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  • Making retailers liable for damages from hacking

    SACRAMENTO — The recent hacking of customer data from Target Corp. computers is roiling the California Legislature. Last week, two members of the Assembly touted a bill to strengthen consumer safeguards and limit the type of information...
  • Condo Association can revoke license to park

    Blog sponsored by Becker & Poliakoff A recent case demonstrates how important it is to carefully consider what documentation to use in connection with allocation of the use of parking spaces.  In Keane v. The President Condominium Association, Inc., the...
  • Money-smart kids: How much should the tooth fairy bring?

    On the occasion of National Tooth Fairy Day (yes, there is such a thing), I received not one but two studies showing that the tiny sprite is taking a bigger bite out of parents' wallets. An annual survey by Visa showed that children received an average...
  • Los Angeles 2020 Commission calls for changes to improve the city

    Los Angeles 2020 Commission calls for changes to improve the city
    Three months after it painted L.A. as a metropolis stumbling into decline, the Los Angeles 2020 Commission offered 13 recommendations Wednesday that it said would attract jobs and "put the city on a path to fiscal stability." The group of prominent...
  • Sands Bethlehem casino to be sold to Tropicana?

    A year after the owners of Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem acknowledged it was for sale to the right buyer, Tropicana Entertainment Inc. has emerged as a suitor, according to sources familiar with talks between the two gambling companies. Principals...
  • Racquet clubs' closure stuns customers

    Angelo LaDuca showed up at Lehigh Valley Racquet and Fitness Clubs Wednesday ready to work out, unaware the Bethlehem club he'd joined a decade ago had abruptly gone out of business. "I drove in and thought, 'Oh, there's not that many people here today....
  • The truth about public pensions in California

     The truth about public pensions in California
    When it comes to meeting California's state pension obligations, everyone agrees that paying the bills is a challenge. But exactly how big is the "unfunded liability"? Pessimists and optimists throw out wildly different totals for the state's 80...
  • Obama to pay homage to LBJ's legacy

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama comes face to face Thursday with the legacy of Lyndon Johnson. Obama will deliver the keynote address at Johnson's presidential library in Austin, Texas, marking the 50th anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Act,...
  • Felons, fugitives bought guns amid backlog

    Felons, fugitives bought guns amid backlog
    More than 300 people banned from owning guns were able to buy them last year because the state police were overwhelmed with background check requests, police said Wednesday. People with histories of mental illness or convictions for violent misdemeanors,...
  • Otis McDonald, 1933-2014: Fought Chicago's gun ban

     Otis McDonald, 1933-2014: Fought Chicago's gun ban
    Otis McDonald forever will be known as the man who brought down Chicago's gun ban. After a long illness, he died Friday, April 4, at the age of 80. The landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that bears his name forced Chicago to fall in line with the...
  • 5 years for ex-Markham deputy police chief who had sex with detainee

    5 years for ex-Markham deputy police chief who had sex with detainee
    A former top south suburban police official was sentenced Wednesday to the maximum five-year sentence in prison by an outraged federal judge who ruled he sexually assaulted a woman in police custody and called his misconduct “revolting.”...