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Oprah Winfrey is writing a cookbook, puts memoir 'on hold'

Oprah Winfrey is writing her first cookbook, "Food, Health and Happiness: 'On Point' Recipes for Great Meals and a Better Life."

"In the past several months on Weight Watchers, I have worked with wonderful chefs to make healthier versions of my favor...

Isla Vista move out

Thousands Packing Up During Isla Vista Move Out

With the end of the school year students who are Isla Vista residents are picking up their belongings and leaving their apartments for the summer.

Spending increases

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Americans spending most since 2009

After a sluggish winter, U.S. consumer spending rose 1% in April compared to March, the best gain since August 2009, according to Commerce Department data released Tuesday.

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Why some Oakland residents won't have to worry about rent

Oakland will be a test bed for Y Combinator's new research project.

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Gov't data: 23% of US homes have 2 (or more) fridges

Americans love refrigerators. They even give them a nickname: "fridge."

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Peek inside Obama's post-presidential pad

President Barack Obama will lease a home in Washington, D.C.'s Kalorama neighborhood after he leaves the White House next year, CNN has confirmed.

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Mass. town evicts tiny house owner

A tiny house owner in Massachusetts is asked to leave her home after the town of Hadley votes against an amendment to the town's bylaws that would have allowed her to stay.

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Study: More Americans renovating their homes

Projections indicate that an increasing number of Americans are renovating or will renovate their homes in 2016, according to Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies.

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Serial killer's home open to rent during RNC

An Ohio home available for rent during the Republican National Convention touts an unusual association: It's the childhood home of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

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San Francisco man lives in wooden box

A San Francisco man is combating that city's exorbitant rental costs by living in a small wooden crate.

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Average 30-year mortgage rate dips

Average 30-year U.S. mortgage rates have fallen after three weeks of increases.

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New home sales up 2 percent in February

New home sales rose 2 percent in February with new homebuyers in the West accounting for the growth.

Real Estate Headlines

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Building featured in 'Psycho' sold to developers

A historic building known for appearing in the movie "Psycho" has been sold to…

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Brexit could hurt Middle East investors in London real estate

Wealthy Middle East investors are watching Britain's EU referendum with a mixture of…

Apartments now renting

11 million Americans spend half their income on rent

More Americans are struggling to make rent.

The number of renters dedicating at least…

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5 things real estate agents wish you wouldn't do

Buying a house can be intimidating and even downright unpleasant for some people,…

Playboy Mansion

Twinkie co-owner buys Playboy Mansion

The Playboy Mansion has a buyer. It's Daren Metropoulos, of Metropoulos & Co., the…

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Apartment threatens to evict if residents aren't Facebook 'friends'

An apartment complex in Salt Lake City is facing backlash after it threatened to…

Latest Recalls

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Fix ready for Jeep gear shift problem that killed Anton Yelchin

There is a fix for the Jeep gear shift problem that killed actor Anton Yelchin. The…

Recalled frozen vegetables

Another frozen veggies recall due to Listeria

The National Frozen Food Corp. issued a voluntary recall of frozen peas and mixed…

FDA Combos

Combos join peanut scare recall

Mars Chocolate North America announced the voluntary recall of some Combos pretzel…

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Nature Made vitamins recalled

Several types of Nature Made vitamins are being recalled due to possible salmonella…


Frito-Lay issues pretzel recall due to peanut allergen

Frito-Lay issues a voluntary recall of Rold Gold pretzel varieties due to a "…

Clif Bars

Clif Bars join list of products recalled over listeria concern

Some Clif Bar trail mix and energy bars are the latest products to be voluntarily…

Money Headlines

Stock market upset over Brexit

Brexit is already hitting these companies

British business leaders warned for months that if U.K. voters chose to exile…

Brexit futures

US stocks fall more than 600 points after UK referendum

The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 600 points Friday after the historic…

Barnes & Noble storefront

Booze & books! Barnes & Noble to serve beer & wine

Take that, Amazon! Barnes & Noble hopes that booze will lure book lovers back to its…

Lifestyle Headlines

Barnes & Noble storefront

Booze & books! Barnes & Noble to serve beer & wine

Take that, Amazon! Barnes & Noble hopes that booze will lure book lovers back to its…


Obama names first national monument to LGBT rights

President Barack Obama announced Friday he was designating the area around the…

Anthony Perkins in 'Psycho'

Building featured in 'Psycho' sold to developers

A historic building known for appearing in the movie "Psycho" has been sold to…

Local Headlines

Late Night Fire Causes Minor Damage to Santa Barbara Vegan Restaurant

Santa Barbara City firefighters were called out to a fire at the Mesa Verde…

'Erskine Fire' Near Bakersfield Explodes to 19,000 Acres

A fire in Central California northeast of Bakersfield has ripped across 19,000 acres…

Full Containment of Scherpa "Sherpa" Fire Expected Monday as Acreage is Reduced to 7,474

Scherpa "Sherpa" Fire has been reduced to 7,474 acres "due to better mapping" with…

What's Right

Red Cross Opens Shelter For Scherpa "Sherpa" Fire Evacuees

14 Santa Barbara County residents are staying at the Santa Barbara City College's…

Students Awarded Bikes From Oxnard Police Officers

The Oxnard Police Department presented bicycles to students with perfect attendance…

Diana Basehart Foundation helping the needy and their pets

Pet Owners with Financial Issues Find Support from Diana Basehart Foundation

Pet owners with financial issues are finding a helping hand, or philanthropic paw,…

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