| Sep 29, 2009
Sunny Lynn of Hayes and Spotsylvania County, who was a child of the Great Depression and a teenager during the rationing of World War II, passes on some cryptic economic advice she received almost 60 years ago as a young bride: "The most expensive thing...
| Feb 20, 2009
| 9:59 AM
After losing their jobs, Greg and Gloria Christ drove through office parks, jotting down the names of potential employers. Eventually they tried a more direct route to getting work: a temporary-help agency.
"At this point in time, I think even if there...
| Jun 11, 2010
| 2:53 PM
SANTA ANA, Calif. — Until two years ago, George Powell didn't think about recycling.
At that time, he was 56, had been mostly retired for four years and was spending most of his time with his young son and golfing.
It was on a field trip to the...
| Jul 11, 2010
A recession can curb the urge to shop among even the most fanatical fashion devotees. Add unemployment (or underemployment) to the mix and, suddenly, high fashion nose-dives to the bottom of any priority list — hovering in importance near that $1,...
| Jul 12, 2010
| 8:44 PM
COSTA MESA — Fashion isn't just about sewing and coordinating clothes, handbags, accessories, shoes and jewelry.
It also involves planning runway shows and photo shoots, sales and writing.
And some of that is missing from fashion-school...
| Jul 13, 2010
| 6:06 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the day the Pink Floyd Experience and Train will perform.
The Harry Allen Quartet plays at the Newport Beach Marriot Hotel & SPa in the Rose Garden for a summer night of jazz and oceanfront views. Doors...
| Jul 14, 2010
| 7:31 PM
Local bands TRMRS, Alejandro's Awesome Surf Band and The Lovely Bad Things perform at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The free show starts at 10 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www....
| Jul 15, 2010
| 6:41 PM
The Pink Floyd Experience
Pink Floyd tribute band The Pink Floyd Experience performs at the Los Angeles Times Summer Concert Series at Pacific Amphitheatre, 100 Fair Drive. Tickets start at $12.50, which includes admission to the O.C. Fair for the...
| Jul 23, 2010
Who: Kim Bolufé
What: Bolufé is the owner of three Bolufé fashion boutiques: at Mizner Park and at the Town Center mall in Boca Raton; and at City Place in West Palm Beach.
The back story: Bolufé grew up in New York City where she would accompany her...
| Mar 2, 2009
| 1:00 PM
What a charming story by Howard Rosenman about his lifelong obsession with Elizabeth Taylor. It was touching that he took the time to assist her grandson with his application to film school. But after all, Miss Taylor once hugged him to...
| Mar 28, 2009
Should've bagged the whole thing when they told me I'd have to waltz. Who waltzes anymore? Prussian diplomats? Is there even a Prussia anymore? No, because while everyone was waltzing, mean dudes with muskets were coming over the parapets.