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  • Covered California’s health insurance premiums will rise 8.7% in 2019

    Covered California’s health insurance premiums will rise 8.7% in 2019

    Premiums in California’s health insurance exchange will rise by an average of 8.7% next year, marking a return to more modest increases despite ongoing threats to the Affordable Care Act. The state marketplace, Covered California, said the rate increase for 2019 would have been closer to 5% if...

  • Workers claim injuries all over their bodies for big payouts — but continue their active lives

    Workers claim injuries all over their bodies for big payouts — but continue their active lives

    After nearly two decades on the force, former LAPD Officer Jonathan Hall ended his career the way many veteran officers do these days, claiming job-related injuries across most of his body. With the help of a boutique Van Nuys law firm that specializes in workers’ compensation cases for cops and...

  • Mother-daughter drama and the financial ties that bind

    Mother-daughter drama and the financial ties that bind

    Dear Liz: My mother is turning 92 this month. Due to a dispute, my mother amended her will last year and stated that my inheritance had to be used for a certain purpose. My brother sent me the amendment and told me he will enforce my mother’s wishes. He also told me that I had to send a letter...

  • USC cancer institute funded by Larry Ellison finds home in West L.A.

    USC cancer institute funded by Larry Ellison finds home in West L.A.

    A pioneering cancer-research center funded by tech mogul Larry Ellison will launch next April in an office complex being built near a light-rail stop in West Los Angeles. The Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC on Exposition Boulevard near Bundy Drive will give USC’s...

  • Today: The Return of ‘Mr. Brexit’

    Today: The Return of ‘Mr. Brexit’

    In London, President Trump creates a stir by undercutting the British prime minister over her handling of “Brexit.” TOP STORIES The Return of ‘Mr. Brexit’ Remember when Donald Trump tweeted nearly two years ago that he would soon be known as “Mr. Brexit”? It seemed somewhat cryptic at the time....

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