| Mar 29, 2014
| 6:25 PM
When the first jolt hit, Fullerton Mayor Pro Tem Greg Sebourn was on the couch getting his 4- and 8-year-old daughters ready for bed.
As Sebourn rushed his screaming girls toward the door, another violent lurch knocked the mayor and one of his daughters...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:05 AM
It's that time of year right around April Fool's day when I get to share some of the corny jokes brought my way this past season. Prepare yourself. And thanks (I think) to those of you who contributed these groaners:
A man walks into the emergency room...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In a sign that the definition of prime office space is undergoing a dramatic shift, an old downtown Los Angeles office complex — once considered second rate — is now outperforming many of its newer, glitzier competitors.
| Mar 24, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Metra and the Union Pacific Railroad will begin patchwork repairs in about two months to the Touhy Avenue viaduct in Park Ridge, railroad and Park Ridge officials confirmed recently.
Representatives from the Union Pacific Railroad and Metra met with...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:14 PM
The (Flappy) Bird is no longer the word -- the latest craze is all about a puzzle game called 2048.
The game, which can be played through the Web, requires that users pair tiles containing similar numbers together to create tiles with larger figures....
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Representatives from the Union Pacific Railroad and Metra will meet with Park Ridge officials Friday morning to discuss the state of the Touhy Avenue viaduct, Public Works Director Wayne Zingsheim said.
Zingsheim said today that engineers and public...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 8:12 PM
Lake Forest recently took a step forward in its plan to repair more than a quarter-mile of eroding ravines near the Lake Forest Cemetery, awarding a contract to prepare engineering and construction documents for the project.
City officials said they...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: Attached are images of pieces from two tea sets. One set, a wedding gift in the early 1930s, is Asian. Another is gold plated from Italy and was a gift around the 1960s. Do either have any value other than sentimental?
A: The reader adds that while...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Who: Tracy Muller, 40, of Deerfield Beach, recently joined QEP Co. Inc. in Boca Raton as a product manager. QEP, founded in 1979, is a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of a comprehensive line of hardwood flooring, flooring installation tools,...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Hoffman Farms is a community of mostly million dollar houses spread out across one of the highest hilltops in Canton. Wild turkey and deer still feel very much at home in the fields and forest surrounding the homes. Pristine and quiet, this was the...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:26 PM
How do you make a light, low-density material without compromising its strength? It’s a conundrum that has plagued engineers and builders looking for tough, durable materials that don’t weigh them down.
Now, using a high-tech 3D printer,...