Sunday, April 16th, 2017


Los Angeles Times Announces Lineup for 22nd Annual Festival of Books

TweetLOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Times today announced the lineup for the 22nd annual Festival of Books, the nation’s largest literary festival, April 22-23 at the University of Southern California. The event will feature more than 500 authors, celebrities, musicians, artists and chefs. On Friday, April 21, the 37th annual Book Prizes will honor reading and educational activist Ruebén Martinez with the Innovator’s Award, novelist Thomas McGuane with the Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement, and 11 outstanding literary works published during the last year. Authors and celebrities scheduled to appear atRead More

PHOTOS: New Amazon distribution center under construction in Livonia, MI

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo recently visited the site of the new 1 million-square-foot Amazon distribution center in Livonia, Mich. It is being built from the ground up on the former location of the GM Delco Chassis plant. The online shopping website is spending $90 million in Livonia. The new distribution center is expected to open at 13000 Eckles Road in October. More than 1,000 full-time jobs will be created at this new facility. To apply for one of those jobs, visit