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Why we will no longer be a welcoming church
We’ve decided to quit being a welcoming church. No kidding. We’re giving it up. Like so many congregations, we’ve sunk an amazing amount of time and energy into becoming a welcoming church. We changed worship styles, trained greeters and ushers, wore name tags, brewed coffee, went to workshops on hospitality and put our friendliest people …
Judge: IDOC staff must be trained on transgender issues
SPRINGFIELD — A federal judge has ordered state corrections officers to undergo training on transgender issues, stemming from a lawsuit filed by an inmate who wants to be transferred to
How to more safely stay at hotels, motels amid pandemic
There's no place like home. But with care, you can reduce the risks that come with spending a night in a hotel or motel. Half of the battle occurs before
Workers and wages: Finding qualified workforce a top challenge...
BEMIDJI—While wages are on the rise, challenges remain for Minnesota's manufacturers when it comes to hiring a qualified workforce.In its annual State of Manufacturing survey, Enterprise Minnesota found 71 percent of respondents say the inability to hire qualified candidates has made company growth...
Suspect who allegedly killed McHenry County Sheriff's deputy had threatened to shoot police before
Suspect who allegedly killed deputy had threatened to shoot police before
10 Essential Tacos in Los Angeles
We decided to give a taste of some of the city's essential tacos, with a couple of burritos and quesadillas thrown in for good measure. Consider this your guide to L.A.'s 10 essential tortilla-based, portable foodstuffs.
An easier way to fly to Los Angeles or Las Vegas
JetSuiteX transports travelers from three Bay Area airports to Burbank and to Las Vegas at reasonable (but not cheap) fares but with service that's a cut above that of the major airlines.
Wonderful World: Discover Los Angeles
By Tom Sawyer Welcome tourists! In this edition, we have to talk about the second most populated cit
How to Become a Model in Los Angeles
Breaking into the City of Angels as a model is no easy task, but we’re here to help you in your journey!
10 best debuts at the Los Angeles Auto Show
Henry Payne chooses the best-in-show at the Los Angeles Auto Show
10 under-the-radar activities in Los Angeles
There are plenty of cool and interesting activities in Los Angeles most tourists rarely partake in, like the cave in Griffith Park that once doubled as Batman's lair. With that
Number of typhus patients in Los Angeles surpasses 100
Squalid conditions in the city's skid row area have created a 'typhus zone' where cases have cropped up.
Eat These, the 10 Best Nachos in Los Angeles
10 Best Bánh Mì Sandwiches in Los Angeles
The banh mi is a delicious byproduct of French colonialism in Vietnam (which officially lasted from 1887 to 1954). The French brought baguettes to help fuel sandwiches, which were filled with French meats like pates and eventually incorporated Vietnamese proteins and flavors. The prototypical banh mi incorporates a crusty baguette with...
The 10 Best Restaurants in Downtown Los Angeles
Downtown's explosive growth has been one of the most widely discussed topics in the restaurant world for the past few years. Now we are beginning to see those planted seeds bear delicious, delicious fruit. What was once a scattered collections of very good places to eat has morphed and matured...
Here Are the 5 Top-Paying Jobs in Los Angeles
The film and television industry seems to overshadow Los Angeles' other economic engines. But a new analysis of local salaries by employment site Glassdoor found little Hollywood influence in its list of top-paying jobs. A 2012 study by the L.A. Economic Development Corporation found that the average entertainment-industry salary was ...
How to keep low-income families in Los Angeles
Allowing more housing may bring growing pains, but obstructing it only moves the pain to the people we too often forget about.
Los Angeles shows the state how not to address homelessness
The definition of “mistake,” the Merriam-Webster dictionary tells us, is “a wrong judgment; a wrong action or statement proceeding from faulty judgment, inadequate knowledge, or inattention.”…
On homelessness, Los Angeles meets Economics 101
Eric Garcetti, Mark Ridley-Thomas, meet Ronald Reagan: “If you want more of something, subsidize it.”