Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY): Occidental's CEO Discusses Q3 2013

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY): Occidental's CEO Discusses Q3 2013
On the call with us this morning from Los Angeles are Steve Chazen, Oxy's President and Chief Executive Officer; Cynthia Walker, our Chief Financial Officer; Willie Chiang, Oxy's Vice President of Operations and Head of our Midstream Business; Sandy … Read more on Seeking Alpha

Hospitals find ways to navigate homeless into shelters
WOODLAND HILLS >> Almost once a week, Guadalupe Tolentino's liver and bloodstream drown in liquor and sorrow, and that gets him a free ambulance ride to Kaiser Permanente's Emergency Department. There, doctors and nurses flush the … In 2008 … Read more on Los Angeles Daily News

Lakers, Clippers open NBA season against each other
LOS ANGELES – The Lakers will open their season Tuesday night against their fellow Staples Center tenants, the Clippers, with Laker star Kobe Bryant sidelined by a torn left Achilles tendon. … After undergoing surgery April 13, a day after he … Read more on Los Angeles Wave Newspapers

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The U.C. Berkeley Labor Center estimates that low fast food wages cost taxpayers $ 7 billion per year in public assistance, because workers are not able to meet their basic needs. (Interestingly enough, McDonald's … Also: On November 1, recipients of … Read more on New York Times (blog)