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  • Catalina's Avalon is getting an ambitious overhaul

     Catalina's Avalon is getting an ambitious overhaul
    AVALON, Santa Catalina Island — Trying to restore its luster as a tourist destination, this cozy harbor town is undergoing its most ambitious overhaul since chewing gum magnate William Wrigley Jr. built the town's signature feature in 1929: Avalon...
  • Mariah Carey pops Bel-Air estate back on market

    Mariah Carey and her husband, Nick Cannon, have popped their Bel-Air home back on the market at $12.995 million after a hiatus of more than a month. Their seriousness about finding a buyer this time around may be indicated by their choice of a listing...
  • Hyde Park salon at center of lawsuit

    Hyde Park salon at center of lawsuit
    Akroma Kourouma Sahan can peer through the windows of her spa at East 53rd Street and South Harper Avenue and see the changing face of Hyde Park. The Harper Court complex, a gleaming retail and office project that includes the University of Chicago as a...
  • Senate Democrats proposing revamp of campaign, gift laws

    Senate Democrats proposing revamp of campaign, gift laws
    SACRAMENTO -- Countering a series of scandals, including criminal charges against two of its members, state Senate Democrats plan Thursday to propose sweeping changes to the state Political Reform Act, including stricter limits on accepting gifts and...
  • 'Dragnet Nation' looks at the hidden systems that are always looking at you

    'Dragnet Nation' looks at the hidden systems that are always looking at you
    To understand how much commerce has changed in recent years, consider a simple trip to the grocery store. When you drive to the store now, your movements are recorded by your cellphone provider, your car's GPS, your smartphone apps and police license-...
  • 'Sleepy Hollow,' 'Opposite Worlds,' more connect on Twitter

    In Syfy's reality competition "Opposite Worlds," Twitter put unprecedented power in the hands of viewers, supplying them with the ability to reward popular contestants with a luxurious spa day while punishing others with a less savory task: cleaning human...
  • A spacious retreat in the woods

    A spacious retreat in the woods
    A children's bunk room that sleeps 12, maids quarters and a guesthouse mean there's plenty of room for the ski crowd at this three-story retreat on a wooded lot in the San Bernardino Mountains. The lodge-like living room, with soaring ceilings and...
  • Class of the month: REV60 Zen

    Class of the month: REV60 Zen
    The lights are low and the bass is thumping, but the cycle room at Rev Cycle Studio in McHenry Row is no dance club. Halfway into the studio's Rev60 Zen class — a "fusion" of 40 minutes of cycling and 20 of yoga — a dozen cyclists are pedaling...
  • Campaign mailer photo mixup: Long Beach, San Diego, whatever

    Campaign mailer photo mixup: Long Beach, San Diego, whatever
    Doh! Imagine Assemblywoman Bonnie Lowenthal’s surprise when she received one of her own campaign mailers only to discover the photo on it was not her longtime home of Long Beach, where she wants to be mayor, but a picture of San Diego. The...
  • California Senate Democrats acknowledge lost public trust

    SACRAMENTO -- In proposing to outlaw many gifts to lawmakers, including golf games and Lakers tickets, state Senate Democrats acknowledged Thursday that recent scandals have damaged how the public views the Legislature. “There is no question...
  • Baltimore Internet entrepreneur Greg Cangialosi's 10 favorite things

    Baltimore Internet entrepreneur Greg Cangialosi's 10 favorite things
    Editor's note: Take 10 is a series of occasional features on prominent local residents and the possessions they treasure. Greg Cangialosi's personal hashtag is #neverstop. It may not have been created by the 40-year-old Baltimore techie, but it's one...