Being outrageous no longer means violating a social pact, but beating a path. The best way to get noticed these days, and it seems nearly everyone wants to get noticed, is to say something outrageous.
Politicians and military strategists searching for effective ways to wage their campaigns should look to a successful tactic employed in the domestic culture wars.
L.A.-based Spanish-language broadcasting giant Univision Communications Inc. exercises its option to purchase the two television stations in San Juan for about $190 million.
The Crowne Plaza Hotel Los Angeles Airport and the Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach, both on the list of 50 largest hotels in L.A. County, will be sold as part of a $331 million, 12-property deal.