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Labor Day

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  • Live EDD hearing: Officials unaware of benefits foul-up for 2 weeks

    Live EDD hearing: Officials unaware of benefits foul-up for 2 weeks
    Underway in Sacramento, an Assembly panel is questioning officials about the botched rollout of an upgrade to the California unemployment benefits system. It took two weeks for officials at California's Employment Development Department to realize there...
  • Severity of software glitch surprised EDD officials

    Severity of software glitch surprised EDD officials
    SACRAMENTO — Officials in charge of California's troubled unemployment insurance program said they underestimated the gravity of a computer meltdown that has left thousands of jobless workers scrambling to pay bills and feed their families....
  • 'Gravity' pulls in $9 million in two-day China launch

    'Gravity' pulls in $9 million in two-day China launch
    "Gravity" has landed in China, and it's pulling in plenty of moviegoers. Adding to its already strong international ticket sales, "Gravity" has made an estimated $9 million in its first two days in China, according to Warner Bros.  The Alfonso Cuarón ...
  • Kate Winslet swoons over improbable relationship in 'Labor Day'

    Kate Winslet swoons over improbable relationship in 'Labor Day'
    — Kate Winslet will be the first to admit that the backdrop and framing of her upcoming movie, "Labor Day," is "utterly insane." The film finds Winslet playing Adele, an emotionally fragile single mother of a 13-year-old son. She meets and then...
  • Publicist Murray Weissman, Oscar's best pal

    Publicist Murray Weissman, Oscar's best pal
    "This is my baby. This is when it all started. This is my pride and joy, my first Oscar win in 1974." Meet Murray Weissman, one of the earliest Oscar consultants, who on this day is proudly showing off a blow-up photo on the wall of his North...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Josh Brolin resists 'man's man' label, but here's 'Oldboy,' 'Labor Day'

    Josh Brolin resists 'man's man' label, but here's 'Oldboy,' 'Labor Day'
    Josh Brolin is a little tired of being thought of as a "man's man" type of actor. But he scaled Mt. Shasta anyway. The performer, who has embodied a swaggering masculinity in such movies as "No Country for Old Men" and "True Grit," says that he's...
  • Many unemployed Californians continue to report EDD complaints

    Many unemployed Californians continue to report EDD complaints
    SACRAMENTO — Weeks after a computer malfunction interrupted unemployment benefits for as many as 300,000 unemployed Californians, many say they're still struggling to get help from the Employment Development Department. Some people have gone...
  • AARP's Movies for Grownups Film Festival opens in L.A. on Nov. 14

    AARP's Movies for Grownups Film Festival opens in L.A. on Nov. 14
    Finally, a film festival for the over-50 crowd. AARP's Movies For Grownups Film Festival, opening Nov. 14 and continuing through Nov. 17 at Regal Cinemas in L.A. Live, will feature nine films with appeal to the 50-plus moviegoer that are being...
  • ‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ director: Katniss wants her life back

     
    “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” broke box office records this weekend, raking in an estimated $161 million, and falling just […]...