| Aug 15, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Now that it’s prime wine country visiting season, Napa Valley, Sonoma County, Mendocino and closer to home, the Central Coast, are all vying for tourist dollars.
Paso Robles, though, stacks the deck with its new PasoWineApp (free at the Apple App...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 6:43 AM
A Boca Raton medical technology company, Modernizing Medicine, announced it has secured $15 million in new financing for an expansion that should create 100 new jobs over the next year.
The fast-growing electronic medical record and data company will...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 12:08 PM
UPDATED: Walmart has joined its competitors in releasing Black Friday ads. Target and Best Buy provided their day after Thanksgiving deals two days ago.
A 65-inch flat screen is listed for $648 and a 50-inch one for $218 in one-hour super doorbuster...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 8:29 AM
This no-pretense holiday tech guide does not discriminate against modestly sophisticated technology. Spending limit is $100, but watch for the tightwad specials.
Roku 3 Streaming Media Player ($99.99, http://www.roku.com ): The perfect get-with-it...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 8:22 AM
As kids age out of dolls and action figures, video games often pick up where vivid imaginations left off. We have nothing against a little Minecraft or Skylanders Trap Team. (See our video game gift guide for more from that medium.) But here we aimed...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 12:43 PM
When most people go on vacation, they plan to take a break from technology. The iPhones and iPads often tag along as unwelcome baggage, to be unpacked only in an emergency.
But guests boarding Royal Caribbean's newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, will...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:36 PM
As Southern California’s summer rental market continues to heat up, at least one member of the Los Angeles Dodgers is looking to get in on the action. Newly listed for rent in La Jolla is the home of All-Star first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, who...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 12:08 PM
How many Massachusetts Institute of Technology engineers does it take to teach a kitchen klutz to fry an egg?
Make that four, over easy. That's how many engineers, now working out of the San Francisco Bay area, are credited with a smart frying pan...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:00 AM
It’s hard enough getting out of town for a jaunt to wine country, let alone finding the time to reserve winery visits and check any events you might be interested in.
If you don’t do some planning, though, you might be shut out from the...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Great news, fellow consumers. Apple has honored us by presenting a new line of products to buy.
And we will, without question, buy them. Of our own volition, of course. Not because Apple secretly implanted computer chips in our heads that give us what's...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 3:15 PM
The outer pane of a window glass was broken by a rock at a restaurant at 450 N. McHenry Road on Sept. 18.
A house was burglarized with a front door forced open in the 1300 block of Devonshire on Sept. 19.
Cell phones and an iPad were taken from the...