| Mar 21, 2009
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...
| Mar 28, 2009
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.
| Apr 12, 2009
Jerry and Carol Ptacek bounced from one cramped apartment to another most of their adult lives, so they could hardly believe their luck when they were able to buy a San Bernardino house for the bargain price of $63,000.
Nine years later, they are renters...
| Aug 17, 2010
| 8:34 PM
COSTA MESA — They're a long way from the Hawaiian beaches of Oahu, where, they said, their addiction to meth eventually made them homeless, forcing them to live out of a tent in a place called Barbers Point.
They used to stay up all night...
| Sep 2, 2010
On a warm summer night, the terrace at Saddle Peak Lodge seduces with its view through a pine tree to Saddle Peak and, beyond, the sky. We're wrapped in the quiet of the Santa Monica Mountains halfway between Calabasas and Malibu, with just enough light...
| Dec 5, 2010
Housing isn't the investment it used to be. Or is it?
Certainly if you bought at the peak of the housing boom — say, 2004 or 2005 — it isn't. But most people who took the plunge more recently think it is.
In fact, 85% of a sample of folks...
| Dec 10, 2010
As police investigated the shooting death of a Quakertown hunter on a chilly, rainy first day of deer season, a game officer noticed an open window on the second floor of a nearby building.
There are a half-dozen other buildings on the wooded property in...
| Nov 4, 2010
| 5:09 PM
Editor's note: City Manager Ken Frank is retiring in December after 30 years with the city. In this column, he shares what he sees as the top 10 most significant accomplishments of the city administration during the past three decades.
No. 3 on the...
| May 30, 2008
The University of Connecticut has been paying tens of thousands of dollars to rent and fix up a five-bedroom house near campus for new UConn President Michael Hogan despite spending more than $1 million to renovate the official president's house up the...
| May 20, 2010
Parks offer a peaceful haven for hiking, biking, or just relaxing. Don't forget the dog; many parks have special areas just for Rover.
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Chickahominy Wildlife Management Area. Bird-watching, hunting, fishing, shooting range, public...
| Jun 7, 2010
| 9:01 PM
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