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  • VES Awards celebrate craft with a nod to tough times in California

     
    The occasion was celebratory, but no one was under the illusion that all is well in California's visual effects industry. During the 9th Annual VES Awards at the Beverly Hilton on Tuesday night, Visual Effects Society Executive Director Eric Roth......
  • Law enforcement, teachers unions say Scott flip-flopped on pension promise

     
    By Rafael A. Olmeda and Sofia Santana, Sun Sentinel   Police officers, teachers and government workers across Florida had harsh words Wednesday for Gov. Rick Scott's plan to have public employees contribute toward their pensions, but the unions...
  • Reading L.A.: Louis Adamic and Morrow Mayo

     
    Southern California famously owes much of its growth and expansion over the decades to a dogged combination of boosterism, salesmanship and sloganeering. The Reading L.A. books we’ll be looking at today -- while sometimes a bit loose with the facts........
  • Scott pension plan a flip-flop from campaign video

     
    Law enforcement unions are passing around a video shot by Rick Scott during his gubernatorial campaign in which he said he would “absolutely not” support a cut in pension benefits “for anyone — not state workers, not policemen, not...
  • Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon having a boy and a girl

     
    Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon say they'll be having a boy and a girl, fraternal twins, due this April. Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon announced in December that they had twins on the way....
  • TV This Week for Feb. 6 - 12

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 6 - 12 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Feb. 6 - 12 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at:......
  • Renewable energy: Labor coalition's tactics draw heat

     
    Do California construction unions raise concerns about building massive solar plants in the Mojave Desert because they care about wildlife, water shortages and delicate vegetation? Or is it, as some fellow labor unions charge, a way to extort expensive...
  • Kim Kardashian's naked W photos -- a thin line between love and hate

     
    Kim Kardashian loves her naked photos for W Magazine now that others love them. On her reality TV show, Kim Kardashian cried over the naked photos for W Magazine and called them porn....
  • Florida teachers to take pay cut?

     
    While the Tea Partiers were cheering Gov. Rick Scott's budget slashing proposals yesterday, area teachers were not so happy. His demand that they and other education and public workers contribute 5 percent of their pay to the state retirement fund...
  • Settlement reached in Facebook-related firing of medical technician

     
    The National Labor Relations Board and American Medical Response of Connecticut have settled a lawsuit over the firing of a woman after she criticized her supervisor on Facebook. The Board's Hartford, Conn. regional office sued the company in October of...
  • The new Obama to the Chamber of Commerce: Government regulations can be your friend

     
    The Democrat begins his make-up makeover with the American business community, preparing for 2012 and the vast sum it will take to win....
  • Endorsement backlash

     
    Just as I'd mused recently, these organizational political endorsements can be a double-edged sword. Here, from the Tribune editorial board's endorsement of Rahm Emanuel for mayor: We do not see (candidate Gery) Chico as the candidate likeliest to disrupt...