| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Everybody needs to recharge their batteries once in a while — to get away, slow down, take a few deep breaths. But not everybody wants to do it the same way. Some want to be pampered in luxury. Others would rather wander through wooded trails....
| Apr 6, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Dozens of people shared only three showers in the building that Patricia McDowell called home for the last 2 1/2 years. Roaches skittered across the floor, she said, and lights went out and stayed out. In recent months, McDowell said she had to run an...
| Apr 8, 2014
Gladys Martin's Expedia vacation package is missing two key components. Should she have to pay for its mistake?
Q: I'm writing you about our problems with a vacation package we booked on Expedia to Tamarindo, Costa Rica.
A few weeks before our...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Dozens of tenants are being forced to vacate a South Los Angeles commercial building that was converted into now-shoddy apartments, amid complaints that the city should have acted sooner to enforce building codes and help residents relocate.
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:25 PM
Dozens of tenants are being forced to vacate a South Los Angeles building amid complaints that the city should have acted sooner to help people relocate from the squalid and dangerous apartments.
In recent years, the Hoover Street commercial building...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Ditch the hotel, grab the kids and "chillax" in a destination with room for the entire family.
What it does: Kid & Coe offers a curated list of vacation rentals for globe-trotting families. Rent your own home or use...
| May 16, 2014
Howard County's Farmers' Markets feature locally-grown produce, baked goods, fruits of the season, flowers, transplants, organically grown produce and specialty items. The season runs through the last week in November at the following...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:33 PM
It has been about three years now since Newport Beach residents Greg and Matt Baker started coaching five talented local girls' soccer players at Harbor Day School.
At the time, the girls were just 9 years old, but the talent was obvious to the Baker...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
As online room-sharing service Airbnb Inc. battles authorities in the U.S., the company is using the upcoming FIFA World Cup to slide relatively comfortably into one of the world's major markets.
In Brazil, which hosts the monthlong, internationally...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:51 PM
The panel that determines how much landlords can raise costs of the city's 1 million rent-stabilized apartments approved a historic low increase of 1% for the next fiscal year, but in a raucous meeting Monday, it did not give tenants the rent freeze...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 5:28 PM
A Huntington Beach City Council candidate has filed a complaint with the state's political watchdog, saying two incumbents' living situation resulted in one receiving illegal gifts from the other.
Candidate Brendon Kenney alleges in the complaint...