| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Investors reacted positively Friday morning to news that Activision Blizzard Inc. would buy back $5.8 billion in shares from its French parent company Vivendi and become an independent video game publisher.
Santa Monica-based Activision said it would...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Fox's two-hour "Hell's Kitchen" finale boosted ratings and viewership for the network. Fox won Thursday night with an average 2.2 rating in the 18-to-49 demographic, according to preliminary numbers from Nielsen. A ratings point equals roughly 1.3 million...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Green Monday, an online retail term was coined in 2009, refers to the second Monday in December, one of retail's biggest sales days online.
Cyber Monday sales were up by nearly 20 percent this year, according to industry analysts, and retailers are...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Colonial Williamsburg is offering half-off single day admission tickets through the daily deal website LivingSocial.com.
The deal offers single-day admission tickets for $18 for adults and $9 for youth. Tickets must be used by Dec. 31, 2013. Shoppers...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:05 AM
In the days when my husband the sportswriter traveled the country covering the NFL, my kids would often meet him at the door upon his return home.
"Mom's on the edge," Joe would say. "You gotta take us to the mall for dinner."
So you see, the...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Question: A reader writes that she and her husband are retired, older than 70 and want to travel. They can leave at a moment's notice, so they want to know whether they can take advantage of last-minute deals and, if so, where. (For security reasons, we...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 7:29 AM
The daily deal website LivingSocial.com is offering 10 percent off any purchase with the coupon code LASTCHANCE10.
The code is valid on Monday, Dec. 23, only.
| Jul 28, 2013
Less than a week before Musikfest starts, it’s making a push to get more people to one of its headline concerts by deeply discounting tickets. An area concert by a the Top 10 contestants from this year’s “American Idol” also......
| Feb 5, 2012
If you don't know where you're going on vacation this year, you may not be indecisive. You might just be a bargain hunter.
Increasingly, travelers are trading the certainty of the destination for savings, Peter Yesawich, vice chairman of MMGY Global, a...
| Jul 7, 2012
This is either the most thrilling thing I've ever done or the world's most effective colonic. Maybe both.
I'm down in the County a L'Orange, in designer-perfect Newport Beach. It's where a lot of us superheroes hang out these days. Superheroes, who are...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Three billionaires are changing Hawaii resort development with their digital dollars:
Company: CEO of Oracle
Estimated worth: $41 billion (No. 3 on Forbes' list of 400 wealthiest Americans)...