| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Ellis Island, which greeted millions of immigrants to the United States, reopened its museum doors on Monday, a year after the aptly named Superstorm Sandy tore through much of the eastern half of the United States, killing scores of people and destroying...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Question: Our board directors found the lowest earthquake insurance premium is with a 20% deductible, costing our homeowner association about $20,000 annually; they voted against raising monthly dues to cover it. Our 20 units in a four-level, zero-lot-...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:00 AM
"I'll never forget it," Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese ("The Departed") says of the first time he saw Nicholas Ray's searing teen angst drama "Rebel Without a Cause," starring James Dean as the troubled Jim Stark.
"Rebel Without a Cause,"...
| May 31, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County's famous fin whale is enjoying a rare quiet morning — one last moment of serenity before its surroundings change completely.
The 63-foot whale skeleton, which hung horizontally for more than 60...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Nearly a decade after the conclusion of World War II, folks in Orange County decided that a small corner of Costa Mesa should be dedicated to those who didn't make it back home.
A 1.4-acre memorial garden — planned in 1953, erected the following...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Who said there are no second acts in American dining?
Clyde's of Columbia has been an anchor on the Columbia lakefront since 1975. That's impressive, but time has a way of catching up with everything. And now that Columbia is in the middle of a multi-...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:05 PM
The Mark Twain House in Hartford was many things after the famed author left in 1891; private home, school, warehouse, apartment house, branch library and fledgling museum. By the late 1950s, it was a casual affair, a mix of visitors and a few residents...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Open park spaces are critical to the health of Burbank. Nature is revitalizing. Protecting it and teaching children to appreciate it in an age of urban growth takes visionaries. With the redevelopment funding cut, it would have been easy to just let the...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Less than a year after stepping down as chairman and co-chief executive of Restoration Hardware Holding Inc., Gary Friedman is back in his old roles at the swanky Northern California-based home furnishings retailer.
The Corte Madera company's former...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Brad Stevens, who built tiny Butler University into an NCAA powerhouse, will try to guide a rebuilding project with the Boston Celtics and point guard Rajon Rondo, the veteran leader whom Stevens must now decide whether he will build around.
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:12 PM
The Orange County Fair Board gave preliminary approval Monday for the next round of renovation work at the Pacific Amphitheatre that includes constructing a second entrance plaza for the concert venue.
Rialto-based R.C. Construction Services was...