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Book Rack in Arcadia is closing. Customers mourn

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“Welcome to the Book Rack,” Karen Kropp says, her eyes panning the increasingly sparse shelves inside her bookstore. “It used ...

Opinion: ‘Work longer’ is no solution for people who can’t afford to retire

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In April 2023, Betty Glover, a 91-year-old grocery store clerk in Oregon, was finally able to retire after a GoFundMe ...

Nothing says L.A. like 213. Or 738

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A new area code overlay is coming to the Greater Los Angeles area once defined by the 213 area code. ...

California workers’ unique right to sue challenged by ballot measure

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California workers who believe they have been victims of wage theft or other workplace abuses have for more than two ...

Food truck rip-off? Supplier denies claims he exploited ‘campesinos’

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Guitars flutter, an accordion wheezes and a singer unwinds the triumphant tale of Fernando Ochoa Jauregui, a Modesto-area builder of ...

Once the darling of the EV world, the electric truck-maker Rivian is reeling

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Rivian Automotive Inc. emerged as a darling of investors — a brand with promise of bringing the “cool” factor to ...

L.A. County accuses Grubhub of misleading customers

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The price of the turkey on rye half-sandwich from Langer’s Delicatessen-Restaurant in Los Angeles, purchased through the delivery app Grubhub, ...

Hiltzik: The new weapons against disinformation

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In recent years, disinformation has seemed to be on an inexorable march across the scientific and medical landscape. Prominent politicians, ...

L.A. ethics panel calls for tougher penalty for Moonves

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The Los Angeles City Ethics Commission on Wednesday unanimously rejected a proposed settlement between the city and former CBS Chief ...

Biden signs executive order boosting cybersecurity at ports

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WASHINGTON —  President Biden signed an executive order Wednesday that creates new rules to shore up security at American ports — ...