| Sep 10, 2011
Berkeley landscape architect Peter Walker has designed bigger projects than the 9/11 memorial in New York, but probably none has carried more weight. The opening of the eight-acre plaza Sunday marks 10 years since the terrorist attacks, and almost as many...
| Oct 30, 2012
The envelope looked official enough. "Confidential materials enclosed," it said on the outside. "Unauthorized use strictly prohibited."
Evelyn Potter, 81, could feel something the size of a credit card within. Opening the envelope, she found a plastic...
| Sep 4, 2012
The letter from debt collector Resurgent Capital Services arrived at my home the other day. Enclosed was a bill for $2,852.56, originally run up in the 1990s on a Citibank credit card.
The name on the account: Derrick Davis. That would be the same...
| Sep 28, 2012
Like many people, Marlys Burke was thrilled when federal authorities unveiled a "do-not-call list" in 2003. She signed up immediately in hopes of keeping telemarketers at bay.
Nearly a decade later, how are things going?
"Not good," said Burke, 78, of...
| Mar 17, 2013
Denise Panaligan, a UCLA sophomore, didn't tell her mother where she was headed Wednesday morning. She knew that if she told the truth, her mother would worry.
Panaligan, in blue jeans and white T-shirt, boarded a bus and traveled to Pershing...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Dear Liz: I just finished paying off my last credit card and checked my credit report as I am now separated from my wife. I found we had one joint account that she had not been paying. There are two stretches of five months each of no payment.
| Dec 14, 2012
| 2:35 PM
For more than two years, Alfredo Angulo was boxing's version of Elvis. He had left the building.
Now he is back, trying to return to the level that got him fights with the likes of Kermit Cintron and James Kirkland, as well as a lucrative offer to fight...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 4:34 PM
ATM lawsuit: An ATM trade group sues Visa and Mastercard over transaction processing fees...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Israeli database leak: Israeli authorities announced that they have solved the case of a leaked database containing personal information about every single Israeli. But Israelis still worry about the government's ability to safeguard their personal...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Officials said Friday that more than 16,000 patients of the UCLA Health System had their personal information stolen and are at risk of possible identity theft....
| Nov 8, 2011
| 9:36 PM
Facebook's chief operating officer has some advice for federal immigration officials. Sheryl Sandberg said she blames U.S. immigration laws for failing to help keep talented foreign students, especially engineers, in the United States. She said that...