Dennis Romero

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  • 15 hours ago | Economy

    With part of a key South Bay refinery gutted by an explosion and with our annual switch to more expensive summer blend gas underway, Los Angeles-area fuel prices have seen an all-time record increase from month-to-month, according to the Auto Club...

  • 20 hours ago | Hollywood

    UCLA's 2015 Hollywood Diversity Report hit the streets this week and, while it found that minorities showed "small to modest gains" in the film and television industry, women actually regressed in some areas of employment in the business. Says the...

  • 21 hours ago | Real Estate

    Last year we wrote that "America's worst housing crisis is getting no action from City Hall." This year the Los Angeles Times got on the bandwagon and opined that "L.A. has a serious housing crisis and it's time for city officials to do something ...

  • 2 days ago | Film

    It's standing room only inside the 900-capacity Montalbán Theatre on Vine Street, where one of the most diverse industry crowds you'll see during the Hollywood awards season has gathered to talk candidly about race and ethnicity in television. A s...

  • 2 days ago | Women

    Patricia Arquette's speech during her acceptance of the Best Supporting Actress Oscar has inspired an equal pay proposal in the California legislature. The bill would "strengthen California’s equal pay laws to ensure that women are paid equally fo...

  • 2 days ago | Environment

    California's first-in-the-nation plastic bag ban has been stopped in its tracks. A plastics industry referendum to overturn the legislature's passage of the law, which was signed last year by Gov. Jerry Brown, has qualified for the ballot, the Cal...