites such as Yelp...