| Mar 15, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Show business vendors have rallied in the San Fernando Valley in the middle of a warm weekend with promises to support legislation to sweeten California's film tax credit program.
Organizers said more than 600 attendees came to the rally at prop house...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 9:16 AM
Is your outdoor space reminiscent of your parents’ house circa 1971? Wobbly plastic tables and half-broken nylon lawn chairs in muted hues hardly scream summertime fun. Luckily, updating your outdoor decor has never been easier or more affordable....
| Mar 24, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Increasing activity by data hackers has produced millions of victims and one clear winner: the credit monitoring business.
Services with names such as BillGuard and Identity Guard report a surge in sign-ups from people anxious to be protected. Nervous...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The job: Bill Dombrowski is president of the California Retailers Assn., a trade group based in Sacramento that includes most of the country's largest store chains, including 7-Eleven Inc., Safeway Inc., Macy's Inc., Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Home Depot...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:58 AM
SOMERS — While many Connecticut gardeners could still face a late frost and are putting off planting, at Grower Direct Farms in Somers, spring is underway, and they are already thinking of fall mums.
The wholesale nursery is in the midst of...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Several days after Traci Fox visited a small independent resort in the Catskill Mountains, she received an unexpected call from a shoe store. Where did she want it to ship the $400 worth of pricey sneakers that she'd ordered?
Just one problem: She hadn't...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 12:00 PM
A woman watering her lawn can be slightly sexy, but a silver butane tank can change a man's life.
John Divola, a photographer in chase of the sublime, discerned this as a graduate student in a ponytail, peddling his bicycle and taking pictures of...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 2:40 PM
In what may be the perfect mash-up of retro-nostalgia with modern-day reality TV mania, you can now grow a "Duck Dynasty" beard via Chia Pet.
We caught a blurb about the Chia Willie and Chia Uncle Si handmade decorative planters on NBC's "Today" show...
| Jan 2, 2014
A friend recently got stuck when he tried to explain to his son, who was struggling to find a job, how our economy got to be the way it is. He asked my help since I am a well-known crank on the matter. I offered him three short anecdotes:
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:35 PM
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| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Home Depot Inc. is another beneficiary of the housing boom.
The largest U.S. home-improvement retailer said Wednesday that it would meet a profit-improvement goal one year ahead of schedule, thanks in part to demand created by homeowners.