| Aug 23, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Building wealth is like building a brick wall. You place one brick on top of the other so the wall is solid. Saving to build wealth is similar - you have to set realistic goals and work to accomplish each step before moving on to the next brick, then...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Excuses, accusations and explanations abound for why there are minority students who can graduate from high school but do not succeed in college ("Unequal outcomes," Aug. 19).
Some of the many reasons I have read include inferior public school teachers,...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:14 PM
The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to further explore a $3-billion borrowing program to pay for the repair of 8,700 miles of badly damaged city streets.
City staff will report back in 45 days on a proposed property tax increase, which would...
| Aug 10, 2013
Q: After reading the item about brake lights staying on, it conjured up old memories of an occurrence I had as an equipment maintenance supervisor. One day I told one of the men to drive back to the office and I would follow him over there. I noticed that...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 9:13 AM
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- The livery company that operated the limo that burst into flames, claiming the lives of five women en route to a Bay Area bridal party, will be fined $7,500 but won't face criminal charges, law enforcement officials said Monday....
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:11 PM
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — A limousine fire that claimed the lives of five women en route to a bridal party in May was “accidental in nature” and no criminal charges will be filed, law enforcement officials said Monday at the end of a three-...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 8:54 AM
It was a fantasyland created to celebrate innocent storybook tales, yet it was integrated nearly a decade before civil rights laws demanded it. That was the unusual mix of sweetness and humanity that could be found for decades at the Enchanted Forest in...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 2:29 PM
The Petersen Automotive Museum provided more details Sunday of its planned renovation, saying it will spend as much as $20 million to remodel its Wilshire Boulevard facility and add about 15,000 feet of display space.
The details were unveiled by Peter...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Ray Whitley was welcomed into the arms of the Lord and to his eternal home Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013.
He was born July 29, 1927, in Charlevoix, to Ray and Alice (Wyman) Whitley. He made Charlevoix his home his whole life.
He served honorably in the U.S....
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:32 AM
U.S. households spent $943 on car insurance from mid-2011 to mid-2012, according to the government's Consumer Expenditure Survey reports. That's a lot of dough. It outpaces what households spent on vehicle maintenance in the yearlong period, according...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Parents of a Tustin woman killed in 2011 when a 10-ton, 70-foot blue gum eucalyptus tree crushed her car on Irvine Avenue near 17th Street each received $550,000 in a settlement agreement with Newport Beach, officials confirmed Tuesday.
| Aug 26, 2013
| 10:16 AM
The following is compiled from local police reports.
Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.
If you have any information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-0872....