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SoCal Business Makes 1-Pound Doughnut Stuffed With Pop Tart

A Southern California business has created a one-pound treat called the Big Poppa-Tart Donut.

03/19/2015

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UC Berkeley Study: $15.25 Minimum Wage Would Raise Quality Of Life For 600K Angelenos

A proposal to hike the minimum wage in Los Angeles to $15.25 per hour by 2019 would have more benefits than drawbacks, according to UC Berkeley report.

03/19/2015

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Ben & Jerry’s To Hold ‘Free Cone Day’ Next Month

On April 14, Ben & Jerry’s will hold its annual Free Cone Day and will be giving out free scoops of ice cream at participating locations from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

03/18/2015

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Kraft Voluntarily Recalls Select Boxes Of Mac & Cheese Due To Possible Metal Pieces

Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling select boxes of macaroni and cheese over concerns that some may contain small pieces of metal.

03/17/2015

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Video Shows Street Vendor Crackdown In L.A.’s MacArthur Park

A street vendor crackdown in Los Angeles’ MacArthur Park led to the confiscation of supplies by the Department of Public Health, which reportedly cited health concerns.

03/16/2015

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Economic Forecast Sees Steady Job Gains On The Horizon

High consumer confidence and widespread job creation will help California see steady job gains through 2017, according to a UCLA economic forecast released Thursday.

03/12/2015

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‘Most Depressing’ Starbucks Reopens With A New Look

Customers who have long bemoaned a Highland Park Starbucks as the most depressing of the coffee chain’s locations will be relieved to know it’s been completely remodeled and open for business.

03/11/2015

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Prime Healthcare Backs Out of $840M Daughters Of Charity Hospitals Deal

Prime Healthcare Services Inc. backed out of its proposed $840 million purchase of six Daughters of Charity Health System hospitals, just weeks after state Attorney General Kamala Harris approved the much-debated deal.

03/10/2015

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Legal Papers Filed By Kitson Stores Allege Travelers Are Being Gouged On Airport Water

A court fight over retail operations at one of the nation’s busiest airports led to allegations Friday that passengers are being gouged on bottled water prices.

03/06/2015

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Uber Decides To Refund Fee For Woman Who Says She Was Hit With $100 ‘Bodily Fluid’ Charge

Uber says the company has decided to refund a cleaning fee for a woman who was hit with a $100 charge after utilizing the service on Sunday night.

03/04/2015

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Name-Your-Own-Price Sites Offer Consumers ‘Thrill Of The Hunt’

More and more websites are allowing consumers to haggle for discounts and deals.

03/02/2015

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Disneyland Memorabilia Auction Brings In $1.7 Million

A Disneyland memorabilia collector has taken a cue from the movie “Frozen” and decided to “Let It Go.”

03/02/2015

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Southern California Gas Prices Among Nation’s Highest

Gas prices in the Southland are among the highest in the nation and, according to one expert, are predicted to climb as the economy continues to grow.

02/27/2015

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Southwest Grounding Nearly One-Fifth Of Its Fleet Over Missed Inspections

Southwest Airlines says it has grounded 128 planes after failing to inspect backup hydraulic systems used to control the rudder if the main system fails.

02/24/2015

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$6 Billion In Unclaimed Money Held By State, Available To Millions Of Residents

$6 billion worth of unclaimed money and property now sits with the state, and people are able to check if some of their unclaimed money is included.

02/23/2015

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BMW Workers Rally Against Job Cuts

Angry teamsters say makers of the ultimate driving machine are trying to drive away good-paying jobs and replace them with cheap labor. BMW says it will cut dozens of jobs at its Ontario warehouse.

Toyota Issues Prius Recall Over Cooling Pump Issue

Toyota Announces (Another) Prius Recall

Toyota on Tuesday announced they were recalling 650,000 Prius models (3004-2007) to fix a faulty cooling pump problem. Officials believe nearly 400,000 of those cars are on the road in the United States. Toyota insisted that the repair is not a recall but rather “a customer satisfaction campaign.”

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Very Golden State: 6 Political Millionaires

It may be tough times for the average Joe, but these public servants have capitalized on their personal fortunes to wield major influence in Sacramento.

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Over-Exposed Billionaires

They’ve got major bucks and massive egos: here’s eight of the richest men you’ve never met, but probably have heard about way too much.

Sure, they get to travel the world and get paid the big bucks, but the competition is tough -- and mainting their looks is even tougher.

Top 10 Sexiest Jobs

It’s the question we’re all faced with when making small talk with strangers: “So what do you do for a living?”

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Corporate America’s Biggest Blunders

Think of them as the business world’s version of the Hollywood flop: here’s a list of the most expensive mistakes ever.

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