| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:54 PM
A 1,100-pound bronze angel stands sentry at 7 Fountains, a community of 20 courtyard residences rooted in Hollywood history. The one- to four-story Spanish Revival-style villas are on the former site of the family compound of silent film-era director...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The problem for Mazda as it readies the launch of its latest generation Mazda3 is the message, not the car.
A drive through the twisty roads of the Angeles National Forest earlier this week proved that the Hiroshima, Japan, automaker has produced yet...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Apple's stock price skyrocketed again on Monday, leaving investors rejoicing and wondering just how long this latest bull run can last.
In mid-day trading, Apple's stock was up $9.80 or 1.95% to $512.13. Last week, after investor Carl Icahn announced...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 6:51 AM
Home prices shot up in America’s largest cities in May, according to a closely watched home price index.
The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller index of 20 large U.S. cities, released Tuesday, rose 2.4% from April and 12.2% from May 2012.
| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:31 AM
BMW charged boldly into the realm of electric vehicles Monday morning with the official unveiling of its fully electric i3 compact car.
The all-new hatchback is the first built under BMW’s i sub-brand of electric or hybrid-electric vehicles, which...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:16 AM
The persistent inventory crunch helping boost home prices rapidly higher may be fading, according to a new report.
The nation saw a 5.2% decline in inventory last month — the second straight month of single-digit yearly drops, according to a...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 12:32 PM
In 1960, as the story goes, actor Robert Stack had fallen in love. Not with a co-star from “The Untouchables,” but with a bright-green 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster.
He would pine for it as he passed it on Sunset Boulevard on his way...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:33 AM
Customers buying sports bras at three major British department stores may have gotten a push-up of an unexpected sort, according to a government agency.
The Office of Fair Trading, a U.K. regulator, said it is investigating allegations that the trio...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:57 PM
Set behind a wooden gate and marked by towering palms, this Spanish Revival-style home sits on a quarter-acre of beachfront with a courtyard, an infinity-edge pool and a waterfall spa. Floor-to-ceiling windows overlook the 100 feet of frontage along the...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Lillian Disney lived 101/2 years after instigating the creation of Walt Disney Concert Hall in her husband's honor by donating $50 million, but she never got to see it rise from its foundation, alone attend a performance.
"A concert hall that would...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Imagine getting fuel efficiency that reaches 40 mpg and beyond, on models that sell for thousands of dollars less than hybrids. Manufacturers have delivered just that with several new and redesigned gas-sipping rides for 2012 — many of them...