Finding no takers for her Palm Springs oasis, which has been on and off the market since 2008, Suzanne Somers is trying other means to squeeze interest into the 73-plus-acre property. The actress and her husband, producer Alan Hamel are putting their longtime desert home up for auction Jan. 31. There is no minimum price set for the property that once listed for as much as $35 million.
Renters and other advocates came to the California Capitol Jan. 11, 2018 to support expansion of local rent control laws. They protested during a committee hearing in the Assembly, but lawmakers killed the bill they supported.
The OneWheel Plus XR, the latest electric ridable device from Californian company Future Motion, looks a bit like an electric skateboard, but has just one large rubber wheel in the middle. This version has a range of 12 to 18 miles on a full charge. The original idea behind the device was to bring the feeling of snowboarding to the streets. The $1,799 will be available for order worldwide this year.
Slash, the guitarist of Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver, last month sold his home in a guard-gated community for $8.7 million in a deal completed off-market. The buyer, according to sources not authorized to comment on the deal, was rapper Big Sean.
Karin Magnes, owner of Light Bulbs Plus in Rancho Cordova, talks about some differences between incandescent and LED light bulbs. New energy efficiency standards take effect Jan. 1 in California that will effectively ban the sale of traditional incandescent light bulbs.