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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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LA, Long Beach Mayors Pledge More Efficiency At Port Complex

A tentative labor agreement between dockworkers and port employers was hailed Monday by the mayors of Los Angeles and Long Beach, who say their cities will work more closely on eliminating cargo congestion at the port complex.

02/23/2015

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Companies In West Coast Port Dispute Make Appeal To Workers

Maritime companies are making their case for a new labor contract directly to West Coast dockworkers, hoping the rank-and-file will pressure union negotiators to reach a deal that would let billions of dollars of cargo now stuck at West Coast ports flow freely again.

02/18/2015

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Poshmark App Lets You Cash In On Old Clothes, Nab Luxury Goods At A Steal

Poshmark is an online consignment store where ladies who can sell gently-worn, vintage or new clothing that you never got around to wearing.

02/17/2015

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Dubbed By Some As ‘Most Depressing Starbucks In America,’ Highland Park Coffee Shop Getting Facelift

Change is brewing at a local coffee shop that has been called “the most depressing Starbucks in America” by some.

02/16/2015

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FAA Reveals Proposals For New Regulations On Commercial Drone Use

The Federal Aviation Administration has revealed new proposals for regulations supporting the commercial use of small drones.

02/15/2015

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Obama Sends Labor Secretary To Calif. To Settle West Coast Ports Dispute

President Obama is set to send United States Labor Secretary Tom Perez to California in an attempt to address the slowdown of ports on the West Coast.

02/14/2015

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SoCal-Based SpaceX Launches First-Ever Deep Space Mission For Private Company

After a pair of delays, SpaceX, the space transport company based in Hawthorne, California, successfully launched their Falcon 9 rocket Wednesday, propelling the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) deeper into space than the company had ever ventured before.

02/11/2015

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$100 Million Melt: Grilled Cheese Food Truck Sees Market Value Soar

How much is a delicious grilled cheese sandwich worth?

02/10/2015

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Mannie Fresh: Lil Wayne May Be Craving More Than Cash Money

Veteran producer Mannie Fresh says Lil Wayne may have outgrown his record label. The rapper filed a lawsuit against Cash Money Records in New York last week, claiming the label owes him $8 million and seeking to nullify his contracts.

02/07/2015

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Appetite-Suppressing Pacemaker-Like Device Gives Weight Loss A Boost

A device that promises to turn off hunger is the newest tool in the battle against overeating.

02/06/2015

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SoCal Restaurants Make Yelp’s List Of Hottest Places To Eat Nationwide

Dozens of California restaurants are among the hottest places to eat this year.

02/04/2015

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United Steel Workers Call Strike At Carson Refinery, 8 Others Across Country

The United Steel Workers (USW) union has called a strike at the refinery in Carson, as well as eight other refineries across the country.

02/01/2015

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3 Million Boxes Of Girl Scout Cookies To Arrive To L.A. This Weekend

Millions of boxes of Girl Scout cookies are expected to arrive to the City of Angels this weekend.

01/28/2015

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Unemployment Rate Down In December

California’s unemployment rate fell to 7 percent in December, a drop of two-tenths of a percentage point from a month earlier, but the state added just 700 jobs last month, a disappointing number after good job gains in November.

01/23/2015

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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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