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  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Haven' on Syfy

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Haven' on Syfy
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 8 - 14, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Styled to Rock The designers create...
  • Helping others in the office is a way to help yourself

    Q. The advice in your column often seems geared to avoid making other people uncomfortable. My job is hard enough without having to walk on eggshells about other people's feelings. Since the tools you teach seem to be tricky to learn and take time, how...
  • 13 Unlucky factors threatening your job security

    DEAR JOYCE: Things aren't going so well at the company where I work, and I worry that there's trouble ahead for my department. I seem to recall that you once cited signs of trouble ahead for one's continued employment in his or her job. It was good...
  • Stop getting drunk to stay safe

    Stop getting drunk to stay safe
    Emily Yoffe's recent Slate article, "College Women: Stop Getting Drunk," suggesting that parents warning to their young daughters that drinking to incapacity leaves them vulnerable to many dangers — including sexual assault — touched off a...
  • Note to readers

    Beginning this week, the content that had appeared in the Sunrise section will be relocated to other sections, in print and online: - Puzzles, comics, Ask Amy and TV listings will move to the sports section. - A directory of movie theaters will...
  • The new old Marconi's salad at Capital Grille doesn't disappoint

    The new old Marconi's salad at Capital Grille doesn't disappoint
    Peggy Thalheimer remembers the first time she went to Maison Marconi's. It was 1973, and she had just moved to Charm City. "My husband told me he was going to take me to the best restaurant in Baltimore," said Thalheimer, who acknowledged that the...
  • Benefit of downtime a real no-brainer

     Benefit of downtime a real no-brainer
    You're sitting in front of a computer screen, trying desperately to write the greatest workplace advice column in the history of the world and it's just not coming to you. Then you step away for a few minutes (hours) and occupy yourself with something...
  • Swift Justice: Eviction, wills and judgment collection

    Dear Jackie, I have a tenant that I am in the process of evicting. The judge ruled in my favor for restitution. The tenant is making no effort to leave the premises, and I am in the process of having him removed by a constable through the courts. The...
  • O.J. Simpson gets another day in court

    I've been writing this legal advice column about small-claims issues for the past two years, and it has been an honor reading and responding to your questions. I've truly enjoyed delving into so many different topics and points of law. But change is...
  • Must my civility be yours?

    Last fall, I received an email from a columnist in Toronto who noticed that I used a column she had written as one of the online readings for a class I teach on column on and opinion writing. The columnist wrote to me to ask about the course as well as...
  • Whom do I go to for advice? And whom don't I?

    I'm not the only person who writes a regular column on ethical issues. But awhile back, I pointed out that when facing my own ethical issues, I had no one to write to for ethical guidance. "It would be a conflict of interest to write to a competing...