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  • Check out tips for summer travel

    Check out tips for summer travel
    With Memorial Day behind us, we're now officially into the summer travel season. To make the getting there at least part of the fun (half of the fun sounds just unreasonable), the kind folks at the American Society of Travel Agents have compiled a list...
  • Havana entrepreneurs have American dream

    Justin and his wife, Marilyn, are banking on a flood of American visitors to the long- forbidden island. A couple of gallons of fresh paint sit in a corner of their apartment near the seaside Malecon, awaiting the arrival of a painter. The other day they...
  • Renting out part of your home? Be careful

    Considering renting a spare bedroom or perhaps even an entire floor in your home to generate a little extra cash flow? As evidenced by the growing number of listings in newspapers and websites such as Craigslist, more folks than ever are doing just that....
  • Vacancies give renters room to negotiate

    Vacancies give renters room to negotiate
    On a recent bright afternoon in Redondo Beach, rent signs baked in the sun outside half the small stucco apartment buildings along the stretch of Beryl Street between Flagler and Harkness lanes. "I've never seen it this saturated with rentals," said...
  • Lure Of The Gypsy

    Sal D'Amico's love affair with a Spanish gypsy dancer began one spring afternoon at a downtown rummage sale nearly 30 years ago. The dark-haired beauty, her cadence captured on a dusty canvas sprinkled with pigeon droppings, caught D'Amico's eye. So he...
  • Tech gadgets that make travel easier

    Tech gadgets that make travel easier
    When my wife and I went on our honeymoon last year, some friends couldn't believe that we were posting pictures and updates to our Facebook and Twitter profiles while we were supposed to be relaxing. But for us, and many other people, being able to...
  • Composer Lee Holdridge sells Beverly Hills home

    Composer Lee Holdridge sells Beverly Hills home
    Update: Emmy-winning composer Lee Holdridge, whose four decades of credits include such early work as collaborating on the score of the 1973 movie "Jonathan Livingston Seagull," has sold his Beverly Hills home for $2,175,000. The English Tudor-style...
  • Actress/model Bridget Marquardt buys in Sherman Oaks

    Actress/model Bridget Marquardt buys in Sherman Oaks
    Actress and Playboy model Bridget Marquardt has become a first-time home buyer with the purchase of a contemporary Mediterranean in Sherman Oaks for $1,725,000. -------------------- Update: This version has been updated to include the names of the...
  • Guidelines can help make renting out a room a livable situation

    Renting out a room in his home was both a financial necessity for Christopher Paulsen and a hedge against loneliness. "It was like empty nest syndrome, and I thought I could use a few bucks to offset costs," said Paulsen, 48, whose youngest son left home...
  • Household employees worry as work dries up

    Household employees worry as work dries up
    The Home section talked with four household employees -- a nanny, a housekeeper, a gardener and a day laborer -- to see how the recession was affecting their work and their lives. Here are their stories. Because of embarrassment or immigration status, all...
  • Suit up, Dad, time to waltz Tuxedos and naked truths

    Suit up, Dad, time to waltz Tuxedos and naked truths
    Should've bagged the whole thing when they told me I'd have to waltz. Who waltzes anymore? Prussian diplomats? Is there even a Prussia anymore? No, because while everyone was waltzing, mean dudes with muskets were coming over the parapets. Anyway, they...