| Jan 6, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Last year was filled with great travels, which also presented opportunities for money errors — mistakes I had never made before and hope never to again. Herewith, the "If I Only Had a Brain" award winners of 2013:
—Buying a gray market...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Has it really been close to three years since Charlie Sheen melted down and was fired from "Two and a Half Men"?
You'd never know, judging by the attention he still pays to the show and to his replacement, Ashton Kutcher.
Sheen Twitter-bashed Kutcher...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:00 PM
In April 2009 -- long before the hashtag #fromwhereIstand was conceived on Instagram -- photographer Karla Kelley stood outside a theater in Hollywood waiting for her media credentials.
“I spotted the graffiti stencil on the ground and decided...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Aaron Leroux shot this photo near Barstow during a drive along Route 66 with a friend at dusk. He took the photo Saturday with a Nikon D7000.
Each week, we're featuring photos of Southern California submitted by readers. Share your photos on our ...
| 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,...