| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Prosecutors have declined to file charges against a Hollywood studio head who became the focus of a criminal investigation after landing his helicopter on a Sheriff’s Department helipad during the manhunt for ex-Los Angeles police officer...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 12:13 PM
A lone jewel thief who struck the lavish Carlton International Hotel in the French Riviera resort of Cannes made off with $136 million in diamond-encrusted watches and gems, making it one of the biggest jewel heists in history, French authorities reported...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 10:08 AM
PARIS — A staggering $53 million of diamonds and other jewels were stolen Sunday from the Carlton Intercontinental Hotel in Cannes, in one of Europe's biggest jewelry heists in recent years, police said.
The hotel in the French Riviera this summer...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 6:30 AM
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| Jul 26, 2013
| 2:34 PM
A Hollywood studio head is under criminal investigation for possibly impeding the manhunt for rogue ex-Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner by landing his helicopter on a Sheriff’s Department helipad during the search, law enforcement...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 11:47 AM
As hotels in many cities reach pre-recession occupancy levels, investors are buying inns again and planning to buy more as the economy continues to improve.
The growing number of guests allows hotel operators to raise their room rates, which is enticing...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:49 PM
His unscripted series on A&E may be grabbing record-high ratings, but "Duck Dynasty" star Jase Robertson still can't seem to get star treatment. The bearded reality star appeared on "Live! With Kelly and Michael" on Wednesday and recounted how he'd been...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:26 PM
A relative of a man who was found unconscious in a Palm Springs motel room four months ago and woke up speaking only Swedish has finally been located, the Desert Sun newspaper reported Tuesday.
A sister of 61-year-old Michael Boatwright -- who has spent...
| Jun 23, 2013
Say "redwoods" and you're apt to think of Yosemite. But the world's largest remaining old-growth redwood forest is actually 200 miles north of San Francisco, along a fairy-tale stretch of the 101 Freeway. Dotted with small towns and kitschy roadside...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep may have made famous the bridges of Madison County, Iowa. But that county's six covered bridges are a mere ripple in the river compared with the 20 in Lane County, Ore. This sprawling county, which stretches from the...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Nearly 180 California hotels changed hands in the first half of 2013, a 12% increase from the number sold in same period last year, according to a mid-year report by Irvine consulting firm Atlas Hospitality Group.
The dollar value of these sales grew...