| Nov 26, 2013
| 4:30 PM
During the first November rain, Howard Fang captured the morning magic while walking across an empty parking lot to an office building.
"L.A. never rains! But when it does there will be magic in the air and chaos on the roads," he said.
He shot the...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Editor's note: This is a guest post from Mike Tietjens of crazytowndeals.com.
Most, if not all, Black Friday deals will be offered online -- and most will hit the web before the in-store sales begin.
These Best Buy deals have gone live today,...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Green Monday, an online retail term was coined in 2009, refers to the second Monday in December, one of retail's biggest sales days online.
Cyber Monday sales were up by nearly 20 percent this year, according to industry analysts, and retailers are...
| May 1, 2014
| 2:39 PM
The first in an occasional series in which the Coastline Pilot spotlights artworks on display around Laguna Beach.
It's a safe bet that most vacationers would postpone a Yosemite trip if they heard that a storm was coming.
Cheyne Walls isn't most...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Folks over at Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach are having a metallic Monday. A pair of shows announced today both feature two legendarily loud acts. Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden will blast Aug. 5 while Kiss and Def Leppard will strut...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Mac Laird of Williamsburg is living the old adage, "You're never too old to follow a dream." An avid outdoorsman with a love of history, Laird, 85, discovered a need to write as he aged and couldn't do some of the things he used to do.
| Mar 4, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Photographer Eric Beteille was in the middle of a “six-mile urban hike through Chinatown and Echo Park” when he noticed the sun piercing through Union Station’s waiting room.
Though people walking through it had to shade their eyes,...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Which camera is best? DSLR vs. iPhone vs. Point-and-Shoot
The short answer is it depends. A reader recently contacted me regarding my iPhone photos from Tinker Field that were shot using the Hipstamatic app. She said “The effect of the app was...
| May 21, 2014
| 4:37 PM
While Jorge Alvarado was at his Reseda home, a bright green aeonium plant gave him pause.
The plant’s symmetry allured him. “Naturally I had to document it,” Alvarado said.
Alvarado captured this moment with a Nikon S8100. ...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Psychedelic. Spooky. Hairy. Gorgeous.
The winners of the 2013 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition have just been announced, and they are awesome.
You can see the top 10 winning images in the gallery above.
Taking first place is the...
| May 15, 2014
| 5:09 AM
Since the late 1960s, Neil Meyerhoff has been keeping a keen eye out for striking images of people and places. Some of the results have been acquired by such institutions as the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington and the Museum of Photographic Arts...