| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:55 AM
It's Freebie Friday!
It's Friday and that means it's time for my freebie free-for-all! Check my ginormous list for freebies, savings and dining deals, including half off Starbucks Fizzio Sodas through Thursday, $10 off gas cards at Publix through Sunday...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Year in and year out, Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood is the best haunted theme park event in Southern California and quite possibly the country.
For that reason, I hold Universal Studios to a higher standard when the movie...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 11:25 AM
The best way to toast the end of a long, hot summer is with a special family trip during the Labor Day weekend. It’s the perfect time to get serious about back-to-school mode, remember good times past and plan for all the good times yet to come....
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:29 PM
A pedestrian hit by a car in Oakland Park died of his injuries Thursday afternoon.
Rollin Francis, 35, was crossing West Oakland Park Boulevard on Sunday around 11:15 p.m. when a driver heading east struck him, according to detectives.
Oakland Park Fire...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Seventies heartthrob Erik Estrada shot to fame as the hunky, suave Frank “Ponch” Poncherello in the motorcycle cop show “Chips.” Now he’s got a fresh new tribute to that role as the voice of helicopter Nick “Loopin&...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 7:59 PM
They've won the first two battles to make gay marriage legal in Florida. Now the state's largest LGBT civil rights organization has its next target in sight — a bill banning workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation.
"Being able to get...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:07 AM
When the Four Seasons Orlando opens to guests Aug. 3, visitors to Walt Disney World Resort will have a new option when it comes to luxury accommodations.
But as with resorts like Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort or Disney's Grand Floridian...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Update: Click here for a list of the 2014 narrators.
Disney World continues to fill its lineup of narrators for its Candlelight Processional event, which begins Nov. 26, the day after Thanksgiving. The holiday music presentation includes a mass choir,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 7:34 PM
Chris Erskine has been a deputy Travel editor of the Los Angeles Times since 2007, responsible for helping to assign and edit stories. He also contributes stories, blog posts and photos to the section. His columns, "Man of the House" and...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Check out festivals and events in August across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below.
This list is organized by region.
(Including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:30 PM
In a robust week for fresh product, five of the seven top home entertainment sellers the week ending July 27 were new releases.
The Sony Pictures drama "Heaven is for Real," about the changes in a family's life when their young son claims to have visited...