| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:40 PM
Move over, Airbnb. A new competitor in the rent-your-home-to-vacationers business is launching in Los Angeles with the aim of giving visitors the feel of living like a local — or at least a local with money.
The London service, Onefinestay, is...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Pop music icon Britney Spears will begin a two-year residency in Las Vegas in late December at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.
Tickets will be available starting Friday.
More than 1,300 fans gathered in the desert outside Las Vegas on Tuesday for...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 8:23 PM
A handful of maids and janitors line up most weeks outside the gleaming Embassy Suites in Irvine to urge visitors to boycott the hotel.
But the workers aren't just protesting management — they are also targeting their union brothers and sisters....
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:07 PM
When you think of the Four Seasons or the Beverly Wilshire, what comes to mind? Paparazzi, luxe accommodations and a sizable tab, right?
A food truck is nowhere in the picture -- at least it wasn't, until now.
The Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Los Angeles is the second-most-populous city in the nation but falls far down the list of most popular U.S. destinations for business meetings.
The latest ranking of top meeting destinations puts L.A. at No. 17, far behind smaller California cities...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:57 PM
With the lines between our work lives and personal time blurring as new technology unchains us from our desks, the notion of what a desirable office looks like is also changing.
Corporate America is moving away from conventional layouts where an...
| Jul 20, 2013
I was driving south on the 405 Freeway to meet my former high school boyfriend at a hotel. I had met up with him a few months earlier at a class reunion. Gone was the Tom Selleck mustache that had been part of his macho look in high school, but he was...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Opponents of the Millennium Hollywood skyscraper project filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the developer and the city, seeking to overturn the city’s approval of 39- and 35-story towers.
The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court,...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Nearly 180 California hotels changed hands in the first half of 2013, a 12% increase from the number sold in same period last year, according to a mid-year report by Irvine consulting firm Atlas Hospitality Group.
The dollar value of these sales grew...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:32 PM
La Monarca Bakery just keeps growing. The local chain that started in 2006 with one store in Huntington Park, then brought pan dulce to Santa Monica in 2010, is opening its fifth store, this one in Hollywood with a projected opening date of mid-December....
| Jul 13, 2013
Regarding "Bow & Wow!" by Rosemary McClure, July 7: I don't think people who have enough money for $500-a-night pet-friendly hotel rooms need to read your Travel section for tips. But silly me, a high school teacher on a budget, I thought I did. I'm...