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Yelp: A savior for consumers, but some businesses feel burned

Yelp: A savior for consumers, but some businesses feel burned

A Yelp sticker on the window of a business. ; Credit: Steve Rhodes via Flickr Creative Commons Many consumers love Yelp reviews to get the inside scoop on everything from restaurants to dry cleaners and dentists. But does the website play fair with small businesses? An investigation by the Los Angeles Times has turned up [...]

Yelp: A savior for consumers, but some businesses feel burned

Yelp: A savior for consumers, but some businesses feel burned

A Yelp sticker on the window of a business. ; Credit: Steve Rhodes via Flickr Creative Commons Many consumers love Yelp reviews to get the inside scoop on everything from restaurants to dry cleaners and dentists. But does the website play fair with small businesses? An investigation by the Los Angeles Times has turned up [...]

Filmweek: Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Nymphomaniac: Vol. II, Under the Skin and more

Filmweek: Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Nymphomaniac: Vol. II, Under the Skin and more

Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans attend the UK Film Premiere of “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” at Westfield London on March 20, 2014 in London, England. ; Credit: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images Larry and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell and Lael Loewenstein review this week’s releases, including Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Nymphomaniac: Vol. II, Under [...]

Filmweek: Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Nymphomaniac: Vol. II, Under the Skin and more

Filmweek: Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Nymphomaniac: Vol. II, Under the Skin and more

Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans attend the UK Film Premiere of “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” at Westfield London on March 20, 2014 in London, England. ; Credit: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images Larry and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell and Lael Loewenstein review this week’s releases, including Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Nymphomaniac: Vol. II, Under [...]

Will the Supreme Court’s McCutcheon ruling be a game changer for the 2014 Midterms?

Will the Supreme Court’s McCutcheon ruling be a game changer for the 2014 Midterms?

Alhambra residents vote on Election Day at the Alhambra Fire Station #71 in Alhambra, Los Angeles County, on November 6, 2012 in California, as Americans flock to the polls nationwide to decide between President Barack Obama, his Republican challenger Mitt Romney, and a wide range of other issues.; Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images The Supreme [...]

Will the Supreme Court’s McCutcheon ruling be a game changer for the 2014 Midterms?

Will the Supreme Court’s McCutcheon ruling be a game changer for the 2014 Midterms?

Alhambra residents vote on Election Day at the Alhambra Fire Station #71 in Alhambra, Los Angeles County, on November 6, 2012 in California, as Americans flock to the polls nationwide to decide between President Barack Obama, his Republican challenger Mitt Romney, and a wide range of other issues.; Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images The Supreme [...]

Will the Supreme Court’s McCutcheon ruling be a game changer for the 2014 Midterms?

Will the Supreme Court’s McCutcheon ruling be a game changer for the 2014 Midterms?

Alhambra residents vote on Election Day at the Alhambra Fire Station #71 in Alhambra, Los Angeles County, on November 6, 2012 in California, as Americans flock to the polls nationwide to decide between President Barack Obama, his Republican challenger Mitt Romney, and a wide range of other issues.; Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images The Supreme [...]

Doctors worried about childhood obesity want Girl Scout cookies off the market

Doctors worried about childhood obesity want Girl Scout cookies off the market

Girl Scouts sell cookies as a winter storm moves in on February 8, 2013 in New York City. The scouts did brisk business, setting up shop in locations around Midtown Manhattan on National Girl Scout Cookie Day.; Credit: John Moore/Getty Images The Girl Scouts and their cookies may be sweet, but all that temptation is [...]

Doctors worried about childhood obesity want Girl Scout cookies off the market

Doctors worried about childhood obesity want Girl Scout cookies off the market

Girl Scouts sell cookies as a winter storm moves in on February 8, 2013 in New York City. The scouts did brisk business, setting up shop in locations around Midtown Manhattan on National Girl Scout Cookie Day.; Credit: John Moore/Getty Images The Girl Scouts and their cookies may be sweet, but all that temptation is [...]

Doctors worried about childhood obesity want Girl Scout cookies off the market

Doctors worried about childhood obesity want Girl Scout cookies off the market

Girl Scouts sell cookies as a winter storm moves in on February 8, 2013 in New York City. The scouts did brisk business, setting up shop in locations around Midtown Manhattan on National Girl Scout Cookie Day.; Credit: John Moore/Getty Images The Girl Scouts and their cookies may be sweet, but all that temptation is [...]