David Lazarus

business columnist for the Los Angeles Times

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David Lazarus is a consumer columnist for the Los Angeles Times and KTLA, Channel 5.

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If you read the LA Times, a recent op-ed headline may have gotten your attention: “   Hi, I’m David. I’m a drug addict.

Journalist gets backlash for intimate essay on quitting antidepressants

If you read the LA Times, a recent op-ed headline may have gotten your attention: “ Hi, I’m David. I’m a drug addict.

from Greater LA

Last week Equifax agreed to pay as much as $700 million to consumers. It was their penance for exposing the data of 147 million people to hackers in 2017.

Consumers to get smaller-than-expected payout for Equifax breach

Last week Equifax agreed to pay as much as $700 million to consumers. It was their penance for exposing the data of 147 million people to hackers in 2017.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Three-quarters of American adults need glasses. A new pair can cost hundreds of dollars- part of a $100 billion industry. We learn how eyewear companies are manipulating the market.

Why are your glasses so expensive?

Three-quarters of American adults need glasses. A new pair can cost hundreds of dollars- part of a $100 billion industry. We learn how eyewear companies are manipulating the market.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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The LA Times took a deep dive into accusations of workplace misconduct at the talent agency ICM.

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“The Emerald Cup 2021 really encapsulates the best of California cannabis these days. The strains that won are the ones that you want to look for on the shelves.

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Repentance and reflection was once the utopian ideal of the penitentiary system.

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David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for April 27, 2021.

A stroll through Hollywood history reveals over 100 years of boulevard branding.

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Joe Mathews writes that the real problem of California’s high-speed rail project is management, not money.

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Gaylord Wilshire was a land speculator, billboard tycoon, failed politician and inventor.

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Now that kids are back on campus, teachers are bringing lessons outside to keep them safe. The health benefits for students extend far beyond COVID safety.

from Greater LA

There’s a bold plan in LA’s Crenshaw neighborhood to purchase the local mall for north of $100 million and let the community profit from its redevelopment.

from Greater LA