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  • California Senate Approves Sweetened Movie-TV Tax Credit

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The California State Senate has approved legislation on a 32-2 vote to extend and expand California's movie and TV tax credit, more than tripling its current size to $330 million annually over five years. The vote came on...
  • Credit-card debt jumps in Orlando as economy improves

    Credit-card debt jumps in Orlando as economy improves
    Fueled by a stronger economy, credit-card debt is accelerating for the first time in years in Metro Orlando — one of the country's fastest-growing markets for paying with plastic, a new study has found. Consumer credit-card debt in the metro...
  • Uber 'brand ambassadors' using burner phones, credit cards to sabotage Lyft

     
    Filed under: Technology The ongoing war of dominance in the mobile ridesharing industry between rival services Uber and Lyft (identified by its cars' pink mustaches) is showing no signs of stopping. One recent report based on Lyft data accused Uber's...
  • Sitting Down With Bank Of America CEO Brian Moynihan

    Sitting Down With Bank Of America CEO Brian Moynihan
    Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan stopped recently in Farmington to visit a major office of the bank's home equity lending business. In the past 18 months, the location has added 200 employees, for a total of 650, most of them in home equity. More...
  • Box Office for Italian Films Hits 30% Market Share, But Lower Pic Prod Coin is Worrying Trend

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - In the year when Italian cinema took the foreign-language Oscar for "The Great Beauty," the country's film industry is going through a transformative phase. First the positives: The local box office in 2013 was up, albeit a...
  • O.C. classical society sees big spending hike in most recent season

    O.C. classical society sees big spending hike in most recent season
    Bucking a sense of retrenchment in the classical music world, including highly publicized recent cutbacks by New York’s Metropolitan Opera, the Philharmonic Society of Orange County increased its spending 36% during its most recent season and,...
  • S&P snips American Apparel credit rating amid debt concerns

    S&P snips American Apparel credit rating amid debt concerns
    Standard & Poor's Rating Services downgraded American Apparel Inc.'s credit rating amid concerns that the troubled retailer will be forced to restructure its debt. The Wall Street rating agency said the Los Angeles company was roiled by uncertainty in...
  • Lauderdale Lakes man accused of having counterfeit credit cards

    Lauderdale Lakes man accused of having counterfeit credit cards
    A Lauderdale Lakes motorist who was pulled over for failing to wear a seat belt is charged with possessing counterfeit credit cards, the Broward Sheriff's Office said. Robert Letroy Martin, 34, was stopped just before 7 p.m. Thursday in the 1400 block of...
  • Porn industry hit by another HIV filming moratorium

    Porn industry hit by another HIV filming moratorium
    Adult film production in the Los Angeles area has halted under a voluntary moratorium after a performer tested positive for HIV, marking the third such shutdown since 2013. Diane Duke, chief executive of the Free Speech Coalition, a trade association...
  • Everything you need to know about how restaurant tipping works

    Everything you need to know about how restaurant tipping works
    Tipping seems like a simple transaction between two parties. You eat at a restaurant, you experience good service, and in a show of gratitude you voluntarily leave the server a bonus $5 gratuity, a monetary pat on the back for a job well done. Of...
  • Coconut Creek puts temporary ban on medical pot

    COCONUT CREEK -- If it comes, the city will be ready. Voters will decide in November whether to legalize medical marijuana. But commissioners Thursday gave unanimous initial approval to a six-month moratorium on growing or selling it the city. It will...