| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:25 PM
I know we have become a nation of such short attention spans and long-term addiction to instant gratification that asking†viewers to spend even an hour with a documentary that could change the way they see the world is probably a fool's errand.
| Mar 22, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Like many journalists, Nancy Bilyeau dreamed of writing a novel. She even managed to eke out a few chapters, melding her two great loves of Tudor history and mystery thrillers.
But whenever she would make a little headway, the real world — her...
| Jan 28, 2013
Adela Cepeda stepped adroitly along her path to become one of the city's most prominent Latina businesswomen. But she walked it on her own, rather than as part of the power couple she and her husband were once well on their way to becoming.
| Aug 18, 2012
| 7:43 PM
First in a series about Costa Mesa's political battle.
The Ruhls are a throwback to simpler times.
The sweet smell of fresh-baked coffee cake drifts out their front door. Their tidy Mission Viejo townhome's bathroom is stocked with wholesome...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:02 PM
After the largest tax increase in Connecticut state history, a key Wall Street rating agency downgraded the state's bonds Friday as the state is teeter-tottering toward a deficit in the current fiscal year.
The† Moody's† Investors Service rating agency...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 6:28 PM
IRVINE — Standing on a grassy hilltop overlooking the former Marine Corps Air Station El Toro, filled with overgrown fields and abandoned runways, developers on Wednesday pointed to where the first of 5,000 new homes will open by early next year....
| Feb 2, 2012
| 7:38 AM
This week, President Obama's campaign released its list of bundlers -- well-connected people or couples who collect contributions from their inner circles and present them en masse to the campaign. Of the campaign's heavy weight backers, a dozen of them...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Hey there behemoth insurer, American International Group! Allow me to speak for nearly all Americans left, right, and center when I say get f***ed and go f***ing f*** yourself.
Sorry, I usually try to keep such language to a minimum on this blog, but...
| May 10, 2011
Gold: Trading now at $1,516 per ounce, up 0.8% from Monday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 12,744.30, up 0.5% from Monday. Heads I Win, Tails You Lose. After making billions betting against Lehman Brothers and the larger subprime......
| May 17, 2011
Robert Kiyosaki has written more than a dozen titles under his Rich Dad brand of financial education books, which together have sold more than 30 million copies worldwide. But the author best known for his best seller "Rich Dad, Poor Dad" is looking to do...
| Sep 5, 2011
A financial crisis movie set within the first BIG day of the market meltdown, following the actions/moves/quandaries of one firm integral to that disaster — say a Lehman Brothers (if they fail) or a Goldman Sachs (if they profit from their...