| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:47 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — You might be pleased with the low monthly premium for one of the new health insurance plans under President Barack Obama's overhaul, but the added expense of copayments and deductibles could burn a hole in your wallet.
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Poking around in the petunias, fixing the car or puttering around on other hobbies can cut the risk of a heart attack or stroke by more than a quarter among people 60 and older, researchers said Tuesday.
A study published in the British Journal of...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Tune up a lawn mower, the workhorse of yard work, at the beginning and end of the growing season to keep it at peak performance. Just like your car needs regular maintenance to keep it operating, so does your lawn mower; it's a job even a first-time do-...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:32 AM
It's been awhile since we first noticed strange sounds coming from our long-term Subaru BRZ, but we finally had the issue addressed at our local dealership with the installation of a new high-pressure fuel pump, which is under warranty. We......
| Oct 26, 2013
Q: For years I have been driving a Pontiac Grand Prix with a head-up display. Trust me, once you get used to this feature, the idea of driving without it is unthinkable. What has happened to it?
— L.M., Oswego, Ill.
A: Once only found in the...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Though the Academy usually saves the real fanfare to the creatives, engineers behind the scenes got their due at the 65th Primetime Engineering Emmy Awards, held Oct. 23 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles.
Sarah Shahi of CBS drama "Person of...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:45 PM
Aralia Street residents may soon rest easy.
The Newport Beach City Council on Tuesday night approved a resolution to establish a one-hour parking limit on the street for any cars without a permit. The one-hour limit would apply between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m....
| Oct 22, 2013
After Ben Harris dropped off his Mazda 3 rental at the airport in Maui last December, a Hertz agent pointed to some scuffed paint on the underside of the front bumper. Although the employee asked Harris to fill out an incident report, he assured Harris...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
ABC is going all in on Tuesday nights, with four new shows premiering, beginning with "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D". Considering that show's cat's cradle of demographic attractions — Comic books! Joss Whedon! Clark Gregg!! — ABC decided...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Could the 1980s be cool again?
Advertising agency Deutsch LA thinks so and has created an '80s-themed commercial for Volkswagen.
The spot, "Feeling Carefree," is a playful homage of the classic 1985 music video "Take on Me" by the Norwegian pop...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:21 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A 42-year-old local woman was charged with driving on a suspended license after she was pulled over Oct. 16 in the 1300 block of Maple Avenue.
•After a police investigation, a 52-...