"It is imperative that Los Angeles County crack down on unscrupulous employers because wage theft is illegal and immoral, victimizing not only workers, but their families," Ridley-Thomas said. "They work for 10 to 12 hours. Want small businesses to succeed," Solis said. A representative from the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce read a letter from chamber President and CEO Gary Toebben. "We are especially supportive of efforts to focus on education and compliance before you move to punitive measures," Toebben wrote.
A Playboy model who sued when she was left with a crimson keister after a bum rap with a golf club in an ill-advised stunt settled out of court, the Associated Press reported. Terms of the settlement were not announced. Was requested to lie down and pose for a photograph with defendant Kevin Klein. The photograph was supposed to depict the Plaintiff lying flat on her stomach with her buttocks partially exposed. The suit claimed that Klein was only supposed to pose.
Summary of the Collapse of Industrial Civilization Small is beautiful, when small is skilled and dedicated. ~Jon Stewart My 12th year was my most Christian and most boring year in my life. ~John Shelby Spong Life is not a problem to be solved, nor a question to be answered. ~ Richard Dawkins I'm not saying there isn't a god, but there isn't a god who cares about people. ~Robert Munsch One of the great tragedies of mankind is that morality has been hijacked by religion. The meaning of life is whatever you ascribe it to be. Being alive is the meaning.
Director Yuval Sharon is the "strikingly inventive" mastermind behind innovative opera company The Industry, which is disrupting an art form that hasn't been this exciting for decades, possibly even centuries. Asphalt is a familiar sight to Los Angelinos. Sharon and The Industry didn't invent the mobile opera -- Robert Moran produced "39 Minutes for 39 Autos" in San Francisco in 1969 -- but they are disrupting the L.A. Fine arts scene for the better. Dedicated fans and opera virgins have until November 22 to catch this mobile opera in the field.
I, on the other hand, am just 10 years older. That's why the Valley Industry and Commerce Association formed Valley on Track to advocate new rail investment in the Valley, including converting the Orange Line to light rail. And there are 20 new stations under construction, none in the Valley. For the Valley to support a new sales tax measure, Orange Line conversion to rail must be included. Coby King is a public affairs consultant who serves as the chairman of the Valley Industry and Commerce Association. He lives in West Hills.