RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

California

A collection of news and information related to California published by this site and its partners.

Top California Articles

Displaying items 1-11
  • Man versus Machine

    It seems even robots can't escape human miscues. Google's driver-less Toyota Prius was part of a minor fender bender not far from the company's Mountain View, California headquarters.   But don't be so quick to blame the robot. Google quickly...
  • Reference Check

    Reference Check
    Florists, bakers, caterers, a wedding planner, a photographer, a videographer, a DJ, transportation - the list goes on and on. With so many people to hire, checking references is a necessity. After all, brides want only the best for their big day. But...
  • Like A Dog Trying To Eat Soap Bubbles

    Weddings are a lot of work. So much work, in fact, I asked my editor to push the deadline for this column back to the end of the weekend...so I can spend my days off working. Business hours are reserved for angry phone calls and bathroom cry breaks....
  • Can A Restaurant Replace Waiters With iPads?

    Can A Restaurant Replace Waiters With iPads?
    How many times have you wished for more technology in your restaurant experience? A California (of course) startup company is offering to put the menu and the bill on a tablet device that may go a long way to eliminating that human element. For good...
  • An Introduction, and a Beginning

    Every relationship begins with an introduction, and because you're reading my blog, I want you to know I consider this a "relationship" in the truest sense. Not only is this my documented journey to marriage, it's also a chance for you to share your...
  • The Price Of a Little Magic

    Last weekend I went to Carmel, California, where in less than 140 days, Jamie and I will get married. I’ve been doing a lot of counting lately… days, numbers, dollar signs… Make no mistake, weddings are extraordinarily expensive....
  • The Vendors

    If you're not in the wedding business, you're in the wrong business. People are making a killing out there-- at the expense of couples who used to like each other enough to want to get married. Our date is set for July 2. 2011. I know, I know, it'...
  • Restoration Porsche: Part 7

    Restoration Porsche: Part 7
    Restoration Porsche  Editor’s note: We’re pleased to bring you this update on Jim MacPherson’s Porsche restoration. Now that the body is getting painted its original Bahama Yellow, we wanted to show you pictures. If you missed the...
  • All About Travel: A look at the state of the honeymoon, both at home and abroad

    All About Travel: A look at the state of the honeymoon, both at home and abroad
    A lot of goes into a wedding; About a year of planning, on average, and upward of $20,000, give or take, depending on whom who ask. It makes sense that after all of that, a vacation – the honeymoon – is in order. Which, of course, is...
  • Smoke killed 7 of 10 victims in Northern California bus crash

    Most of the victims killed in a Northern California bus crash in April survived the initial impact only to die from smoke inhalation as fire tore through the carriage, coroner's officials said. Ten people died in the crash April 10, when a FedEx truck...
  • L.A. County workers union endorses Sheila Kuehl in supervisor's race

    L.A. County workers union endorses Sheila Kuehl in supervisor's race
    The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, the region's largest union voice, gave its official "enthusiastic" endorsement of former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl in her campaign for Los Angeles County supervisor. Rank-and-file members representing a...