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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...

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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Driver Survives Oak Tree Falling Onto Her Car

Driver Survives Oak Tree Falling Onto Her Car

One of four large trees that toppled Monday in Pasadena fell on the car of a woman who had just left home and was driving to work. The oak crushed the car's roof. The driver ducked down and was able to escape...

Rainfall Causes Over a Dozen Graves to Sink Into Ground

Rainfall Causes Over a Dozen Graves to Sink Into Ground

More than a dozen graves are sinking into the ground at an East Los Angeles cemetery after severe rainfall hit the region over the weekend.

Man Found Dead in Woodland Hills

Man Found Dead in Woodland Hills

A man's death is being investigated a homicide after his body was found Monday at a residence in Woodland Hills.

Mike Pompeo Sworn in as CIA Director

Mike Pompeo Sworn in as CIA Director

Mike Pompeo was sworn in Monday night as director of the CIA at a crucial time for U.S. national security as intelligence — traditionally a nonpartisan issue — has been thrust into the political arena.

Gov. Brown Declares State of Emergency Following Storms

Gov. Brown Declares State of Emergency Following Storms

Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Monday for Los Angeles and Orange counties for the powerful winter storms that have caused tens of millions of dollars in damage.

Apartment Rents in Los Angeles Are Fifth Highest in US

Apartment Rents in Los Angeles Are Fifth Highest in US

Apartment rents in Los Angeles are the fifth-highest in the nation, according to a study released Monday. The average monthly rent for a one-bedroom apartment in LA was $2,194 in January.