| May 20, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Everyone wants to know how the Peacock will strut.
In the still-embryonic "upfront" market of 2014, most buyers and sellers have yet to move off of the sidelines. Part of the reason for that is that many advertisers have not registered ad budgets,...
| May 23, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Although a city-hired consultant is suggesting removing 216 structures from a list of historic houses and commercial buildings in Laguna Beach, some residents want more off the list — namely their own properties.
Property owners said during a...
| May 24, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Gather premium plants and inspiration on how to arrange them at Bethlehem's Garden Walk at Cressman's.
The nursery, garden center and gift shop at 2349 Linden St. (former Moose & Bug Florist) features two greenhouses (one to open next year) and an...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Naomi Stanhope loves children. She loves their tiny onesies, their soft toys, puzzles and trains.
Stanhope, 27, has been a nanny for years, and worked part time for a children's boutique in Avon that closed after three years when the owner decided she'd...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Problems at some of the state's fuel refineries have sent gasoline prices soaring in California just in time for the kickoff of the busy driving season.
A gallon of regular gasoline hit a statewide average of $4.196 on Thursday, up about 13 cents in a...
| May 8, 2014
| 1:00 PM
When Adam Bernales and Denice Diaz started Seite Books in a little storefront in East Los Angeles, a lot of people thought their taste in books was too highbrow.
The offerings on the store's first, sparsely stocked shelf when it opened in 2010...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Boosted by strong sales, Boeing Co. beat analysts' estimates for its first quarter largely because of faster production of commercial jetliners.
The Chicago aerospace giant reported a profit of $965 million, or $1.28 a share. That's down 12.7% from $1....
| May 12, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Chicago-area homebuilders are playing a game of catch-up after a rough winter delayed construction.
And while they remain concerned about the broader economy and its effect on consumers' outlooks and their wallets, builders are smiling again.
| May 21, 2014
| 7:29 AM
After the coffee. Before making my NBA and NHL predictions.
The Skinny: I'm all caught up with FX's "Fargo." Last night's episode had some of the most beautifully shot scenes I've ever seen, although I'm sad about the ending. That's not a spoiler, by...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
When it comes to football on TV this fall, advertisers hope to open a new line of scrimmage.
Yes, they want to get their commercials on NFL games to reach some of TV's biggest audiences, but they also hope to use the introduction of Thursday-night...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 6:40 AM
Lincolnshire-based barcode printer maker Zebra Technologies Corp. said it would buy Motorola Solutions Inc.'s enterprise business, which makes rugged mobile computers, tablets and barcode scanners, for $3.45 billion in cash.
The deal will allow Zebra,...