Cops are searching for a guy they say has robbed several Starbucks coffee shops and Subway restaurants in the West Valley.
They're calling him the "Job App Bandit" because he suspect enters at closing time, asks for a job application and glass of water, and pulls out a gun and robs the place, accor ... More >>
The star of L.A. Weekly's current cover story -- a talented and gentle young man named Bryant Mangum, aka UPN member "Sight," fresh out of four years in state prison for scratching up the L.A. bus system as a teenager -- has been suspended from his job as a result of the story.
As we revealed in "L ... More >>
Via NBCUniversalThe Headhuntress Wendy Doulton, right, coaches a job seeker.I watch the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills every week. I watch New York and Orange County, too. (Though we all agree DC was whack, right?) I watch these shows partly for the ability to laugh at the dippy one-liners ... More >>
Guzzle & NoshNguyen TranStarry Kitchen, the downtown restaurant known for giving French chef Laurent Quenioux a place to occasionally hang his toque (or bandana) on a vat of sriracha and a tray of green tofu balls, is looking for line cooks. Here's the Craigslist ad, posted two days ago, whic ... More >>
This past Sunday the San Francisco Chronicle reported the settlement reached in a class action lawsuit against San Francisco's California Culinary Academy, which is under parent company Career Education Corp. (CEC), According to the Chronicle, 8,500 students who attended the academy from 2003 ... More >>
Whatever you do, don't tell them you're a rejectBesides a skimpy check from Obama every month, there are few perks to being unemployed.
Depression. Self-doubt. Existential crisis, underscored by bed sores. And now, according to UCLA researchers, there's an even more degrading downside to goi ... More >>
‚ÄčPeople living in California may have to wait until April 2012 to use the federal government's new website that allows users to check on their own employment eligibility.
The new program, called E-Verify Self Check, was launched Monday and for the first time ever enables potential workers to see ... More >>
Thomas Keller Restaurant Group
Bouchon Beverly Hills has an opening for a chef de partie (that's the French kitchen brigade name for a line cook or station chef). To quote the job listing, which was posted on the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group website on March 1st: This is a great opportunity ... More >>
Veterans returning home face many problems of transition, and in this economy, just finding a job can be one of them. According to PR Newswire, currently more than 250,000 U.S. veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are unemployed, and the rate of unemployment for veterans ages 18 to 24 ... More >>
L.A. County ProbationThe ACLU and an alliance of organizations are suing the county over its administration of the Challenger Memorial Youth Center for youths on probation, where education mandates are ignored and kids are neglected, the groups allege.
The suit contends that the Lancaster sc ... More >>
Andres Martinez, late of the L.A. Times and currently at the New America Foundation think tank, opens a piece for Poder 360 with this tart observation about the state:"Californians never tire of pointing out that if their state were a separate country, it would rank among the 10 largest economies of ... More >>
Well, it didn't take long for that AP logo to get pulled off the podium mike that Doron Weinberg's been using. Possibly fearing that the podium could soon resemble a NASCAR pace car plastered with corporate logos, Alan Parachini, the chief public information officer for the Superior Courts, had th ... More >>
The O.C. Register reports online that Orange County's top five employers have announced they will lay off 2,500 employees in the coming year. The full list is topped by Irvine's J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, which plans to issue 514 pink slips, with Aliso Viejo's Marvell Semiconductor Inc. only sacking on ... More >>