| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:52 PM
The pace of home price gains appears to be slowing nationally, even as metropolitan markets posted strong year-over-year increases in July, according to a leading index.
Home prices rose 1.8% over June and 12.4% compared with a year earlier, according...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:03 AM
At the very top, at least, there is some profit in the nonprofit world.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual executive compensation study, released Tuesday, said 34 of the top execs of some of the nation's biggest charities and foundations made $1...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 11:17 AM
The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles announced Wednesday that it has added three people to its board of trustees. Their election comes at a still-vulnerable time for the museum, which has been dealing with financial problems in recent years....
| Apr 10, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art has appointed three new trustees, including Bruce Karatz, the former chief executive of KB Homes who was convicted three years ago on four felony counts of failing to disclose the backdating of stock options.
| Apr 11, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Jodie Gates — a former principal dancer with the Joffrey Ballet who has since become one of Southern California's most prominent dance leaders — will become the director of the new USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance. Gates is a professor of...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:24 PM
With demand for energy-efficient homes surging in Southern California, home builders are producing more houses with rooftop solar power systems than ever before.
About 4,000 new homes were built with a rooftop solar power system last year in...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
For Raffi Kajberouni, the keys to his Santa Clarita home have become relics.
If he locks himself out, no problem. If a friend arrives at his two-story house before him, there's no waiting outside for Kajberouni to arrive. Kajberouni taps his...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 6:17 PM
More than 800 folks wined and dined at the five major events of the inaugural Laguna Beach a la Carte, not to mention all the people who partook in prix-fixe menus and other specials at 28 local eateries.
Laguna Beach Visitors and Conference Bureau...
| Jan 12, 2011
WINDERMERE – It's 65 degrees outside and the propane-burning fireplace is a little too toasty for Martha Stewart, who was in Orlando Tuesday to promote a KB Home's new "net zero" showhome.
Near the family room fire, in the kitchen of Builder...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 12:29 PM
KB Home is celebrating the grand opening of its newest community, Berkshire Place, Saturday, Jan. 14, from 1 to 4 p.m., 8601 Summer Waves Way, in Laurel.
The public is invited to see the townhouse designs and participate in a cake decorating class by...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Chamber of Commerce interim Executive Director Kristine Thalman finds working and living in her hometown exhilarating, if a little demanding.
"You have a vested interest," said Thalman, who has headed the chamber staff since last September. "It is...