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The way you want to be treated: conversation about end of life care

The way you want to be treated: conversation about end of life care

Bessie Shigekawa, left, and her daughter Edie Shigekawa, right. Edie says if doctors had had an end-of-life conversation with her earlier, it would have spared her mother unnecessary medical treatment and discomfort. ; Credit: Stephanie O’Neill/KPCC The way you want to be treated: conversation about end of life care: Talking about a serious illness, the [...]

Should you hold out for the perfect job or take the first offer?

Should you hold out for the perfect job or take the first offer?

Applicants wait to meet potential employers at a Manhattan job fair on January 17, 2013 in New York City. Should recent graduates take the very first job offer they receive, or should they hold out for their dream position? ; Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images California’s unemployment rate has been steadily falling. The state’s jobless rate [...]

Should you hold out for the perfect job or take the first offer?

Should you hold out for the perfect job or take the first offer?

Applicants wait to meet potential employers at a Manhattan job fair on January 17, 2013 in New York City. Should recent graduates take the very first job offer they receive, or should they hold out for their dream position? ; Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images California’s unemployment rate has been steadily falling. The state’s jobless rate [...]

Should you hold out for the perfect job or take the first offer?

Should you hold out for the perfect job or take the first offer?

Applicants wait to meet potential employers at a Manhattan job fair on January 17, 2013 in New York City. Should recent graduates take the very first job offer they receive, or should they hold out for their dream position? ; Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images California’s unemployment rate has been steadily falling. The state’s jobless rate [...]

UC Sexual Assault Task Force leaves out rights of the accused

UC Sexual Assault Task Force leaves out rights of the accused

Janet Napolitano has created a UC Task Force to ensure safety of students at UC campuses.; Credit: Getty Images The UC system has announced the creation of a sexual assault task force to oversee efforts to prevent sexual violence at UC campuses. It includes two members of the UC Board of Regents, campus police officials, [...]

UC Sexual Assault Task Force leaves out rights of the accused

UC Sexual Assault Task Force leaves out rights of the accused

Janet Napolitano has created a UC Task Force to ensure safety of students at UC campuses.; Credit: Getty Images The UC system has announced the creation of a sexual assault task force to oversee efforts to prevent sexual violence at UC campuses. It includes two members of the UC Board of Regents, campus police officials, [...]

Presbyterian embrace of gay marriage

Presbyterian embrace of gay marriage

The Pasadena Presbyterian Church in Pasadena, CA.; Credit: Clinton Steeds/flickr The Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA), a mainline protestant group, has a membership of 1.9 million. That membership just voted to change its constitution’s definition of marriage to mean between “two people” instead of between “a man and a woman” and has given ministers permission to [...]

Presbyterian embrace of gay marriage

Presbyterian embrace of gay marriage

The Pasadena Presbyterian Church in Pasadena, CA.; Credit: Clinton Steeds/flickr The Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA), a mainline protestant group, has a membership of 1.9 million. That membership just voted to change its constitution’s definition of marriage to mean between “two people” instead of between “a man and a woman” and has given ministers permission to [...]

FAQ: How to NOT be a jerk at an outdoor movie

FAQ: How to NOT be a jerk at an outdoor movie

A crowd settles in for a screening of Lolita at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. ; Credit: Julian Bleeker/Flickr Creative Commons It’s no secret that Los Angeles is host to some fantastic outdoor film screening opportunities this summer. Whether you’re a fan of the classics at Cinespia’s Hollywood Forever Cemetery screenings or prefer the food truck [...]

FAQ: How to NOT be a jerk at an outdoor movie

FAQ: How to NOT be a jerk at an outdoor movie

A crowd settles in for a screening of Lolita at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. ; Credit: Julian Bleeker/Flickr Creative Commons It’s no secret that Los Angeles is host to some fantastic outdoor film screening opportunities this summer. Whether you’re a fan of the classics at Cinespia’s Hollywood Forever Cemetery screenings or prefer the food truck [...]