Opinion

Career Corner: Parents’ Role in the Job Search
Columns

Career Corner: Parents’ Role in the Job Search

By Angela Copeland I run into many questions surrounding parents. And, I’m not talking about the parents of young children. I’m talking about the parents of full grown adults. Both the parents and the children don’t seem to know where the boundaries are in the job search world. A similar issue was magnified for us…

Career Corner: It’s Not the Search That’s Hard
Columns

Career Corner: It’s Not the Search That’s Hard

By Angela Copeland If you’re in the middle of a job search, you know: it’s not the searching that’s hard. If you have a loved one who’s looking for a job, you may wonder what has gone wrong in their life. They’re moody and they doubt their abilities. You wonder what’s taking them so long….

Reader Reacts to Transit Oriented Development
Letters to the Editor

Reader Reacts to Transit Oriented Development

Maybe when the city planners start using disclosure agreements re-guarding health risks that could be present along the transportation corridor where all these lovely units are being built and when the next recession hits owners wanting to sell find out that others may not want to buy the units because of potential Health Risks? I…

Lifeline for Pets: Twinkling Twyla
Columns

Lifeline for Pets: Twinkling Twyla

Twyla is a lap cat who loves people. At just under age 1, she is super friendly and affectionate. She likes to sleep and cuddle with you. She’s vocal and talks to you with her sweet little meows. Twyla would be great with small children who would play with her and give her lots of…

Reader Shares Opinion on Transit Oriented Development
Letters to the Editor

Reader Shares Opinion on Transit Oriented Development

  All of this transit-centered development assumes assumes a mid-20th Century work-life model that is an outright fantasy for most working people in Los Angeles. People work two or three jobs, 12-18 hours a day, in far-flung locations. Public transit connections are so time consuming and cumbersome that most daily work-related travel must be done…

Career Corner: A Deeper Look at Ghosting
Columns

Career Corner: A Deeper Look at Ghosting

By Angela Copeland There’s been a lot in the news about ghosting lately. Job seekers aren’t showing up to interviews. And, they’re not coming to work on their first day – all with no notice. At first look, it can be explained simply: companies have been treating job seekers badly for years, and now, it’s…

Reader Shares Opinion on Horse Racing
Letters to the Editor

Reader Shares Opinion on Horse Racing

It’s no surprise that horse racing enthusiasts insist that horses love to walk and race with humans on their backs. Well, I’m not convinced. How come those stately creatures put up such a fight before they are “broken?” Broken, mind you … not befriended, but broken? The formula, I believe, is quite simple: First, break the horse’s…

Reader Responds to Transit Oriented Development
Letters to the Editor

Reader Responds to Transit Oriented Development

One thing quite a number of people simply don’t understand is that this rail transit system will NOT make too many positive changes for the southland IN THIS GENERATION; however, it’s being constructed for a FUTURE possibility of more efficient high-density living situated along the rail lines, with centers of activity concentrated in the vicinity…

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