New cars are special. Baked into that new car smell is a feeling of excitement. Why else would we pay thousands of dollars more for something that loses 10 percent of its value the first time we use it? Compared with the ...Read more
Dear James: The contractor is just getting started building my house. I want to make sure my house is being built properly and according to the plans. Is there anything I can do myself to be sure? -- Michael M.
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Does this happen to you: You get so involved in doing something that you completely lose track of time? You're shocked to look up and see it's time to go home when it feels like you just got back from lunch? Or you sit ...Read more
Everything tastes better with sriracha. The Cheez-It folks decided to spice up their snack mix -- crispy toast, Chex-like corn squares, Cheeto-like crunchy curls and plenty of Cheez-It crackers -- with a dose of powdered ...Read more
DETROIT -- The term generic might imply a reasonable, cost-effective choice at the grocery store, but Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne says it's no way to think about cars.
Brands matter, and they will ...Read more
Production has begun on the Jaguar Classic D-Type, a continuation of the race-winning sports car that the English company stopped producing in 1956.
The rebooted racer, which retains the original styling, is a copy of the...Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- North Carolina would have invested heavily in job training, rail, roads and tax breaks to land the Toyota-Mazda joint manufacturing operation near Greensboro, according to newly released emails detailing...Read more
As you sit by the fire contemplating new trees and shrubs for the landscape, I would like to suggest the Afghan cherry as a possibility. There is a chance you see them in the neighborhood and are never really sure what ...Read more
Medical Billing Horror StoriesSharon Hollander
Anecdotes and real case studies ripped from the headlines about what doctors did which got them into trouble. The case studies are true stories of medical professionals that got into trouble with the FBI, Medicare or the Office of Inspector General. A must read for healthcare professionals ...
A new ballot initiative that takes aim at how commercial properties are taxed under California's Proposition 13 could raise $6 to $10 billion more each year for schools and other programs and services, according to a new ...Read more
It's an exciting moment, walking into your brand-new home after it's finally completed. But don't let the excitement distract you from the importance of this final walk-through with the builder a few days before closing on...Read more
Q: We live in a community with small lots. My neighbor has a huge tree sitting 3 feet from my property line that blocks the morning sun and sheds leaves constantly, making my yard look horrible and stopping the lawn from ...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Bay Area renters hit with high prices and few choices last year may be in for more of the same in 2018.
Rates for one- and two-bedroom apartments in San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose last year stayed...Read more
Midwinter is a time when many high-school and college students are narrowing their career-choice options. Opportunities in horticulture and landscaping are abundant for individuals who enjoy working with plants, working ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- I don't come from money. Not even close.
So, when I hovered my computer mouse over the link to view my 401(k) account late Monday, I took a pause, my heart fluttering. It was another day of deep stock market...Read more
I have a rescue kitten that was born June 2017. He was picked up on a freeway underpass. He weighed about 1-1/2 pounds and was 5 to 6 weeks old. I adopted him in July. He is thriving and uses ...Read more
(UPI) A California family captured photos of a brazen mountain lion that repeatedly tried to break through the glass of their back door to get to their dog.
Nadine Young of Westlake Village said her son, Sammy, 8, was ...Read more
(UPI) Emergency responders in Florida were called to a home where a dog taking a bath ended up with her paw stuck in the tub drain.
Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue said a Technical Rescue Team was dispatched Saturday morning ...Read more
In these high-tech times when text messaging and email are the preferred methods of written communication, it might not have even crossed your mind to ask this important question: Do I have to send a thank-you note when ...Read more
It's always a challenge when Valentine's Day falls in the middle of the work week. If you have a job or other demanding activities but want to cook for your Valentine, as many people wish to do, how do you ...Read more
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