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The Supreme Court has saved the ACA from extinction, but conservatives are still trying to erode its contraception rules.

Actress and fashion designer Tara Subkoff just paid $2.25 million for a scenic Streamline Moderne-style home in Silver Lake with a funicular and rooftop deck.

Prime Day arrives as the world deals with the lingering effects of the pandemic. Higher shipping costs and ad rates will make for lower discounts.

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Ring provided at least 100 LAPD officers with free devices or discounts and encouraged them to endorse and recommend its doorbell and security cameras to police and members of the public.

Facebook is betting advertising will help return more of its significant investment in hardware, as it keeps prices of virtual reality headsets low.

At E3 2021: Mario nemesis Wario and a “Zelda” sequel, “Elden Ring” anticipation, “Halo” anxiety, “Ratchet & Clank” joy. But did Summer Game Fest outdo E3?

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California is digitizing COVID-19 vaccine cards, making it easier for people to prove they have been inoculated. But many businesses are worried asking to see proof of vaccination could scare off customers.

Unemployment in California fell to 7.9% in May, the fourth month state payrolls grew by more than 100,000 jobs. Still, full recovery will be slow.

Californians can now access a digital copy of their COVID-19 vaccination record as part of a new system unveiled by the state, officials said.

With the pandemic waning, Californians who receive unemployment benefits will next month have to start showing that they are looking for work

A state board ends physical distancing requirements for California workers and says many fully vaccinated employees can stop wearing masks.

As rents rise post-pandemic, the Southern California market saw “Friends” star Matthew Perry close the priciest condo sale in years.

Regal Cinemas signed a lease Friday with mall landlord Douglas Emmett Inc. to take over the vacant theaters in the Galleria and reopen them soon.

The Los Feliz home of reality show host Zak Bagans, once owned by the LaBianca family, has sold for the second time in three years for $1.875 million.

Your foundation, your chimney, your gas main — those are our topics for this week. To improve your earthquake safety on some of these fronts, you may need to hire a professional.

Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic has sold his ocean-view condo in Miami Beach for $6 million days after winning the 2021 French Open.

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In our final installment, we look at earthquake insurance, important documents and good, old-fashioned cash.

Now that California has eased its COVID rules, many customers at stores, restaurants and hotels want things to be normal. Here’s what workers think.

Inheriting a gold hoard sounds like a problem everyone would love to have. But, as with any inheritance, there are questions about taxes and investing.

Leaving your job isn’t always an easy decision. Here’s what you should know before you decide to quit your current role.

Here’s how to opt out of Amazon Sidewalk, which automatically shares Echo and Ring users’ internet connections with their neighbors.

Here are some pros and cons of accepting a $1 house deal that requires taking care of an infirm relative. Also: figuring out when to claim Social Security retirement benefits.

Housesitting comes with responsibilities, but it can help stretch your vacation budget. Here’s how to find gigs.

Grounded by the pandemic, I returned to the air and fell in love, if briefly, with basic economy, a different parking lot and wailing children.

IRAs, Roth IRAs, Roth 401(k)s — wading into retirement’s alphabet soup can be daunting. Here’s some help. Also, a son’s sudden death leaves financial questions.

Jobs at camps, resorts and national parks are rarely highly paid. But they often come with free or discounted meals, housing and adventurous activities.

It may be July before ACA exchanges reflect tax credits to make insurance free for those getting unemployment benefits in 2021. But there’s other help.

Want PPP loan forgiveness? Here’s a look at the application process and tips on what small businesses can do to improve their chances.

The application deadline for the last round of PPP loans is May 31 or when money runs out, whichever comes first. Most of the money is already gone.

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Some businesses cut hours, services and staff, or closed altogether. But many have survived beyond their expectations.

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