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  • The ugly rehabilitation of George Zimmerman has begun

    The ugly rehabilitation of George Zimmerman has begun
    The rehabilitation of George Zimmerman has begun. Robert Zimmerman Jr., George Zimmerman’s older brother, has launched a one-man PR effort, showing up all over CNN, on NPR, even finding time for Breitbart, to extol his brother’s essential...
  • Moms react to Zimmerman verdict

    Moms react to Zimmerman verdict
    The Zimmerman verdict -- George Zimmerman was acquitted of second-degree murder in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin -- evoked passionate reactions from parents. Some moms tweeted their immediate responses to the verdict in the minutes after it...
  • Perhaps 'Green Parking' Isn't An Oxymoron

    When I first heard the term "green parking," I assumed it was greenwash, pretend environmentalism. I was certain it was an oxymoron; I filed it with "urban renewal project," "Long Island Expressway," "halftime entertainment," "Rell administration," and...
  • Giving family financial help has hindered her retirement

    Giving family financial help has hindered her retirement
    For years, Cheryl McDonald has been her family's financial rock, always willing to give financial support. In terms of retirement, however, being the rock has weighed her down. "I have been the primary income producer and the primary holder of assets,"...
  • White Castle VP talks part-time workers in response to healthcare law

    White Castle VP talks part-time workers in response to healthcare law
    As President Obama's healthcare law rolls out in the coming years, business owners are figuring out how they will comply with coverage mandates.  One popular restaurant chain, White Castle, may in the future hire only part-time workers once the law is...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Great Performances' on KOCE

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Great Performances' on KOCE
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 21 - 27, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Would You Fall for That? The depths...
  • Reckless Development Feeds Fire Danger

    When deadly wildfires struck Arizona in late June, NPR sought out former Courant writer and photojournalist Michael Kodas, who has been covering firefighting for years and is writing a book about it. Now a Colorado resident, Mr. Kodas is an accomplished...
  • Detroit's comeback may already have begun

    Detroit's comeback may already have begun
    Good news for city dwellers. According to a study published this week, we are 20% less likely to die from serious injury than our counterparts in rural America. Sure, homicide rates are higher in cities. But in rural areas, access to trauma and...
  • NPR's Scott Simon: A vigil for his dying mother, tweeted with love

    NPR's Scott Simon: A vigil for his dying mother, tweeted with love
    Scott Simon, a radio host for NPR’s “Weekend Edition,” gave his mother, Patricia Simon Newman Gilband, a very public farewell. For the last few days, Simon, who has more than a million followers on Twitter, has been tweeting odes and...
  • Driving 120 mph? Troopers crack down on speeding into Las Vegas

    Driving 120 mph? Troopers crack down on speeding into Las Vegas
    It might be called the Vegas Itch. And for many drivers headed to Sin City from Southern California and the coast, the obvious scratch is to gun the engine down the long incline along Interstate 15  across the Nevada border and into Primm, with the...
  • MIT: Questions, but no school wrongdoing in Aaron Swartz's death

    The Massachusetts Institute of Technology did nothing overtly wrong in handling hacktivist Aaron Swartz's criminal prosecution and did not push for his punishment, according to an internal review released Tuesday after months of self-examination....