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  • Low-wage workers pay the price of nickel-and-diming by employers

    Low-wage workers pay the price of nickel-and-diming by employers
    The continuing push for higher minimum wages across the country has much to recommend it, but the campaign shouldn't keep us from recognizing a truly insidious practice that impoverishes low-wage workers all the more. It's known as wage theft. Wage...
  • Pension funds sue Darden restaurants over shareholder rights: WSJ

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A group of shareholders has sued Darden Restaurants Inc, accusing the company of changing corporate bylaws to try to block investors' right to vote on a plan to sell or spin off its Red Lobster dining chain, the Wall Street...
  • Valley gets double dose of Kona Ice

    Spring is officially here and if you're like me, you've welcomed it with one or all of the following: outdoor jogs, a car wash and free Rita's water ice last month. The latter has been a tradition for more than 20 years and as much as I enjoy a...
  • Convicted Allfirst trader seeks redemption hiring others

    Convicted Allfirst trader seeks redemption hiring others
    John M. Rusnak was preparing to open a ZIPS dry cleaning business in Pasadena when a job seeker walked in from a nearby drug recovery house. The applicant had little experience, was recovering from a heroin addiction and had a misdemeanor charge on his...
  • Hollywood lore lures tourists to the TCM tour

     Hollywood lore lures tourists to the TCM tour
    There's a Chick-fil-A on the Sunset Boulevard corner where Lana Turner was said to have been discovered, a public school at the former Ambassador Hotel site where Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft filmed their trysts in "The Graduate" and a CVS in the...
  • Darden gets sued over bylaw changes

    Darden gets sued over bylaw changes
    A Teamsters fund and a pension fund for the city of Birmingham, Conn., which both invest in Darden Restaurants stock, have sued the company over recent changes to its bylaws. Darden last month added language allowing it to delay its annual shareholder...
  • A guide to making perfect quiche, every time

    A guide to making perfect quiche, every time
    Quiche, that culinary darling of the 1970s, suddenly seems to be appearing on menus everywhere. At Empire Coffee + Pastry in northeast Minneapolis, quiche truly impressive quiche, it must be said has been a top seller since sisters Amy and Chrissy...
  • Cuba looks to cooperatives to slow rise of capitalism

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba's slow, cautious reforms to revive its state-run economy suddenly burst into life at businesses like Karabali, a Havana nightclub owned by a 21-member cooperative. The communist government began leasing Karabali to its employees...
  • At Boston Marathon bombing site, all signs point to normality

    At Boston Marathon bombing site, all signs point to normality
    BOSTON — On an April morning a year after two bombs tore through the crowd at the Boston Marathon finish line, there's little sign that destruction once visited Boylston Street. Bleary-eyed students and hard-hatted construction workers wait at...
  • Jews stay within Passover rules by selling bread, buying back after holiday

    Jews stay within Passover rules by selling bread, buying back after holiday
    During Passover, the holiday that begins tonight, observant Jews avoid eating leavened bread and all other foods whose ingredients rise during preparation. That means doing without some of the modern diet's tastiest staples, from bagels and pizza to pasta...
  • Businesses offer Tax Day freebies

    Businesses offer Tax Day freebies
    Benjamin Franklin taught us that nothing is certain except death and taxes.  He should have added Tax Day freebies to his list.   In recent years, businesses across the country have begun offering free items and deep discounts in honor of Tuesday's...