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Wet Seal+ to Open at the Sherman Oaks Fashion Square

Wet Seal+ to Open at the Sherman Oaks Fashion Square

It's one of 30 plus-sized shops opening nationwide.
Valley Company Ordered to Pay $210K for Making Unsubstantiated Claims

Valley Company Ordered to Pay $210K for Making Unsubstantiated Claims

WalkFit Platinum Orthotics has since removed the terms “antibacterial,” “antifungal” and “germ-killing” from instruction sheets.
Eaten at P.F. Chang's in Sherman Oaks Lately? Your Credit Info May Be Compromised

Eaten at P.F. Chang's in Sherman Oaks Lately? Your Credit Info May Be Compromised

The local eatery is one of 33 nationwide which was affected by a recent data breach.

"Protecting Your Invention" Panel

SUNDAY, August 3TH, 7-9PM "PROTECTING YOUR INVENTION"
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.
Sherman Oaks Businesses Owe California Millions in Taxes

Sherman Oaks Businesses Owe California Millions in Taxes

Some local businesses were named on the state's latest list of the "top 500 sales and use tax delinquencies," released Tuesday.
Hot Dog on a Stick Files for Bankruptcy

Hot Dog on a Stick Files for Bankruptcy

Its 93 locations, including Sherman Oaks, are expected to continue with business as usual.
Humphrey Yogart to Celebrate 30 Years of a Beautiful Friendship with Sherman Oaks

Humphrey Yogart to Celebrate 30 Years of a Beautiful Friendship with Sherman Oaks

Owner Paula Sheftel answers a few questions about her business.
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.
Small Business Spotlight: Tell Us Your Story

Small Business Spotlight: Tell Us Your Story

Sherman Oaks Patch wants to put your business in the spotlight on our front page!
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.