Posted Mar. 9, 2014, 6:00 am
At the very moment that California’s largest utility company was being assessed a $14 million fine for failing to report discovery of flawed records on its gas pipelines in the San Francisco Peninsula town of San Carlos, the same company was asking for well over $1 billion in rate increases to pay for repairs to that very same pipeline system.
Posted Mar. 9, 2014, 6:00 am
You may find more and more things about your partner that you dislike and really get under your skin. It’s important not to let these feelings of irritation grow and spread.
Posted Mar. 6, 2014, 9:17 am
Are you ready to have more love in your life? Then you need to log onto the Three Day Rule online dating website. I sat down with a candid conversation with Three Day Rule’s owner Talia Goldstein to find out all her love secrets!
Posted Mar. 2, 2014, 8:00 am
Spring is almost here, and as nature reawakens around us, we can take steps to stay healthy and happy. Take advantage of the mild weather by following these four tips from Chinese masters that will cleanse your body and rejuvenate your health.
Posted Mar. 2, 2014, 7:58 am
For years, those who claim President Barack Obama was born in Kenya or someplace other than the Hawaii hospital indicated on the birth certificate issued by that state’s officials have claimed their effort is neither political nor racist, but merely purist.
Posted Mar. 1, 2014, 8:54 am
If there’s a state budget surplus, let’s return it to the people we took it from, goes the demand these days from conservative Republicans led by Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, who now represents a lot of barren desert and would like to be governor of California.
Posted Feb. 23, 2014, 8:49 am
The way you begin your day sets the tone for the rest of the day. Over time, it sets the tone for your long-term health. Here are a few morning rituals that will start your day on the right foot for years to come.
Posted Feb. 16, 2014, 8:48 am
February celebrates heart-health month, and with Valentine’s Day today, you should take more to heart than just a box of chocolates! Since heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in the Western world, focus on protecting this vital organ so you can celebrate life and love for years to come!
Posted Feb. 16, 2014, 8:43 am
Remember the enthusiasm of Sempra Energy back in 2009, when it had just about finished its $975 million liquefied natural gas importing plant at Costa Azul, on the coast just north of Ensenada, in Baja California?
Posted Feb. 15, 2014, 9:28 am
There’s no other way to cut it: The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman struck many at a personal level, because we’ve either struggled with our own substance “issues” or known someone who has. Or we’ve possibly also lost someone to the dark forces of abuse.
Posted Feb. 15, 2014, 9:25 am
One in every eight or nine earthquakes is followed by an even more powerful aftershock, officially making the first quake into a foreshock.
Posted Feb. 14, 2014, 9:15 am
It’s Valentine’s Day. To me, it’s kind of like New Year’s Eve. Every person in the city who never goes out any other time goes out to dinner.
Posted Feb. 9, 2014, 9:09 am
Heart disease is currently one of the highest-ranked causes of early mortality in adults. There are many factors involved in heart health, and one of the most important is diet. Here are some heart-healthy foods.
Posted Feb. 9, 2014, 9:08 am
Here’s a bit of unsolicited advice to Congress and the President about the newest free trade agreement in the works for America, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which because of its location would affect California more than any other part of this country:
Posted Feb. 8, 2014, 6:59 am
What actually happened at the Tuesday night’s Santa Monica City Council meeting? First, by a 4 to 3 vote the Hines Development Agreement was approved.
Posted Feb. 4, 2014, 9:02 am
I was surfing the internet and ran across an article that totally got to me. It was about things you’ll regret when you’re old. I scanned the list. The more I read, the more inspired I was to NOT regret them.
Posted Feb. 2, 2014, 9:05 am
The news on nuts is in, and it’s all good. Eaten in moderation (a handful a day), these crunchy, tasty morsels aren’t just mouthwatering, they promote health and longevity like no other food.
Posted Feb. 2, 2014, 9:02 am
As the California Republican Party enters the 2014 election year, its tone is considerably more restrained than we've heard in quite awhile. With good reason.
Posted Feb. 1, 2014, 10:19 am
I’ll hope to not inject any spoilers here, but Spike Jonze’s film “Her” is well worth the effort to catch now in theaters for several reaso...
Posted Feb. 1, 2014, 10:17 am
No doubt the California Republican Party is down, but anyone who counts it out of big statewide races is a fool who disregards the ego-satisfying appeal prominent public office can hold for the very rich and very famous.
Posted Jan. 31, 2014, 8:49 am
According to the iChing or the Book of Changes calendar 2014 (starting on January 31) is the year of the horse and the elements of Wood and Fire.
Posted Jan. 30, 2014, 8:33 am
Dear Anthea, I’ve been dating and dating for what seems like forever and still haven’t found anyone. Is it okay to take a break and stop dating for a while? I want to find someone and be proactive but the process is becoming frustrating.
Posted Jan. 30, 2014, 8:31 am
Several months ago, I was at my weight trainer’s studio, finished with my workout, and ran into his next client. We exchanged a quick smile and a hello, and went about our day.
Posted Jan. 26, 2014, 8:17 am
As the temperatures go down and the wind picks up, so do the cold and flu. It’s estimated that one in three Americans suffer a seasonal cold at least once a year; school kids and the elderly get them more and can have much more serious health repercussions.
Posted Jan. 26, 2014, 8:15 am
There’s one big reason why, no matter how much happy talk you hear about “comprehensive immigration reform” from President Obama and members of Congress, it’s unrealistic to expect much action this year: This is an election year.