| Sep 28, 2013
| 9:33 AM
TEHRAN -- Following President Obama's phone call to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Friday, the first such exchange between leaders of the two nations since 1979, Rouhani returned home to a mixed reception in Tehran.
While about 100 supporters of...
| Oct 17, 2013
Have you ever dreamed of putting on a helmet, suiting up and strapping yourself into a sleek Ferrari F430 GT? Did that fantasy involve whizzing around a professional course, approaching speeds of 200 kilometers an hour? Well, Dream Racing is here to...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Like the American kid who returns from study abroad with a German accent, Chevrolet's latest Cruze sedan will come with a decidedly European flair.
Starting in September, Chevy will offer the compact sedan with a diesel engine. It joins the two gas...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 10:17 AM
A company recently sued for allegedly posting fake reviews of two dozen car dealers to Edmunds.com has agreed to a settlement, the automotive information website announced this week.
Humankind Design Ltd. had been accused by Edmunds.com of breaching the...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:45 AM
After starring in one of the year's best-reviewed films -- "Before Midnight" -- Ethan Hawke now has the dubious distinction of starring in one of the worst as well: "Getaway." Whereas "Midnight" notched a "98% fresh" rating on the review aggregator...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:06 PM
A long-running legal dispute over the use of a Hancock Park home as an Orthodox Jewish prayer house ended Wednesday with the city of Los Angeles agreeing to pay $950,000 in attorney fees and costs to settle the case.
The Los Angeles City Council voted...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:05 PM
Restaurants, mom-and-pop shops and other small businesses often face an abundance of frustrating complications during start-up — construction delays and supply shortages being among the top obstacles.
Now, managing online presence is joining the...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
ABOARD THE ROCKY MOUNTAINEER IN WESTERN CANADA — The land, baronial and steep, dwarfs this 20-car train as it snakes through the wilderness.
Go ahead, smudge your nose up against the wide windows. Slip outside into the warm, pine-scented vestibule...
| Jun 30, 2013
Astoria, Ore., is tucked near the mouth of the mighty Columbia River where Lewis and Clark came to a weary halt in view of the Pacific Ocean. Fortunes made from fishing and lumber mills lined the town's hilly streets with Victorian flights of fancy,...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:42 AM
In a development that marks the resurgence of American automakers almost as much as the huge profits they announced this week, Consumer Reports said that the new Chevrolet Impala is one of the best cars it has ever tested.
The consumer magazine, known...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Auto-information website Edmunds.com sued a company that allegedly posted more than 60 fake reviews of car dealers.
Santa Monica-based Edmunds screens every review consumers post on its website, and in early February, the moderators began noticing a...