| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Meet Chuck Aron. This 67-year-old dynamo has run half-marathons, full marathons, raced in Chicago, raced in Boston, raised thousands of dollars for charity — and is the inspiration for “Chuck’s Chicks,” a group of women he...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Cedar Cafe in Towson has been open for a year, but the Middle Easern cafe is having its official grand opening on Saturday.
Owner Buthaina Mansour said she took over the Burke Avenue space about a year ago but did no marketing or advertising. Instead,...
| May 14, 2013
| 11:06 AM
NEW YORK -- Univision intends to remain the king.
The nation's largest Spanish-language media company, Univision Communications, on Tuesday said it has made a financial investment in the planned El Rey cable channel owned by Hollywood director Robert...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:47 PM
Ed Stoecker's brief, unintended and unhappy stint as a telemarketer occurred recently when he spent several days receiving angry calls from people who didn't appreciate his bothering them.
"They all saw my number on their caller ID screen," Stoecker,...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 2:52 PM
An Orlando mobile app maker has created a unique photo- and video-sharing app that not only promises to streamline multimedia sharing but also could be beneficial for groups visiting Orlando’s theme parks.
The iOS app SnapShots allows multiple...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 10:17 AM
At many Southern California certified farmers markets, the vendors may comply with agricultural regulations but still offer only mediocre produce and may never have actually set foot on a farm. Paradoxically, the Antelope Valley Winery farmers market in...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott and his coffee-addled band of football coaches made their final whistle stop in Los Angeles on Friday after an exhaustive East Coast publicity tour that included everything but a round-table sit-down with Charlie Rose....
| Jun 21, 2013
Funding for the state certified farmers market program will likely expire at the end of December as a result of legislative maneuvering in Sacramento. The interruption may be just a month or so, and farmers markets would continue to exist during that...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Q: Any info on my paintings signed Faleinell? Each is about 2-by-3-inches plus the frame. I'd like to know something about the artist, when they were painted, and value.
A: Our reader adds that she thinks her pieces were done in water-based paint because...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Ed Weinberger, one of the creators of "The Cosby Show," and his wife, television actress Carlene Watkins, have sold their home in a gated Los Angeles community for $9.875 million.
The 11,600-square-foot Georgian-style mansion sits on 5 acres with...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Ellen DeGeneres will test the power of social media -- and the increasingly symbiotic relationship between Twitter and television -- during next year's Academy Awards telecast.
On Friday, illustrating her proclivity for Twitter, DeGeneres announced in a...