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  • High retail rents making New York a chain-store city

    New York is increasingly becoming chain store city. Looking for a "Seinfeld"-style coffee shop? It's sharing the city with 280 Starbucks and more than 530 Dunkin Donuts. A good neighborhood deli? It's competing with some 460 Subways. And the corner...
  • Curator Stephanie Barron has grown along with LACMA

    Curator Stephanie Barron has grown along with LACMA
    Inside Stephanie Barron's glass-walled office, cluttered with memories of her nearly 40 years at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, there's a tacked-up printout of the 2014 portrait painter David Hockney created in her honor. Within arm's reach is a...
  • St. Patrick's Day celebrations are richer than green beer

    St. Patrick's Day celebrations are richer than green beer
    St. Patrick's Day is Tuesday. This may come as a shock to those of you who chose to jump the holiday by a few days to partake of the many celebrations, drink specials and subsequent hangovers that have been amply available. That's how it is here. More...
  • Commentary: Government-paid tuition doesn't solve anything

    What does $1,400 buy nowadays? One year of cellphone service with T-Mobile, one year of television with DirecTV or one year's tuition at a California community college — for 60% of students, that is. The other 40% pay no tuition. Which is why the...
  • How longshoremen command $100K salaries in era of globalization and automation

    How longshoremen command $100K salaries in era of globalization and automation
    More than 4,400 ships bring nearly $400 billion worth of goods through the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach every year, a crucial link in the global supply chain of factories, warehouses, docks, highways and rail lines. Most blue-collar workers along...
  • Eugenie Clark dies at 92; Respected scientist swam with sharks

     Eugenie Clark dies at 92; Respected scientist swam with sharks
    As a schoolgirl in the 1930s, Eugenie Clark spent countless hours pressed up to the tanks at a New York City aquarium, absorbed by the alligators, sea turtles and hundreds of species of fish just beyond the glass. There was one creature, however, that...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Tuition is not main hurdle for most community college students

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Tuition is not main hurdle for most community college students
    What does $1,400 buy nowadays? One year of cellphone service with T-Mobile, one year of television with DirecTV, or one year’s tuition at a California community college — for 60% of students, that is. The other 40% pay no tuition. Which is...
  • Connecticut's Maria Praeli Invited To White House Today To Meet Obama

    Connecticut's Maria Praeli Invited To White House Today To Meet Obama
      Maria Praeli, from New Milford, is one of several United We Dream leaders who have been invited to the White House Wednesday to meet President Obama and discuss immigrant youth, their families, and the ongoing political debate about immigrants in...
  • Control your spending by understanding marketing tactics

    Control your spending by understanding marketing tactics
    Retail therapy might not be the best medicine, but aroma therapy makes scents. These are among the secrets to spending smarter that can be gleaned from academia's study of consumer behavior, which examines not only what we buy but why. Here are some...
  • Domestic violence affects all — but the poor have fewer resources to escape it

    Domestic violence affects all — but the poor have fewer resources to escape it
    Thanks to Marylou Yam for her commentary suggesting "The NFL could become a leader in domestic violence prevention" (Jan. 14). Her warning that the Mueller Report absolving NFL officials for not seeing the video of Ray Rice assaulting Janay Rice should...
  • Law school program offers a legal leg-up

    Law school program offers a legal leg-up
    Jill Hiraizumi started her legal practice on a shoestring. The Whittier Law School graduate often delivered her estate planning advice across a client's kitchen table. "When I needed office space, I used an attorney friend's conference room," said...