| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:26 AM
You have been in the same position for years. You love the company you work for, your commute is great and you even enjoy your co-workers. But more often than you care to think about, the all too common email from the boss, copied to everyone in the...
| Dec 11, 2013
The giant reindeer perched on the shopping center roof, a phone clutched in his hoof, his red nose glowing against the smudgy December sky.
Beneath him, a line of children waited for their turn to step into the red telephone booth marked "North Pole"...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 4:32 PM
UPDATED! There have been a variety of formal opinions issued on the question of whether the Illinois Constitution allows the state to state reduce pension benefits and if so in what fashion. Here are some: No Is welching on public......
| Jan 7, 2014
| 7:25 AM
Many in Highland Park and Deerfield are hoping for a reprieve after almost two feet of snow and bitter cold in the past two weeks tested character, hurt business and strained public works departments.
From Dec. 31 to Tuesday, Highland Park received...
| Jan 3, 2014
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: You've explained BB cream, thanks! Now I'm seeing CC cream. What is it?
— Peggy Ann
Dear Peggy Ann: After testing all those BB creams (aka beauty balms), I decided that BB cream is really just a new name for tinted...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Public Storage is giving new meaning to the word “collaboration” with its 2014 entry into the 125th Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena this Wednesday.
The Glendale-based company invited employees from 33 regional centers across the...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:50 PM
American Airlines parent AMR Corp. and US Airways Group officially announced their $17 billion merger Monday, creating the world’s largest airline and likely marking the end to a wave of major-carrier consolidation that has helped put U.S....
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Your recent article on pharmaceutical products for patients in the workers' compensation system raised the issue of the cost of medications ("Doctors overcharge on workers' comp medicine, critics say," Dec. 28).
There are issues with the cost of...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:11 AM
Italian automaker Fiat plans to take full control of Chrysler Group by buying out the shares held by a United Auto Workers union-controlled trust fund.
The union and Fiat reached a deal on New Year’s Day for the automaker to acquire the 41.5% of...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 3:10 PM
The holidays may be over for most people, but workers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge are planning one last musical hurrah.
The JPL Chorus will perform holiday songs at their second free winter concert at 8 p.m. on...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Saying he feels a sense of urgency with his team missing the playoffs for the first time in his six-season tenure, Ravens coach John Harbaugh vowed to explore all avenues this offseason to fix a disappointing offense.
In a 40-plus minute news conference...