| Apr 25, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Paul McCartney will return to Los Angeles with an Aug. 10 date at Dodger Stadium, his first major L.A.-area concert since a two-night stand at the Hollywood Bowl in 2010. A public on-sale for the concert, part of McCartney's "Out There" tour, is set for...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:30 AM
With the glitzy TV-network "upfront" presentations in the rear-view mirror, advertisers and TV executives are about to head to the negotiating table. Rino Scanzoni's actions will be under scrutiny by all sides.
As chief investment officer for the massive...
| May 25, 2014
Lake Mary has an interesting mix of independent and chain restaurants. The local hub seems to be behind City Hall, around the short loop of West Lakeview Avenue and North Fourth Street.
I've driven this stretch of road many times on the way to...
| May 5, 2014
| 4:55 PM
A former South Side pastor who ran up more than $50,000 in personal expenses on the church’s credit cards was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison for theft, according to Cook County prosecutors and court records.
Bernard Johnson, 47, who was...
| Apr 29, 2014
You arrive at your airport, claim your baggage, go home and start to unpack, only to find that the heirloom silver cup your grandmother passed on to you is missing. Who was responsible? And what should you do now? Although I've never had anything lifted...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Megan Ellison has selected producer Jonathan Gordon as president of production for her Annapurna Pictures.
He will oversee the development and production of Annapurna projects, and will report to Ellison.
Gordon produced David O. Russell's "American...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:20 AM
Save up to 15 cents a gallon with Walmart's "Great Gas Rollback" fuel-savings program.
The national fuel savings program is good in all states.
In Florida, use a Walmart Credit Card to pay at the pump at participating Walmart and Murphy USA stations...
| May 28, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Gypsy05, a Southern California label that specializes in boho chic, is opening two stores in the Los Angeles area in the next couple of weeks.
The first up is slated to open Friday at 8811 Alden Drive off Robertson Boulevard in Los Angeles. The second...
| May 28, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Retailers, banks and credit card companies are in the process of shifting to a microchip-powered "smart card" that's virtually impossible to counterfeit. Some California lawmakers are so enamored of the idea, they want to make it illegal here not to...
| May 29, 2014
Complaints about tour company American European Travel continue to arrive in the Problem Solver's email inbox, including two this week.
In each case, readers say they prepaid for trips to Europe, only to have the tours canceled, sometimes days before...
| May 19, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Question: I recently acquired round-trip business-class tickets for Europe using reward points — more than 200,000 points — with credit card awards. Will travel insurance reimburse me in dollars if I cancel my trip, and how will the...