| May 8, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Authorities have launched a search for a 36-year-old college student and Army veteran who vanished just before she was to be recognized at an appreciation dinner over the weekend.
Police are characterizing the disappearance of Maribel Manriquez Ramos as...
| May 10, 2013
| 1:08 PM
She has been described as dependable and steady, a hard-working Army veteran just a couple of weeks away from graduating college with a degree in criminal justice. Maribel Ramos would not simply walk away.
But authorities say Ramos, 36, has been missing...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:15 PM
The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday approved a $4.7- billion package of improvements for LAX, including a controversial plan to move the northernmost runway closer to neighborhoods in Westchester and Playa del Rey.
The vote was a defeat for...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:25 AM
ATLANTA -- Despite double-digit price gains in many markets, the housing outlook is bubble free for now as the sector recovers over the next several years, experts say.
Kicking off a panel of economists addressing a gathering of journalists, Lawrence...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 9:58 AM
WASHINGTON -- Standard & Poor's, which downgraded the U.S. credit rating nearly two years ago, said Monday it was more optimistic about the nation's long-term fiscal situation and had removed the negative outlook from the rating.
The automatic federal...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Friends and family attended an emotional memorial in Santa Ana on Sunday for slain Army veteran and college student Maribel Ramos.
Ramos’ sister Marta Ortiz Ramos traveled to California to attend the service after the Mexican Consulate in Santa...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Comedian Steve Martin has listed his vacation retreat on the Caribbean island of St. Barts for about $11.4 million.
Called Villa au Soleil and set on more than half an acre in the hills of Lurin, the property includes a two-tiered swimming pool, a...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:24 AM
ATLANTA -- Would-be home buyers who are frustrated by rising home prices and low inventory may have to wait a few years for relief, real estate experts told a conference on Wednesday.
Institutional investors, who have been driving the market with...
| May 28, 2013
| 8:39 PM
Home prices are soaring at a pace not seen since the housing boom, giving a much-needed boost to the larger economy.
The rebound is helping homeowners recover losses from the crash and giving them confidence to spend. And that's raising the fortunes...
| May 29, 2013
| 11:18 AM
The votes are in.
Weighing comments from users, Amazon has given the green light to five new shows for its Prime Instant Video service.
The programs, including a John Goodman comedy about misfit roommate senators and a kids program about a young...
| May 30, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Los Angeles International Airport landed in court again Thursday when a labor union, four local governments and a neighborhood coalition filed lawsuits challenging the latest round of construction work being performed at the aging facility, including a...