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  • L.A. Now Live: DWP changes sick pay policy after abuses found

    L.A. Now Live: DWP changes sick pay policy after abuses found
    The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power said it will now require employees who are out sick for three days or more to provide a doctor's note. Join reporter Jack Dolan at 9 a.m. Thursday to discuss the change, which comes less than a week after...
  • Labor Day weekend starts with Getaway Day

    Labor Day weekend starts with Getaway Day
    It’s planes trains and automobiles as Southland residents are heading out of town and hitting the beaches ahead of the Labor Day holiday weekend. In Southern California, San Diego is a top getaway destination. Labor Day travel statewide and in...
  • Home-cooked Comfort Food

    Home-cooked Comfort Food
    The air is crisp, the leaves are turning, and comfort food seems to be roasting or baking everywhere.  Thanksgiving is the perfect blend of family, friends and good food, so it’s no wonder many people claim it as their favorite holiday.  Today,...
  • U.S. is only 'advanced economy' that does not require paid vacation

    U.S. is only 'advanced economy' that does not require paid vacation
    Memorial Day unofficially launches thousands of summer vacations, but about a quarter of all Americans will not be paid while they soak up some rest and relaxation. A recent study said the United States is the only advanced economy that does not require...
  • Album review: The Wanted's 'The Wanted'

     
    Remember a time when America wasn't inundated with richly coiffed British boy bands promising sweet nothings over high-fructose dance beats? You know, the Pax Americana of around two months ago? Now, suddenly, battle lines are drawn between the reigning...
  • Reader photos: Southern California Moments, Day 363

     
    Walk this way: In a rare moment of peace during the busy holiday travel season, Salina Canizales took this photo of an empty walkway to baggage claim at LAX on Dec. 27 with an Apple iPhone 4S. ALSO: Submit your......
  • The merciful lie of 'I'll call you'

    The merciful lie of 'I'll call you'
    "I'll call you." Three little words uttered at the end of a date that no self-actualized girl wants to hear. For the inexperienced, "I'll call you" is filled with promise and possibility. Those of us more seasoned daters know "I'll call you" really means:...
  • 'Mary Tyler Moore Show' house for sale in Minneapolis

    'Mary Tyler Moore Show' house for sale in Minneapolis
    Love may not be all around, but snow is certainly around the Minneapolis house used for exterior shots on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," which is on the market at $2.895 million. The 9,500-square-foot home, built in 1900 and sitting on one-third acre,...
  • Holiday procrastination: 17 million Americans will shop Christmas Eve

    Holiday procrastination: 17 million Americans will shop Christmas Eve
    The swamped malls, crowded parking lots and frantic delivery companies say it all: Christmas crunch time is here for the two-thirds of Americans who still haven’t finished their holiday shopping. That’s 132 million people trying to figure...
  • UPS guy steals homeowner's FedEx package -- on video

    UPS guy steals homeowner's FedEx package -- on video
    Getting holiday packages swiped from outside your door is an unfortunate risk of online shopping. Unless you’re Al Alverson, a Texas homeowner with a security camera. When he returned home one recent day to discover that the FedEx package he was...
  • Holidays leave homes vulnerable to burglaries, fires

    Holidays leave homes vulnerable to burglaries, fires
    It's the season for joy and feasting … and for burglaries, house fires and other property problems caused by careless homeowners, according to a new study. The mass exodus of Americans from their homes as they travel to visit relatives leaves...