Gomorrah series Director Claudio Cupellini talks about filmmaking in Naples

  Another record season of the popular Italian television series “Gomorrah” is underway on the Sundance Channel. Based on Roberto Saviano’s best-selling book about the Neapolitan mafia, the series centers on three main characters: Ciro di Marzio (Marco D’Amore), Genny Sevastano (Salvatore Esposito) and Pietro Savastano (Fortunato Cerlino) entrenched in the world of organized crime.

John Burns, real estate guru

John Burns is chief executive of John Burns Real Estate Consulting, an Irvine company that provides research and business advice to home builders across the country. The firm has hundreds of clients nationwide. Burns describes his job as running around and talking to a lot of “insanely smart people all the time.” The 54-year-old then

Unskilled workers often tied down by ‘abusive’ noncompete agreements

In a half-dozen states, legislators have proposed barring or limiting noncompete agreements applied to surprisingly low-level employees — janitors, landscapers and entry-level health workers, for instance. When Krishna Regmi started work as a personal-care aide for a Pittsburgh home-health agency in 2015, he was given a stack of paperwork to sign. “They just told us,