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  • Connecticut's Not Going For The Dogs

    Sometimes I feel like I'm the only one in the world who doesn't own a dog. So let me set the record straight. I'm normal. According to the best data available, Connecticut ranks 49th out of 50 states in terms of dog ownership, with only 28.3 percent...
  • Myopia that bankrupted Detroit is shared by many

    Detroit's bankruptcy is about numbers: a 26 percent drop in population since 2000, 78,000 abandoned properties, $10 billion in underfunded pension and health care obligations for public employees and billions more in bonds and other debt that make it...
  • Comfort women statue opponents sway Buena Park

    A memorial in Glendale to sex slaves who served the Japanese army during World War II has aggravated an overseas opposition group that has now turned its attention to a similar proposal in Buena Park. Members of the opposition group — which...
  • $61 million study examines Hispanic/Latino health

    $61 million study examines Hispanic/Latino health
    The largest long-term study of Hispanic/Latino health to date could help uncover reasons behind this group's high rate of certain chronic, often life-threatening diseases and determine why life expectancy in the population appears longer despite these...
  • Florida's population nears 20 million people

    Florida's population nears 20 million people
    Experts thought this would be the year that Florida would bypass New York and be named the third largest state. Turns out, they were wrong. The U.S. Census Bureau released its most recent population data on Monday, showing that Florida was just 98,000...
  • The forecast for housing in 2014: Higher prices, rates

    The forecast for housing in 2014: Higher prices, rates
    Prepare for a year of more in the real estate industry — more improvement, mostly, but also more expense as mortgage rates, prices and rents rise. Analysts expect a solid 2014 here and nationally, after a year in which the battered housing...
  • California farms lead the way in almond production

    California farms lead the way in almond production
    One of California's top ambassadors often comes lightly salted and travels in a vacuum-sealed can. Eat an almond anywhere in the world and chances are that it was grown in the Golden State. California produces 82% of the globe's almonds, harvesting...
  • Garcetti meets arts leaders to brainstorm, urge fresh thinking

    Garcetti meets arts leaders to brainstorm, urge fresh thinking
    This post has been updated. Please see below for details. Addressing about 100 Los Angeles arts leaders Tuesday at City Hall, Mayor Eric Garcetti promised a more cohesive arts policy in which a variety of city departments will be attuned to fostering...
  • Latinos lag in getting alternative educational credentials

    Latinos lag in getting alternative educational credentials
    For Americans who haven’t been to college, alternative credentials such as professional licenses or educational certificates offer an edge in earnings, a new U.S. Census Bureau report shows. But Latinos lag behind other Americans in getting such...
  • Study: Low-wage workers more educated than in 1968, but make less

    Study: Low-wage workers more educated than in 1968, but make less
    New research by the Economic Policy Institute finds that low-wage workers are more educated today than they were more than 40 years ago, but make less when the minimum wage is adjusted for inflation.   Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau's Current...
  • U.S. poverty higher, California highest, when housing costs added

    U.S. poverty higher, California highest, when housing costs added
    An alternative way of measuring poverty shows that nearly 2.8 million more people are struggling across the country than officially calculated, the U.S. Census Bureau reports – and California has by far the biggest share of people in poverty,...