| Dec 23, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Spoiler alert: There's a really good chance you'll get a gift card for Christmas.
That's not a news flash from the North Pole. It comes instead from the National Retail Federation, which estimated in a recent report that more than 80% of shoppers will...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Three American Express Co. subsidiaries have agreed to pay about $75 million in restitution and penalties for a variety of illegal practices involving hundreds of thousands of credit-card customers, regulators said Tuesday.
American Express Travel...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 6:43 AM
Stocks opened higher on Wall Street as traders return from the Christmas holiday.
Good news about the U.S. job market encouraged investors to bid up stock prices.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped last week by the most...
| Jan 5, 2014
Outriggers Tiki Bar and Grille in New Smyrna Beach has upped the ante for upscale-casual waterfront dining in east Volusia County. It's a diamond in the rough with lots of potential.
The restaurant is part of a multimillion-dollar marina project that...
| Jan 14, 2014
Imagine the Dodgers have just won the pennant and are going to play the Yankees in the World Series. But the rules have changed: All games will be played in Yankee Stadium. And there are new umpires, hired and paid by the Yankees. With rules like that,...
| Jan 19, 2014
New players in the ever-annoying world of air carriers. New perks for visitors to Vegas. New ways to get around town. Travel continues to evolve, sometimes in great ways, sometimes in ways that make us want to stick out our tongues. The travel treat and...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Love her or hate her, she's one of the most polarizing figures in pop music -- and she's coming to Orlando.
Miley Cyrus will bring The Bangerz Tour to town for a March 24 show at Amway Center in Orlando. Tickets will go on sale to the general public...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:32 AM
Let me say this in the nicest possible way: Maybe it's time for Ray Lewis to start thinking before he runs his mouth and acts like a hotdog on ESPN.
I understand that Lewis was spoiled by most of the Baltimore media, including me, when he was a player...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Although the traditional start to the holiday shopping season is still days away, Morgan Somerville has already mapped out her bargain-hunting strategy.
The student employment manager at Stevenson University will pass up Thanksgiving specials to focus...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:31 AM
There was a tradition in the Mahoney household that involved a lot of sleep after the Thanksgiving meal.
As a card-carrying member of the kids' table, I took this for granted, that one day I would be old like my father, uncles and grandfather who...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Our community is filled with wonderful, small, locally owned stores. It's the charm of shopping along Foothill Boulevard. It's the charm that helps make La Caņada Flintridge the community it is.
It's easy to shop online or save a few bucks by going to a...