| May 2, 2013
| 4:15 PM
The Better Business Bureau wants you to know that it's cleaned up its act in Los Angeles.
The organization reached out to me this week to say that a new operation is up and running after the old BBB of the Southland was expelled in March after years...
| May 3, 2013
| 11:00 AM
We recently asked you to list your choices for the 10 greatest Dodgers of all time, and vote you did, as we received an amazing 12,231 ballots. So many people voted that we have decided to expand the list from the top 10 to the top 20. Each weekday at...
| May 4, 2013
| 7:00 AM
This story has been updated. See note below.
Amanda Demme isn't who she used to be. And that's probably a good thing. Just ask her.
She'll tell you she's been in hiding for six years, casting off the pretensions that came with life as a famous (and...
| May 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Welcome to Week 8 of “Dancing With the Stars,” which host (and birthday boy) Tom Bergeron also dubbed “the special edition of ‘Len needs a cookie.'”
So much happened in this two-hour quarterfinal spectacular. Each of the...
| Apr 23, 2013
Barbara Butkus bought an airline ticket in November to fly from Palm Springs to Washington, D.C., a month later for a family reunion.
Just to be on the safe side, Butkus, 80, also bought travel insurance while booking her flight through Orbitz, the...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Richie Havens, the veteran folk singer whose frenetic guitar strumming and impassioned vocals made him one of the defining voices and faces of Woodstock and 1960s pop music, died Monday of a heart attack at his home in Jersey City, N.J. He was 72.
| Apr 25, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Fans of eggs -- scrambled, soft boiled or steaming in your breakfast burrito -- must now contend with a new report saying that the lecithin in this frequently vilified food raises the risk of heart disease due to its effect on intestinal bacteria.
| Apr 26, 2013
| 10:16 PM
Dave Gold launched his 99 Cents Only Stores empire in Los Angeles at age 50 after mulling over the idea for over a decade.
The thrifty entrepreneur took the dollar store concept and introduced it to middle-class and upscale neighborhoods. In the...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Baseball's greatest story will be rewritten again Monday as the sport celebrates the 66th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's breaking the major leagues' color barrier.
Yet the man who wrote the story will be forgotten.
In every game, players from...
| May 20, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Baby boomers should be reviewing their retirement portfolios once a year and tweaking or re-balancing them, if necessary, says Delia Fernandez, a fee-only certified financial planner.
Fernandez is the founder of Fernandez Financial Advisory in Los...
| May 14, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Want to satisfy your full day’s requirement of salt, fat and calories? Sit down in a restaurant and order a meal.
After an exhaustive analysis of 3,507 possible ways to order 685 meals at 19 restaurants chains in Canada, researchers found that the...