State of CA Franchise Tax Board Reports Statewide Median Income Up In 2011

Sacramento – April 2, 2013, The statewide median income for all 2011 individual tax returns was $34,684, an increase of 2.2 percent over 2010’s median income amount.  For joint returns, the statewide median income was $68,122, an...

Board of LADWP Commissioners Approves 2-Year Electric Rate Increase

Legal Mandates and Aging Infrastructure Drive Need for Rate Increase. LOS ANGELES – September 12, 2012, The Los Angeles Board of Water and Power Commissioners moved forward today with a proposed 2-year electric rate change...

Actor Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister Agree to Plead Guilty to Conspiracy Charges in Mortgage Fraud...

On Friday, August 31, 2012 The Federal Bureau of Investigation released that Actor Tommy Lister, who has appeared in approximately 100 movies, and a San Fernando Valley accountant were charged today in federal court with conspiring to commit...

LA Fitness Acquires Lifestyle Family Fitness Florida Clubs

(Irvine, CA/ St. Petersburg, FL) July 2, 2012 -- On July 30, 2012 LA Fitness and Lifestyle Family Fitness announced that they have completed their transaction relating to LA Fitness’ purchase of the assets...

Market Breaking News: Facebook Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering at $38 per share

On Thursday, May 17, 2012 Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) today the pricing of its initial public offering of 421,233,615 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $38 per share. The shares are expected to...

Los Angeles Times to Charge for Online Membership Program Access Starting March 5, 2012

On Monday, February 27, 2012 we received an email from The Los Angeles Times stating that effective March 5, 2012 they will start charging readers for accessing their online site. The initial rate of 99 cents...

LADWP Water Quality Factor Customer Rate Increase Approved Effective March 2012

On Thursday, February 9, 2012 The Los Angeles City Council approved an adjustment (rate increase) to the City of Los Angeles' Water Rate Ordinance, an action that will ensure that LADWP has sufficient revenues to...

Diversity News Magazine Join Millions of Americans to oppose SOPA and PIPA bills

On Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Diversity News Magazine, an online and print consumer news magazine published by Diversity News Publications & Executive Editor-In-Chief Esteban "Steven" Escobar announced that they are on strike today to fight...

Fitness International, LLC, an affiliate of L.A. Fitness International, LLC, Acquire 171 Bally Total...

On Thursday, December 1, 2011 Bally Total Fitness announced that they have sold a number of clubs to  Fitness International, LLC, an affiliate of L.A. Fitness International, LLC. Statement posted on LAFitness.com website: "We’re pleased to announce...

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Issues Statement on the Occupy LA Eviction & Closure of City...

On Wednesday, November 30, 2011 Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa issued the following statement regarding the closure of City Hall Park: "Last night, we witnessed perhaps one of the finest moments in the history of the Los Angeles...

Amazon.com to Possible Terminate the Amazon Associates Program Due to New California Law‏

On Wednesday, June 29, 2011 the biggest online retailer Amazon.com announced on an email statement to their Amazon Associates Notice of Contract Termination due to potential new California law. Here is what their statement reads: For...

CA Board of Equalization Specialists Verify Business Permits

On Monday, June 13, 2011 announced that The California State Board of Equalization (BOE) sent letters to 12,000 retail businesses in 16 different zip codes statewide notifying them of upcoming visits by BOE specialists. Businesses...

LAWA Response to KCBS-TV and its radio affiliates No Taxpayers’ Dollars Used for LAWA...

On Tuesday, May 10, 2011 LAWA (Los Angeles World Airports) responded to KCBS-TV and its radio affiliates that No Taxpayers' Dollars Used for LAWA Executives Travel. // http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js Here is the statement issue by LAWA: KCBS-TV...

Statement by LADWP General Manager Ron Nichols Regarding Delayed Billings

On Monday, April 25, 2011 The LADWP General Manager Ron Nichols released the following statement regarding a report on KNBC Channel 4 on delayed billings. "The LADWP processes 50,000 bills per day and has approximately two...

Collection Agencies Using Facebook & other Social Media to Harass You

“Don’t post pictures of the new speed boat you just purchased or the great vacation you just took, and then tell the debt collector you’re broke and don’t have any money to pay them,”...