While developing Plan Z, I never really thought much about what I now call the Crunch Factor. I was never the kid in our family that face-planted in the bag of potato chips. I left that to my brothers. I went for ...Read more
Southern California home prices were essentially flat in August from the previous month, as the market cools slightly from its torrid pace earlier this year.
The six-county region's median sales price — the point at ...Read more
As rents skyrocket in Florida, landlords still enjoy unbridled power to raise rents as much as they want, a situation that has driven renters out of their homes and renewed calls for caps on rising rent.
Florida is ...Read more
Many of us grew up sitting at the family dinner table. Often, it was rectangular, with the family’s primary bread winner(s) sitting at his or her end of the table. Regardless of the shape, the rest of the family sat at ...Read more
When you buy a home, you’re also investing in the community, so it’s important to know whether it's a well-run municipality or a city on the decline.
Local governments, in addition to being among the nation’s ...Read more
Success in the full-size pickup market has been elusive for Toyota thus far, but the automaker brings its A-game to the fray with its 2022 Tundra, a brawny new truck that has the Ford F-150, Chevy Silverado and Ram 1500 in...Read more
"Lexus IS 500 F Sport Performance" might not roll off the tongue quite as nicely as "Lexus IS F," but there's a lot to be said for truth in advertising. Despite a number of similarities in design and ...Read more
Hyperactivity is one of the most commonly reported behavioral concerns of dog owners. In many cases, it's not the dog, but rather that more breed education is needed, and the dog may need a more suitable exercise plan.
Tex-Mex is a favorite in my household, and so are dishes that can be made and served in one pan. This easy and filling recipe for tamale casserole fits the bill for both, and earns bonus points because it has the ultimate ...Read more
All summer, we enjoy our share of zucchini and summer squashes. Come autumn, we happily embrace their harder-shelled, densely-fleshed, sweet-tasting brethren. Like summer squash, mild-tasting winter squash welcomes bold ...Read more
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Fans of Kentucky Owl, a new bourbon has taken flight: The Wiseman Bourbon, from Stoli Group Kentucky Owl, will be released soon in Kentucky and nationally.
The Wiseman Bourbon is 90.8 proof, with a ...Read more
MIAMI — Tony Haber had grabbed a six-pack of Mi Cristal beer at a Latin grocery store in Miami when an older customer in line pointed at his purchase and scolded him.
The beer in his hand, Mi Cristal, was owned by the ...Read more
Easy after-school snacks are hard to come by for teens on the go. Yes, a good parent has fruit parfaits ready for them. A busy parent just hopes to have a bucket of some things they can grab before practice that they don�...Read more
The label on the Mi Terruno's Expression wines are a real show stopper. The wine inside will have you crying tears of joy for Argentinian Malbec. You'll fall in love with the black raspberry and blueberry flavors.
All ...Read more
Outdoorsman and writer Euell Gibbons famously said that the naturally sweet flavor of Grape-Nuts cereal "reminds me of wild hickory nuts."
The implication, of course, is that he had eaten wild hickory nuts and that, by ...Read more
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Maker's Mark, the Kentucky distillery known for decades for putting out exactly the same premium bourbon, has blossomed into a fountain of experimentation.
This year the company is putting out not one ...Read more
It seems like every week, the Food and Drug Administration issues an alert about salmonella contamination in the food supply. You're told to avoid eating prosciutto and salami (we say they're always to be avoided anyway) ...Read more
Dear Annie: One of our two sweet dogs died recently. Do you have any suggestions for how to explain it to our two children, who are 3 and 7 years old? She had heart disease that progressed quickly -- within a month and ...Read more
If you've read my book, "7 Money Rules for Life," you know that rule number one is so simple it would be easy to overlook it as being too elementary. Here it is: Spend less than you earn.
Now, let's think about this. "...Read more
(UPI) Firefighters in Colorado rescued a dog trapped in the tall reeds of a lake the morning after rescuing three people who unsuccessfully attempted to reach the canine.
The Pueblo Fire Department said rescue crews were ...Read more
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