Contract talks near for thousands of West Coast dockworkers

Contract talks near for thousands of West Coast dockworkers

Contract negotiations between 22,000 workers at 29 West Coast ports and representatives of shipping companies will begin next week with automation and its impact on jobs emerging as a major point of contention amid supply chain issues. Talks between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association will take place against the … Read more

Chappelle wants alleged attacker charged with felony

Chappelle wants alleged attacker charged with felony

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Dave Chappelle’s lawyer says the comedian is unhappy with Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón’s decision not to charge the man who allegedly attacked him on stage with a felony. “It’s a travesty of justice that Gascón is refusing to prosecute this case as a felony,” Gabriel Colwell told the … Read more

Where Greece meets the East Village

Where Greece meets the East Village

By Frank Sabatini Jr. If you assume the fast-casual eatery Nick the Greek is owned by a guy named Nick, you are one-third correct. As we learned when plunging into some of the kitchen’s succulent, spiced meats and oregano-kissed french fries, there are three Nicks running the business. And each carries the same last name … Read more

Tommy Trojan’s 12 Rules for Life – Annenberg Media

Tommy Trojan’s 12 Rules for Life – Annenberg Media

You go to a USC basketball game, and you expect to see the usual suspects. There are the players on the court, the Spirit Team with their megaphones, the Song Girls and Dance Force with their pom-poms, and one very muscular trojan with incredible dance moves. That’s my good friend Tommy. He’s kind of a … Read more