Archive for September 10th, 2019

California's High Poverty Rates Continue To Lead The Nation

Business & Economy | | September 10 2019, 6:55 PM

By some measures, California is the wealthiest state in the country. But new data shows that California still has a higher poverty rate than any other state.

Why Older Uber Drivers Earn Less Than Younger Ones

Business & Economy | | September 10 2019, 4:26 PM

Older workers may be able to find new opportunities in the gig economy. But research shows that on certain platforms, they’re making less than younger workers.

AirTalk: LAUSD Teachers Call For School Closure

Local | | September 10 2019, 10:00 AM


100-Year-Old Fosselman's Branches Out With A New Ice Cream Shop In Glendora

Local | | September 10 2019, 6:00 AM

Every day is like a sundae at The Ice Cream Shop, a sleeker, trendier extension of the family business.

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What’s In The New Vaccine Exemption Bill That’s Been Signed By Governor Newsom?

| September 10 2019, 9:43 AM

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed bills Monday to crack down on doctors who write fraudulent medical exemptions for school children's vaccinations.

Discontinuing Antidepressant Medication: What You Need To Know

| September 10 2019, 9:37 AM

In a recent Los Angeles Times column, business writer David Lazarus chronicled his struggle with quitting antidepressants. Lazarus says he started taking the medication to deal with insomnia as a side effect of Type 1 diabetes. He felt great—at first.

Period Tracking Apps Are Apparently Sharing Extremely Personal Data With Facebook, Other Companies

| September 10 2019, 9:34 AM

A new report from UK-based advocacy organization Privacy International finds that menstruation apps are passing along women’s data to Facebook and others, including their contraception use, period symptoms and when they last had sex.

Practical Implications For Colleges And Student Athletes If CA Enacts Law Allowing College Athletes To Profit From Likeness

| September 10 2019, 9:32 AM

The California Assembly has passed legislation to let college athletes make money, setting up a confrontation with the NCAA that could jeopardize the athletic futures of programs at USC, UCLA and Stanford.

New Program Will Pay Stipend For Host To Temporarily House Young People Experiencing Homelessness

| September 10 2019, 9:25 AM

A new program in L.A. is connecting “hosts” with young people experiencing homelessness for short-term stays, with the goal of bridging the gap between homelessness and permanent housing.

National Security Adviser John Bolton Fired

| September 10 2019, 9:23 AM

President Donald Trump has fired national security adviser John Bolton.

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