July

Bob Schoelkopf, co-director of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center, talks to a recovering seal at the center in Brigantine, N.J. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

Ex-dolphin trainer now looking into mass die-off

BRIGANTINE, N.J. (AP) — Once upon a time, he was known as Capt. Bob, the man who trained the dolphins and seals to perform for crowds in Atlantic City. But as he got to know […]

08/21/2013

A sale pending sign is attached to a property for sale. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

US home sales hit 5.39M in July, highest since ’09

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sales of previously occupied homes surged in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.39 million, approaching a healthy level for the first time since November 2009. The spike in […]

08/21/2013

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Police seek help tracking down good Samaritan

ANAHEIM (CNS) – Anaheim police asked today for the public’s help in tracking down a good Samaritan who helped a disabled woman retrieve her purse from a thief. The 39-year-old woman was northbound on Acacia […]

08/19/2013

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California jobless rate increases to 8.7 percent

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State officials say California’s unemployment rate increased slightly to 8.7 percent in July. The Employment Development Department announced Friday that the rate increased two-tenths of a percentage point, up from 8.5 […]

08/16/2013

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California added jobs despite unemployment rate increase

California’s unemployment rate increased slightly to 8.7 percent in July, the first such bump since the spring of 2011. The Employment Development Department says the rate increased two-tenths of a percentage point, up from 8.5 […]

08/16/2013

JC Penney in New York's Times Square. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Retailers see slow start to back-to-school season

NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers are holding off on back-to-school shopping, and those who delay long enough might be rewarded with some steep discounts from desperate retailers. Revenue at stores open at least a year […]

08/08/2013

On July 15, 2013 a woman waits to talk with employers at a job fair for laid-off IBM workers in South Burlington, Vt. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)

US employers add 162K jobs; rate falls to 7.4 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 162,000 jobs in July, a modest increase and the fewest since March. Still, the unemployment rate fell to a 4½-year low of 7.4 percent, a hopeful sign in an […]

08/02/2013

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Annual survey finds parents trimming back-to-school spending

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Back-to-school is one of the busiest shopping seasons of the year, and it’s here. But one survey suggests parents’ spending will be more frugal than last year. Retail analyst Alison Paul […]

07/29/2013

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The 4th-wettest July in LA since 1877

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – After six months of drought, Los Angeles is now experiencing what the National Weather Service calls the fourth-wettest July since records began being kept in 1877. But it didn’t take much […]

07/26/2013

Los Angeles Clippers

Clippers offer free summer clinics for kids

The Los Angeles Clippers Free Summer Clinics Program provides children in the greater Los Angeles area with a variety of free activities during the month of July. Basketball Clinics: July 22-26 Swimming Clinics: July 15-19 […]

07/16/2013

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