Santa Monica

Santa Monica named “Most Expensive Destination in California”

SANTA MONICA (CNS) – When it comes to the cost of tourist lodging, Santa Monica is California’s most expensive destination, according to a survey released today. The survey released by compared this summer’s hotel […]


Penny and Phil Sound Bite

Will that be a 6-bedroom suite or just a couch?

Private elevators, personal shopping assistants, six-bedroom suites with their own postal codes. Even helipads. This is what the super-rich have come to expect from hotels. For others, vacation now means renting someone’s apartment, a spare […]


President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama greet members of the military on the tarmac upon their arrival at Homestead Air Reserve Base, Friday, March 7, 2014, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Ukraine doesn’t keep Obama from Florida vacation

MIAMI (AP) — The crisis in Crimea won’t keep President Barack Obama from forging ahead with a weekend getaway with his wife and daughters in the Florida Keys. But it’s more than the Oval Office […]


Money 101: Smart ways to manage your money

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with guest host Ron Kilgore the conversation will include: Can your business keep with the future of mobile devices? The […]


Money 101: Smart ways to manage your money

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with Bob McCormick the conversation will include: Will tablet technology become your child’s classroom? USC Professor Brandon Martinez is the […]


Google buying Frommer's travel guides from Wiley

(AP) – Google is buying the Frommer’s brand of travel guides. Google Inc., which bought the Zagat restaurant review service in September, plans to use Frommer’s guides to hotels and destinations around the world to […]


Island for sale

(AP) – An island with killer views of San Francisco can be yours — at a discount. Realtor Steven Higbee says the owner of Red Rock Island has lowered the price to a mere five […]


Money 101 guest info, June 25

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Smart consumer tips today on Money 101

The discussion on today’s Money 101 with Bob McCormick will include: Summertime airfare bargains at 9:05am How your credit card company treats it’s customers, and what that means for you, at 9:35am How to avoid […]


Man to be honored for 2 Fla. rescues in 2 days

(AP) – A man who made two rescues in two days is being honored by the St. Petersburg Fire Department for his lifesaving actions. Gus Hertz was fishing near the Gulf of Mexico last week […]




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