| Nov 28, 2012
| 10:23 AM
National Award for Smart Growth Achievement:The City of Lancaster is among seven American communities chosen this year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to be recognized for its achievement in “Smart Growth,” the federal agency...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 5:07 PM
T-Mobile USA will consolidate its call center operations from two dozen facilities to 17, resulting in 1,900 job cuts.
“Concentrating call centers is an important step to achieve competitive cost structures to successfully compete,” said...
| Apr 1, 2012
Harry Crews, a rough-hewn Southerner who drew a keen following with novels that describe a Hieronymus Bosch landscape of grotesques — characters who are tossed into rattlesnake pits, walk on their hands, croon lullabies to a skull and literally...
| Apr 8, 2012
For me, the egg hunt didn't stop when I became an adult.
Some people hunt eggs, but I prefer to eat them. As a kid, I thrilled more to the feast than the hunt — as in the feast of hard-boiled eggs and leftover egg dishes that remained in the wake...
| Apr 8, 2012
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| May 16, 2012
| 12:16 PM
Angelenos are in some of the worst financial distress in the U.S., with the region’s households facing below average credit, housing and employment figures.
A nationwide index measuring the financial health of the average U.S. household is...
| Jun 24, 2012
When a perfect 10 isn't enough, there's EleVen.
That's the name of tennis pro and sports style icon Venus Williams' new "tennis lifestyle brand," with its dresses, tops and bottoms designed to be worn on and off the court.
Williams, 32, is the winner of...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 7:38 AM
Last August, the Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Series debuted a three-event tournament in an effort to revive pro beach volleyball’s foothold on domestic sand, a foothold that had started to sink when the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals shut...
| Jan 27, 2013
Big, bigger, biggest is not what cruising is all about in 2013.
In fact, most of this year's new ships are designed for river cruising, carrying fewer than 200 passengers.
Woodland Hills-based Viking River Cruises leads the way, introducing 10 new...
| Dec 16, 2012
"The Real Reason for Marilyn Monroe's Divorce from Joe DiMaggio" read the headline on a 1955 Confidential magazine article that exposed a bumbling ambush involving the famous ballplayer and Frank Sinatra. The unlikely duo allegedly had tried to catch...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A regrouped Van Halen has announced an extensive 2012 American tour that will carry the four-piece rock band across the country over five months, including a Staples Center concert on June 1, and a Honda Center gig in Anaheim on......