| Apr 20, 2015
| 6:58 PM
New York is increasingly becoming chain store city.
Looking for a "Seinfeld"-style coffee shop? It's sharing the city with 280 Starbucks and more than 530 Dunkin Donuts.
A good neighborhood deli? It's competing with some 460 Subways.
And the corner...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 12:00 PM
Inside Stephanie Barron's glass-walled office, cluttered with memories of her nearly 40 years at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, there's a tacked-up printout of the 2014 portrait painter David Hockney created in her honor. Within arm's reach is a...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 2:01 PM
St. Patrick's Day is Tuesday.
This may come as a shock to those of you who chose to jump the holiday by a few days to partake of the many celebrations, drink specials and subsequent hangovers that have been amply available. That's how it is here. More...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 3:42 PM
What does $1,400 buy nowadays? One year of cellphone service with T-Mobile, one year of television with DirecTV or one year's tuition at a California community college — for 60% of students, that is. The other 40% pay no tuition.
Which is why the...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 5:00 AM
More than 4,400 ships bring nearly $400 billion worth of goods through the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach every year, a crucial link in the global supply chain of factories, warehouses, docks, highways and rail lines.
Most blue-collar workers along...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 1:06 PM
As a schoolgirl in the 1930s, Eugenie Clark spent countless hours pressed up to the tanks at a New York City aquarium, absorbed by the alligators, sea turtles and hundreds of species of fish just beyond the glass.
There was one creature, however, that...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 2:00 PM
What does $1,400 buy nowadays? One year of cellphone service with T-Mobile, one year of television with DirecTV, or one year’s tuition at a California community college — for 60% of students, that is. The other 40% pay no tuition.
| Feb 4, 2015
| 4:48 AM
Maria Praeli, from New Milford, is one of several United We Dream leaders who have been invited to the White House Wednesday to meet President Obama and discuss immigrant youth, their families, and the ongoing political debate about immigrants in...
| Feb 2, 2015
Retail therapy might not be the best medicine, but aroma therapy makes scents.
These are among the secrets to spending smarter that can be gleaned from academia's study of consumer behavior, which examines not only what we buy but why.
Here are some...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 9:30 AM
Thanks to Marylou Yam for her commentary suggesting "The NFL could become a leader in domestic violence prevention" (Jan. 14). Her warning that the Mueller Report absolving NFL officials for not seeing the video of Ray Rice assaulting Janay Rice should...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:21 PM
Jill Hiraizumi started her legal practice on a shoestring.
The Whittier Law School graduate often delivered her estate planning advice across a client's kitchen table.
"When I needed office space, I used an attorney friend's conference room," said...