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  • Levin named JFS communications director

    On Aug. 15, Monika Levin assumed the newly-created position of director of communications for Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services (JFS). "JFS is thrilled to have Monika join our team in this newly-created position," stated Danielle Hartman, JFS...
  • Why you should read food labels carefully

    Why you should read food labels carefully
    Click here for a graphic about how to read food labels. You may associate reading nutrition labels with trying to lose weight, but the truth is, reading food labels is an important practice for everyone. Understanding all the components of a label can...
  • Seafood Watch cites dramatic turnaround in rockfish, other West Coast fish

    Seafood Watch cites dramatic turnaround in rockfish, other West Coast fish
    In a major turnaround that argues for strong fisheries management, the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s trusted Seafood Watch program has upgraded the status of 21 commercially important fish, including most species of Pacific rockfish in a report released...
  • Joan Rivers: Kathy Griffin recalls trailblazer who changed her life

    Joan Rivers: Kathy Griffin recalls trailblazer who changed her life
    It's hard to know where to begin with how Joan Rivers changed my life, but I do know I would not be doing what I do if it weren't for Joan. It starts in my Oak Park, Ill., living room and seeing her on my television, hosting "The Tonight Show": a woman,...
  • Arundel council to consider raises for next council, executive

    Arundel council to consider raises for next council, executive
    A proposal to give pay raises to the next Anne Arundel County Council and the next county executive will be the subject of a hearing this week. The proposal comes from Councilman Jamie Benoit, who is not running for re-election because of term limits....
  • Man charged in shooting after soccer match in Oak Forest

    Man charged in shooting after soccer match in Oak Forest
    A Chicago man has been charged with shooting another man, grazing him, after a soccer game in an Oak Forest forest preserve over the weekend, officials said. The shooting happen at about 5:15 p.m. at the Bachelor Grove Woods Forest Preserve at 147th...
  • How can I control weeds creeping into groundcover?

    How can I control weeds creeping into groundcover?
    Q: Every year a new weed causes me grief. This year there is a hair-like growth over my groundcover. The fine, long, trailing stem is purple-brown with an occasional cluster of three small green leaves. It's not too important to give it a name but how...
  • Nearly 1 in 10 California workers is in country illegally, study finds

    Nearly 1 in 10 California workers is in country illegally, study finds
    A report released Wednesday by researchers at USC found that immigrants who are in California illegally make up nearly 10% of the state's workforce and contribute $130 billion annually to its gross domestic product. The study, which was conducted in...
  • Immigrants illegally in California constitute nearly 10% of workforce

    Immigrants illegally in California constitute nearly 10% of workforce
    Immigrants who are in California illegally make up nearly 10% of the state's workforce and contribute $130 billion annually to its gross domestic product, according to a report by researchers at USC released Wednesday. The study, which was conducted...
  • Lake Forest hires developer for condo project

    Lake Forest hires developer for condo project
    A project seven years in the making for more than 100 condominiums at the former municipal services site in downtown Lake Forest has been launched onto the fast track. The Lake Forest City Council unanimously approved a recommendation by the Property...
  • Airports across the globe land high-end retailers

    Airports across the globe land high-end retailers
    You'd think airports serving international cities or major hubs would be flush with irresistible shopping opportunities for the traveler. Sadly, most are stocked with the same tired perfumes, booze and tacky tchotchkes. But there are exceptions —...