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  • Seafood fraud widespread in N.Y., probe finds

    Seafood fraud widespread in N.Y., probe finds
    This post has been corrected. See note below. There's a good chance that the white tuna sashimi served up at your favorite Manhattan sushi joint isn't white tuna at all. Instead, 94% of the fish labeled as white tuna in New York turned out to be...
  • Giving thanks for our healthcare system — which needs reform

    Giving thanks for our healthcare system — which needs reform
    It's a day late, but I'll tell you what I'm thankful for. I'm thankful that I'm no longer in the hospital. Thankful that our healthcare system, which I've criticized pretty heavily, is a marvel of medical technology and expertise. Thankful that...
  • Tracking workers' every move can boost productivity — and stress

    Tracking workers' every move can boost productivity — and stress
    Second of two parts Phil Richards used to like his job driving a forklift in a produce and meat warehouse. He took pride in steering a case of beef with precision. Now, he says, he has to speed through the warehouse to meet quotas, tracked by bosses...
  • Monitoring upends balance of power at workplace, some say [video chat]

    Monitoring upends balance of power at workplace, some say [video chat]
    In a drive to cut costs and improve efficiency, companies are employing an ever-increasing array of tracking and monitoring technology to see what their employees are doing at all times, according to a story in Monday’s Los Angeles Times. For...
  • A new complex riddled with ills that are costly to cure

    A new complex riddled with ills that are costly to cure
    The opening of a new health and science center at Los Angeles Valley College should have been cause for celebration. The complex included the first new classroom building on the campus in more than three decades. There were chemistry and biology labs, a...
  • Open the discussion on dying

    Open the discussion on dying
    Last week, my dad was taken on a practice run from his Northern California nursing home back to his house. He'd had recent hip surgery, and the idea was that if he could master the challenge of getting in and out of the car and the wheelchair, he could...
  • Ernie Tripke dies at 88; CHP officer responded to James Dean crash scene

    Ernie Tripke dies at 88; CHP officer responded to James Dean crash scene
    As a California Highway Patrol officer in San Luis Obispo County, Ernie Tripke had never heard of James Dean before Sept. 30, 1955. But from that day forward, Tripke never quite escaped being asked about the day he responded to the two-car crash that...
  • Wilfrid Sheed dies at 80; novelist and essayist

    Wilfrid Sheed dies at 80; novelist and essayist
    Novelist and essayist Wilfrid Sheed, an English-born American satirical writer known for tackling jazz, baseball and journalism in fictional and nonfictional accounts, died Wednesday at a nursing home in Massachusetts. He was 80. The cause was an...
  • Read the full text of Obama's speech on the GOP budget

    Read the full text of Obama's speech on the GOP budget
    The following is a transcript of President Obama's politically-charged remarks Tuesday afternoon at an Associated Press luncheon framing the general election campaign, as released by the White House. Obama: "Thank you very much.  (Applause.)  Please have...
  • PASSINGS: Karen McCarthy, Norman Wisdom

    PASSINGS: Karen McCarthy, Norman Wisdom
    Karen McCarthy Congresswoman resigned amid allegations Former five-term U.S. Rep. Karen McCarthy (D-Mo.), 63, who resigned amid allegations that she misused her staff and campaign funds for personal gain, died Tuesday at a nursing home in northeast...
  • Harry 'PopPop' Cooper dies at 98; grandfather and his wife became an Internet sensation giving love advice as 'The-OGs'

    Harry 'PopPop' Cooper dies at 98; grandfather and his wife became an Internet sensation giving love advice as 'The-OGs'
    The Internet sometimes makes stars out of regular people. That's what happened to Harry "PopPop" Cooper. A shoe salesman with a broad smile and modest desires, Cooper liked to play golf and travel and occasionally sample exotic foods. More than anything,...