| May 17, 2012
| 5:00 AM
You look fat in that. Of course I'll be late. Your baby reminds me of Gollum's uncle.
This is what the 2013 Subaru BRZ might say if it could talk. The all-new, rear-wheel-drive sports car starts at $26,265, and boy is it honest— perhaps more so...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 12:10 PM
What’s not to love about green SUVs?
They’re a delicious mash-up, the best of all worlds – fun and function without going broke at the pump. And there’s no compromise whatsoever when it comes to luxury or performance. You can save...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 9:00 PM
Dominique Hatfield won't forget the moment last month that his football coach at Crenshaw High, Robert Garrett, told him a letter had just come in via school fax machine.
It was a scholarship offer from the University of Utah.
"It almost brought me to...
| Jun 14, 2012
Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, "To be simple is to be great." Memo to the minds behind Ford's 2013 Escape: Read more Emerson.
At its core, this completely redesigned compact sport-utility vehicle is a great vehicle. It is comfortable, capable and not bad...
| Jul 15, 2012
Given their pedigree as a beauty staple for South Korean actresses, it may seem odd that BB creams would find their way into American beauty boutiques.
But the products — originally known as Blemish Balm — are among the hottest new...
| Aug 19, 2012
Every fall, college campuses swarm with women wearing all kinds of leather flats, but there are always a select few brave enough to walk across the quad in stilettos. Those risk-takers might look great, but who can realistically trek to class in high...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Two-fifths of the elderly spend more than they earn, often forcing them to dip into savings to pay bills, according to a new study.
Among those 65 and older, 40% shell out more on housing, medical care and other costs than they take in from Social...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
While electric vehicles continue to grab the green-car spotlight, an older technology has quietly emerged as a player in the fuel economy wars: turbocharging.
Once the province of performance cars, turbochargers now power economy cars, family sedans and...
| Jan 19, 2013
Since Michelle Obama and her kitten heels first stepped onto the national stage five years ago, the keys to her personal dress code have remained remarkably consistent. Pearls, cardigans and brooches are all components of the first lady's look....
| Jan 22, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Toyota's Prius has toppled the Honda Civic from its two-year reign as the bestselling vehicle in California.
It was a thin margin. Toyota sold 60,688 of the hybrid last year, almost 26% of the Prius cars sold by Toyota in the U.S. last year. Honda...
| Nov 1, 2012
If anecdotal evidence gleaned from trips through L.A.'s moneyed coastal enclaves like Malibu, Pacific Palisades and Manhattan Beach is any indication, there's a new automotive trend for the outdoorsy yuppie. It's a station wagon.
Too culturally sensitive...