Remember car pooling, flexible work schedules and "telecommuting." Yeah, none of that worked as far as our traffic goes. L.A. still has the worst congestion in the nation. Will anything bring relief? Researchers at UC Berkeley and MIT think they might have come up with something:
Watch interactive job-loss blobs grow. See map link on jump page.What is causing the free-fall in job losses in California, while the Great Plains, with the raw exception of a few spots, are past the recession? 63,000 jobs vanished in California in September, of 95,000 lost in the United Stat ... More >>
If you're working at home today, telecommuting from your lawn chair in order to avoid the motorcades and grieving masses, the stalled traffic and barricades around Staples Center, then you might want to consider barbecuing for dinner.