| Jan 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON — The verdict was nearly unanimous at a recent hearing on Capitol Hill: The new federal "ability to repay" and "qualified mortgage" regulations that took effect Jan. 10 will make obtaining credit tougher, not easier, this year, and...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 9:40 PM
The world's airline industry has rebounded from the recession and expects 2014 to be the most profitable year on record, thanks to stable fuel prices and growing travel demand.
That's great news if you're an airline executive or shareholder. But don't...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Gina Kazimir of Bel Air formally filed her candidacy for Harford County Council District C on Feb. 7. Kazimir, a Democrat who lives in the Howard Park section of Bel Air, said she is offering a choice to move forward for voters in District C.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
With a small kitchen, you might think your decorating possibilities are limited, but that's short-sighted. Small kitchens have a cozy, inviting charm of their own and there are many ways to stretch your space and add flair.
| Dec 11, 2013
Composed by Robert Allen with lyrics by Al Stillman, few songs capture the sentiment of this season like the 1954 Perry Como holiday hit "(There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays."
Along with our respective faith-based beliefs and the desire to...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Despite their potential as affordable, well-built housing for the masses, modern prefabs in California have tended to be custom-built designs that exceed prospective buyers' budgets. In South Los Angeles, however, a nonprofit organization called Restore...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Seventeen young women will be presented to society on Saturday when the La Cañada Thursday Club holds its annual Bal Blanc de Noel at the Omni Hotel in Los Angeles. The honorees are Tracey Hill Andrews, Galey Kathryn Caverly, Jessica Anne Davidson,...
| Jan 8, 2014
I read with interest, but concern, your article “Banks reap benefits for donating foreclosed homes,” (News, Dec. 20). I agree there is a need for greater accountability of some charitable agencies and their partners. However, as a...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 8:26 AM
A Chicago graduate student was killed when she lost her balance and fell from a cliff while taking pictures in San Diego over the weekend, authorities said.
Anna Bachman, 25, was visiting her sister and taking pictures at sunset Sunday when she lost her...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Volunteerism and selflessness do not come as a surprise to members of Huntington Beach's vast network of community groups and nonprofit service organizations.
And for this reason the City Council in August recognized Huntington Beach as a "compassionate...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
When it comes to corporate social responsibility, Warner Bros. likes to enlist some help from its employees -- all of them.
That's the philosophy at the core of Warner Bros. Impact, started in 2008 to give those working in the company a voice in its...