| Nov 30, 2008
Don't be fooled by the ripped jeans and chipped black nail polish on the clientele of Sunset Junction's coffee-nerd hub Intelligentsia -- Silver Lake and its hipper, dicier sister to the east, Echo Park, aren't just for the kids anymore. Grown-up eateries...
| Feb 8, 2009
If you're trying to cut the budget and curb spending, you'll find some of the best bargains by working the calendar.
Retailers are almost certain to put some items on sale at the same time every year.
For example, deals on digital cameras often can be...
| Sep 14, 2008
THESE DAYS, L.A. pop-up shops are sprouting like reality-star clothing lines. Most are a perfect fit for their elfin life span. But every so often, a fleeting gem leaves shoppers longing for a permanently signed lease.
Little Black Dress could be one...
| Oct 29, 2008
| 10:46 AM
Daily Bread Food Bank
Food drives are a great way to reach out to the community and to show children how they can make a difference in the life of someone who desperately needs it. Here are a few steps from the Daily Bread Food Bank on how to host your...
| May 29, 2008
Though it is aimed at college-bound students, the dorm room collection by Sami Hayek for Target is too cool to be just for school. The Mexican-born, Los Angeles-based designer's bedding ensemble, shown here, fuses California modernism and bright Baja...
| Jul 10, 2008
Drop the name Marimekko and most folks will picture the giant fruit and flowers or op art graphics found on bedding at Crate & Barrel.
Happily, the Finnish fabric firm continues to offer vintage patterns by its late principal designer, Maija Isola,...
| Dec 31, 2007
Two or three nights a week, a 29-year-old ex-Peace Corps volunteer named Shaw Talley rolls through the parking lots in his old Volvo wagon, offering help where he can. In spaces where others see a handful of battered RVs and vans, Talley sees lives...
| Jan 13, 2008
The Super Bowl is approaching and you want to splurge on a flat-screen television even though you're worried it's the wrong time of year to find a deal because so many other people want to buy one too.
But shopping and retail experts say it may be the...
| Nov 17, 2009
If you drive past the Flea Market on Jefferson Avenue on a weekday, you're likely to find an empty parking lot.
Drive past that same spot on a Saturday morning, and you'll see that the Newport News market is a hub of shopping activity. Vendors are busy...
| Nov 19, 2009
| 7:51 AM
Gayle Anderson was live in Newhall at Capelli Salon preparing for tonight's fundraiser for PANCREATIC CANCER AWARENESS MONTH. Sabina Fetter is the owner of the salon. Her mother is currently battling this disease.
Tonight, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. November is...
| Sep 4, 2009
| 8:27 AM
Fall Into Style
Scented candles to create a cozy environment in the home.
An outdoor heater that helps us squeeze the most out of this summer and enjoy the outdoor evenings.
Natural fiber pillows that can be used outside as well as in. This will...