| Feb 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
"George Whittell," the tour guide said, "was born with a silver spoon in his mouth."
So wealthy was Whittell's family that as a young man in San Francisco he vowed he would never work a day in his life. He then set about vigorously pursuing that goal....
| Feb 6, 2014
If you're still suffering from holidays hangover, brace yourself: Universal Studios' Mardi Gras is back, and it's bigger.
This year's celebration, starting Saturday, runs on 20 select nights spread over four months — from before Valentine's Day...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Yoselin Ramos had long wanted to trek to the United States to escape the crushing poverty and rising violence in her hometown in Guatemala.
But it wasn't until the 24-year-old heard about a "new opportunity" that she packed a bag and left her home...
| May 24, 2014
| 6:54 AM
In his first public comments since his February arrest following a physical altercation with his now wife, Ravens running back Ray Rice apologized to fans Friday. But most sports columnists felt that Rice should also be sorry for his awkward apology....
| Sep 15, 2013
More often than it should, my mind slips away to Alaska. To follow, you'd need to fly to Anchorage, rent a car, then drive to Homer, as I did in the summer of 1994.
Homer is nice — a quirky hamlet on the Kenai Peninsula where eagles fly, bears...
| May 26, 2014
| 10:43 PM
For what seemed like an eternity Monday night in an awful 5-2 loss to the Kings, Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook just stood there, helpless, stuck in hockey no-man's land.
At the nine-minute mark of the first period, Seabrook found himself frozen...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 2:21 PM
If you consume a few too many celebrating the new year, don't get behind the wheel drunk.
Use a designated driver or arrive alive with a free tow home from the American Automobile Association's Tow to Go program. The offer is open on through Wednesday....
| May 23, 2014
| 5:01 AM
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Just in time for Memorial sales, save $10 on a $25 purchase at Kohl's with a coupon. Use promo code TEN4YOU if you're shopping online.
Click here for the deal. The coupon expires Monday. Like Doreen's Deals on Facebook; follow Doreen...
| May 23, 2014
| 3:48 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
Today's Memorial Day weekend edition is packed with freebies, dining deals, retail coupons and savings on fun things to do through Monday. Everyone can still save $10 on groceries at Target until Saturday. Military, veterans and...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 8:00 AM
As much as I'd like to believe it — especially in these cases — the customer is not always right. In fact, sometimes the customer is downright dunderheaded, as I was in a couple of recent instances involving rental cars. Rookie mistakes both,...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 10:04 PM
The billionaire suitors came one after another, pulling up to the beachfront mansion just steps up the coast from the exclusive Malibu Colony. A lucky few had been asked to meet with Shelly Sterling — the Clippers were for sale.