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Labor Day

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  • Radar L.A. produces notable blips on the city's theater scene

     Radar L.A. produces notable blips on the city's theater scene
    Nearly all of the shows in Radar L.A. have packed up their costumes and carted away their props, but theatergoers with a taste for adventure are still vibrating from the upsurge in voltage. After a relatively sleepy summer, the theater scene was...
  • Spot fires, intense flames rage as crews fight Yosemite Rim blaze

    Firefighters battling the huge Rim fire were confronted with intense fire activity on two flanks and spot fires burning far outside the perimeter of the blaze, officials said Tuesday evening. The fire, which had charred more than 287 square miles, was...
  • 'The Butler' kicks 'Kick-Ass 2.' Fox buys stake in Vice.

    'The Butler' kicks 'Kick-Ass 2.' Fox buys stake in Vice.
    After the coffee. Before gettng ready to watch the Redskins tonight.  The Skinny: I never get tired of watching old episodes of "The Job." If you never saw the short-lived ABC series starring Denis Leary, go find the DVDs. Monday's headlines includes...
  • Home Depot earnings jump 17%, aided by housing recovery

    Home Depot earnings jump 17%, aided by housing recovery
    The housing recovery and improving economy led Home Depot Inc., the nation's largest home improvement retailer, to post better-than-expected second-quarter earnings, which jumped 17% over the same period last year.  The Atlanta-based company reported...
  • Art Deco Festival on tap for Labor Day at the Queen Mary

    Art Deco Festival on tap for Labor Day at the Queen Mary
    Labor Day weekend marks the ninth annual Queen Mary Art Deco Festival in the Port of Long Beach.  From Aug. 30 through Sept. 2, more than 8,000 people are expected to board the Queen Mary to sample Art Deco, an eclectic design style that's been...
  • Can you hold the fries for one day for a fast-food wage protest?

    Can you hold the fries for one day for a fast-food wage protest?
    Where will you be buying your lunch on Aug. 29? Not at a fast-food place, its workers ask. Employees at three big national fast-food chain outlets -- including those in Los Angeles -- will be putting down their deep-fat fryers and picking up picket...
  • Jerry Brown to skip Bay Bridge opening

    Jerry Brown to skip Bay Bridge opening
    SACRAMENTO -- Despite questions raised about its safety, the much-maligned new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is set to open on schedule next month, just after the Labor Day weekend. But the festivities to mark the ribbon-cutting...
  • For Labor Day 2013: Brad Paisley and 9 other fun things in Las Vegas

    For Labor Day 2013: Brad Paisley and 9 other fun things in Las Vegas
    Labor Day weekend in Las Vegas will be witness to a flurry of special activities -- concerts, comedy and, yes, cocktails. They’re timed to mark the unofficial end of summer. Here are 10 events that may pique your interest: Black Sabbath: The...
  • Spielberg tops Forbes' list of highest-paid entertainers

    Spielberg tops Forbes' list of highest-paid entertainers
    With an estimated $100 million in 2012 income, “Lincoln” director and DreamWorks studio head Steven Spielberg topped Forbes’ list of the biggest male earners in show business, but he still trailed Madonna by some $25 million. The...
  • Stranded cinema: 'Captain Phillips,' 'Gravity' rediscover a genre

    Stranded cinema: 'Captain Phillips,' 'Gravity' rediscover a genre
    When Tom Hanks released "Cast Away" in 2000, he was all alone in more ways than one. Playing a man stuck for years on a remote island, the Oscar winner was helping to bring back a genre, the so-called stranded film, that hadn't had a major entry in...
  • As many as 300,000 jobless affected by state software snags

    As many as 300,000 jobless affected by state software snags
    Problems are growing worse for the state's Employment Development Department after a new computer system backfired, leaving some Californians without much-needed benefit checks for weeks. The agency initially said 80,000 unemployment claims were stalled...