| Mar 12, 2011
The powerful earthquake and tsunami that slammed northern Japan knocked out car plants and steel mills, stranded thousands in offices and at Disney's resort in Tokyo, and pummeled financial markets in Asia and Europe. But the biggest effect on the world...
| Jan 1, 2011
| 8:47 AM
Here are the best deals from the Jan. 2, 2011 Sunday newspaper ads. In this weekly write-up, I go through the coupons, grocery ads, drugstore deals and other noteworthy offers in the Sunday Chicago Tribune. If I've missed anything, I'd love to hear what...
| Jan 29, 2011
GLENDALE — A 54-year-old Glendale man was arrested Friday on federal charges that he accepted more than $3 million in kickbacks for construction contracts while overseeing building projects at Pasadena's Huntington Memorial Hospital, officials said....
| Feb 4, 2011
| 4:02 PM
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES — A 54-year-old Glendale man on Friday pleaded not guilty in U.S. District Court to allegations that he accepted more than $3 million in kickbacks for construction contracts while overseeing building projects at Pasadena’s...
| May 9, 2012
| 11:36 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Around noontime on Tuesday, Bob Stephens was officially sworn in as mayor of Springfield. The unexpected change in leadership came the day after Jim O'Neal resigned as mayor.
"I have an extreme amount of financial and business...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 6:02 PM
The Glendale and Pasadena central libraries on Thursday were not places to seek peace and quiet as city officials unveiled a new digital lending technology — the 3M Cloud.
In Glendale, an ice cream and cookie truck attracted dozens of people in the...
| Jul 25, 2011
With his flight delayed by wind and driving rain, Brunswick Corp. Chief Executive Dustan McCoy stood just inside a hangar at Waukegan Regional Airport and watched a tiny Cessna trying to land. The pilot finally touched down on his third try.
"I've got to...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 7:42 AM
Win at Pebble Beach, and you can say you’ve mastered American golf’s ultimate location.
Hinsdale resident Jeff Sluman has done it so often, Ben Crenshaw calls him, “The King of Pebble Beach.”
But when Sluman romped in northern...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 1:41 PM
NASCAR stars Tony Stewart and Greg Biffle say they can't attend next week's visit to the White House because of scheduling conflicts. Both insist they mean no disrespect toward
Both drivers have been to the White House before and met the...
| Sep 4, 2011
| 5:33 PM
So who doesn't want to go to the White House?
Don't ask that question in the NASCAR garage.
You might get an indignant stare. Or a lot of lip from a driver who thinks you have labeled him a Communist.
A silly "controversy" is brewing because several...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 9:35 AM
SAN DIEGO – A 39-year-old woman was arrested in connection with the bankruptcy of Jack’s La Jolla nightclub two years ago, police said Thursday.
More than $3 million was embezzled from the former restaurant and nightclub, which resulted in...