A Lowe's home improvement center. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

Lowe’s to settle California claims for $18 million

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Lowe’s Home Centers will pay $18.1 million to settle California claims that it illegally disposed of hazardous wastes at its stores throughout the state. Prosecutors say Alameda County Superior Court Judge […]


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Listen: Upscale pet vacations

Are you taking the family on vacation this summer? There’s no need to leave your favorite four-legged family members behind. Catherine Hamm, travel editor with the Los Angeles Times, shares some of the best upscale […]