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Labor Day

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  • EDD answers only 10% to 17% of calls from jobless, records show

    EDD answers only 10% to 17% of calls from jobless, records show
    SACRAMENTO — Four months after a botched computer upgrade delayed unemployment benefits for tens of thousands of Californians, jobless workers are still finding it nearly impossible to reach state employees for help. On any given day in recent...
  • 3 teens reportedly admit to sexually assaulting Audrie Pott

    3 teens reportedly admit to sexually assaulting Audrie Pott
    Three teenage boys have admitted that they sexually assaulted a 15-year-old Northern California girl who later hanged herself after she discovered that cellphone photos had been taken of her after the incident, according to reports Wednesday by two news...
  • Golden Globes 2014: 'American Hustle,' '12 Years a Slave' take lead

     Golden Globes 2014: 'American Hustle,' '12 Years a Slave' take lead
    By mid-November, when most directors of holiday movies were unwinding with their work largely completed, filmmaker David O. Russell was pulling 18-hour days and seven-day weeks, rushing to finish "American Hustle." The mad dash was worth it: "American...
  • Oscars 2014: Buzzmeter panel predicts snubs and surprises for noms

    Oscars 2014: Buzzmeter panel predicts snubs and surprises for noms
    With Oscar nominations coming Thursday morning, we gathered The Envelope's Buzzmeter panelists -- Entertainment Weekly's Anthony Breznican, Fandango's Dave Karger, Anne Thompson from Thompson on Hollywood, the Los Angeles Times' Betsy Sharkey and Glenn...
  • Two things Josh Brolin doesn't want to be: boring and Batman

    Two things Josh Brolin doesn't want to be: boring and Batman
    Josh Brolin plays an escaped convict who reawakens the sensual side of a withdrawn single mother (Kate Winslet) in Jason Reitman's lovely romance, "Labor Day," which will play a one-week awards qualifying run starting Dec. 27 before opening in theaters...
  • 'Slave' and 'Gravity' lead director, cinematography fields

     'Slave' and 'Gravity' lead director, cinematography fields
    "12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" became the best picture front-runners after flooring audiences at the Telluride and Toronto film festivals, and little has changed in the ensuing weeks. Naturally, then, given their estimable craft, both movies are also...
  • State senator to lead probe of Bay Bridge construction problems

    State senator to lead probe of Bay Bridge construction problems
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is open to traffic and motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians have expressed approval of the single-tower suspension span's elegant beauty. Then there are these facts: The...
  • With 'The Tribe,' Joel McHale, 'Nebraska' writer to play softball

    With 'The Tribe,' Joel McHale, 'Nebraska' writer to play softball
    EXCLUSIVE: Bob Nelson’s script for “Nebraska” is already turning into one of the favorites of awards season, looking at big questions like family and community in ways (dry comedy + pathos) rare in contemporary moviedom. Now the TV...
  • Chrysler, Ford and GM post double-digit sales gains in October

    Chrysler, Ford and GM post double-digit sales gains in October
    The government shutdown didn't stall Americans' demand for new cars and trucks. The 16-day shutdown slowed U.S. auto sales in the first two weeks of October, but they picked up speed in the last two weeks. Sales rose 11% to 1.2 million. General...
  • Bay Bridge project problems to be investigated

    Bay Bridge project problems to be investigated
    The new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is open to traffic, and motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians have expressed approval of the single-tower suspension span's elegant beauty. But then there are these facts: The project was...
  • To those seeking jobless benefits, agency gave customer disservice

    To those seeking jobless benefits, agency gave customer disservice
    Suzanne Dinatale lost her job as sales manager for a biotech company in July. She applied almost immediately for unemployment benefits to help cushion the blow. Dinatale, 41, of Manhattan Beach, said she had no problem receiving the forms she needed...