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Job Market For Computer Support Specialists In L.A. Is Highly Favorable

Computer expert Scott Spiro says in order for computer support specialists to benefit from a projected blast of new job opportunities in Los Angeles, they must stay on top of cloud-computing technology.

11/24/2014

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O.C. Parents At Common Core Meeting Seek Greater Local Control

Parents showed up in force Monday to give a panel of experts an earful regarding controversy over the common core education program.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/17/2014

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L.A.’s Sports Industry Energizes Local Economic Growth

If the NFL moves back into Los Angeles in 2015 or 2016, thousands of new jobs could be created in a town where the sports industry thrives.

11/17/2014

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School Psychologists In L.A. Are Urged To Strengthen Their Skills

Dr. Wilda Laija-Rodriguez, a CSUN professor, says school psychologists will need to increase their levels of proficiency in coming years to better serve L.A.’s bilingual students.

11/17/2014

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The Digital Age Opens More Doors For L.A.’s Legal Secretaries

UCLA Extension’s Deborah Deutsch says legal secretaries that are keeping pace with technological advancements are the ones securing sustainable careers.

11/17/2014

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Java Developers Sit At Apex Of New Tech Revolution In L.A.

Software engineer Amir Hallajpour says future computer programmers in Los Angeles are preparing for an expansive Java development marketplace by learning directly from industry professionals.

11/10/2014

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L.A.’s Mathematical Science Teaching Jobs Equate To Profitable Careers

CSULA’s Dr. Debasree Raychaudhuri says post-secondary institutions throughout Los Angeles are always in need of mathematical science instructors, especially part-timers.

11/10/2014

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L.A.’s Medical Center Workforce Is Prepared For Any Ebola Cases

Dr. Holly H. Kim says Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center is ready to handle any suspected or confirmed Ebola cases, while protecting its health care workers.

11/10/2014

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L.A. Tourism Keeps Santa Monica’s Marketplace Vivacious

Based on previous years, Santa Monica’s tourism industry could see big numbers for workers by the time 2014 bids adieu.

11/03/2014

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Exercise Physiologists Learn The Business Of Combating Disease In L.A.

CSULA is preparing tomorrow’s exercise physiologists by teaching them how to help L.A.’s business community fight chronic diseases and repair physical or bodily injuries.

11/03/2014

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Training Institute Produces Qualified L.A. Addiction Counselors

Letitia Keller, President of the Los Angeles Training Institute for Alcohol & Drug Counseling, says tomorrow’s addiction counselors will need to seek higher education and extend their services.

11/03/2014

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Still Bringing The Thrills: Behind The Scenes Of Raytheon’s Epcot Ride

Raytheon, a longtime supporter of education in science, technology, engineering and math, created Sum of All Thrills to show the real-life application of concepts such as angles, velocity and kinetic energy.

10/27/2014

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The Phantom Tollbooth: The Surprising Tech Behind Highway Toll Lanes

The idea behind automated toll collection seems simple: A car passes through with a transponder, and a radio sensor charges the owner’s account.

10/27/2014

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Java Developers Are Hot Commodities In L.A.’s Tech Field

CSUN’s Dr. Adam Kaplan predicts that an elevated demand for masterful Java developers will be spurred by an anticipated emergence of smart TVs, gadgets and home appliances.

10/27/2014

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L.A.’s Court Reporters Become More Employable With The Help Of Technology

Mason Farmani, CEO at Barkley Court Reporters, says stenographers that are technologically-proficient are the ones that are landing lucrative job opportunities in Los Angeles.

10/27/2014

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