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Jul 22, 2019 11:05AM

Actor Kevin Nealon finally unloads Pacific Palisades home

Following five relists, actor Kevin Nealon has finally sold his Traditional-style home in Pacific Palisades for $4.85 million.

Jul 22, 2019 10:41AM

Former Charger Darren Sproles puts Poway mansion on the market

NFL free agent and former Charger Darren Sproles is asking $3.248 million for his custom Poway home on 4.4 acres.

Jul 22, 2019 10:03AM

Huawei helped North Korea build its wireless network, report says

Chinese telecom giant Huawei helped North Korea build its wireless network, according to a report Monday in the Washington Post.

Jul 22, 2019 06:00AM

Juul hires a leading addiction researcher. Is it an echo of Big Tobacco tactics?

E-cigarette maker Juul's new medical director is a University of California researcher known for exposing the risks that nicotine poses to adolescents.

Jul 22, 2019 05:00AM

Newsletter: California Inc.: Hollywood awaits film about its favorite subject ? Hollywood

The stars align Friday with the release of Quentin Tarantino's much-anticipated "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and other top draws.

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Mon, 22 Jul 2019 13:16:04 -0500

Jun 17, 2019 03:00AM

Foodhaul, a virtual food hall, aims to take control of its own delivery, keep the 30% that third-party apps charge

The rapid growth of food delivery has presented a number of challenges for diners and restaurants alike: The food doesn?t always travel well, popular delivery apps take a bite out of profits and customers often don?t know where to direct their complaints when orders arrive cold, late or wrong.


Jun 16, 2019 06:00AM

'This is farming like we?ve never done before.' Illinois hemp farmers face risks with first planting of newly legal crop

Thousands of young hemp plants dance in the breeze as fans blow through a loft on Trent Lawrence?s organic produce farm. And once a day, they dance to Bob Marley.

?The plants have got to have a little tunes,? Lawrence said, bending down to an industrial Bluetooth speaker and turning up the volume.


Jun 17, 2019 12:10PM

A new visitor center is planned for Frank Lloyd Wright's Oak Park Home and Studio

Thousands of visitors flock to Oak Park to see where architect Frank Lloyd Wright developed his renowned Prairie style, but there?s not a proper gateway to greet them.

That may be about to change. The Chicago-based nonprofit that owns and manages Wright?s Home and Studio on Monday announced plans...

Jun 14, 2019 07:15AM

Landmark Medinah Temple to be redeveloped ? again ? by ?mayor of River North?

Sixteen years after completing a redevelopment of the historic Medinah Temple, Al Friedman is ready to do it again.

The Chicago developer confirmed he has bought the landmark at 600 N. Wabash Ave. from retail chain Macy?s, which plans to move its Bloomingdale?s home goods store out of the building...

Jun 14, 2019 04:00AM

Activists now 'flight shame,' citing jets' environmental toll. But for fuel-guzzling airlines, going green is no easy task.

You can ditch your car for public transit and refill a reusable water bottle rather than buying plastic. But good luck finding a ?green? substitute for an airline flight ? unless you happened to be on a particular Los Angeles-bound United Airlines flight earlier this month.

The flight out of O?Hare...

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Personal Finance

Aug 31, 2016 05:52PM

Butler: When our government is allergic to intervention, we pay

Where the government acts to avert disaster, or to insure the otherwise uninsurable, it's commendable -- but it can't stop there. If it has the will, our government has the tools to put a stop to expensive and sometimes destructive practices.

Aug 23, 2016 05:13AM

Butler: Real estate investing is seductive, but beware

Stocks and bonds may promise less return than real estate these days, but at least they are transparent and together they offset each other's respective drawbacks and advantages.

Aug 22, 2016 09:15AM

Speedo USA becomes the first major sponsor to drop Lochte

Ryan Lochte lost his first major sponsor when Speedo USA announced it is dropping the swimmer over a drunken incident during the Rio Olympics that he initially described as an armed robbery.

Aug 19, 2016 06:11PM

Should you make extra mortgage payments?

The move can shave off costs for a home loan and ensure it's paid off faster, but it can mean less money for savings.

Aug 16, 2016 08:10AM

U.S. consumer prices unchanged in July

U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in July as a big drop in gasoline and other energy prices kept inflation under control.

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