| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Q: Our primary and rental properties carry 15-year mortgages at 3.125 percent. We are in the second year for both loans, and both properties have about 45 percent equity.
Even though the mortgage interest rate on...
| Nov 29, 2013
The recent publication of Elmer J. Hall's "A Mill on the Point: One Hundred and Twenty-Five Years of Steelmaking at Sparrows Point, Maryland," marks the last of his quartet of books chronicling the work and social history of the once heavily...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Toyota's plan to close its Torrance headquarters and ship 3,000 jobs to a Dallas suburb has triggered a new round of hand-wringing among those who see business-friendly Texas gaining at the expense of regulation-choked California.
In Austin, Texas Gov....
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:06 PM
The week seemed to start off on a triumphant note for hot Silicon Valley start-up Dropbox. The company held a media event Wednesday to unveil a slew of new applications designed to demonstrate its expanding vision as it marches closer to an anticipated...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Nominations are trickling in for my Hall of Fame of the area's most colorful characters and for the Mount Rushmore of the four greatest Hall of Famers.
I have developments to report, including an expansion of the original request. More on that in a...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Kenny Perry described Bernhard Langer as the type of golfer who gets under his skin because the 56-year-old German works so hard.
Langer is the type who pushes others to be great, Perry said.
Langer would rather just continue to push his way past...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 8:56 PM
Kenny Perry described Bernhard Langer as a golfer who gets under his skin because the 56-year-old German works so hard.
Langer is the type of player that pushes others to be great, Perry said.
Langer would rather just continue to push his way past the...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 11:44 PM
The last time someone shot as low as David Frost did at the Toshiba Classic, his name was Jay Haas and he went on to nearly become the first player to repeat at the Champions Tour event at Newport Beach Country Club.
Frost, who shot 19-under-par 194...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 6:11 AM
When it comes to longest-running title sponsors on the Champions Tour, Toshiba is the leader, and it will continue to be.
Toshiba Corporation extended its title sponsorship of the Toshiba Classic through 2017.
Atsutoshi Nishida, the company's...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 8:31 PM
To many, the fantastic weather slated for Newport Beach this weekend isn't much of a surprise. The same could be said of the Toshiba Classic's first-round leader.
That would be Bernhard Langer. The two-time Masters champion, who won the Toshiba in 2008,...