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News and opinion on local businesses and economics.
Eat a Chocolate Chip Cookie, Donate to Children's Hospital of O.C.

Eat a Chocolate Chip Cookie, Donate to Children's Hospital of O.C.

The fundraiser is at all Chick-fil-A Orange County locations on Friday.
Free Stuff Alert: Jamba Juice Giveaway on Wednesday

Free Stuff Alert: Jamba Juice Giveaway on Wednesday

Employees at participating stores will be serving 12 ounce servings of their juices blended with whole foods, such as yogurt.
Albertsons, Vons to Merge; Some SoCal Stores Might Close

Albertsons, Vons to Merge; Some SoCal Stores Might Close

The deal will create a network of 2,000-plus stores, 27 distribution warehouses and more than 250,000 employees across western states.
Coldwater Creek Files for Bankruptcy, Will Close Stores

Coldwater Creek Files for Bankruptcy, Will Close Stores

Closeout sales expected in early May both in store and online.
The End of Guacamole as We Know It?

The End of Guacamole as We Know It?

Chipotle tells investors climate change is affecting the price of avocados and a favorite Mexican dip hangs in the balance.
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.
Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

How sharing finances brought one couple closer together.
How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

Follow these steps for lifetime job security.
Passenger Traffic Increased at John Wayne in December

Passenger Traffic Increased at John Wayne in December

But total aircraft operations decreased in December when compared to the same month last year.
Fire Causes Two Los Alamitos Restaurants to Close

Fire Causes Two Los Alamitos Restaurants to Close

The dining spots suffered damage in a January fire.
Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Tips for generating impenetrable Internet passwords.
Spin! Brings Artisan Pizza to Los Alamitos

Spin! Brings Artisan Pizza to Los Alamitos

The acclaimed Kansas City-based eatery is expanding to Orange County, and has opened a new restaurant in Los Alamitos.
Krispy Kreme to Add 20 More Shops in SoCal

Krispy Kreme to Add 20 More Shops in SoCal

Are you hoping it's in your town?
One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

Two-thirds of women consider themselves the family breadwinner.
Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Google grabs the top slot yet again on Fortune list.
How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

Here's why you should think before you tweet. (Or Facebook. Or Instagram.)
W-2 Forms: Understanding Your Most Important Tax Document

W-2 Forms: Understanding Your Most Important Tax Document

This holds the key to a bigger tax refund.
2 New Google Default Settings to Watch Out For

2 New Google Default Settings to Watch Out For

A look at two of Google’s new — and controversial — service changes that recently went into effect.
Recipes, Inspiration on Twitter from Frieda's Specialty Produce

Recipes, Inspiration on Twitter from Frieda's Specialty Produce

Join the #HealthyNewYear Twitter conversation to find useful information.