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  • Carson slaps moratorium on oil drilling over fracking concerns

    Carson slaps moratorium on oil drilling over fracking concerns
    The Carson City Council passed a moratorium on all new oil drilling citywide late Tuesday night after dozens of residents spoke against a massive proposed oil project by Occidental Petroleum. In a 5-0 vote, council members imposed an immediate ban on...
  • Local firms that rely on film industry fight to keep jobs here

    Local firms that rely on film industry fight to keep jobs here
    In 1958, Ed Michelson started a motion picture catering company — Michelson Food Services — and made food for the cast and crew on such classic films as "West Side Story" and "Some Like it Hot." Michelson was one of the first to operate a...
  • After divorce, a mother needs a financial overhaul and more income

    After divorce, a mother needs a financial overhaul and more income
    Adina Jones has spent years immersed in logistics such as financial tracking, transportation organization, nutritional direction and healthcare supervision. In other words, Jones is a mom. And until shortly before her 14-year marriage ended last year,...
  • Industry groups rally for film and TV tax-credit legislation

    Industry groups rally for film and TV tax-credit legislation
    A coalition of entertainment industry groups, politicians and community members rallied Saturday to support legislation that would extend and expand California’s film and TV tax credit, which is due to expire in 2017. Hundreds of people gathered...
  • Carson considers temporary oil drilling ban over 'fracking' concerns

    The city of Carson is considering a temporary ban on all new oil drilling following a public outcry over a massive proposed oil project by Occidental Petroleum. Despite repeated assurances from Oxy that "fracking" and other well stimulation techniques...
  • Anza-Borrego Desert is fertile ground for filming

    Anza-Borrego Desert is fertile ground for filming
    When the producers of “Last Days in the Desert” needed an environment for their biblical allegory, they knew just where to travel. They headed 31/2 hours southeast of Los Angeles to one of the largest state parks in the country. Spanning 600,...
  • Soap opera producer Prospect Park files for bankruptcy protection

    Soap opera producer Prospect Park files for bankruptcy protection
    Prospect Park Networks -- the production company that launched with high hopes of bringing two canceled ABC soap operas back to life -- has put itself on legal life support. The production firm based in Century City, headed by veteran producers Jeff...
  • Will studios profit from bad news about runaway production?

    Will studios profit from bad news about runaway production?
    FilmL.A. produced another one of its gloomy reports on runaway production Thursday, this time looking at the 108 films released last year by the 11 leading studios. One of the most galling findings: More of those films had been shot in Louisiana than in...
  • Woe is the leisure traveler as frequent-flier programs change

    Woe is the leisure traveler as frequent-flier programs change
    In the March 9 On the Spot, reader Kurt Sipolski of Palm Desert asked whether it was legal for airlines to charge a maintenance fee for frequent-flier miles. (It is.) Sipolski's question raised several issues that affect leisure travelers, who are price-...
  • Sinclair describes sexual misconduct, pleads guilty to some charges

    Sinclair describes sexual misconduct, pleads guilty to some charges
    Ft. BRAGG, N.C. — Speaking in a hoarse voice with a rich Southern drawl, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair pleaded guilty Thursday to several misconduct charges,  describing to a military judge an illicit sexual affair with a junior officer and...
  • Can Democrats and Republicans agree on anything in Obama's budget?

     Can Democrats and Republicans agree on anything in Obama's budget?
    President Obama unveiled a budget proposal Tuesday that's more of a Democratic Party wish list than a realistic spending blueprint for a divided government. Higher taxes on the wealthy? Check. More spending on anti-poverty programs, research,...