SANTA ANA – The Orange County District Attorney’s Office has cleared an Orange officer who shot and killed a man who threatened to set himself on fire during an hour-plus standoff, the violent conclusion of which was captured on video released by prosecutors Wednesday. DA investigators concluded that Officer Carlos Gutierrez’s actions were “reasonable and […]
Just a day after The Walt Disney Co. released a trailer for its latest “Star Wars” movie, Disneyland dropped a major hint of what might inhabit Star Wars land: Galaxy’s Edge in 2019. An orange and white J4-K3 droid better known as “Jake” was seen roaming around Tomorrowland on Tuesday, Oct. 10, beeping, interacting and mingling with visitors […]
Will they inspire people to stop hogging aisle space on buses and trains? In an effort to make riders more aware of common breaches of public transportation etiquette, Metro has released a new series of big budget public service announcements...Show More Summary
Made in Australia, the trailer sleeps a family of four Go-anywhere campers are currently one of the fastest growing sectors of the RV market, with new designs popping up every month. We’ve reported on custom off-road campers that, while tough, also pack in the luxury to the tune of $1 million. Show More Summary
Comes with elevator and roof deck Selected as the winner of the 2017 HGTV People's Pick Award for inspired interior design (kudos, Brooke Wagner!), this Cow Hollow property, dating back to 1910, will set you back seven figures. Coming...Show More Summary
18,000-seat Warriors arena doesn’t look like much now The Golden State Warriors broke ground on the Chase Center in January, marking the creation of a titanic 700,000-square-foot Mission Bay mixed-use development centered around a 18,000-seat...Show More Summary
Screamfest features more 21 features and more than 40 shorts, including a tribute to the genius of George A. Romero
(In)famous tourist trap celebrates eponymous birthday today Thirty-nine years ago today then Board of Supervisors President Dianne Feinstein, sporting a one-piece bathing suit, cut the ribbon and declared Pier 39 officially open. Since...Show More Summary
Built in 1922 This sultry little number in tony Windsor Square, just a short walking distance from Larchmont Village, is an elegant design feast, with built-ins, wallpaper, coved ceilings, ornate trim, a hint of stained glass, and an...Show More Summary
Denis Villeneuve-directed “Blade Runner 2049” has to please a lot of fans to live up to the original sci-fi classic.
I think the new Echo Plus is a game changer for the Smart Home (a topic I’ve been writing about). I don’t have any “connected devices” in my home, so it’s hard for me to comment on how easy setup is. That said, in theory, Echo Plus will automatically recognize and setup all your devices. Show More Summary
One tiny investment made our kitch-uation significantly less chaotic Even if your roommates aren’t stealing your dog, demanding you keep your toenails painted at all times, or converting their rooms into mini-landfills, sharing yourShow More Summary
The late singer was an LA icon “We’re an LA band,” Tom Petty told the Los Angeles Times in 2014. The Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer was a Floridian by birth, but few musicians were as closely associated with Southern California—both as a place and an idea—than Petty. Show More Summary
New ventures Atlanta-based Guardian Pharmacy Services, a long-term care pharmacy company, and its San Diego-based affiliate Ron’s Pharmacy, has acquired Anaheim Plaza Pharmacy. The pharmacy will operate as Guardian Pharmacy of Anaheim...Show More Summary
A little bit of Sunday inspiration to do more good in the world… watch this TEDx talk by Jessica Hansen from Kiva. PS: Jessica also spoke at Inman. The post The power of ‘we’ and how technology connects us for good appeared first on GeekEstate Blog.
A few minutes after I published my post on Smart Homes, I saw the news that Walmart is testing in-home delivery of packages and groceries (TechCrunch). That means you don’t need to be home when the delivery happens, and the products are left inside your home rather than left on the doorstep for a thief to snatch. Show More Summary
If this is indeed Alex Smith’s final season in Kansas City, he’s certainly making it count. The veteran quarterback has looked like a different player in his 12th professional campaign, subverting his game-manager reputation with 9.8 yards per pass attempt. In wins against the Patriots and Eagles, he threw five touchdown passes — a […]
What to know before putting foot to pedal Hey, look at you! You did it. You weighed the cons and pros, you made the tough calls, and you did yourself and your planet a solid. You, all by yourself, went and bought a bicycle. And now—no...Show More Summary
Whatever you call it—mobile home, trailer park, manufactured housing—the retro living module is undergoing a renaissance The country music I grew up with loves to wax poetic about family traditions. There’s Hank Williams Jr., whose warbling, smoke-tinged voice explains away his drinking and smoking as a simple hazard of the bloodline. Show More Summary
Everything you need to know for the boxing match between Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez this Saturday.