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  • Fast-food worker strikes coming to Los Angeles; higher wages sought

    Fast-food worker strikes coming to Los Angeles; higher wages sought
    The fight for higher fast-food wages is coming to Los Angeles. Just a few days before Labor Day, restaurant workers plan to walk off the job at big-name chains around Southern California to demand $15-an-hour pay, according to organizers. The...
  • Can you hold the fries for one day for a fast-food wage protest?

    Can you hold the fries for one day for a fast-food wage protest?
    Where will you be buying your lunch on Aug. 29? Not at a fast-food place, its workers ask. Employees at three big national fast-food chain outlets -- including those in Los Angeles -- will be putting down their deep-fat fryers and picking up picket...
  • Port truck driver strike kicks off week of planned labor action

    Port truck driver strike kicks off week of planned labor action
    At least 15 port truck drivers seeking to unionize at a Carson-based firm went on strike Monday night, kicking off a week's worth of planned labor actions. Labor groups organizing strikes and rallies are aiming to draw attention to low-wage workers in...
  • 2 wounded during separate shootings in Tri-Taylor, Roseland

    2 wounded during separate shootings in Tri-Taylor, Roseland
    Two people were wounded early Sunday morning in separate shootings on the Near West and Far South Sides. In the first attack, a 42-year-old man was wounded about 1 a.m. during a gang-related shooting in the parking lot of a KFC in the 1100 block of...
  • A millennial's Rolling Stone rant offers up some tired old 'solutions'

    A millennial's Rolling Stone rant offers up some tired old 'solutions'
    "In America," Oscar Wilde quipped, "the young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience." And they often do it in the pages of Rolling Stone. Last week, the magazine posted a mini-manifesto...
  • Unraveling any weight-gain links to stress, cortisol

    Unraveling any weight-gain links to stress, cortisol
    Here's some not especially breaking news: Lots of Americans are over-stressed, and lots of those very same Americans also are overweight. Surely, it would appear, stress must be one of the most fattening things outside of a KFC Double Down sandwich....
  • Fast-food experts analyze 5,427 kids' meals -- only 33 are healthful

    Fast-food experts analyze 5,427 kids' meals -- only 33 are healthful
    It’s not often that the so-called food cops have kind words for the fast-food industry, but there are a few of them in a new report on the offerings from restaurants such as McDonald’s, KFC and Taco Bell -- and how they are marketed to kids....
  • FDA action would effectively ban trans fats

    FDA action would effectively ban trans fats
    The long war on trans fats may be drawing to a close. The government proposed new rules Thursday that would all but ban the artery-clogging fats, a move that will force makers of margarine, frozen pizza and other processed foods to reformulate their...
  • Feds start surveys of tornado wreckage

    Feds start surveys of tornado wreckage
    WASHINGTON, Ill. — As rain soaked the shredded remains of Washington neighborhoods on Thursday, damage assessment teams began surveying the wreckage. Their findings — and the initial ones were almost uniformly grim — will be used in...
  • Food distribution fills Thanksgiving menu for those facing greater need

    Food distribution fills Thanksgiving menu for those facing greater need
    Janice Scott works hard at KFC and stretches her budget to care for her 12-year-old son and her 1-year-old godson, whom she adopted this month. So she was grateful to be in a church basement in Essex on Tuesday, accepting a 14-pound turkey and a box full...
  • Fast-food protests over minimum wage continue in Silver Lake

    Fast-food protests over minimum wage continue in Silver Lake
    Rallies over fast-food wages continued into the afternoon Thursday, with roughly 100 people congregating on the narrow sidewalk outside a McDonald’s restaurant in Silver Lake. Many of the protesters were repeats from a morning event outside a...