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Playa Vista Is Fast Becoming L.A.’s New Tech Leader

Playa Vista, one of the nation’s most technologically-advanced communities, is fast becoming an axis of innovative progress in Los Angeles.

12/21/2014

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Hands-On Training Makes L.A.’s Substance Abuse Counselors Marketable

Los Angeles resident Kim Deitz says she’s preparing for an anticipated blast of new job openings for substance abuse counselors by receiving on-the-job training.

12/21/2014

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Accomplished Web Developers In L.A. Are Multi-Faceted

Information technology expert Alex Harwood says it takes far more than creativity and a good eye to become a successful web developer in Los Angeles.

12/21/2014

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Best Upcoming Theater Productions In Los Angeles

From comedies and musicals to dramas and operas, here are the top five shows to catch in greater L.A. from late December, 2014, to June, 2015.

12/21/2014

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Best 2015 New Year’s Eve Parties In Los Angeles

Celebrate the new year in Tinseltown as 2014 switches up its colorful character to become 2015.

12/19/2014

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L.A.’s Meteorologists Rely Heavily On Evolving Technology

Steve LaDochy says job opportunities are ample in greater L.A. for tech-savvy meteorologists who are skilled in math, physics and computer science.

12/14/2014

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Criminal Justice Education Helps L.A. Students Secure Jobs

Dr. Denise Herz, a professor at California State University, Los Angeles, says the best way to lock down a lasting career within L.A.’s criminal justice system is to seek higher education.

12/14/2014

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Information Security Analysts Are Powerful Forces In L.A.

Mike Gardner, says information security analysts with an industry-specific background maintain a strong competitive edge in Los Angeles.

12/14/2014

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Portraying Santa Claus Is Big Business In L.A.

Ed Taylor, one of Los Angeles’ busiest Santa actors, says there are many business opportunities in L.A. for performers that resemble the jolly ol’ elf.

12/08/2014

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Jobs For L.A.’s Surgical Technologists Are Rolling In

Encino Hospital Medical Center’s Caretta M. James says qualified surgical technologists who are more marketable in Los Angeles are multi-skilled, personable and technologically-adaptable.

12/08/2014

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Street Vendors Help Nourish L.A.’s Economic Gain

According to the research team at Economic Roundtable, more than 10,000 street vendors work in Los Angeles, generating more than $100 million in annual revenue.

12/08/2014

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The Job Outlook For L.A.’s Meteorologists Is Partly Sunny

Pierce College’s Jason Finley says today’s meteorologists in Los Angeles must understand the prominence of social media and excel in the areas of math, science and computer technology.

12/01/2014

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L.A.’s Marketing Students Prepare For A Projected Employment Boon

Dr. Tye W. Jackson says CSULA is getting prospective marketing managers ready for an anticipated spike in the number of upcoming job opportunities by teaching them powerful techniques that work.

12/01/2014

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Criminal Justice System Offers A Plethora Of New Jobs In L.A.

Dr. James David Ballard, a professor at California State University, Northridge, says CSUN is updating its curriculum to help its students secure rewarding jobs within L.A.’s criminal justice system.

12/01/2014

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Best 2014 Holiday Concerts In Los Angeles

In metro L.A., home to many religious and ethnic groups, festive concerts will be in abundance and well attended. Here are a select few that promise to exemplify the region’s strapping musical heritage and flush cultural pluralism.

11/27/2014

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