| 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 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...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 10:00 PM
This year we've all gotten way more winter than we probably want, and cabin fever seems rampant. So maybe getting out for some snow sports would be a great idea. To make that experience all the better, these rural bed-and-breakfast inns, all within 250...
| 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 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...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 10:37 AM
Elected officials on Tuesday enacted strict rules banning boarding homes and short-term vacation rentals in residential zones after residents raised concerns in recent months about what they called the changing character of Burbank neighborhoods.
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:04 PM
You be the judge. Newport Beach voters have a chance to decide: car wash or another hotel? Height limits or no height limits?
This issue is raised in the planned July 8 City Council vote on a new General Plan amendment that will allow more-intense...
| 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...
| May 27, 2012
Money may be tight, but not enough for most of us to forgo a summer vacation.
A recent survey by travel site Orbitz.com found that nearly eight of 10 respondents will be taking a vacation this summer. Some plan to spend more than last year, but nearly...