| Jul 24, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Staff salaries and building maintenance costs are among the top considerations for Downers Grove Library officials as they begin putting together a new spending plan for 2015.
Library trustees examined some early budget figures at the July 23 meeting,...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 6:06 AM
A development dubbed "Project Panda," got the green light from a Naperville commission Wednesday despite officials being kept in the dark about what company is looking to set up shop on the city's north side.
The Naperville Planning and Zoning...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Rahadi Lohman's challenge was to replace a worn track pad button on a five-year-old Hewlett-Packard laptop.
But first he had to carefully remove a foot-long panel and safely put aside a collection of tiny screws.
"The left click button is worn away so...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:05 AM
There's more than 7 billion people in the world, but only 1,645 billionaires. Of that total, there's 37 who call Florida home.
For those keeping score at home those 37 people are roughly one half of one percent of one percent of one percent of one...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 8:25 AM
A 5-year-old in San Diego might have a future working in Internet security.
ABC News reports that 5-year-old Kristoffer Von Hassel managed to hack into his father's Xbox Live account, bypassing the login screen by simply hitting the space bar a few...
| May 28, 2014
| 9:28 PM
An initial round of bidding for the Los Angeles Clippers closed Wednesday with at least three potential buyers making offers and predicting that the winner will pay well over $1 billion, according to three people involved in the sale.
| Apr 4, 2014
| 9:07 AM
TrueCar.com, the Internet car-shopping company backed by Microsoft Corp. co-founder Paul Allen and insurance giant USAA, plans an initial public stock offering.
The Santa Monica company has grown rapidly over the last year by offering a platform for...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Donald Sterling was elated when Shelly Sterling came back with a $2-billion offer to sell the Clippers to former Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer in May, she said in court Thursday.
He was "happy and proud" that his wife secured the offer...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 8:50 PM
Shelly Sterling appeared to have the advantage after an initial hearing in probate court Monday, with a Los Angeles Superior Court judge saying that the terms of a family trust may give Donald Sterling little room to rebut a finding that he is mentally...
| May 27, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Shelly Sterling is mounting a hurried sale of the team she and her husband have owned for 33 years and could name a prospective new owner of the NBA franchise by the end of the week, a person familiar with the situation said....
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Clippers owner Donald Sterling has hired four firms to dig up embarrassing information about NBA executives and fellow team owners, according to a person familiar with the latest escalation in Sterling's seven-week battle to maintain control of his team....