| Aug 30, 2013
| 3:01 PM
It’s planes trains and automobiles as Southland residents are heading out of town and hitting the beaches ahead of the Labor Day holiday weekend.
In Southern California, San Diego is a top getaway destination. Labor Day travel statewide and in...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 1:54 PM
The air is crisp, the leaves are turning, and comfort food seems to be roasting or baking everywhere. Thanksgiving is the perfect blend of family, friends and good food, so it’s no wonder many people claim it as their favorite holiday.
| May 28, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Memorial Day unofficially launches thousands of summer vacations, but about a quarter of all Americans will not be paid while they soak up some rest and relaxation.
A recent study said the United States is the only advanced economy that does not require...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Walk this way: In a rare moment of peace during the busy holiday travel season, Salina Canizales took this photo of an empty walkway to baggage claim at LAX on Dec. 27 with an Apple iPhone 4S. ALSO: Submit your......
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:35 AM
Remember a time when America wasn't inundated with richly coiffed British boy bands promising sweet nothings over high-fructose dance beats? You know, the Pax Americana of around two months ago? Now, suddenly, battle lines are drawn between the reigning...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 5:19 PM
The BEST WAY TO EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND
From LAX, British, United, Lufthansa and KLM offer connecting service to Edinburgh. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $1,241, including taxes and fees. From Edinburgh, take the train to nearby North Queensferry,...
| Jul 7, 2012
"I'll call you." Three little words uttered at the end of a date that no self-actualized girl wants to hear. For the inexperienced, "I'll call you" is filled with promise and possibility. Those of us more seasoned daters know "I'll call you" really means:...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 11:13 AM
Love may not be all around, but snow is certainly around the Minneapolis house used for exterior shots on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," which is on the market at $2.895 million.
The 9,500-square-foot home, built in 1900 and sitting on one-third acre,...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 10:35 AM
The swamped malls, crowded parking lots and frantic delivery companies say it all: Christmas crunch time is here for the two-thirds of Americans who still haven’t finished their holiday shopping.
That’s 132 million people trying to figure...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 10:01 AM
Getting holiday packages swiped from outside your door is an unfortunate risk of online shopping. Unless you’re Al Alverson, a Texas homeowner with a security camera.
When he returned home one recent day to discover that the FedEx package he was...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 7:00 AM
It's the season for joy and feasting … and for burglaries, house fires and other property problems caused by careless homeowners, according to a new study.
The mass exodus of Americans from their homes as they travel to visit relatives leaves...