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Labor Day

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  • TIFF 2013: 'August: Osage County' ending could be changed for release

    TIFF 2013: 'August: Osage County' ending could be changed for release
    [Warning: This post contains plot spoilers about the upcoming movie “August: Osage County.” While we don't think they'll ruin the experience, you might be mad anyway. Please read at your own risk.]   TORONTO -- If you saw Tracy Letts’...
  • Assembly sets oversight hearing for Nov. 6 over EDD troubles

    Assembly sets oversight hearing for Nov. 6 over EDD troubles
    The state Assembly has set an oversight hearing for Nov. 6 that will look into what went wrong when the state Employment Development Department launched a computer system upgrade that backfired, delaying unemployment checks to thousands of state...
  • Julianne Moore joins 'Hunger Games' cast

    Julianne Moore joins 'Hunger Games' cast
    Julianne Moore will join Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson in two installments of "The Hunger Games," Lionsgate has announced. The veteran of "The Hours" and "Boogie Nights" will play Alma Coin, who leads a rebellion against the Capitol. Other new...
  • Plenty of folks still hot about illegal fireworks

    Plenty of folks still hot about illegal fireworks
    But for a few "don't you have anything better to write about" comments, my column about illegal fireworks being set off by amateurs has generated many more complaints about — illegal fireworks. "How you could omit Highland Park from your article...
  • Los Angeles Times' food event the Taste highlights top L.A. chefs

    Los Angeles Times' food event the Taste highlights top L.A. chefs
    Three of Southern California’s finest chefs and one of its founding mixologists will be serving as co-hosts at the Taste, the Los Angeles Times’ third annual celebration of food and wine, to be held Aug. 30 to Sept. 1 on the back lot of...
  • Jobless claims near six-year low after computer glitches are fixed

    Jobless claims near six-year low after computer glitches are fixed
    WASHINGTON -- With reporting problems in California and Nevada resolved, new jobless claims last week settled at near a six-year low of 305,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. The figure provides a more accurate sense of the jobs market than the...
  • Moody's upgrades U.S. credit rating outlook as budget deficit falls

    Moody's upgrades U.S. credit rating outlook as budget deficit falls
    WASHINGTON -- The shrinking budget deficit and improving economy has led Moody's Investor Services to affirm the nation's AAA credit rating and upgrade the outlook for government debt to stable from a negative watch that could have led to a downgrade....
  • Toronto 2013: 'Dallas Buyers,' 'Osage County' headed to festival

    Toronto 2013: 'Dallas Buyers,' 'Osage County' headed to festival
    A host of major awards contenders will make their world premieres at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, including John Wells’ family drama “August: Osage County,” Jean-Marc Vallee’s period AIDS film “The...
  • Former NFL player to seek charges against teens who trashed home

    Former NFL player to seek charges against teens who trashed home
    Brian Holloway, a former NFL player with the Los Angeles Raiders and New England Patriots, has said he wants charges brought against partying teenagers who trashed his vacation home in upstate New York over Labor Day weekend. Holloway learned about...
  • Treat every day like 'Carmageddon'

    Treat every day like 'Carmageddon'
    In 2011, the closure of the 405 Freeway in West Los Angeles for an entire weekend spawned the term "Carmageddon" in anticipation of a colossal traffic nightmare. It didn't happen. This month, Caltrans closed the 405's northbound offramp to heavily used...
  • L.A. Times' The Taste gathers top culinary talent on Labor Day weekend

    L.A. Times' The Taste gathers top culinary talent on Labor Day weekend
    What if we scheduled a food festival that starts with the chef of Bon Appetit's best new restaurant in America, Alma's Ari Taymor, and added the chef of Jonathan Gold's best restaurant in Southern California, Providence's Michael Cimarusti? What if we...