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  • O.C. now has third-largest Asian American population in nation

    O.C. now has third-largest Asian American population in nation
    Orange County now ranks as the third-largest Asian American population nationwide, with nearly 600,000 Asian Americans living in a county once defined by its dominantly white communities, a study to be released Tuesday shows. In a boom decade running...
  • Bitcoin shows staying power as online merchants chase digital sparkle

    Bitcoin shows staying power as online merchants chase digital sparkle
    Bitcoin is catching on at U.S. online merchants including Overstock.com and Expedia, as customers use a digital currency that just a few years ago was virtually unknown but is now showing some staying power. Though sales paid for in bitcoin so far at...
  • Are celebrity marriages and divorces a barometer for the rest of us?

    Are celebrity marriages and divorces a barometer for the rest of us?
    What a week for celebrity marriage. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got secretly hitched in France on Saturday. Neil and Pegi Young are divorcing after more than three decades. And Beyonce and Jay Z's Video Music Awards appearance on Sunday confirmed they'...
  • Hidden good news for the money-challenged young

    Hidden good news for the money-challenged young
    The U.S. Census Bureau released a report the other day on Americans' wealth that seemed full of bad news. Middle-class wealth was down, and inequality — the gap between the top and everyone else — was up. Stereotypes seem confirmed. But wait....
  • Guest post: Labor Day 2014 sales better than average

    Guest post: Labor Day 2014 sales better than average
    Editor's note: This guest post was submitted by the bloggers from crazytowndeals.com.  A recent Time Magazine article described the Back To School shopping season among retailers as "brutally competitive." According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the amount...
  • Through 'lost lots,' an effort to make L.A. more of a park place

    Through 'lost lots,' an effort to make L.A. more of a park place
    Israel Cruz drives his cluttered Mazda through the palm-lined avenues of Panorama City, a stack of maps at his side and a hurried sweat on his brow. The 30-year-old in Ray-Bans and brown moccasins is scanning for "lost lots," small slices of city land...
  • Women-owned firms increase by 34 percent, American Express survey says

    Women-owned firms increase by 34 percent, American Express survey says
    Fort Lauderdale-Miami metro area's number of women-owned firms in the  increased by 34 percent from over the past decade, according to the "State of the Women-Owned Business" report released last week. Companies owned by women grew to about 243,000 last...
  • Battleground set for South Florida Congress races

    Battleground set for South Florida Congress races
    Joe Kaufman knows the secret to firing up a crowd. At least this crowd. The magic words: "I'm running for Congress against Debbie Wasserman Schultz." Kaufman was talking to an all-Republican crowd of party activists, reminding them he wants to take on...
  • Perspective: Speaking the same language of opportunity

    Perspective: Speaking the same language of opportunity
    Opportunity has always brought new communities to Chicago, from the growth of railroads and stockyards in the 19th century to the recent emergence of technology startups; the city has consistently welcomed people from different corners of the world. In...
  • Young women closing workplace gender gap

    Young women seem tantalizingly close to achieving gender equality in the workplace, at least when it comes to wages, a new report from the Pew Research Center suggests. But it remains to be seen whether motherhood will slow their strides, as it did for...
  • GCC hopes for boost in summer enrollment

    Glendale Community College hopes to increase the number of summer students this year to make up for a shortfall in spring enrollment figures. College officials reported last week they estimate they served about 600 fewer students than hoped. Mary...