Mayor Garcetti launched a new job resource program at City libraries. The grand opening of the new center was attended by about a hundred library patrons and staff, job seekers, reporters and activists.
Who’s the guy on the old $10,000 note (Salmon Chase, note no longer printed)? Is America on the gold standard (NO, not since June 1933)? What’s the origin of the term “greenback” (a U.S.
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway 2015 Newsletter celebrates its fiftieth, golden anniversary of profitable returns for investors.
A very common type of question in the Los Angeles Public Library is finding information to help people make decisions as consumers of products and services. These questions can range from buying a vacuum cleaner or automobile, to selecting the best school o
A funicular railway or incline railway is a short railway located over a steep incline and operates by a cable wire and pulley system in which two tram-like cars on parallel rail tracks almost counter balance each other. As one car goes up, another goes down. This railway system becam
Money can’t buy happiness but writing books on wealth just might. How to get rich is a popular subject in Business and Economics and our collection on wealth will inspire you to take that winding road to budget, save, invest, and prosper. The Library
If you’re preparing to take a professional licensing/certification exam, don’t sweat it -- the Business & Economics Department at the Central Library has you covered. The Department has exam preparation materials covering a wide range of professions such as:
It’s been interesting dealing with what we receive as gifts from our public.
Railroadiana refers to an avid interest in railroad history and the collection of railroad artifacts (maps, schedules, lanterns, dinnerware, etc.). Railway enthusiasts looking for reference and information sources to help augment a collection or pursue personal interests will find in the Bu