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  • Obamacare effects are bigger than expected, poll finds

    Obamacare effects are bigger than expected, poll finds
    WASHINGTON — President Obama's health law has led to an even greater increase in health coverage than previously estimated, according to new Gallup survey data, which suggests that about 12 million previously uninsured Americans have gained coverage...
  • Bell's Rizzo sentenced to 12 years in prison

    Bell's Rizzo sentenced to 12 years in prison
    Four years after he became the face of municipal greed, Robert Rizzo broke his long silence Wednesday in a Los Angeles courtroom and asked a judge for mercy. The former Bell administrator was pale and baggy-eyed, and his thinning hair had turned gray....
  • Southland newspaper publisher expands with debut of L.A. Register

     Southland newspaper publisher expands with debut of L.A. Register
    Commuters at Union Station in downtown L.A. got an early look Wednesday at the first edition of the Los Angeles Register. A small group of reporters and editors wearing T-shirts stating "A New Voice in L.A." handed out copies to commuters emerging...
  • Health insurance gains since last fall hit 12 million, survey shows

    Health insurance gains since last fall hit 12 million, survey shows
    WASHINGTON — President Obama’s health law has led to an even greater increase in health coverage than previously estimated, according to new Gallup survey data, which suggest that about 12 million previously uninsured Americans have gained...
  • Plans to resume 'Midnight Rider' filming concern union officials

    Plans to resume 'Midnight Rider' filming concern union officials
    The union representing Hollywood crew members has expressed dismay over plans by the producers of "Midnight Rider" to resume production of the film in Los Angeles, a few months after a train accident in Georgia killed a camera assistant. Michael Miller,...
  • Bank of America shares slide after surprise loss

    Bank of America Corp. shares fell after the bank posted a surprise loss driven by $6 billion of costs tied to mortgage disputes. The stock slid 3.2 percent to $15.87 at 10:25 a.m. as investors assessed the latest in a line of legal expenses that have...
  • Top Centinela official says FBI probing superintendent's high salary

    Top Centinela official says FBI probing superintendent's high salary
    A top Centinela schools official on Tuesday said the FBI has contacted the district regarding the high salary of Supt. Jose Fernandez, who was paid $674,559 last year. The official, newly elevated school board President Hugo M. Rojas, said he is...
  • A college kid's cure for unemployment

    A college kid's cure for unemployment
    I can’t make it through a day without hearing about the jobs crisis. I hear it from my father, because how could anyone majoring in international studies make it in this job market? I hear it from my accounting professor at UC San Diego, who...
  • SoCal Edison to lay off hundreds in effort to streamline management

    SoCal Edison to lay off hundreds in effort to streamline management
     Southern California Edison Co. plans to lay off hundreds of employees as part of a management streamlining and outsourcing of some functions such as information technology. The number of workers affected by the cuts will be "in the high hundreds," said...
  • Proposed L.A. County budget shifts money to jails, foster care reform

    Proposed L.A. County budget shifts money to jails, foster care reform
    Los Angeles County officials proposed a budget Monday that would pump money into reforming major problem areas, including the jails and foster care system, while expanding county medical staffs to manage the transition to federal healthcare reform. As...
  • Garcetti's budget adds more firefighters, overhauls 911 dispatch

    Garcetti's budget adds more firefighters, overhauls 911 dispatch
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's first proposed budget calls for hiring 140 firefighters and the start of a sweeping overhaul of the city's 911 dispatch system, part of a bid to speed the response to hundreds of thousands of calls for help each year....