| Sep 26, 2013
| 7:05 AM
October #Unprocessed is back. Are you taking the challenge?
For the fourth year in a row, Santa Monica food writer Andrew Wilder of the blog Eating Rules is challenging America to change its eating habits for the month of October. The goal? Ditch the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:31 PM
Kicking off a historic healthcare expansion, California's new insurance market stumbled out of the gate with computer glitches, long hold times and an online enrollment delay for small businesses.
Still, many consumers rushed to get coverage Tuesday...
| Oct 24, 2013
The feeling inside the GOP these days can be summed up in a paraphrase of a line by an old French Marxist: "Hell is other Republicans."
After a government shutdown that was foreseen as a failure even by many of those who haplessly provoked it, the party...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 7:27 AM
After the coffee. Before deciding who to root for in the World Series.
The Skinny: If I don't have a personal rooting interest in the World Series, I tend to go with the American League. This year is tougher since the Red Sox beat the Tigers and I hate...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Two Latino gang members pleaded guilty Thursday to federal hate crime charges stemming from racially motivated attacks on four black youngsters as part of a campaign of terror aimed at forcing African Americans out of west Compton.
The guilty pleas from...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 6:41 PM
It might have seemed that some airlines had gone completely nuts over the last couple of weeks.
Southwest Airlines recently ran television ads that touted $69 fares, followed by promotions from Virgin America for fares starting at $59. Not to be...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Following a judge's decision, David Tutera, celebrity wedding planner extraordinaire-turned-reality TV star, has had his fraternal twin children separated as a result of a custody battle with ex-partner Ryan Jurica.
The star of WeTV's "My Fair Wedding"...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:12 PM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. -- Officials at the kickoff of Covered California, the state's health insurance exchange, celebrated the "historic" launch of the centerpiece of the Affordable Care Act and said they were undaunted by the federal government...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 7:20 PM
NEW YORK — As Twitter Inc. shops for a home on Wall Street, the Nasdaq Stock Market and New York Stock Exchange are cranking up the charm — just like they've done with other tech stars.
As real estate listings website Zillow Inc. was going...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 5:00 PM
In a quainter age, before Lamborghinis and Ferraris with big horsepower under the hood ripped along Rodeo Drive, the Beverly Hills thoroughfare featured … actual horsepower.
For four decades starting in 1924, riders in boots and jodhpurs clip-...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Kicking off its centennial celebration, Beverly Hills on Sunday is holding an equestrian parade and a preview of the city's events to make the occasion.
The parade commemorates aspects of the city's history including a bridle path that for four...