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Golden Opportunity From the Golden State

Hans Johnson | Posted 06.14.2014 | Politics
Hans Johnson

It took cajoling for California to take a healthy step forward to help more people register to vote. It will take a chorus of community voices, now and in the weeks to come, to maximize the grassroots response and maintain the momentum.

Dave Jamieson

Walmart Contractor To Shell Out $4.7M Over Wage Theft Claims | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

A contractor that runs warehouses for Walmart has agreed to pay $4.7 million to settle allegations that it cheated workers out of wages, according to ...

David Lynch's Quinoa Video Is As Amazing As It Sounds

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.29.2013 | Arts

HuffPost has already canvassed director David Lynch on his famous obsession with coffee. Now there's another food item getting the powerfully weird Ly...

One Ring

Lawrence D. Elliott | Posted 01.15.2013 | Fifty
Lawrence D. Elliott

The story of what happened the night the family returned home from the hospital after Grandpa Joe's death is quite amazing.

The Best Contemporary Horror Movies for Grown-ups

John Farr | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Sorry, Hollywood, but the best horror movies for adults made since the millennium are coming from foreign shores. Here's a list of my own favorites, a few of which may not even be on your radar.

Dave Jamieson

Warehouse Workers Strike In California | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.13.2012 | Business

A group of warehouse workers in Southern California has gone on strike, vowing not to return to work until their employer addresses what they describe...

Towns Mull Creative Way To Get Out From Under The Housing Crisis

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.25.2012 | Business

In a sign of desperate times, some California city officials may be using some drastic measures to help the glut of struggling borrowers. In Cali...

Dave Jamieson

Warehouse Woes: More Workers Claim They Were Ripped Off | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.15.2012 | Business

Warehouse workers in Southern California filed a lawsuit in federal court on Thursday alleging labor law violations against a Walmart contractor, the ...

Dave Jamieson

Warehouse Woes: Workers Say They're Losing Jobs For Speaking Up | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.18.2012 | Business

Nearly a hundred warehouse workers in California who spoke up about alleged wage violations and unsafe working conditions fear they now may lose their...

How David Lynch Cooks Quinoa

Laughing Squid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

This video of David Lynch cooking quinoa (part 1 and part 2) is somehow dark and ominous waking dream of whole grains. Just what are t...

It May Not Be "MySpace" Right Now, But It is For Someone

Christina Gagnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

Coffee shops are classrooms for life lessons and insights on human behavior. Today's lesson was about the perils of tech elitism that I think the echo...

The Destruction Of The Inland Empire

Leighton Woodhouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Leighton Woodhouse

Endless miles of exurban sprawl in the Inland Empire have become manicured ghost towns, with big plastic padlocks on every door and mosquito larvae hatching in every stagnant swimming pool.

Rep. Ken Calvert Is an Embarrassment to California -- Should He Step Down?

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

In Calvert's case, it's hard to know where to start sorting through all the garbage. Probably the best place to start is by looking at his real estate dealings.

Depression in California's Inland Empire Shows Need for Employee Free Choice Act

Tom Woodruff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Woodruff

An economic tragedy is unfolding in the Inland Empire region of southern California. We need to pass the Employee Free Choice Act to give workers a realistic shot at the American Dream.

Kidstock with Paul McCartney, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Moby, Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper, Donovan and... David Lynch?

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This concert will be about the music, but its statement of solidarity and support for upliftment in education could be the beginning of yet another American wave of consciousness raising.

Mayor's Reporter Girlfriend Quits Station After Demotion To Far-Flung Bureau

Los Angeles Times | Meg James and Duke Helfand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Los Angeles television newscaster Mirthala Salinas, whose affair with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa prompted her transfer to Riverside, failed to show up...