| Feb 10, 2011
| 4:35 PM
AEG Live's multi-million dollar sponsorship deal with Delta Airlines for Staples Center may serve as a model for the proposed Farmers Field football stadium....
| Feb 7, 2010
We're packing the mobi for a madcap trip across Europe to see as much as we can in 18 days. If this trip goes badly, it's our daughter's fault. This is her idea, pitched from her apartment in downtown Antwerp during a call months earlier.
"Come visit us,...
| Jul 1, 2010
Bill Aucoin, who discovered the rock group Kiss and helped build them into a musical and merchandising juggernaut, died Monday at a hospital in Aventura, Fla., of surgical complications from prostate cancer. He was 66.
Aucoin discovered Kiss in New...
| Dec 26, 2010
When Garth Brooks returns to his limited engagement next month in Las Vegas, some of those in line at the Encore box office may be surprised to find that the price of a ticket has nearly doubled.
The increase — from $125 to $225 — has...
| Dec 26, 2010
Americans are venturing out again as they start to shake off the recession. That may be good for their spirits, but it's bad for their bank accounts. As more people travel, flights, cruises and hotel rooms get more expensive. Expect to pay more for your...
| May 30, 2011
If you've had a laptop computer lost or damaged during security screening at Los Angeles International Airport, you are not alone.
Laptop computers are the item most often listed as lost or damaged in claim reports filed against the Transportation...
| Jun 5, 2011
Luxury has a new look and feel in Las Vegas, a more accurate reflection of the economic downturn's effect on bank accounts, home values and egos. Across Las Vegas, the focus on approachable luxury is apparent in menus with more affordable selections,...
| Jun 26, 2011
As the owner of a communications agency in Del Mar, Calif., Andy Abramson travels often. In fact, he's had two accidents in the last two years while he was driving rental cars.
In the first case, a car collided with Abramson's rental. His insurance...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 8:58 PM
Cliff Robertson, who starred as John F. Kennedy in a 1963 World War II drama and later won an Academy Award for his portrayal of a mentally disabled bakery janitor in the movie "Charly," died Saturday, one day after his 88th birthday.
Robertson, who also...
| May 11, 2008
The checks are in the mail -- and in some bank accounts. The Department of the Treasury has signed those little slips of paper designed to give many of us a piece of the $168-billion stimulus package that is supposed to kick-start our flagging economy....
| Apr 27, 2008
Aeuro was worth $1.25 when I moved to Paris in 2004. Now it's more like $1.60. So, am I happy I don't live here anymore? Not at all, but I'm much more careful with my money when I pass through.
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