While Americans are paying an average of $3.51 per gallon to fill up their gas tanks, the average is far higher – $3.90 – in California due largely to laws requiring specific blends for emission standards. How do people cope with $4 gas prices? One is buying fewer lattes, another is following dubious web tips and filling up only in the morning. Here are five portraits of taken from two California gas stations where the prices were $4.01 and $4.11 for a gallon of regular Tuesday.
Designer stuff is a big part of Oscar weekend – everything from handbags, Mongolian jewelry, vitamins, hand-made chocolates, aluminum art apples, and cosmetics to exotic lodging deals. Hollywood’s glitterati come to see and be seen. And to fill their swag bags.
Jeremy Bernard is not only the first male appointed to the position of White House social secretary, he is also the first openly gay person to hold the post.
Oscar party delights: Serve up these dishes inspired by the 10 Best Picture nominees.
The umami burger is served up by a four-restaurant chain in Los Angeles, which uses Japanese-style ingredients to create savory umami burger creations.
Is it better to start plants from seed or to buy plants at a nursery or garden center? In the mild climate of Southern California, the answer is, it depends.
Here are the things to do in Southern California gardens this month, from pruning roses to starting seeds.
Income tax weighs on the mind of this high-earner. For a solution to a high income tax, see question No. 3 in the reader mailbag.