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  • Banks shed thousands of jobs as housing market improves

    Banks shed thousands of jobs as housing market improves
    Six years after the mortgage meltdown, delinquencies and foreclosures are way down. Millions of borrowers have cut their housing costs by refinancing at the lowest interest rates ever recorded. That's great for borrowers and bank balance sheets, but bad...
  • L.A. County court to eliminate more than 500 jobs this week

    L.A. County court to eliminate more than 500 jobs this week
    The Los Angeles County Superior Court plans to eliminate more than 500 jobs by the end of the week in a sweeping cost-cutting plan to close a projected $85-million budget shortfall for the next fiscal year. On Friday, layoff notices will be hand-...
  • Pleas for more school funding come amid budget warnings

    Pleas for more school funding come amid budget warnings
    A parade of speakers implored L.A. school district officials Tuesday to use new revenues to restore and build programs, even amid warnings that budget problems loom and could worsen depending on developments in the state Legislature. The public hearing...
  • New leader for Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's schools

    New leader for Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's schools
    One of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's closest advisors will become the new leader of the nonprofit overseeing public schools under the mayor's control. Joan Sullivan, 39, will take the helm next month of the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools, which...
  • Inglewood schools once again face financial uncertainty

    The troubled Inglewood school district is once again facing severe financial uncertainty. The school system was taken over by the state last September when Gov. Jerry Brown approved legislation granting $55 million in loans to the district. But...
  • Rubin Postaer & Associates cuts about 200 workers

    Rubin Postaer & Associates cuts about 200 workers
    Los Angeles County's second-largest advertising agency on Friday terminated nearly one-fifth of its workforce — about 200 people — after losing much of its signature American Honda Motor Co. account. Santa Monica based Rubin Postaer &...
  • Microsoft unveils Xbox One! Layoffs at ESPN. Box-office pressure.

    Microsoft unveils Xbox One! Layoffs at ESPN. Box-office pressure.
    After the coffee. Before waiting for Xbox One to change my world. The Skinny: I may be in the minority, but I'm not looking for more interaction with my TV. I spend my days interacting and it is mostly a frustrating experience. I don't want to be...
  • Retail roundup: J.C. Penney loan, Abercrombie apology, Mattel layoffs

    Retail roundup: J.C. Penney loan, Abercrombie apology, Mattel layoffs
    The week before the Memorial Day holiday has been a busy one for retailers. Here's a sampling of happenings from Mattel, J.C. Penney and Abercrombie & Fitch. Mattel: As the El Segundo-based toymaker adapts to its newly created North America division, it...
  • Walt Disney Co.'s ESPN says it is cutting staff

    Walt Disney Co.'s ESPN says it is cutting staff
    Just one week after touting its strength to advertisers and declaring it wasn't worried about new competition from Fox Sports, ESPN is cutting its staff. The moves are part of an overall cost-cutting effort by ESPN parent Walt Disney Co. Earlier this...
  • Greek government orders teachers not to strike

    Greek government orders teachers not to strike
    ATHENS -- Greece’s ruling coalition threatened Monday to arrest public high school teachers if they walk off work later this week, a strike that would potentially disrupt university-entrance exams for thousands of students. But the government's...
  • California Flag, oldie and still goodie, to run for last time

    California Flag, oldie and still goodie, to run for last time
    California Flag is the senior citizen of racehorses this weekend at Santa Anita. The 8-year-old gelding will try to become the oldest horse to win a Breeders' Cup race. "He's getting whiter and whiter," trainer Brian Koriner said Wednesday morning of the...