| Feb 6, 2014
In the new world of the sharing economy, companies such as Uber, Lyft and Sidecar have made a compelling case that government shouldn't treat them the same way it treats conventional service providers. They're not taxi companies; instead, they empower...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Colorado on New Year's Day became the nation’s first state to permit the sale of recreational marijuana.
And since Jan. 1, interest in travel to Denver has jumped.
Coincidence? Probably not.
Data research from a travel website found that...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Some celebs use Twitter to announce they're quitting, well, Twitter. Shia LaBeouf on the other hand, just used it to say he's quitting all public life.
"In light of the recent attacks against my artistic integrity, I am retiring from all public life,"...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:08 PM
The h.wood group is growing up. Known for its decadent nightclubs, Hooray Henry's and Bootsy Bellows, as well as its high-end craft cocktail den SHOREbar in Santa Monica, h.wood now has its eye on expansion.
John Terzian, who founded the h.wood group...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Transgender activist Eli Erlick, 18, was on the phone from her home in the small Mendocino County town of Willits and I could not resist asking her to respond to something uttered recently on the radio by James Dobson, founder of the conservative...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Khloe Kardashian is getting vocal about her split with basketball player Lamar Odom. Sort of.
The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star filed for divorce from her husband of four years on Dec. 13, citing "irreconcilable differences" amid long-running...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates appeared on "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" on Wednesday to discuss his new memoir, "Duty," which has stirred up the Washington chattering class for its criticisms of President Obama. Gates arrived wearing a very...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 11:32 AM
An Oakland mother is mourning the deaths of two of her sons -- both of whom were gunned down within weeks of each other.
On New Year's Eve, her 13-year-old son, Lee Weathersby, was shot several times while coming home from the Oakland Boys & Girls Club....
| Jan 20, 2014
| 6:10 PM
The big winner in this year's Hollywood awards season: the local economy.
Hundreds of millions of dollars are funneled into hotels, restaurants and limousine companies as Los Angeles hosts the Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild Awards, the Academy...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Anderson Cooper is apparently not done being embarrassed on live TV, because the CNN anchor is teaming up with comedian Kathy Griffin once again to host CNN's New Year's Eve coverage from Times Square.
This is the seventh straight year for Cooper and...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:18 AM
Because too much time has passed since there was a judge shakeup on a singing competition show, it looks like Demi Lovato will be stepping down from her judge's perch on "The X Factor."
The 21-year-old singer told reporters after Wednesday's finale show...