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Prison Contractor Settles With City Prisoners in Pay Dispute

Prison Contractor Settles With City Prisoners in Pay Dispute

A probe determined that Corrections Corp. of America violated federal contract and workplace safety laws by failing to pay prevailing wages.
Albertson's Reports Hacker May Have Compromised Shoppers' Private Information

Albertson's Reports Hacker May Have Compromised Shoppers' Private Information

However, further investigation may widen the timeframe in which customers’ private information was exposed, according to a press release.
Senate Voting on Bill Providing $400 Million For Filmmaker Tax Breaks

Senate Voting on Bill Providing $400 Million For Filmmaker Tax Breaks

A vote by the full Senate is expected by the end of the legislative session on Aug. 31.
Los Angeles Times Gets New Publisher, CEO

Los Angeles Times Gets New Publisher, CEO

Austin Beutner succeeds Eddy Hartenstein, who was recently named the non-executive chairman of the company.
Get Your Free Smoothie at Jamba Juice Tomorrow

Get Your Free Smoothie at Jamba Juice Tomorrow

On Aug. 6th between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. customerswill receive free samples of its made-to-order juices blended with whole foods.
Judge Okays Clippers Sale For $2 Billion

Judge Okays Clippers Sale For $2 Billion

A judge today ruled in favor of Donald Sterling's estranged wife, allowing the sale for $2 billion of the Clippers.
Who's Hiring in Highland Park-Mount Washington?

Who's Hiring in Highland Park-Mount Washington?

The latest employment opportunities around around Highland Park-Mount Washington.
New York Commissioner of Health Joins Kaiser Permanente Southern California

New York Commissioner of Health Joins Kaiser Permanente Southern California

Dr. Nirav R. Shah will be responsible for ensuring high-quality care and service for more than 3.7 million Kaiser Permanente members in Southern California.
Who's Hiring: Namaste Highland Park, La Tropicana, El Diablo Moto Cartel

Who's Hiring: Namaste Highland Park, La Tropicana, El Diablo Moto Cartel

The latest employment opportunities around Highland Park-Mount Washington.
Hot Topic: Would You Welcome Sriracha Factory to Your Community?

Hot Topic: Would You Welcome Sriracha Factory to Your Community?

Sriracha creator David Tran is thinking of moving his sauce factory to a new city after heated debate and complaints about the spicy odor from the Irwindale community.
Open Your Wallet Wider; L.A. Drivers Pay Highest Auto Insurance Policies

Open Your Wallet Wider; L.A. Drivers Pay Highest Auto Insurance Policies

The 11 area cities ranked as the most expensive in the state are Glendale, Los Angeles, Inglewood, Santa Monica, Burbank, Compton, Alhambra, Hawthorne, South Gate, Pasadena and El Monte.
UCLA's Hospital's Change Menu, Offer Antibiotic-Free Meat and Chicken

UCLA's Hospital's Change Menu, Offer Antibiotic-Free Meat and Chicken

The antibiotic-free meat items are available at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood, and the UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica.
Lowe's to Pay $18.1M to Settle Environmental Violations Case

Lowe's to Pay $18.1M to Settle Environmental Violations Case

There is a Lowe's store in nearby Mid-City Los Angeles.
Yelp's Top 10 Restaurants in Highland Park-Mount Washington: Do You Agree?

Yelp's Top 10 Restaurants in Highland Park-Mount Washington: Do You Agree?

Looking for a place to eat this weekend? Here's how Mount Washington area restaurants were ranked on Yelp.
Mastercard Notifies Banks of Identity Theft From DMV

Mastercard Notifies Banks of Identity Theft From DMV

The stolen credit card and debit card numbers were apparently used for purchases between Aug. 2, 2013 through Jan. 31 of this year.
Gas Prices Are On the Rise: Where to Find the Cheapest Gas in Highland Park-Mt. Washington

Gas Prices Are On the Rise: Where to Find the Cheapest Gas in Highland Park-Mt. Washington

The cheapest price for a gallon of regular gasoline in Highland Park-Mount Washington can be found at the Shell station at 5137 North Figueroa Street (at North Ave 52) for $4.03, according t