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  • Beware of Affordable Care Act scams

    Now that a big part of the Affordable Care Act (aka ACA, aka Obamacare) has gone into effect, there's an unfortunate development -- a new crop of scams that fraudsters have come up with in order to secure unauthorized use of your personal information. You...
  • Fund For Sandy Hook Responders Lags

    Fund For Sandy Hook Responders Lags
    More than a month after legislators announced the establishment of a fund to help first responders to the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, just less than $22,000 has been donated by the private companies that pledged to sustain it. As of...
  • Getting To Closure On Sandy Hook Fund

    The Sandy Hook Support Fund imbroglio serves as a lesson no town should ever have to learn: how to handle the millions of dollars that flow in from kindhearted people after a mass tragedy. Well-meaning local leaders are at odds with grieving families of...
  • Editorial: No More Teddy Bears For Newtown, Please

    The tens of thousands of toys, stuffed animals and other gifts sent to Newtown from all over the country are heartwarming gestures by good citizens trying to salve the wounds of shattered families and a grieving community. But there's a better way to...
  • A Giant Returns After Massive Overhaul

     A Giant Returns After Massive Overhaul
    The Hartford Financial Services Group endured a massive overhaul in the past year and a half that resulted in a smaller company with far fewer employees. The remaining employees, however, say they enjoy working for a property-casualty and mutual funds...
  • Volunteer profile: Peggy Miller

    Volunteer profile: Peggy Miller
    Family Service Executive Director Paul Dean says this about the responses Peggy Miller provided for this week's volunteer profile: "In her descriptions she talks about her role as leading jewelry-making classes. Peggy has also led many other arts and...
  • Bernarda 'Bernie' Wong, Chinese American Service League founder

    Bernarda 'Bernie' Wong, Chinese American Service League founder
    Walking through the halls of the Chinese American Service League, Bernarda Wong stops in front of a bulletin board and points to a picture. "We created a class for people to learn how to get a mortgage," Wong says with pride. "It's my job to know what...
  • Weekend preview: End of the world? Santa to the rescue!

    Weekend preview: End of the world? Santa to the rescue!
    Lotta talk these days about Bolon Yokte, the Mayan god in charge of bad things, including war, conflict, the underworld and “Gangnam Style.” It is Yokte, as he is known among the wags knocking ’em back most nights at Red’s in...
  • Mike Bonin in Council District 11

    Mike Bonin in Council District 11
    Los Angeles City Council District 11 begins at the bluffs of Pacific Palisades and crosses the coral tree-lined median of San Vicente Boulevard. It includes Westchester bungalows in the shadow of jets rumbling into LAX, and the homeless in Venice who...
  • Father Bob Remains Source Of Comfort In Newtown

    Father Bob Remains Source Of Comfort In Newtown
    As he stood near the front door of the Sandy Hook Elementary School on the morning of Dec. 14, shattered glass near his feet, Monsignor Robert Weiss knew he was as close to evil as he would ever get. Newtown police officers had asked the pastor of...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The Weekend Warm-Up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Several departing state lawmakers, including the former top Republican on the Senate Education Committee, are in line for six-figure, taxpayer-funded payoffs as they head into retirement. State Sen. Jeff Piccola, R-...