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Wednesday, Feb 15, 2012

"Boots to Suits": Goodwill Promotes Jobs

"Boots to Suits": Goodwill Promotes Jobs

Goodwill of Southern California offers $50 worth of clothing and accessories to active military personal and veterans from Feb. 15-17.

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2011

Congress Asked to Help Veterans Get Jobs

Congress Asked to Help Veterans Get Jobs

Unemployment among veterans who recently left military service has topped 13 percent in recent months.

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2011

Goodbye Debt Debate, Hello Jobs Jabber

Goodbye Debt Debate, Hello Jobs Jabber

Now that the debt limit is lifted, the world seems more focused on where the jobs will come from

Friday, Jul 22, 2011

Wanted: Workers in Irvine

Wanted: Workers in Irvine

Where is the work in Irvine? We name names and give you a list of five companies that are vigorously hiring. Back to Work: This story is one in a weeklong series focusing on jobs and employment in Southern California.

Friday, Jul 22, 2011

Baby Bed Hides in Backpack

Baby Bed Hides in Backpack

An Irvine woman creates a portable, soft bed for babies that folds and snaps into a backpack. Link: LulyBoo

Friday, Jul 22, 2011

Once Upon a Time in a Land Far, Far Away Grandma Reads a Story

Once Upon a Time in a Land Far, Far Away Grandma Reads a Story

Alison Sansone missed her nieces. So she found a way bridge that distance using technology and a time-honored tradition of reading bedtime stories. Link: betherebedtimestories.com

Friday, Jul 22, 2011

Irvine: Strong Despite a Weak Economy

Irvine: Strong Despite a Weak Economy

The city of Irvine seems to be immune from some of the more dramatic effects of the economy. Some business leaders believe Irvine's success is critical for Orange County and Los Angeles.

Friday, Jul 22, 2011

Cypress: City that Defies the Recession

Cypress: City that Defies the Recession

"Sales tax is important to us but so is keeping a large workforce. There are 27,000 people who come here to work on a daily basis," said the city's economic development manager Bill Manis.

Friday, Jul 22, 2011

Job Search Tips for Middle Aged Professionals

Job Search Tips for Middle Aged Professionals

Social networks and a reorganized resume may boost your chances of finding a job.

Friday, Jul 22, 2011

Open Your Own Doors to Opportunity

Open Your Own Doors to Opportunity

When corporate doors slam in their faces, many job hunters find unique ways to create their own opportunities, as part of a movement we call "Build Your Own Door."

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After 20 Years, Freedom for Wrongfully Convicted Man
After 20 Years, Freedom for Wrongfully Convicted Man

A judge released a man Tuesday morning who has served 20 years of a life term for attempted murder and robbery after he was found to have been wrongfully convicted.

Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of 8-Year-Old in Pomona
Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of 8-Year-Old in Pomona

A 35-year-old Pomona man was charged Tuesday in the fatal shooting of an 8-year-old boy, prosecutors said.

$150K Worth of Jewelry Stolen From Emmy Rossum's Home
$150K Worth of Jewelry Stolen From Emmy Rossum's Home

Some $150,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from the home of actress Emmy Rossum last week.

2018 Olympics: Viewers Can Watch All NBC Coverage Live
2018 Olympics: Viewers Can Watch All NBC Coverage Live

Viewers across the country will be able to watch all 2018 Winter Games all coverage live at the same time, NBC announced Tuesday.

Lawyer: White House Moved to Squelch Testimony; WH Denies It
Lawyer: White House Moved to Squelch Testimony; WH Denies It

A lawyer for former deputy Attorney General Sally Yates wrote in letters last week that the Trump administration was trying to limit her testimony at congressional hearings focused on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The hearing was later canceled by the House intelligence committee chairman. In the letters, attorney David O'Neil said he understood the Justice Department was invoking "further constraints" on testimony Yates could provide at a committee hearing that had been scheduled for Tuesday. He said the department's position was that all actions she took as deputy attorney general were "client confidences" that could not be disclosed without written approval. "We believe that the Department's position in this regard is overbroad, incorrect, and inconsistent with the Department's historical approach to the congressional testimony of current and former senior officials," O'Neil wrote in a March 23 letter to Justice Department official Samuel Ramer.

Trump Rolls Back Obama-Era Climate Measures
Trump Rolls Back Obama-Era Climate Measures

Declaring "the start of a new era" in energy production, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that he said would revive the coal industry and create jobs. The move makes good on his campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama's plan to curb global warming. The order seeks to suspend, rescind or flag for review more than a half-dozen measures in an effort to boost domestic energy production in the form of fossil fuels. Environmental activists, including former Vice President Al Gore, denounced the plan. But Trump said the effort would allow workers to "succeed on a level playing field for the first time in a long time." "That is what this is all about: bringing back our jobs, bringing back our dreams and making America wealthy again," Trump said, during a ceremony at the Environmental Protection Agency headquarters, attended by a number of coal miners.