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Why are women leaving the tech industry in droves?

Ana Redmond launched into a technology career for an exciting challenge and a chance to change the world. She was well-equipped to succeed too: An ambitious math and science wiz, she could code faster, with fewer errors, than anyone she knew.

  • L.A. plans campaign to promote new film tax credits
    L.A. plans campaign to promote new film tax credits

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti achieved one of his top goals last year when he helped persuade state lawmakers to boost California's film and TV tax credits.

  • Work at West Coast ports to scale back for 4 days
    Work at West Coast ports to scale back for 4 days

    West Coast ports — including the nation's busiest in Los Angeles and Long Beach — will partially shut down for four days as shipping companies plan to dramatically slash dock work amid an increasingly contentious labor dispute.

  • Strong U.S. jobs report shows best wage growth in six years
    Strong U.S. jobs report shows best wage growth in six years

    With strong employment gains in January, the economy has created more than 1 million new jobs in a three-month stretch for the first time in nearly two decades — and the hiring surge has spurred the best wage gains in more than six years.

  • When a state blocks Obamacare, ERs close: The lesson of Louisiana
    When a state blocks Obamacare, ERs close: The lesson of Louisiana

    Baton Rouge, La., is about to lose one of its crucial hospital emergency rooms, and the reason is clear: The administration of Gov. Bobby Jindal has refused to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, and won't put up any other money to keep the facility open.

  • Why you should care that IBM's CEO is grossly overpaid
    Why you should care that IBM's CEO is grossly overpaid

    Reader E.G. Rice of Marina del Rey has taken issue with my recent post on the nice raise that IBM has given its chairman and CEO, Virginia Rometty, despite the company's awful financial results in 2014. To recap, Rometty is getting a $3.6-million bonus for 2014 and a $13.3-million stock...

  • Best wage growth in six years boosts another strong jobs report
    Best wage growth in six years boosts another strong jobs report

    The economy had another robust month of job growth in January, adding 257,000 net new positions and producing the best wage gains in more than six years, the Labor Department reported Friday.

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