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Nestle to Close Chatsworth Hot Pockets Plant

Nestle to Close Chatsworth Hot Pockets Plant

The work will be moved to the company's Kentucky facility.
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.
Sally Beauty Supply Stores Reveal Credit Card Data Breach

Sally Beauty Supply Stores Reveal Credit Card Data Breach

The national chain is cooperating with Secret Service.
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.
Two Local Businesses Owe the State a Combined $1 Mil-Plus

Two Local Businesses Owe the State a Combined $1 Mil-Plus

Some local businesses were named on the state's latest list of the "top 500 sales and use tax delinquencies," released Tuesday.
Forecast: L.A. County Economy to Grow 3-4% a Year

Forecast: L.A. County Economy to Grow 3-4% a Year

A majority of area residents believe the region is heading in a good direction.
Home Depot to Go on a Massive Hiring Spree

Home Depot to Go on a Massive Hiring Spree

The home improvement retailer expects to hire 80,000 people for the spring season and has more than 2,000 openings in California right now.
Time Warner to Gift $5 to All L.A. Customers for Super Bowl Snafu

Time Warner to Gift $5 to All L.A. Customers for Super Bowl Snafu

Whether your cable service went out or not, if you're with Time Warner, you've got money coming to you. Is it enough?
Super Bowl: A Really Bad Time for Time Warner Cable to Go Out

Super Bowl: A Really Bad Time for Time Warner Cable to Go Out

The contest was viewable on the cable carrier's high-definition Fox channel, TWC reported.
Aerojet Rocketdyne to Lay off 5 Percent of its Employees

Aerojet Rocketdyne to Lay off 5 Percent of its Employees

The cuts will be felt in Chatsworth and Sacramento.
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.
Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Tips for generating impenetrable Internet passwords.
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.)