How my 11-year-old started exploring her career options—commentary

They’re also focusing heavily on keeping pets and their owners together through “safety net” programs that provide accessible and affordable pet-care services and resources (including spay/neuter surgeries and vaccinations) to local residents who have financial and other challenges accessing those resources for their pets. These programs are currently in place in parts of Los Angeles …

Private equity giant Blackstone bets the American Dream is dying

Executives of Invitation Homes tour a home on Casaba Avenue in Canoga Park that the company recently bought, fixed up and turned into a rental property. (Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) A big Wall Street firm is betting that America is likely to become the United States of Renters. On Thursday, private equity behemoth Blackstone announced a …