| Jul 9, 2008
Save money -- eat out.
It might sound counterintuitive, and it flies in the face of advice tossed out by penny-pinching "experts" -- but they don't know what we know: where to find the best dining deals in town.
Who says it's cheaper to eat in? We...
| Aug 2, 2008
FIVE DECADES AGO a young architect made his pitch to Norman Chandler, publisher of the Los Angeles Times: Build a suburban house that embodied forward-thinking design. Make it affordable for a middle-class family. Then document the process in the...
| Dec 19, 2007
| 9:54 PM
Cahuenga Pass/Studio City: 391,438 square feet
Sherman Oaks: 405,297
Woodland Hills: 1,431,319
Source city of L.A.
| Jan 2, 2008
THINK of a Japanese beer: Kirin, Sapporo, Asahi. All mass-produced lagers.
But isn't there something strange about that? The Japanese are renowned for their devotion to craftsmanship and unique handmade products. Think of fresh tofu skin (yuba), or...
| Sep 9, 2009
| 11:20 AM
A family psychologist offers parents clear and simple techniques for disarming the strategies kids use to manipulate them.
Every parent knows that children quickly learn how to push their buttons. Now, this invaluable and insightful book, written by a...
| Sep 26, 2009
| 10:23 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Three more water mains burst in Los Angeles Saturday, adding to the string of ruptured pipelines in the city this month.
In the latest incident, a 12-inch water main broke around 3 p.m. under San Fernando Road near Bleeker Street in...
| Sep 11, 2009
Update: Actor Jerry Douglas, who has played "The Young and the Restless" patriarch John Abbott since 1985, and his wife, Kymberly Bankier,have re-listed their Encino home for sale at $2,695,000.
The two-story traditional house, built in 1951, sits on...
| Oct 22, 2009
| 5:44 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Michael Jackson's kids were involved in a hit and run incident, according to the LAPD.
Initial reports indicated the kids were headed to a Karate class when their car was rear-ended by a paparazzo driving a gold Yukon.
But police now...
| Nov 16, 2009
| 11:37 AM
LOS ANGELES -- The L.A. city attorney will seek reimbursement for the $3 million the city spent providing security for Michael Jackson's memorial at Staples Center.
The July 7th memorial for the "King of Pop" cost the city of Los Angeles $3.2 million...
| Nov 25, 2009
The Burbank farmers market, now held in the parking lot next to City Hall, has occupied several locations since its founding in 1983 but has always maintained high standards. It continues to feature many more produce vendors than prepared foods and...
| Nov 22, 2009
Waldo Hunt, a Los Angeles entrepreneur who ushered in the modern renaissance in pop-up books when he revived the art form in the U.S. in the 1960s, has died. He was 88.
Hunt, who was also a major collector of pop-up books, died Nov. 6 of congestive heart...