Like a sprinkling of Disney’s trademark magic, the hidden-in-plain-sight high-tech special effects in the new “Frozen” musical at Disney California Adventure weave seamlessly and effortlessly into
“Future Sex” By Emily Witt Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 224 pp., $25 Fifteen years ago, I was a young music critic spending time in New York, discovering that a number of men in the industry wanted
U.S. stocks traded lower on Friday, despite a slew of strong earnings reports. The S&P 500 remains stuck in a narrow trading range, as investors grapple with a number of wildcards over the next few mo
Police say two people were arrested in connection with a shooting outside a San Francisco high school that left four students wounded earlier this week. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that S
The Government drive to auto-enrol all workers into pensions has led to the rise of an estimated 100 master trusts, which manage centralised funds for several employers at once.
There have long been complaints about the lack of women in the tech industry. Now there's a towering female figure, in a tech park across the bay from San Francisco, although not quite what some p
Spike Feresten is one of the funniest TV writers alive, with comedy credits stretching from “SNL” to “Late Night With David Letterman” to “Seinfeld,” where his “Soup Nazi” episode became one of th
Welcome to the Gold Standard, the newsletter from the Los Angeles Times that helps guide you through the ins and outs of the awards season leading up to the Oscars. I'm Glenn Whipp, The Times' awa
An ad for a breath freshener in India has left Pierce Brosnan both shaken and stirred. The former James Bond star has objected to the “unauthorized and deceptive use” of his image in a marketing c
A tattered 1957 storybook ranch home seemed a clear candidate for a tear-down, but this revived home now lives to tell another tale. The previous owner “kind of gave up on it,” said Rania Alomar o
LAX is parading out the pets next week in costumes for what the airport has dubbed a “Howling Halloween parade.” On Thursday, 12 members of the airport’s PUP program – Pets Unstressing Passengers
LAKERS ROSTER (statistics from 2015-16 season) STARTERS Position; Name; Number; Age; Years in league; PPG; RPG; APG PG; D’Angelo Russell; 1; 20; 2; 13.2; 3.4; 3.3 Hoping to take a major step this
MOSCOW, Oct 21 (Reuters) - The decision by a British bank to
withdraw services from Kremlin-backed Russian broadcaster RT
"reeked of" the BBC, a Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman said
on Friday, da
LAGOS, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Nigeria's overnight interbank rate
fell on Friday after the central bank repaid matured treasury
bills and cash meant for government's capital projects reached
the system, tr
Oct 21 (Reuters) - Health insurer Cigna Corp has
discontinued its policy of requiring doctors to seek
authorization before treating opioid addicts, as part of a fight
against an epidemic of opioid abu
SAO PAULO, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Brazil's financially troubled
state-controlled electricity utility holding company Eletrobras
plans to focus efforts on completing existing
projects before bidding on ne
LAGOS, Oct 21 (Reuters) - MTN did not break Nigeria's
currency transfer rules, the South African telecoms firm said on
Friday, denying allegations it illegally repatriated $14 billion
in a row analyst
* A total of 682,492,204 bonds, issued by Credit Agricole, will be listed on
ISTANBUL, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Turkey's Akbank posted a net
profit of 1.104 billion lira ($358 million) for the third
quarter on Friday, up from 671.6 million in the same period last
PARIS/SAO PAULO, Oct 21 (Reuters) - France's Tereos
has started talks to acquire Petroleo Brasileiro SA's
45.9 percent minority stake in their joint venture
Guarani, as Brazil's state-owned oil fir
The Los Angeles Times’ NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week’s matchups. Lines according to Pregame.com (O/U = over/under). Last week’s record 8-7 (.533); season 56-36 (.609). Using point spr
LONDON, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Banks will get a "period of calm"
after new rules forcing them to provision earlier for
loan-losses come into effect from 2018, a senior global
accounting official said.
Marseille's new American owner, Frank McCourt, is moving quickly to make the ailing club competitive again. Three days after officially taking over, he hired highly-rated coach Rudi Garcia in tim
Greenlight Capital hedge fund manager David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) joined nine other famed investors on Tuesday to talk about stocks at the annual Great Investors’ Best Ideas Investment Symposiu
It’s the little things that add up to make this hotel deal a sweet steal. West Inn & Suites in Carlsbad, Calif., marks its first decade with rooms starting at $139 and a pop-up beach party for you
If we used market history to predict the election, the candidates would be tied Everyone, and I mean EVERYONE, at recent gatherings wants to talk about the election and what he said or what she said.
MILAN/ZURICH (Reuters) - Credit Suisse has agreed to pay 109.5 million euros ($119 million) in taxes and penalties to settle allegations by Italian authorities that it helped clients transfer...
Falkland Islanders has been warned that fresh produce may be in short supply for some time to come due to changes in the Chilean Customs' procedures. Stanley Growers owner Tim
(3 minute read) Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg And what exactly do they do? A Loan Originator or Mortgage Loan Originator (MLO) is the front door to the mortgage getting process. MLOs hav
It’s the year of the monkey in the Chinese zodiac, but this may very well be the year of the trophy home as far as the region’s real estate market goes. A newly built spec house in the Holmby Hill
Stocks struggling at week's end as investors react to the negative impact of strong dollar.
A MyFampal survey suggests that mothers with household incomes over $75,000 are more concerned about their children's behavioral issues than those with lower incomes.
With around an hour and three-quarters of trading to go, the FTSE 100 index was down 10.4 points, or 0.2 per cent at 7,016.5, just off the session low of 7,014.85 and well below the day’s peak of 7,
Earlier this week Hurricane Energy provided a glimpse into the potential of its Lancaster Field as it said the initial well there flowed at a rate of 14,500 barrels a day.